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Saturday, October 18, 2014

League leaders Norwich United will look to start strengthening their position at the top of the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division table this afternoon.

Youth football round-up

Friday, October 17, 2014
BIG WIN: Bohemians Under-11 Galaxy won 8-1 at home to FR Bradwell Brazil in Division Two.

Bohemians U11 Galaxy welcomed Bradwell Brazil back to New Road on a perfect autumn morning. Again pre-match team talk was all about closing the opposition down from the start and using Galaxy’s pace to attack.

Gorlestons Scott Manning (left) in action against Hadleigh.   Photo: DAVID HARDY

Premier Division Gorleston will be hoping to build on last weekend’s victory over previously unbeaten leaders Hadleigh United when they visit Thetford Town.

Gorleston end leaders’ unbeaten record

Friday, October 10, 2014
Gorlestons Scott Manning (left) in action against Hadleigh.   Photo: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston 3 Hadleigh Utd 0

NEW BOY: Luke Goreham with chairman Stephen Brierley (right) and manager Ricci Butler.

Ricci Butler has added to his ranks at Great Yarmouth Town with the signing of two new players.

Norfolk sport

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Aylsham stock car driver Matt Newson continues to lead the way in the BriSCA Formula One National Points Shootout with just three rounds to go, following an entertaining affair at the Norfolk Arena in King’s Lynn.

Alex Brundle. 2014

Alex Brundle’s return to the World Endurance Championship resulted in a hard-fought LMP2 podium position in the 6 Hours of Fuji race.

Dougal Toms (Streetlife) in the Davy Down round of the Eastern Cyclo-Cross League (PHOTO BY SHELTON PELL)

King’s Lynn CC’s first road race promotion for many years saw Danny Parker of Greenwheel Cycles win after breaking away, first with Nigel Hobday (Cambridge CC) and, after Hobday faded, with Tom Trimble of CC Ashwell.

Scott Pitchers and Freddy Pett (right) celebrate first and second respectively. Picture: Barry Clay

Local teams experienced mixed fortunes at Brands Hatch on the day Shane Byrne wrapped up his fourth British Superbike Championship.

Norfolk v Bucks, Minor Counties Championship, July 2013, Callum Taylor. Picture: Tim Ferley

With the prospect of training in India and a tour of Australia fast approaching, Norfolk batsman Callum Taylor would appear to have the cricket world at his feet.

Norwich city

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Nathan Redmond says he would welcome competition from ‘senior’ players as he bids for European glory with England’s Under-21s.

Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome has alleged he was racially abused by Leeds Giuseppe Bellusci in Tuesday's 1-1 Championship draw. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The owner of Leeds United has said Giuseppe Bellusci is “no racist”, as the FA launched a probe into claims he made a racist slur against a Norwich city player.

Huddersfield Town's Grant Holt (left) holds off a challenge from Wolverhampton Wanderers' Richard Stearman, during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Molineux, Wolverhampton. Picture: Nick Potts/PA

The prospect of Grant Holt returning to Carrow Road with Huddersfield Town is looking increasingly likely.

Norwich City players celebrate Russell Martin's goal against Leeds United. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

What did you think of Norwich City’s performance against Leeds United? Let us know by rating the players out of 10 at www.pinkun.com/rate-the-players

Referee Mark Clattenburg has words with Cameron Jerome after the Norwich City player alleged Giuseppe Bellusci of Leeds United made a racist comment during the Championship draw at Carrow Road on Tuesday night. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Michael Bailey reports from Carrow Road as the Carrow Road frustration continues for Norwich City, in a game overshadowed by racist allegations.

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What did you think of Norwich City’s performance against Leeds United? Let us know by rating the players out of 10 at www.pinkun.com/rate-the-players

Michael Bailey, Chris Goreham. Craven Cottage, October 2014. Photo: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The opening notes of ‘Substitute’ by The Who woke me up on matchday morning.

Speedway: has it simply lost its way?

Sunday, October 19, 2014
heat 2 Kyle Newman of Poole Pirates leads -Poole Pirates v Kings Lynn Stars - Elite League Speedway match at Poole Stadium, Dorset. Picture: Denis Murphy.

In the late 60s, when most things were done in black and white, my father took me to King’s Lynn to watch speedway.

Anyone who travels away to watch Norwich City will be well aware of just how costly the experience can be, which is why the Supporters Trust is backing the Twenty’s Plenty campaign being run by the Football Supporters Federation (FSF).

He's had to bide his time - but now Wes Hoolahan (right) is a key player for the Republic of Ireland, with the aim of shining for Norwich City again on his return.

Played 16, won 11, lost one – and that was a friendly. It’s a record anyone would take, and it’s hard to think of an international break where things have gone much better for a Norwich City international task force; this time numbering nine.

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Perenco's current offices in Thamesfield Way, Great Yarmouth.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

The jury hearing the trial of two men accused of being involved in an attack on another man, who was slashed in the face and neck, have been sent home for the night and are due to continue with their deliberations tomorrow.

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