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Thetford look a different side under manager Danny White.

Thetford and Great Yarmouth Town enjoyed excellent away wins as they begin to make their mark on the new Premier Division campaign.

Jack Barber, left, in action for Fakenham Town on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

The players of Fakenham Town have another chance to secure their Clipbush Park future as Wayne Anderson prepares to wield the axe.

Premier Division
Connor Ingram, left, went so close to being Gorleston's hat-trick hero last night. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston continued their impressive start to the Premier Division season by beating Walsham-le-Willows 2-0.

Premier Division
Will there be more home celebrations like this in King's Lynn this evening? Picture: IAN BURT

A First Division derby is the pick of the night’s games in the Eastern Counties League.

Netherlands
Joint Yarmouth bosses Adam Mason, front, and Martyn Sinclair. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town have their own Norfolk-Suffolk rivalry to sort out this afternoon when the Bloaters head to Ipswich Wanderers looking for their second win of the season.

Thetford Town

Thetford Town’s winning start to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season was brought to an end by Gorleston.

Premier Division
Gorleston, green, v Haverhill Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.  PHOTO: Nick Butcher

It was a case of slim pickings for Norfolk sides with just two wins to cheer up supporters.

Shaun Hunsdon
Action from Gorlestons FA Cup loss at Peterborougn Sports.

Gorleston boss Ricci Butler refused to rip into his players after their FA Cup mauling.

Thurlow Nunn League
Connor Deeks ensured Lowestoft enjoyed a winning end to their summer programme. Picture: JAMES BASS

Gorleston exited the FA Cup in humiliating style after being hammered 8-0 at Peterborough Sports.

Alex Vincent
The amber and black shirts of Great Yarmouth Town will be keen to get their campaign off to a flier. Picture: OLIVER HARRISON

Two of our area’s sides will have no time to waste when they kickstart their season this afternoon.

United Counties League
Robbie Priddle scored twice for Thetford against Clacton. Picture: Sonya Duncan

Thetford Town raised hopes they won’t endure another season of struggle by starting the new Thurlow Nunn League with a bang.

Danny White
Dean Miller makes a vital challenge during his time at Swaffham - skills Wisbech St Mary will be keen for him to replicate this season. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

Wisbech St Mary will kickstart a new era this afternoon when they officially begin life at their highest-ever level.

Robbie Harris
Lowestoft Town (blue/ white) v Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.
Pre Season Friendly.
Andrew Fisk.

Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town enjoyed their best work-out of pre-season so far despite going down to a 3-1 defeat against Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.

Lynn Town
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.

Lynn Town
The FA Cup.

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.

Ross King
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.

Premier Division
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.

Brett Whaley

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.

Brett Whaley

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.

Thurlow Nunn League 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.

Ross King
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.

Ross King
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.

Wayne Anderson
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.

Lynn Town
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.

Ross King
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.

Norfolk Senior Cup

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

Declan McAvoy

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