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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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