Seventh heaven for the League leaders?

LEISTON will be searching for their seventh consecutive victory when they take on Haverhill Rovers in the Premier Division of the Ridgeons League.

Elvin King

Seventh heaven for the League leaders?

By Elvin King

LEISTON will be searching for their seventh consecutive victory when they take on Haverhill Rovers in the Premier Division of the Ridgeons League.


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The leaders will have to be on their mettle against fellow Suffolk opponents who are unbeaten for three matches. But with goals in all but two of their fixtures so far the home team will start favourites to maintain top spot over the weekend.

Needham Market are three points behind Leiston with a game in hand, and they will be looking for their first double of the campaign when they visit new boys Debenham Leisure Centre.

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Felixstowe and Walton United will be playing their first league game for 18 days when they entertain Wisbech at Dellwood Avenue.

The Seasiders, who lost in an FA Vase replay against Long Buckby in Northamptonshire midweek, enjoyed a commendable draw with Needham in their last league game.

Beaten at Millfield on Tuesday by Needham, Hadleigh United have now lost their last two home fixtures. They take on Dereham Town, who have picked up recently with victories in their last two matches.

Woodbridge Town face a difficult test against in-form CRC, who have drawn just once in an eight-game unbeaten run. The home side's two wins have been against clubs below them in the table and they have lost their last four, scoring just once.

Cambridge-based CRC can produce goals from all over the park with seven different scorers among the 24 goals to date.

Walsham-le-Willows manager Paul Smith is always eager for a challenge and he will be out to keep his team one place above Wroxham when the 10th and 11th placed sides meet at Trafford Park.

The Norfolk side have played just eight league games, losing twice, and with at least three games in hand on the top five they could move up the table with a good run.

Because of the Suffolk Senior Cup there are no local sides involved in Division One matches while Achilles can go back to the top of the SIL with a win at Felixstowe United - the only Senior Division match being played.

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