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Thurlow Nunn Premier Division

Thetford Town’s interim management team got off to a losing start in what will surely go down as one of the most bizarre games in this season’s FA Cup.

East Coast Lady, a former Newmarket winner, goes in Great Yarmouths 3.15pm race.

The long awaited first meeting of the season gets under way at Great Yarmouth on Sunday afternoon with officials expecting a great crowd.

Action from Kirkley & Pakefield's 1-0 win at Fakenham Town, orange, last weekend. Picture: TONY MILES

Matt Blake struck a late equaliser to keep Norwich United in the FA Cup last night.

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Wellesley Recreation Ground, home of Great Yarmouth Town.

Haverhill Borough 0 Great Yarmouth Town 2

Great Yarmouth
Gorleston (green) in action against Long Melford. Picture: James Bass

Swaffham Town 1 Gorleston 1

Alex Vincent

Norfolk Sport

09:00
Stewart Larter

Super-sub Jack Garrod came off the bench to score twice as the Yachtsmen set up an exciting encounter against King’s Lynn in the first qualifying round.

Dereham’s inability to score again cost them dearly as they exited the FA Cup.

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Jordan Yong, right, and Lynn failed to taste victory against Paulton Rovers. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Goal-shy Lynn failed to find the net for the second home match in a row as they played out a drab draw at The Walks.

Gary Setchell

Lowestoft Town 2 Corby Town 2

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Lowestoft Town V Corby in the National League North, Danny Crow controls the ball. Picture: Nick Butcher

Ryan Jarvis rescued a National League North point with his first goal for Lowestoft Town in a tough match which had seen the visitors have a goal disallowed in either half.

Chris Henderson

Live updates: Lowestoft Town v Corby Town

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Chris Henderson in action for Lowestoft Town during last weekend's cruel 1-0 loss at AFC Fylde. 
Picture by Greg Kwasnik/Focus Images Ltd

Lowestoft Town return to the comforts of home this afternoon as they look to bring an end to a three-match losing streak in National League North – and we’ll be there to bring you all the action.

David Freezer

Norwich City

Jonny Howson

After the long unbeaten record of Norwich City manager Alex Neil was brought to an end at St Mary’s, David Freezer assesses what can be learned from a disappointing loss against a strong top-flight side.

Norwich City manager Alex Neil is sticking true to his course in the final throes of the transfer window. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil insists Norwich City’s 3-0 Premier League surrender at Southampton will not force him to panic buy in the closing hours of the transfer window.

Steven Whittaker
Norwich City manager Alex Neil found it tough watching against Southampton. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil wants no repeat of Norwich City’s limp offering against Southampton when the Canaries resume their Premier League quest.

Neil Adams
Steven Whittaker picked up two quick yellow cards in the first half of Norwich City's 3-0 Premier League defeat at Southampton  Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Michael Bailey reports from St Mary’s Stadium as 10-man Norwich City suffer painful defeat on the south coast.

Norwich City
FC Midtjylland's Erik Sviatchenko (right) is attracting attention from Norwich City. Picture: PA

Norwich City hope to beat a clutch of Premier League rivals to the signature of FC Midtjylland’s central defender Erik Sviatchenko, with reports in Denmark of a £2.2m offer.

Alex Neil

Columnists

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Alex Neil

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m heartily sick of the transfer window. Whilst it’s a wonderful excuse for Sky to crank up the hyperbole and for Jim White to practice his hyperventilating, it’s a major distorting factor on the development of this season’s Premier League, particularly with the big kick-off occurring almost a month before deadline day.

Norwich Manager Alex Neil gives instructions to Lewis Grabban of Norwich during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium Of Light, Sunderland
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15/08/2015

Is it any wonder football managers seem to hate the current transfer system, which sees the window shut four weeks into the season?

Lewis Grabban
Norwich City full-back Steven Whittaker has impressed Robin Sainty going forward so far this season. Picture: Paul Chesterton

All the faint praise from the national media this week highlighting Sunderland’s shortcomings shouldn’t be allowed to mask one of the most dominant away performances from City I’ve seen in years.

Wes Hoolahan has been one of the cornerstones of Norwich Citys Premier League campaign so far.

Regular readers of this column will know that I like the odd random fact about the Canaries.

Norwich
Norwich City aim to bounce back from opening day adversity at Sunderland. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Simon Hooper seems destined to haunt my opening days.

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Firefighters were called to a crash in Hemsby this evening.

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The East Coast Truckers Convoy heading towards Lowestoft along the A47. 

Picture: James Bass

Scores of children enjoyed an extra special day out as a convoy of trucks took them on a trip from Norwich to Pleasurewood Hills near Lowestoft.

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Friday, August 28, 2015
Lynn Grove Academy in Gorleston.
August 2015.

Picture: James Bass

A school’s new logo has been causing amusement among its teenage pupils after they spotted its resemblance to a man’s private parts.

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Saturday, October 6, 2012
Great Yarmouth murder victim Derek Blake.

Two men and a woman who submerged their victim in a bath after subjecting him to a “sustained”, “sadistic” torture likened by one of his killers to something out of the Resident Evil video game franchise have been jailed for a total of 61 years.

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Friday, August 28, 2015

A man suffered a fractured cheekbone after he was attacked in Great Yarmouth.

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