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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

BBC to screen Haverhill FA Cup derby live

PUBLISHED: 15:38 08 August 2018 | UPDATED: 15:38 08 August 2018

Haverhill Rovers, seen here celebrating a goal at Felixstowe last season, will host Haverhill Borough in the FA Cup in front of the BBC TV cameras on Saturday. Picture: STAN BASTON

Haverhill Rovers, seen here celebrating a goal at Felixstowe last season, will host Haverhill Borough in the FA Cup in front of the BBC TV cameras on Saturday. Picture: STAN BASTON

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The BBC TV cameras are heading to Suffolk this weekend as the oldest cup competition in the world kicks off.

The corporation have committed to showing at least one game from every round of the FA Cup, and will start on Saturday in Haverhill.

Haverhill Rovers host cross-town rivals Haverhill Borough in the Extra Preliminary Round, and you’ll be able to watch the action live on the BBC Sport website, app and iPlayer.

Commentator Conor McNamara will be joined by former Watford forward Danny Webber for the 12.30pm kick-off.

Audiences will be able to watch the game live on PC, mobile or connected TV. Matches will also be available live and on-demand on the BBC iPlayer.

Rovers will start as favourites as they play a league higher than Borough, in the Thurlow Nunn Premier League, but they’ve lost both their first two games of the season.

Paul Lambert has challenged Teddy Bishop to make his mark as the midfielder continues his bid for fitness following three injury-hit seasons.

Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski discussed being left out of the team by former boss Paul Hurst, new coach Jimmy Walker and Paul Lambert’s positive impact when he spoke to the media this afternoon.

Paul Lambert sees Janoi Donacien as a central defender.

Paul Lambert has confirmed Jordan Graham is no longer in his plans at Ipswich Town with the winger’s loan set to be cut short in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has told owner Marcus Evans that he believes defender Jonas Knudsen is worthy of a new contract.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert spoke to the media this afternoon ahead of the Friday night clash with West Bromwich Albion, and discussed the importance of the club’s fans creating a rocking Portman Road atmosphere as they try to escape the drop zone.

Mick McCarthy is the early favourite for vacant Republic of Ireland job following the departure of both Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we look back to David Gregory scoring a hat-trick as Town progressed to the next round of the League Cup.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is impressed with what he’s seen of the Blues’ academy during his early weeks of his reign.

Titus Bramble says Ipswich Town duo Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes were stand-out performers at the recent England Under-20 camp.

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