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Kings of Anglia Issue 9 Magazine Offer

Non-league round-up: Defeats for Leiston, Needham and AFC Sudbury, but Bury Town rescue a point

PUBLISHED: 19:16 18 August 2018 | UPDATED: 19:21 18 August 2018

Ben Chenery, whose Bury Town side rescued a point in a 1-1 home draw against Romford this afternoon

Ben Chenery, whose Bury Town side rescued a point in a 1-1 home draw against Romford this afternoon

Both Leiston and Needham Market saw their 100% winning starts to the season ended by disappointing defeats this afternoon, in the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Central.

LEISTON suffered a 1-0 loss at Barnbury United, in front of a crowd of 404.

Ricky Johnson’s 67th minute goal was enough to inflict a first defeat of the season on Glenn Driver’s men.

Likewise, Richard Wilkins’ NEEDHAM MARKET had a bad afternoon, losing 2-0 at home to Leicestershire-based Barwell with skipper Brady Hickey netting both goals in the second half.

In the Bostik Premier, BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT slithered to a 3-0 home defeat at the hands of Margate.

AFC SUDBURY were beaten 1-0 at home by HEYBRIDGE SWIFTS in the Bostik North, in front of a crowd of 285.

The Suffolk side suffered the heartbreak of concediing a 94th minute goal, Sam Bantick converting a penalty after he had been fouled in the box by Jordan Blackwell.

BURY TOWN were held to a 1-1 home draw by Romford, securing a point thanks to substitute Tanner Call’s 84th minute equaliser, after Chris Taylor had put the Essex visitors ahead on the stroke of half-time. A gate of 296 was at Ram Meadow.

Elsewhere in Bostik North, MILDENHALL TOWN lost 2-1 at Basildon United, where Brian Moses and Marcus Bowers were on target for the Essex hosts in the second half. Tom Debenham had equalised in the 64th minute.

WITHAM TOWN celebrated a good 3-2 win on the road, at Barking, although league newcomers COGGESHALL TOWN were beaten 4-2 away at Dereham Town.

MALDON & TIPTREE were 1-0 winners at home to Brentwood Town in the same division. The goal came in the last minute courtesy of Sammie Mcleod.

FELIXSTOWE & WALTON UNITED were defeated 2-0 at Great Wakering Rovers.

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

Mark Heath, Andy Warren and Stuart Watson are back with another episode of the Kings of Anglia podcast.

Trevoh Chalobah was proud to captain England Under 20s in their 2-0 victory over Germany at Colchester on Monday night but has already turned his attention to Ipswich Town’s Friday clash with West Brom.

Ipswich Town left-back Jonas Knudsen says he is ready to talk to other clubs in January.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert is clear on his January recruitment strategy following a meeting with owner Marcus Evans yesterday.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today features John Wark scoring twice in a draw with Swindon, while the Blues progressed in the League Cup.

Ipswich Town assistant manager Stuart Taylor believes the international break has offered the perfect chance for the Blues squad to bond further following the arrival of Paul Lambert.

Paul Lambert is confident Ipswich Town can quickly overturn their five point deficit if they continue the progress they have made in the early weeks of his reign.

Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell believes he is finally back up to speed following his year-long injury absence.

England Under 20s beat Germany 2-0 at Colchester this evening. ANDY WARREN was there to see how Trevoh Chalobah, Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes got on

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