Ipswich Town to face Lowestoft Town in Suffolk Premier Cup

Felixstowe and Walton v Ipswich Town
Felixstowe celebrate after their second goal.

Felixstowe and Walton v Ipswich Town Felixstowe celebrate after their second goal. - Credit: Archant

REINSTATED Ipswich Town will face Lowestoft Town in the semi-finals of the John Banks Suffolk Premier Cup.

Ipswich were knocked out of the competition by Felixstowe & Walton United, who were subsequently thrown out for fielding an ineligible player.

Ipswich Town secretary Sally Webb, who attended tonight’s draw at Suffolk FA headquarters at Stowmarket, said: “We are very pleased to be back in the competition, but sorry it happened under such circumstances. We have played Lowestoft a number of times before and we are looking forward to doing so again.”

The other semi-final will see Bury Town face Ryman League Premier Division rivals Leiston, who they beat on penalties in last season’s semi-final, before losing to Lowestoft in the showpiece final at Portman Road.

LB Group Suffolk Senior Cup holders Whitton United face Corton in the last four with Ipswich sides Ipswich Wanderers and Crane Sports meeting each other.


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The draws for all ten senior Suffolk FA competitions were held tonight. All ties will be played at neutral venues, which will be announced in due course.

Suffolk FA cup semi-final draws

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Suffolk FA Women’s Cup: Ransomes Sports Ladies v Ipswich Town Women, Lowestoft Town Ladies v Haverhill Rovers Ladies. Ties to be played on March 17.

LB Group Suffolk FA Veterans: Woodbridge Town v Capel Plough, Bury Town v Leiston. Ties to be played on March 10.

Suffolk FA Sunday Trophy: Walsham-le-Willows v Felixstowe Rangers, Sizewell Sports & Social Club v Falcons. Ties to be played on March 10.

Suffolk FA Sunday Shield: Selkirk v Bungay Town, Birdbrook Plough v Chantry Old Boys. Ties to be played on March 10.

Suffolk FA Sunday Cup: Redgrave Rangers v AFC Maidenhall, Bramford Cock v Exning Utd. Ties to be played on March 3.

Suffolk FA Primary Cup: Somersham v Red Lodge, Aldeburgh Town v Cedars Park. Ties to be played on February 23.

Suffolk FA Junior Cup: Saxmundham Sports v Waveney, Sporting 87 v Oulton Broad. Ties to be played on March 2.

Suffolk FA Senior Reserve Cup: AFC Sudbury v Ipswich Wanderers, Kirkley & Pakefield v Hadleigh Utd. Ties to be played on March 2.

LB Group Suffolk FA Senior Cup: Corton v Whitton Utd, Ipswich Wanders v Crane Sports. Ties to be played on February 23.

John Banks Suffolk FA Premier Cup: Leiston v Bury Town, Ipswich Town v Lowestoft Town. Ties to be played w/c March 4.

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