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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Hadleigh United score five in season opener against FC Clacton

PUBLISHED: 21:52 03 August 2018 | UPDATED: 21:56 03 August 2018

Marco Makris, right, who scored Hadleigh United's fourth goal in a 5-1 home win over FC Clacton. Picture: DEAN WARNER

Marco Makris, right, who scored Hadleigh United's fourth goal in a 5-1 home win over FC Clacton. Picture: DEAN WARNER

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Hadleigh United kicked off their new season, in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, with an emphatic 5-1 win over FC Clacton at Millfield tonight.

The score-line was a little harsh on FC Clacton, who actually took an early lead through Karl Andrade’s strike, only for Jack Severy to equalise by converting Jack Cassell’s delivery to make it 1-1 at half-time.

It was Cassell himself who put the hosts into a 2-1 lead with a close-range finish.

Clacton almost pulled a goal back when Andrade struck the bar, but it soon got event better for Hadleigh as one of their new recruits, Danny Thrower, bagged the third goal with a good run and deadly finish.

Another of Hadleigh’s summer signings, left-back Marco Makris from Woodbridge Town, made it 4-1, and there was still time for Cassell to score his second and Hadleigh’s fifth, helped by some poor defending from the visitors, to cap a fine second-half display.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert has been impressing the players with his skills on the training pitch. STUART WATSON looks back on his playing career.

Tristan Nydam is keen to make the most of his loan stay in Scotland but is still keeping a firm eye on parent club Ipswich Town.

Former Ipswich Town boss Paul Hurst is the favourite in the betting as his former club Shrewsbury search for a new manager.

Former Ipswich Town goalkeeper Shane Supple has announced his retirement from football for a second time, due to a persistent hip injury.

ANDY WARREN takes a look at the changes made by Paul Lambert since his appointment as Ipswich Town manager.

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Former Ipswich Town loanee Richie Wellens has been appointed Swindon Town manager, naming Noel Hunt as his assistant.

Stuart Watson and Andy Warren are back with the latest episode of the Kings of Anglia Podcast.

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