Wekeend sports results: Bury & Needham defeats

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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.


npower Championship

Ipswich Town 2 Crystal Palace 1

(Carson 2)

Att: 24,378

Swansea City 3 Norwich City 0

Ryman League

Premier Division

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


Ridgeons League

Premier Division

Mildenhall Town 1 Norwich United 0


Att: 110

Walsham-le-Willows 3 Kirkley & Pakefield 1

Att: 49

First Division Knock Out Cup

(Friday at Brewers Green Lane, Diss)

Thetford Town 1 Gorleston 3 (After extra time)

(Dixon pen)

Att: 288

First Division (Sat)

Downham Town 1 Stowmarket Town 1

Team Bury 0 Saffron Walden 1

Rugby Union

London 1N

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.