he New Croft in Haverhill will host two county cup finals on Bank Holiday Monday, Suffolk FA have revealed.

The CNet Training Suffolk Senior Cup Final will kick-off at 12 noon and be followed by the Total Football Suffolk Junior Cup Final at 3pm, with both matches taking place on the main grass pitch on Monday, May 31.

Peter Betts, facilities and football development manager of the Haverhill Community Sports Association, which operates The Culina Hub, The New Croft facilities, said: “We are delighted to be given the opportunity to host two finals which are normally played at a venue like Portman Road.

“It is a great opportunity to showcase our facilities and, more importantly, give the clubs a really good experience.

“For some of them it may be their first cup final for several years and after the year we have had with Covid, we want to put on an enjoyable day for players, officials, spectators and everyone involved in local football.”

The semi-finals of both competitions are taking place this coming Saturday.

n the CNet Training Suffolk Senior Cup Bildeston Rangers play Ipswich Wanderers at Claydon FC (2.30pm), while Framlingham Town meet Lakenheath at AFC Sudbury (3pm).

In the Total Football Suffolk Junior Cup, meanwhile, Stowupland Falcons face Sporting 87 at Old Newton United FC and Mutford & Wrentham go head-to-head with Brandon Town at Bacton United 89 FC. Both ties kick-off at 2.30pm.