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Ross King is congratulated by his team mates having just scored the equaliser for Kirkley & Pakefield in a 3-3 draw at Hadleight United. Picture: Steve Wood

League leaders Norwich United will look to start strengthening their position at the top of the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division table this afternoon.

Norwich United boss Damian Hilton. Picture: Bill Smith

In-form Norwich United will go top of the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division tonight, if they can get at least a point at home against Norfolk rivals Thetford Town.

Action from Great Yarmouth Town's draw with March Town at the Wellesley. Picture: James Bass

Norwich United are on the coat-tails of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division leaders as the balance of power shifted at the weekend.

Gorlestons Scott Manning (left) in action against Hadleigh.   Photo: DAVID HARDY

Bradley Hough’s brace and Ally McKenna’s strike kept up Richard Daniels’ side – written off by many at the start of the term with a host of players following Stewart Larter to Wroxham – impressive opening to the term.

Ben Boyce found the net for Fakenham Town. Picture: TONY MILES

Matty Franks’ scrambled winner three minutes from time settled a pulsating FA Vase second qualifying round encounter as Fakenham saw off Mildenhall at Clipbush Park.

Fakenham manger Wayne Anderson, left, and coach Neil Jarvis will be looking to mastermind a Ghosts' win in the FA Vase this afternoon. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Fakenham Town kick off their FA Vase campaign this afternoon with the visit of Mildenhall Town – and a quick chance to put right an earlier league defeat.

Barwell v Norwich United

Norwich United will be in the hat for today’s FA Cup third qualifying round draw after gaining an impressive draw at Barwell.

Manager Wayne Anderson says he will not be pushing any panic buttons after Fakenham Town’s difficult run in the Premier Division.

The future's bright, the future's orange is a saying that some feel doesn't apply to Diss right now after their torrid start to the season. Picture: Mick Howes

Diss Town’s start to the season went from bad to worse as they suffered an embarrassing 7-0 defeat at home to Godmanchester in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

GOAL: Kirkley and Pakefield FC's Kyle Baker (blue) celebrates a goal during their FA Vase win over Diss at Walmer Road. Pictures: MICK HOWES

Diss Town will be looking to finally end their barren start to the term at the 10th time of asking.

FA Cup match, Norwich United v Wisbech Town. Norwich number ten celebrates the only goal of the game. Photo: Bill Smith

Matt Blake got the only goal to secure Norwich United’s passage into the second qualifying round of the FA Cup against Wisbech Town.

Richard Daniels when he refereed. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Premier Division Gorleston have another chance to prove the doubters wrong when they welcome Brantham Athletic.

Matt Blake scored the only goal in Norwich United's FA Cup match against Deeping Rangers Photo: Bill Smith

Red-hot Norwich United will hope to extend their 100pc start at Plantation Park when they host Wisbech Town.

Swaffham Town's (white) Mikey Thompson riding a challenge under the watch of Matthew Castellan during their side's FA Vase defeat at Yaxley. Picture: Eddie Deane

Thetford Town’s impressive start to the season has continued with progress in the FA Vase against local rivals Ely City.

Ally McKenna about to fire in another winner for Gorleston.

Friends Mark Scott and Brady Stone will become rivals as the FA Vase’s road to Wembley begins.

Swaffham Town's players, white, have enjoyed an excellent start to the campaign. Picture: Eddie Deane

Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey got the response he demanded as the Fenmen squeezed Kirkley & Pakefield out of the FA Cup.

Callum Reed, yellow, won't be troubling the Royals after he left Wisbech to join Yaxley earlier this week. Picture: IAN BURT

Wisbech Town boss Dick Creasey wants his players to show their worth against old Thurlow Nunn League rivals Kirkley & Pakefield.

Robbie Harris was at the double in Fakenham's win over Haverhill Rovers.

Norwich United kept up their 100 per cent winning start to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season with a 4-0 win over Whitton United.

Matt Blake, right, scored the only goal in Norwich United's FA Cup match against Deeping Rangers Photo: Bill Smith

Six of our area’s sides kept their FA Cup dreams alive while three fell at the first hurdle of the extra-preliminary round.

The Tangerines of Diss Town have started the season poorly. Picture: John Hutton.

Diss Town will be looking to end their winless start to the season this afternoon when they welcome in-form Holbeach United in the FA Cup extra preliminary round.

Fakenham Town v Hadleigh United. Picture: Ian Burt

Fakenham’s return to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division saw them narrowly defeated 1-0 by Hadleigh but a point against the defending champions would have been a fair fairer reflection of the game.

Back row, left to right: Aaron Huggins-Bowers, Ally McKenna, Joe Bell, Eddie Thompson, Chris Sandford, Jack Whatmough, Rob Thornton, Dominic Inyang-Gray, Thomas Daniels, Max Kirby, Mitch McKay, Richard Daniels.
Front row, left to right: Adam Bellis, John Bell, Luke Goreham, Keegan Middleton, Lee Roots, Jackson Williams, Chad Pillar, Joel Watts.
Not pictured: Bradley Hough, Sean Perfect, Mick Wright, Adam Mason and Reece Hunn.
Picture: David Hardy

Returning Gorleston manager Richard Daniels expects supporters of the Greens have experienced similar frustrations to those of Premier League club Southampton this summer.

Action from Wisbech Town, red, and King's Lynn Town's pre-season friendly last summer. Picture: Steve Williams.

Less than two months after the semi-professional scene shut down for the summer, non-league football is back with a bang this evening.

King's Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell faces a potential Norfolk derby match up with Diss in the FA Cup . Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town could host Diss in a number of possible Norfolk derby match-ups in this season’s FA Cup following the draws for the early rounds of the world famous cup competition.

Stewart Larter, the new boss of Wroxham. Picture: Bill Smith

New Wroxham boss Stewart Larter is refusing to get drawn into a war of words with his old club Gorleston.

Happier days at Gorleston. Picture: Bill Smith.

Former Gorleston boss Stewart Larter has been accused of decimating the side he guided to last season’s Norfolk Senior Cup success.

Richard Daniels in charge of Gorleston during a Ridgeons League match against Wisbech in 2011. Picture: James Bass

Gorleston have announced that Richard Daniels has returned to the club as manager following Stewart Larter’s exit for Wroxham.

Stewart Larter, the new boss of Wroxham. Picture: Bill Smith

Boss Stewart Larter is heading home to Wroxham – less than a year after turning down the chance to make a Trafford Park return.

The Wellesley recreation ground, home to Great Yarmouth Town Football Club. 

Picture: James Bass

Great Yarmouth Town have appointed former Norwich United and Gorleston striker Ricci Butler as their new first-team manager.

Pawel Guziejko, Wroxham manager. Photo: Bill Smith

The managerial merry-go-round has started in Norfolk’s semi-professional football scene.

Gorleston v Wroxham Norfolk senior cup. Photo: Bill Smith

A second-half strike from Chris Sandford helped Gorleston edge out Wroxham to win their second Norfolk Senior Cup final in three seasons.

Christy Finch, green, Gorleston.

Underdogs Gorleston are hoping to heap more misery on Wroxham when they lock horns in this evening’s Norfolk Senior Cup final.

Diss Town manager Mike Derbyshire.

Diss Town are facing a nervy few weeks before finding out whether their season has ended in relegation.

Great Yarmouth Town's Lee Hackleton. Picture: Steve Wood

The final round of Thurlow Nunn Premier Division matches will be played today but Gorleston will not be challenging for the title.

Fakenham nanger Wayne Anderson with coach Neil Jarvis. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Sir Alex Ferguson coined the phrase “it’s squeaky bum time” – and that’s what it’ll be for the area’s Thurlow Nunn League sides today.

Action from Fakenham Town v Ipswich Wanderers at Clipbush Park. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Fakenham Town’s hopes of promotion from the Thurlow Nunn First Division are on ice, after being held to a 0-0 home draw by third-placed Ipswich Wanderers.

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