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Gorleston take to the road after long home run

PUBLISHED: 16:45 23 March 2018 | UPDATED: 16:45 23 March 2018

Gorleston are back on the road this weekend, with a trip to Newmarket. Picture: David Hardy

Gorleston are back on the road this weekend, with a trip to Newmarket. Picture: David Hardy

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Gorleston are on their travels today, with a trip to Newmarket following a run of five home games.

The Greens have moved up to eighth in the table, although their run of wins came to an end at six when they were beaten 2-0 at home by Godmanchester Rovers in midweek.

Newmarket have had just one win in their last six but that was last time out when they won away at league leaders Felixstowe.

Neighbours Great Yarmouth town finally completed their away fixture to Fakenham in midweek – at the third attempt – bringing home all three points after a 2-1 win. The Bloaters are at home to Stanway Rovers today.

That midweek loss made it nine defeats on the bounce for Fakenham, who are third from bottom of the table, just four points ahead of bottom club Wivenhoe.

The Ghosts welcome Wroxham today and boss Andy Cunningham will be looking to build on the positive elements of Tuesday’s game, which was lost with practically the last kick of the game.

“It’s frustrating and disappointing for us,” he said.

“We competed really well, got our noses in front then switched off and straight away they were level.

“It’s an awful time to concede, just after scoring, then to concede deep into stoppage time is really frustrating. It’s a case of what could have been.

“We definitely deserved something from the game, but that’s football; when you are down there struggling you don’t always get that bit of luck. There are things we did well Tuesday we can take into Saturday, but it won’t be easy for us.

“Wroxham are a very good side, with a lot of quality in their squad but we will go into the game looking to be solid and give them a good game.

Thetford Town have a trip to Histon and will head over the border in good heart after a fine midweek cup win over Stanway. Kirkley & Pakefield are away to second-from-bottom Ipswich Wanderers.

In the First Division, Norwich CBS go to AFC Sudbury, Swaffham are at Halstead and Kings Lynn Town entertain Little Oakley. Diss Town’s match at Downham starts at 3.30pm.

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