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Leiston, Needham Market and Lowestoft Town progress in FA Cup

PUBLISHED: 16:32 03 September 2017

Dominic Docherty. Picture: PAUL VOLLER

Dominic Docherty. Picture: PAUL VOLLER

Leiston avoided a potential banana-skin as they won 3-1 at Evo-Stik South side Aylesbury, to progress in the FA Cup, on Saturday afternoon.

Glen Driver’s Blues went 3-0 ahead in the First Qualifying Round tie, thanks to goals from Byron Lawrence, Dominic Docherty and Seb Dunbar, before Jonny Montgomery pulled a goal back with just over 15 minutes to go, to set up a nervy finish to the game.

Montgomery was then pulled back by midfielder Docherty, as he looked to break through, the Leiston man receiving his marching orders.

Needham Market also made it past the First Qualifying Round with a comfortable 3-0 win at Clapton.

Goals from Gareth Heath, Luke Ingram and Callum Harrison ensured Richard Wilkins’s side progressed into the hat for the next round.

Lowestoft Town cruised into the second qualifying round of the FA Cup as an own goal and a fine individual strike from Travis Cole downed hosts Bedford Town.

Haverhill Borough crashed out of the FA Cup at the first qualifying round stage, as Evo-Stik Southern League Premier side, King’s Langley scored eight at the New Croft without reply.

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division outfit, Haverhill squandered some early chances to go ahead and the visitors never looked back from that point, four goals in a 15-minute period before the break, ending the game as a contest.

Kieran Turner opened the scoring after 29 minutes, with Gareth Price breaking the offside trap and adding a second two minutes later. Mitchell Weiss netted a third from a corner and then Turner scored a fourth with a beautifully curled shot deep into first half injury-time.

Price added his second just after the break, before Weiss doubled his tally with a powerful finish from the edge of the box.

Steve Ward completed the scoring with a quick-fire double, one a penalty, the visitors prevailing in comprehensive and ruthless fashion.

Each team progressing from the first round of the competition netted £3,000 in prize money.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is keen to add some Championship experience to his relegation-battling squad as soon as possible in January. In part one of this feature, STUART WATSON looks at some midfielders who fit the bill.

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Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert is leaving no stone unturned in his search for January reinforcements.

Ipswich Town are committed to signing loan player Janoi Donacien on a permanent deal once his immigration status is rubber stamped.

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Former Ipswich Town manager Paul Jewell has been appointed director of football at League Two club Swindon Town.

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

Ipswich Hospital patients were treated to a visit from the stars of Ipswich Town as they made their annual trip to give out presents on the wards.

Ipswich Town’s Under 23s drew 3-3 with QPR at Playford Road this afternoon. Andy Warren cast an eye over the Young Blues.

Trevoh Chalobah is confident he can help fill the void left following Cole Skuse’s knee injury.

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