Sudbury Athletic fold

SUDBURY Athletic have folded - just 20 months after playing in a Portman Road cup final.

The Kent Blaxill Border League Premier side, who lost in the Suffolk Junior Cup final to Bacton United 89 in April 2010, were formed 70 years ago.

But the club have folded just weeks after manager Jules Mumford left to join Ridgeons League Division One side Long Melford.

Club officials have blamed the timing of his exit as the reason behind their demise, but Mumford believes it could have been avoided.

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