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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.

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.

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

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