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Wroxham boss Stewart Larter is looking to repeat the Norfolk Senior Cup success he had with Gorleston last season.

Wroxham will be looking to reach their third successive Norfolk Senior Cup final when they entertain Thurlow Nunn high-flyers Norwich United tonight.

Damian Hilton. Picture: SEB DALY/FOCUS IMAGES

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division leaders Norwich United were afforded extra time to prepare for their Norfolk Senior Cup semi-final, after their top-of-the-table clash with Godmanchester was postponed.

Downham Market v Saffron Walden. Picture: Ian Burt

Great Yarmouth Town moved one step closer to ending their five-year wait to lift a trophy by progressing to the First Division Knockout Cup final.

Yarmouth, yellow, have a cup semi-final to look forward to this afternoon. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

First Division club Downham Town will not be demoted – even if they fail to improve their ground before the FA’s deadline.

Thurlow Nunn First Division football action between Yarmouth and Swaffham.
Yarmouth keeper,Taureen Molloy challenging for the ball with Swaffham striker Joe Jackson.

Top scorer Matt Blake was the late hero for Thurlow Nunn Premier Division leaders Norwich United at Walsham le Willows.

Action from Swaffham Town's 5-2 win against Braintree Town Reserves in the Thurlow Nunn First Division, with Swaffham's Joe Jackson riding a challenge. Picture: Eddie Deane

Boss Paul Hunt wants Swaffham Town to produce another electric display at Great Yarmouth.

Ryan Hawkins. Picture: IAN BURT

It was a dream come true for Keshi Anderson when he swapped non-league football for the Premier League. GAVIN CANEY wonders whether some of our local players could follow suit.

Diss Town boosted their hopes of survival thanks to a 1-0 win over Walsham-le-Willows courtesy of Matt Dixon’s strike.

Fakenham Town manager Wayne Anderson. Picture: Ian Burt

Fakenham Town will be urged to show their “bounce-back-ability” when they entertain Gorleston this afternoon.

Fakenham Town vs FC Clacton at Clipbush Park. Picture: Ian Burt

Hopes of avoiding relegation could take another big boost for Diss Town this afternoon.

Fakenham Town's Ashley Jarvis scored the only goal of the game, from the penalty spot. Picture: Ian Burt

Norwich United extended their lead at the top of the Premier Division table to eight points thanks to a 4-2 win over Gorleston.

Matt Blake on the attack for Norwich United during their 4-0 home win against Gorleston in the Norfolk Senior Cup quarter-finals earlier this month. Picture: Steve Adams

Gorleston will look to pull off a shock double over Thurlow Nunn Premier Division leaders Norwich United this afternoon.

Norwich Utd V Wivenhoe Town. First goal scorer Mathew Blake takes the shot then celebrates. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich United will face another away tie in the FA Vase – if they progress to the fifth round of the competition for the first time in the club’s history tonight.

Diss boss Mark Reeve. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Boss Mark Reeve believes Diss Town’s Norfolk Senior Cup exploits can only help enhance their hopes of avoiding relegation.

Norfolk Senior Cup: Norwich United v Gorleston. Photo: Steve Adams

Norwich United’s triple title attack continues unabated after a 4-0 demolition of Gorleston in the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Gorleston celebrate beating Wroxham in the Norfolk Senior Cup final. Photo: Bill Smith

The title charge goes on the back burner for Norwich United this afternoon – but the search for silverware very much continues.

Mark Scott barking orders from the touchline. Picture: SONYA DUNCAN

Thetford Town are aiming to cause another Norfolk Senior Cup upset at Mundford Road tonight by dumping Dereham Town out of the competition.

Ben Thompson scored twice for Norwich United against Hadleigh United. Picture: Simon Finlay

Free-scoring Norwich United extended their lead at the top of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division to nine points with a 5-0 thumping of reigning champions Hadleigh United.

Kyle Plumb, left, in action against Norwich United at Clipbush Park. Picture: TONY MILES

Norwich United may be getting most of the plaudits as they lead from the front in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division – but they may be happy to share some of the praise with their last opponents, Fakenham Town.

Boxing Day football action between Kirkley and Gorleston.

26/12/14

The Boxing Day spoils were shared as Kirkley & Pakefield drew 1-1 with Gorleston in the eagerly anticipated Premier Division derby, writes Joe Randlesome.

Kirkley & Pakefield, blue, are back in action - this time for a derby against Gorleston - this afternoon. Picture: MICK HOWES

The players and management of Gorleston and Kirkley & Pakefield have little time to get over their Christmas Day celebrations – they are back in action today.

Norwich Utd V Wivenhoe Town. Ben Thompson.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich United’s grip on the top of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division shows no signs of weakening.

Action from Gorleston's 3-3 draw at Thetford earlier this season. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Norfolk rivals Gorleston and Thetford Town meet in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division today, with both teams badly in need of a win.

The Thurlow Nunn Premier Division is becoming a two-horse race as top pair Norwich United and Godmanchester picked up impressive victories.

Mark Reeve's Diss Town side host Norwich United at Brewers Green Lane today. Picture: Simon Finlay

Norwich United must return their focus to league action today, as their FA Vase adventure is put on the back burner until mid-January.

Ross King scored twice for Kirkley & Pakefield against Diss. Pictures: MICK HOWES

Norwich United and Great Yarmouth Town will go into the hat for the FA Vase draw today – but only one is guaranteed a place in the last 32.

Norfolk Senior Cup, Mulbarton v Diss Town.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

The Wembley dream is still alive for Norwich United and Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth celebrating their Vase win at Waltham Forest. Picture: David Bauckham

The second round of the FA Vase takes centre stage for Eastern Counties League teams this afternoon.

Mike Derbyshire, left, departed Diss at the weekend.

Diss Town have moved quickly to fill their vacant manager’s position by bringing Mark Reeve back to the club.

LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON: Will Dunger, whose dad Paul used to be a Fakenham Town goalkeeper, produces a fine save to tip over a Bungay effort while playing for the Ghosts' reserves. Picture: TONY MILES

Fakenham Town have another opportunity to show they’ve more than found their feet in the top flight.

Norwich United striker Matt Blake. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich United show no signs of giving up top spot during their 7-0 demolition of Ely City.

Norwich United, yellow, in action against Wisbech Town earlier this term. Picture: BILL SMITH

Norwich United have strengthened their Premier Division title tilt by bringing a familiar face back to Plantation Park.

Gorleston, green, visit Holbeach United today. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston face a daunting trip to Holbeach United as they begin their FA Vase journey.

Gorleston returned to winning ways in spectacular fashion last night when they won 5-0 at Premier Division strugglers Walsham-le-Willows.

Diss Town need to get some more points on the board, and fast, if they are to not get cut adrift at the foot of the table. Picture: JOHN HUTTON

Diss Town have another chance this evening to prove their first Premier Division victory of the season was not a false dawn.

Thetford v Whitton Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Norwich United are flying the Norfolk flag as they continue their charge at the summit of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Joe Woods on the ball for Swaffham during their 1-0 Norfolk Senior Cup win against Hempnall last weekend. Picture: Eddie Deane

Diss Town look to build on midweek cup success today when they host Norfolk rivals Fakenham Town in the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division.

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

Premier Division Gorleston will be hoping to build on last weekend’s victory over previously unbeaten leaders Hadleigh United when they visit Thetford Town.

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.

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