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Graham Ford
Fordham celebrate their Junior Challenge Cup final victory.

“I felt we were the better side over the 120 minutes, and we were very unlucky to lose this cup final on penalties,” said a disappointed Littleport Town Manager Alan White, whose side were cruelly pipped on penalties by local rivals Fordham in the final of the Junior Challenge Cup last night.

11-year-old Harvey Hopkin leads Manchester United captain out on the pitch before Manchester United's FA Cup semi-final with Everton at Wembley.  Photo: Christopher Lee - The FA/The FA via Getty Images.

A lifelong Manchester United fan from Welney lived his dream by leading Red Devils and England captain Wayne Rooney onto the pitch for his side’s FA Cup semi-final clash with Everton last weekend.

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PROUD: Ely City boss says his side gaining promotion back to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division is a 'great feeling.'

Ely City boss Brady Stone couldn’t hide his pride after the Robins sealed a sensational return to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Harry Reynolds
Ely City celebrate their promotion to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division after their 2-1 win over Leiston Reserves.

Ely City secured their promotion back to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division at the first time of asking thanks to a 2-1 success over Leiston Reserves – their twelfth straight league win.

Alex Theobald
James Seymour (far right) celebrates his goal in Ely City's 4-0 triumph over Braintree Town Reserves. Photos: Paul Jeffrey

A brace from Alex Theobald and further goals from Matty Simpson and skipper James Seymour ensured that the race to finish second - and possibly first - in the Thurlow Nunn Division One will go down to the wire after Ely City eased to a 4-0 success over Braintree Town Reserves.

Alex Theobald

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The Stage 3 Juniors at the Ely branch of the Mark Farnham Schools of Tae Kwon-Do.

The Ely branch of the Mark Farnham Schools of Tae Kwon-Do got a kick out of getting their gradings, after 50 fighters of all ages secured belts.

Ely sailors Ted Pepper and Kirk Stamford with their prizes from this year's Cambs Youth League.

Two of Ely Sailing Club’s brightest prospects did the club proud by finishing in the top 10 of the Cambs Youth Sailing League.

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The winners at this year's Ely and District Table Tennis League closed tournament.

Ivaylo Kostandinov and Tracey Sambrook were the big winners at this year’s Ely and District Table Tennis League closed tournament.

Daniel Kendall with his overall Top Boy award.

City of Ely’s Barracudas were out in force at the Newmarket and Luton Open meets at the weekend, scooping nearly 30 medals in the process.

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Mildenhall Fen Tigers' Connor Mountain (right).

Mildenhall Fen Tigers stop-start beginning to the season continued at the weekend after they were edged by Eastbourne Eagles in a KO Cup classic.

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