Tough test awaiting Leiston

LEISTON, third in the Ridgeons League Premier Division, will be seeking to bounce back from their unfortunate late exit from the FA Vase against Daventry last week with a victory at ninth-positioned Mildenhall Town.

Elvin King

LEISTON, third in the Ridgeons League Premier Division, will be seeking to bounce back from their unfortunate late exit from the FA Vase against Daventry last week with a victory at ninth-positioned Mildenhall Town.

Former Norwich City player Simon Charlton is manager of Mildenhall and they have claimed four wins from their last five games. Carl Chenery's Leiston have lost just twice on the road this term.

Needham Market went top with their midweek win over Haverhill, but they will not find life easy against Wisbech who have climbed to fifth thanks to a 10-match unbeaten run.


You may also want to watch:


Danny Laws' Needham are unbeaten at Bloomfield's and have dropped two points out of 30 at home.

Sixth-placed Felixstowe and Walton United are at home for the sixth time in seven outings with Norwich United (16th) the visitors.

Most Read

This has all the makings of a win for Glen Driver's Felixstowe who have lost just once on home turf. Norwich don't travel well having lost seven of their 12 away games. There could be an added edge tomorrow with the Seasiders having three players who started the season at Plantation Park - striker Keith Hetherington, midfielder Gavin Frost and full back Ben Wake.

Mel Aldis' Debenham Leisure Centre are in ninth place and they entertain a Harwich and Parkeston outfit who have yet to collect a point on the road.

Paul Smith's Walsham-le-Willows are 11th and take to the road to play an Ely City team who have won their last three games; all at the Unwin Ground.

Hadleigh United are one place behind Walsham and they have a home encounter with Histon Reserves - a side two places above them.

Peter Grant's home team will have revenge in mind having conceded seven goals in the corresponding fixture when the Cambridgeshire club fielded a strengthened side.

Woodbridge Town lost their eighth consecutive game against Stanway in midweek and travel to play a Haverhill Rovers team who have won their last three home fixtures.

With the club having been wound up, King's Lynn's Reserves' fixture at Wivenhoe has been postponed with the possibility that their records are likely to be expunged with Needham and Leiston set to suffer having enjoyed comfortable victories over the Norfolk-based club.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter