Josh Kerridge scored a hat-trick as Felixstowe & Walton strengthened their grip on second place in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division on Tuesday night, with a thumping 6-0 home win over third-placed Gorleston.
Brightlingsea Regent boss, James Webster, admits that it would be a big disappointment if his side failed to clinch automatic promotion, despite having a pre-season target of just scraping into the play-offs.
Braintree Town will have to improve beyond recognition, from Tuesday night’s home flop at the hands of Woking, if they are to take any reward from tomorrow’s tough trip to title-chasing Tranmere Rovers.
Leiston manager Glenn Driver believes Matt Blake has the credentials to play at a higher level and said he will do all he can to make that happen, even if it results in the Blues losing their star man.
Braintree Town will virtually guarantee their National League status, into a seventh season, if they can complete quickfire back-to-back home victories tomorrow evening, against struggling Woking (kick-off 7.45pm).
It was an entertaining action-packed first half that produced chances at both ends but, in a disappointing second period, the Sudbury custodian Marcus Garnham more than compensated for his crucial error on half-time and saved his relegation-threatened side from a heavier defeat.