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The Freethorpe Ten race through the country lanes and villages around Freethorpe.

Picture: James Bass

A record-breaking entry of more than 500 runners took part in the Freethorpe 10-mile road race.

Freethorpe U9 played away to a good Ormesby Lads. Conditions were great for football and what was evident was both teams’ fighting spirit as well as some quality on show. Freethorpe were a credit to themselves and were leading only to let it slip five minutes from the end. But this was their best display of the year, with hopefully more to come. Billy showed a great attitude all match and Ross was his usual battling self. Nevie linked up well with Tobias and between them scored the goal of the match. Eddy was inspirational between the sticks with some fine stops. Will took over at half-time and was strong and confident. Alfie shored up the defence with good reading of the game. Josh contributed to a good performance with some good tackles and quick runs. MoM: Eddy and Will.

Acle during the Futsal event.

The Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League welcomed six new Futsal teams on Sunday as the League moved up to the under 8 age group.

Suffolk FA launches the 'Silent Weekend', pictured left to right, development manager Nathan French and county development team members Mike Phillips, Phil Woolnough, Paige Shorten, Michael Cornall and Gary Pinyoun.

Silence could be golden in Norfolk if a trial to cut out noise on the sidelines of youth football matches across the border is deemed to be a success.

Norfolk Sport

After an excellent 2014, Cringleford athlete Tom Hook is preparing for his first shot at success in the Indoor British Championships.

Ross Watson, back, is not giving up on the play-offs. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Defender Ross Watson is revved up to once again try and prove King’s Lynn Town’s doubters wrong.

Danny White is available again for Wroxham after missing the midweek win over Scole United in the Senior Cup. Picture: Ian Burt

Wroxham boss Stewart Larter insists his side are only concentrating on themselves as they prepare to travel to Thamesmead.

Matt Henman was a happy chappy on Tuesday. Picture: IAN BURT

Dereham Town manager Matt Henman is hoping his side are starting to build some momentum after a 3-1 victory over Ryman North title-hopefuls Needham Market in midweek.

Danny Crow of Lowestoft Town during the Conference North match at St. James Park, Brackley. 
Picture by David Horn/Focus Images Ltd

Lowestoft Town face a crucial month in the preservation of their Conference North status, according to director of football Craig Fleming.

Norwich City

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Norwich City travel to Birmingham City today for their Championship fixture (3pm) and you can follow the game, and join in, at www.pinkun.com/live

Bradley Johnson had no complaints of Alex Neil's strong words last weekend. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

The manager’s words following last weekend’s defeat to Brentford were strong – and when Norwich City go to Birmingham on Saturday, they will still be ringing in their ears.

Nathan Redmond tangles with Brentford's Toumani Diagouraga last weekend. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Most Norwich City fans would look at Nathan Redmond’s form and see a winger hitting his stride – but the man himself is far from satisfied.

Alex Neil insists Norwich City will not be caught short in the transfer window. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Alex Neil insists Norwich City would be ‘silly’ to flog the club’s top talent and jeopardise the Canaries’ Championship promotion prospects.

Norwich City had to endure some tough moments in the 3-2 win over Cardiff City. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil knows Norwich City is a big job – but it is not mission impossible.

Columnists

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We’re a funny bunch, football fans.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Jason Shackell (centre) watches as his header hits the back of the net to earn a 1-0 win for Norwich City at Birmingham in October 2006, in Peter Grant's first match in charge as manager. Picture by Daniel Hambury/Focus Images

Gianni Rivera once said that “the real trouble with our national team in Italy is that we have 50 million managers”.

It was January 31, 2006, when Norwich City got a taste of their own medicine at Reading. It would be nice to think last weekend won't be treated by history in the same way.

It was almost a week ago, but time isn’t making it any easier to digest. And it will take some effort between now and the end of the season to ensure Norwich City’s Carrow Road defeat to Brentford on Saturday is not a watershed moment in their bid for a top-flight return.

Sebastien Bassong of Norwich on the bench before the Sky Bet Championship match with Brentford at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich have a few players out on loan at the minute and I’m sure one in particular caught everyone’s eye last Friday night when he played for Cambridge against Manchester United in the FA Cup fourth round.

Steven Whittaker of Norwich is replaced by Lewis Grabban much to the crowd's delight during Saturday's 2-1 loss to Brentford at Carrow Road. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

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The Freethorpe Ten race through the country lanes and villages around Freethorpe.

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