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Sophie McKinna equalled her own county record on a day of outstanding performances at the Norfolk Athletics Championship at Lynnsport, in King’s Lynn.

Abellio Greater Anglia train. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Rail unions have called off a train strike planned for Bank Holiday Monday - the day of Norwich’s Wembley play-off final.

Norwich
'Who, me?' An innocent-looking Freddie, sporting Norwich City colours.

When Matt Grimmer received a text from his wife telling him to phone home urgently, he knew something terrible must have happened.

CUP HEROES: AC Mill Lane face the camera after rounding off their debut season of Saturday football with some silverware.

AC Mill Lane went into the Burgess Cup Final replay against Great Yarmouth Academy with a much changed squad due to work commitments and the clash with the Norwich City v Ipswich Town match.

Cricket.

Despite the best efforts of Norwich City only six games were conceded this week – but several matches were shortened to accommodate the lunctime play-off so generally cricket was the winner, writes Mike Ridout.

First Division

Norfolk Sport

Yesterday, 21:20
Lewis Kerr

King’s Lynn Stars skipper Rory Schlein was reported to have undergone major surgery last night after a crash during a meeting in Poland.

Michael Frew celebrates one of his seven goals for King's Lynn Town. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Striker Michael Frew has become the sixth player to leave King’s Lynn Town this summer.

Gary Setchell
Cricket. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Hockwold and Snettisham both maintained their perfect starts to the season in Division One, writes Kevin Fisher.

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Action from Wroxham's win over Dereham in the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road. Wroxham manager Stewart Larter.

Wroxham manager Stewart Larter is hoping to see long-term benefits from victory over Dereham in the Norfolk Senior Cup final.

Matt Henman
Action from the British Speedway Championship Semi Final at the Adrian Flux Arena - Robert Lambert has a crash in heat 5. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Home hopes of a King’s Lynn rider reaching the British final for the first time in four years were ended prematurely last night.

King's Lynn

Norwich City

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Alex Neil is confident he can win the tactical battle against Aitor Karanka at Wembley.

Gary ONeil knows what it takes to win a Wembley play-off final. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil craved normality in the midst of the madness that surrounded the build-up to Norwich City’s Wembley preparations.

Aitor Karanka
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka is demanding total focus from the Teessiders. Photo: John Walton/PA Wire.

Aitor Karanka admitted leading Middlesbrough to Wembley is beyond his wildest dreams ahead of Monday’s Championship play-off final against Norwich City.

Norwich
Norwich City's play-off semi-final success against Ipswich will stand the Canaries in good stead for Wembley. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s East Anglian play-off semi-final saga against Ipswich was the perfect preparation for Wembley, according to Alex Neil.

Christophe Berra
A general view of Wembley Stadium. Photo credit: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Norwich City’s chief executive David McNally has warned any “so called fans” selling tickets for Monday’s play-off final showdown at Wembley will be banned from Carrow Road.

David McNally

Columnists

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Aitor Karanka

Although it’s 30 years since I last watched Norwich City at Wembley the day itself will forever be etched upon my mind.

Wes Hoolahan celebrates scoring the goal against Ipswich Town that set Norwich City on their way to Wembley. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Norwich City face Middlesbrough at Wembley on Monday in the Championship play-off final and we want to know who you would pick to start for the Canaries.

The Norwich fans build up the atmosphere before the Sky Bet Championship play-off semi-final against Ipswich at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The Mason’s Arms in Donisthorpe didn’t know what had hit it.

The peacetime of an otherwise normal Saturday lunchtime shattered by a crazed Norwich City fan, desperate to see them reach Wembley.

Norwich City
The Norwich fans celebrate their side's first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Bringing many Norwich City supporters back down to earth could prove rather challenging this week.

David Freezer
Contrasting emotions in the Jarrold stand as the home fans celebrate their side's first goal. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City fans celebrated in style as they watched their side knock Ipswich Town out of the Championship play-offs.

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Scott Fryer, retained firfighter, who helped at the scene of crash on A47 Acle Straight after a car overturned in a ditch and the man inside had to be pulled out.

Three friends who helped pull a man from a car following a crash on the A47 Acle Straight have been praised for their heroic efforts.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Yesterday, 10:01
Scene of crash on A47 Acle Straight where a car rolled into a ditch and the man inside had to be pulled out.

A man in his 50s was airlifted to hospital after a car overturned following a serious crash on the Acle Straight, near Great Yarmouth.

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Friday, November 29, 2013
Jamie Robbens

Police are searching for a man in connection with making threats to kill.

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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Lloyd Thornton was jailed for 42 months for sex offences. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

The former manager of a Great Yarmouth hotel was jailed for 42 months for groping four young women after making inappropriate sexual comments to them.

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Norwich Crown Court
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Molly Bird (12) with her father Kevin. Molly was left upset after trying to get the bus from Ormesby to Great Yarmouth with her friend at the weekend. She got on with a £10 note, intending to buy a return, and was told she'd have to get off and wait an hour for the next one as the driver had no change. 


Picture: James Bass

An Ormesby dad has hit out at a bus company after his daughter was told to get off a weekend service because she did not have any change.

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