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Thurlow Nunn clubs are starting to return to pre-season training but at many, recruitment has been underway for a number of weeks. Chris Brammer looks at the movers and shakers so far in East Anglia

New Needham Market captain Gareth Heath admitted he wasn’t expecting to be released by Suffolk rivals Leiston.

Needham Market manager Richard Wilkins says Gareth Heath is perfect captain material, after the veteran midfielder was handed the armband at Bloomfields.

Danny Potter believes he has a lot to offer AFC Sudbury after being appointed first-team goalkeeping coach at the Wardale Williams Stadium.

Rob Eagle will fulfil one of his footballing ambitions next season when he pulls on the blue shirt of Leiston.

New Leiston goalkeeper Marcus Garnham wants to help the Blues reach the Isthmian Premier Division play-offs.

Leiston have released long-serving midfielder Gareth Heath.

Leiston manager Glenn Driver is expecting latest signing Dominic Docherty to cause a stir at Victory Road next season.

Isthmian Premier Leiston are set to complete the signing of AFC Sudbury midfielder Rob Eagle on a two-year deal.

New Leiston signing Kyle Hammond wants to pick up where he left off at Maldon & Tiptree, after joining Glenn Driver’s Blues on a two-year contract.

New Leiston signing Kyle Hammond has arrived at Victory with a glowing reference, after completing his move from Maldon & Tiptree.

Felixstowe & Walton United have signed Leiston winger Joe Francis, after the former Corby Town man left Victory Road earlier this month.

Leiston striker Matt Blake wants to fulfil his dream of playing Conference football, but insists he’ll be in a ‘win-win situation’ should he remain with the Blues.

Needham Market manager Mark Morsley will make his last appearance in the dugout on Monday night, when the Marketmen face Lowestoft Town in the Suffolk Premier Cup final at Colchester United.

Mark Morsley has finished managing to become Needham Market chairman. Having led Needham, Leiston and Sudbury in the dugout with some distinction, he reveals his best-ever XI.

Henley Athletic can clinch the SIL Senior Division title with a victory at home to Bramford United on Saturday.

Leiston manager Glenn Driver believes the club’s decision to appoint himself and first-team coach Tony Kinsella last summer has been vindicated.

Long Melford secured their place in next season’s Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, with a 2-0 home win over Swaffham.

Leiston goalkeeper Ashlee Jones has spoken about the alleged racial abuse he received during the Blues’ 2-1 home defeat to Lowestoft Town on Easter Monday.

Prospective Billericay Town investor Mark Wright was the main attraction at New Lodge on Saturday, and the Essex side put in a strong display in front of the TV star to see off Leiston, 2-0.

Leiston manager Glenn Driver had few complaints after watching the Blues slip to their second successive defeat in the Ryman Premier, 2-0 at Billericay Town.

Leiston manager Glenn Driver loves nothing better than to see his Blues side playing the sort of free-flowing football they became known for at the start of the season.

The final month of the Ryman Premier season promises to be one of the most exciting and dramatic in the history of Suffolk football.

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