SPORTS editor Derek Bish picks his top three local sporting fixtures of the coming week (Apr 8-14).
1. SNOOKER: World Championships (mixed and ladies)
Friday, April 8, until Wednesday, April 13
Address: Pot Black, Eastgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1YQ
The World Mixed Pairs - including men’s professionals Joe Perry, Martin Gould and Michael Holt - and the World Ladies Championships - with local player Kim O’Brien taking part - come to town this week.
2. FOOTBALL: Thetford Town v Gorleston
Friday, April 8. Kick-off: 7.30pm
Address: Brewers Green Lane, Diss, Norfolk, England, IP22 4QP
Thetford Town can end 20 years of hurt by defeating Gorleston in the First Division Knockout Cup tomorrow night.
3. FOOTBALL: Mildenhall Town v Haverhill Rovers
Tuesday, April 12. Kick-off: 7.30pm
Address: The R Costings Abbey Stadium, Newmarket Road, Cambridge CB5 8LN
Mildenhall Town will be looking to defend the trophy and have a good chance of doing so against a side they thrashed 6-0 in the league not so long ago.
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