BURY and Needham look destined to fight for promotion in the play-offs after top-of-the-table defeats, while Thetford Town suffered cup final heartbreak at Diss on Friday night.
Ipswich Town 2 Crystal Palace 1
Swansea City 3 Norwich City 0
Sutton United 2 Bury Town 1
(Sam Reed pen)
* AFTER a bright start, which saw Bury hit the post through Sam Reed and have a shot cleared off the line, Sutton scored two goals. A Sam Reed penalty made for a dramatic finale, with Bury almost drawing level at the death.
Division One North
East Thurrock United 2 Needham Market 1
Mildenhall Town 1 Norwich United 0
Walsham-le-Willows 3 Kirkley & Pakefield 1
First Division Knock Out Cup
(Friday at Brewers Green Lane, Diss)
Thetford Town 1 Gorleston 3 (After extra time)
First Division (Sat)
Downham Town 1 Stowmarket Town 1
Team Bury 0 Saffron Walden 1
Tabard 5 Bury St Edmunds 26
*FOR a full set of sports results, including match reports, action and reaction, including fixtures for the week ahead, see Friday’s Bury Free Press.