FA VASE AGAIN ON SATURDAY

The two Thurlow Nunn League sides remaining in the FA Vase do battle in the Third Round this coming Saturday, December 3rd.

Gorleston entertain Essex Senior League Basildon United, while Ely City travel  to Spartan South Midlands League Welwyn Garden City.

LEAGUE CHALLENGE CUP MATCHES THIS WEEK


This week sees matches in the Third Round of the League Challenge Cup:-

Tuesday 29 November 2016
AFC Sudbury Reserves v. Newmarket Town
Diss Town v. Kirkley & Pakefield
Ipswich Wanderers v. Coggeshall Town
Mildenhall Town v. Downham Town
Stanway Rovers v. Felixstowe & Walton United
Swaffham Town v. King’s Lynn Town Reserves

Wednesday 30 November 2016
Walsham le Willows v. Haverhill Rovers

Tuesday 6 December 2016
Team Bury v. Gorleston

MILDENHALL TOWN RECEIVE TEAM PERFORMANCE AWARDS

Mildenhall Town were recently presented with the latest Team Performance Award. The club received a cheque for £150 and the award salver (being presented above to Mildenhall Chairman Martin Tuck by League Chairman Peter Hutchings).

Mildenhall Town’s chosen charity Prostate Cancer UK were also presented with a £100 cheque by Simon Bottomley of Thurlow Nunn as part of the award. Below Michelle Rampley receives the cheque of behalf of the charity.

TWO FRIDAY NIGHT MATCHES THIS WEEK

There are two Thurlow Nunn League matches this Friday night, both in the Premier Division.

There is a Suffolk derby with Long Melford at home to Haverhill Rovers, while at Walsham le Willows the home side will be looking to pull away from the relegation zone with points against visitors Gorleston, the only team yet to taste defeat in the league.

Both matches kick off at 7.45pm

 

DISS TOWN WITHDRAW FROM RESERVE LEAGUE

Founder member Diss Town Reserves have withdrawn from the Reserve League with immediate effect. They have found it difficult to sustain a reliable player base.

Details of all matches already played have been expunged and scheduled matches cancelled. The League Table has been updated accordingly.

In addition Chatteris Town have withdrawn from the Thurlow Nunn Youth League

FA VASE ON SATURDAY

Six Thurlow Nunn League teams feature in the Second Round Proper of the FA Vase on Saturday with five of them facing away ties.

Three must travel to Essex Senior League teams – Ely City to Wadham Lodge, Felixstowe & Walton United to Basildon United and Ipswich Wanderers to FC Romania.

Two others go to Spartan South Midlands League sides – Stanway Rovers to St Margaretsbury and Thetford Town to Hoddesdon Town,

The sixth club are Gorleston and they will be at home to Northampton Sileby Rangers from the United Counties League..

 

LEAGUE CHALLENGE CUP DRAW

The draw for the Third Round of the League Challenge Cup is as follows:-

Tuesday 29 November 2016
AFC Sudbury Reserves v. Newmarket Town
Diss Town v. Kirkley & Pakefield
Ipswich Wanderers v. Coggeshall Town
Mildenhall Town v. Downham Town
Stanway Rovers v. Felixstowe & Walton United
Swaffham Town v. King’s Lynn Town Reserves

Wednesday 30 November 2016
Walsham le Willows v. Haverhill Rovers

Tuesday 6 December 2016
Team Bury v. Gorleston

LEAGUE CHALLENGE CUP THIS WEEK

Tuesday and Wednesday sees ties in the Second Round of the League Challenge Cup.

Mildenhall Town begin the defence of their trophy with a home fixture against Thetford Town while there are several intriguing inter division ties, including First Division leaders Coggeshall Town v. in-form Premier Division Brantham Athletic.

Tuesday 1 November 2016
AFC Sudbury Res v. Long Melford
Coggeshall Town v. Brantham Athletic
Ely City v. Downham Town
FC Clacton v. Stanway Rovers
Felixstowe & Walton United v. Woodbridge Town
Mildenhall Town (holders) v. Thetford Town
Saffron Walden Town v. Haverhill Rovers
Stowmarket Town v. Diss Town
Team Bury v. Godmanchester Rovers

Wednesday 2 November 2016
Cornard United v. Newmarket Town
Fakenham Town v. Swaffham Town
Kirkley & Pakefield v. Needham Market Res
Whitton United v. Walsham le Willows
Wivenhoe Town v. Ipswich Wanderers

A reminder that there is no extra time in Thurlow Nunn League Cup matches and, if level on points at the end of the 90 minutes, the matches go straight to a penalty shoot out.

Gorleston and King’s Lynn Town Reserves have already qualified for the next round, the draw for which will be made on Saturday afternoon and published on this website later that evening.