Suffolk FA Under-18s stun hosts Norfolk in final league fixture

ON TARGET: Tommy Robinson, pictured playing for Cornard United, scored for Suffolk FA Under-18s last night
ON TARGET: Tommy Robinson, pictured playing for Cornard United, scored for Suffolk FA Under-18s last night
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Suffolk FA Under-18s produced a stirring display to defeat Norfolk FA 3-1 in their final East Anglian Counties Championship fixture of the season.

The visitors came from a goal down last night at the FDC at Bowthorpe, on the outskirts of Norwich, to finish their campaign on a high.

Connor Ingram put Norfolk ahead from the penalty spot after ten minutes, and the hosts could have been further in front before James Blades scrambled home the equaliser midway through the first half.

The Leiston striker fortuitously put Suffolk ahead three minutes before the break, and the visitors extended their lead straight after the restart when Cornard United’s Tommy Robinson headed home.

Norfolk now need a point from their final fixture, against Essex, to clinch this season’s Len Cordell Trophy, with Suffolk likely to finish as runners-up.

Suffolk FA: Charlie Beckwith (Leiston), James Carragher (Needham Market), Joe Wright (AFC Sudbury), Ryan Yallop (Bury Town), Harry Knights (Woodbridge Town), Sam Mills (AFC Sudbury), Ryan Gibbs (Walsham-le- Willows), Josh Hitter (Woodbridge Town), Adam Blades (Leiston), Taylor Southgate (Woodbridge Town), Dan Knight (Needham Market). Used subs: Alfie Stronge (Woodbridge Town), Max Willett (Framlingham Town), Tommy Robinson (Cornard Utd), Kehan Whitby (Walsham-le- Willows).