Woodbridgee football in jeopardy

WOODBRIDGE Town face a battle to remain playing football in the town.The Ridgeons League club could lose their ground at Notcutt's Park in six years time and possibly be banished to the countryside like the town's rugby union club, who play at Bromeswell.

Elvin King

WOODBRIDGE Town face a battle to remain playing football in the town.

The Ridgeons League club could lose their ground at Notcutt's Park in six years time and possibly be banished to the countryside like the town's rugby union club, who play at Bromeswell.

Club stalwart John Bennett is already concerned saying: “It would be an absolute disaster for the town if this was to happen.


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“We have six years left on our lease and much will depend on whether the council allow the site to be used for building,” said Bennett.

“We are already in negotiations, and it is turning into a big worry.

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“Apart from us and the tennis and swimming clubs, sporting facilities in Woodbridge are nil.

“We provide an outlet for a number of boys and girls' youth teams, and our clubhouse is used for birthday parties etc because there is no like-for like alternative facility in the town.”

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