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Action from Dereham Town's pre-season clash with King's Lynn Town FC at Aldiss Park. Lee Stevenson scored Lynn's third. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town got their pre-season off to a winning start with a 4-1 victory at Dereham Town.

Dylan Edge
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney (left) and Michael Carrick (right) lift the FA Cup trophy after the Emirates FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium last season. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

The draw for the early qualifying rounds of the FA Cup has been made today, as well as the early rounds of the FA Trophy, FA Vase and FA Youth Cup.

Fakenham Town
Adam Mason, left, and Martyn Sinclair - the joint bosses of Yarmouth. Picture: SUBMITTED

Great Yarmouth Town are drawing inspiration from their local rivals after putting themselves back on the map, writes Gavin Caney.

Martyn Sinclair
Great Yarmouth Town toast their promotion.

Fakenham Town completed a great escape on the final day as their 1-0 win at Walsham-le-Willows saw the Ghosts climb out of the Premier Division relegation zone, writes Mark Armstrong.

Kyle Plumb
Adam Mason is urging the Bloaters to get across the line. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town will be hoping to take the first step towards joining East Anglia’s footballing elite this afternoon.

Martyn Sinclair
Kyle Plumb,second left, had plenty to celebrate about on Saturday. Picture: IAN BURT

Fakenham Town and Swaffham Town look determined to ensure the race to escape Premier Division relegation goes right to the wire.

Kyle Plumb
Football action in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, Norwich United (Blue) v Walsham le Willows Utd (Yellow) at The Meadow. Picture: Rob Colman

With matters at the top of the table settled attentions turn to a tight battle against the drop at the bottom of the Premier Division.

Kyle Plumb
Yarmouth, amber, will be hoping for more scenes like these at Needham. Picture: OLIVER HARRISON

Great Yarmouth Town will look to get their promotion push back on track when they visit the First Division’s basement boys.

Adam Mason

Norwich United took a giant step towards retaining the Premier Division title with a 4-0 win at home to Brantham Athletic.

Mitch Forbes
Gorleston, green, and Kirkley, blue, are back in action today. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Thetford Town can suck their fiercest rivals into the Premier Division relegation zone with a victory in Suffolk.

Premier Division

Wroxham gave their survival hopes a huge boost with an unexpected 1-0 win on a day when the weather saw plenty of non-league action postponed.

Joe Jackson
The Easter Monday programme looks less packed that it should have been.

A packed Easter Monday football programme has been hit by the bad weather caused by Storm Katie.

Premier Division
Norwich United v Whitton (green) football action at Plantation Park, Blofield. Jay Eastoe-Smith (right) celebrating his goal for Norwich.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich United maintained their nine-point lead at the top of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division table with a comfortable 3-0 home win over lowly Whitton United.

Declan McAvoy
Gorleston (green) try to press during  their 6-0 defeat at Mildenhall last weekend. Photo: DAVID HARDY

Ricci Butler admits relegation worries are growing at Emerald Park – but insists his Gorleston side are in positive mood.

Dereham reserves v (orange) Diss Town. Picture: Ian Burt

Fans of clubs on the east coast witnessed a feast of goals – not all of which were enjoyable.

Declan McAvoy
Fakenham Town's Ricky Claxton tries to hold off an opponent on Saturday. Picture: JACKIE PRICE

Norwich United’s title defence resumes today after a 10-day spell without a game which has seen their lead cut to just four points.

Premier Division
Declan McAvoy scored Yarmouth's winner at Downham.

Great Yarmouth Town made it six wins in a row after beating Downham Town 3-2 to keep up their promotion challenge.

Declan McAvoy
Great Yarmouth Town joint manager Adam Mason. Picture: Nick Butcher

Five successive wins have fired hopes of Great Yarmouth Town making a return to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division – but the Bloaters are trying not to get ahead of themselves.

Martyn Sinclair
Dereham Town boss Matt Henman has made his point loud and clear. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Furious Dereham Town boss Matt Henman has accused Norfolk FA of undermining the importance of their most prestigious competition.

Dylan Edge
Ross King was on target in Kirkley & Pakefield's 2-0 win over Saffron Walden.

Kirkley & Pakefield beat the weather as well as Saffron Walden to move up to fifth place in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Mitch Forbes
Lowestoft Town goalkeeper Jake Jessup is on loan at Norwich United. Picture by Greg Kwasnik/Focus Images Ltd

Gorleston have turned down the opportunity to re-play their lost Norfolk Senior Cup semi-final against Norwich United – in a further twist to the tie, after a disagreement about the eligibility of a Norwich player.

Ricci Butler
Jake Jessup in the colours of Lowestoft Town. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Norfolk FA are investigating claims that Norwich United fielded an ineligible player in their Norfolk Senior Cup win over Gorleston.

The Greens
Dylan Edge is in line for a Norfolk Senior Cup semi-final appearance this evening. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Four of the county’s biggest non-league clubs will try to make the final step to a Carrow Road final tonight.

Dylan Edge

Norwich United returned to winning ways at the top of the Premier Division.

Declan McAvoy
Norwich United hope to have even more to smile about in the next couple of months. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Chairman John Hilditch has rubbished claims Norwich United are about to turn their back on the chance of moving up the non-league ladder.

Damian Hilton

King’s Lynn Town could have their eyes on a double this season, thanks to their reserve team’s exploits in the Thurlow Nunn First Division.

Declan McAvoy
John Edridge. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United will be hoping it’s business as usual when they welcome Godmanchester Rovers.

Damian Hilton

Great Yarmouth Town proved they are a match for anyone in the First Division when they ended leaders’ Wivenhoe’s long winning run.

Joe Jackson
Ricci Butler, left, is staying at Emerald Park after a change of heart. Picture: JAMES BASS

Chairman Alan Gordon insists the row that caused manager Ricci Butler to temporarily quit Gorleston had nothing to do with football, writes Gavin Caney.

Ricci Butler
Robbie Harris in action for Fakenham Town earlier this season. Picture: TONY MILES

Robbie Harris is desperate for Fakenham Town to hand him the perfect parting gift.

Robbie Harris

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Yesterday, 16:13
An aerial shot of Sea Palling beach, following a major incident earlier today. Photo: Shirley James

A man in his 50s has died, and another in his 20s was resuscitated, after they got into difficulty in the water at Sea Palling.

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Fri, 16:55
The East Anglian Air Ambulance helicopter.

A Caister Road has reopened after a two-vehicle crash saw woman airlifted to hospital this morning.

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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Thu, 16:15
A speeding motorcyclist was given a prohibition notice yesterday after being spotted by a police officer, also on a motorbike.
At around 3pm the officer, from the road casualty reduction team, was travelling westbound on the A47 toward Acle, when he saw a KTM motorcycle speeding toward Yarmouth.

A speeding motorcyclist was given a prohibition notice yesterday after being spotted by a police officer, also on a motorbike.

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Wed, 16:09
File Photo. The lightning at Caister as the storm heads out to sea. Picture: Stuart Curtis

A weather warning is in place for heavy thunderstorms in East Anglia after days of hot temperatures.

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Met Office
Mon, 12:32

A man exposed himself in front of a teenage girl on a road near a school in Caister.

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