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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
Norwich United celebrate retaining the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title after beating Long Melford at Plantation Park.

Norwich United tasted defeat for just the third time this season, although it meant little to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division champions.

Mitch Forbes
Joe Jackson, white, was the Pedlars' four-goal hero at Bury - where Newmarket played this evening. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

Swaffham Town edged a nine-goal thriller tonight to boost their Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division survival hopes.

Alex Vincent
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
Norwich United boss John Edridge can probably smell the champagne. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United’s Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division waiting game could finally be over this evening.

Sean Perfect
Kirkley and Pakefield (blue) v Whitton United (green)
Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.
Ross Gilfedder goal.

Picture: James Bass

Kirkley & Pakefield were in seventh heaven as they confirmed Whitton United’s relegation from the Premier Division.

Ross Gilfedder
Matt Blake, left, will be hoping he and his Norwich United team-mates will get the job done this afternoon. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Boss John Edridge can finish the job Damian Hilton started by completing Norwich United’s Premier Division title defence this afternoon.

Damian Hilton
First half action from Fakenham Town v Thetford Town at Clipbush Park. Picture: Matthew Usher

Norwich United moved to within one win of retaining their Premier Division title after an impressive victory at Walmer Road last night.

Thetford Town
Club captain Andrew Eastaugh is one of three players to sign contracts for next season at Norwich United. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Norwich United are two wins away from retaining the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title and have already started planning for life at Step Four of the non-league pyramid.

Matt Blake
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.

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
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
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
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

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
Kirkley and Pakefield  (blue) v Walsham le Willows (yellow)
Thurlow Nunn First Division.
Goal scored by Kyle Baker.

Picture: James Bass

Norwich United confirmed their title credentials with victory over one of their closest rivals as the chase to join them in the top flight hots up.

Ross King
Matt Blake, 10, will be hoping to fire Norwich United to another victory this afternoon. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Norwich United can take another giant step towards retaining their Premier Division crown by seeing off one of the chasing pack’s top sides.

Wayne Anderson

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

Wayne Anderson
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.

Richard Daniels
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.

Wayne Anderson
Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, Norwich United v Thetford Town at Plantation Park, Blofield. Norwich Utd's Matt Blake Photo : Steve Adams

Gorleston boss Ricci Butler has urged his team to put a disappointing away day behind them.

Peter Lambert
Ady Ager scores the second goal for Yarmouth, amber, during their 5-1 win over Cornard on Saturday.			Picture: STEVE WOOD

Thetford Town’s progress under Danny White will face its sternest examination against Premier Division leaders Norwich United.

Adam Mason
Action from Swaffham's (black and white) 5-2 defeat against Godmanchester.

Norwich United took time off from league duties to ease into the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Declan McAvoy
Fakenham Town's players mob Robbie Harris after his late, late equaliser. Picture: TONY MILES

Fakenham Town have the chance to steal a march on one of their main relegation rivals this afternoon.

Robbie Harris
Shaun Hunsdon celebrates opening the scoring for Thetford in their 4-4 draw at Kirkley & Pakefield. Pictures: Nick Butcher

Walmer Road was the place to be for entertainment in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, where Kirkley & Pakefield played out an eight-goal thriller with Thetford.

Ross King
Matt Blake, right, has been a key part of Norwich United's recent dominance. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Damian Hilton has a New Year’s resolution which will terrify his managerial rivals – making Norwich United even better!

Damian Hilton
Steve Shipley scored Norwich United's first goal against Whitton. Picture: Focus Images

Norwich United maintained their seven-point lead at the top of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division with a comfortable 3-0 win over Mildenhall.

Matt Blake
Gorleston Town FC (green) V Kirkley and Pakefield FC (blue) at Emerald Park.
Boxing Day football.

Picture: James Bass

The bragging rights were shared as Gorleston and Kirkley & Pakefield played out a 1-1 draw.

Joe Jackson
The players of Kirkley, blue, are in Boxing Day action at 11am. Picture: MICK HOWES

Boss Gaven Tipple has got his Kirkley & Pakefield players in the mood for festive football by refusing to play Scrooge.

Thurlow Nunn League
Football action between Yarmouth Town and Halstead Town (red)

Goals were the order of the day as local clubs gave themselves pre-Christmas treats – while some had to settle for the odd turkey.

Ross King
Action from Norwich Uniteds 3-0 loss at Godmanchester recently. Picture: HELEN DRAKE

The title charge of Norwich United can resume this afternoon, with Newmarket Town in line to bear the brunt of some pent up frustration.

Robbie Harris
Sam Garner lobs the Long Melford keeper to score in Fakenham Town's weekend win. Picture: TONY MILES

Attentions turn to the bottom half of the table in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division today, as Fakenham Town look to continue their revival.

Gorleston
Shaun Bammant scored twice for Lowestoft in their Suffolk Premier Cup win at Haverhill. Picture: Nick Butcher

Lowestoft Town remain on course to retain the Suffolk Premier Cup after a 4-2 win at Haverhill Rovers saw the Blues progress to the semi-finals.

Connor Deeks
Damian Hilton.

Norwich United’s seemingly inevitable charge to the Premier Division title took a severe dent as they were beaten 3-0 at Godmanchester.

Kyle Plumb
Action from when Norwich United,  yellow, took on Godmanchester earlier this year. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Two unbeaten records will be put on the line when the Premier Division champions visit one of their main title rivals.

Martyn Sinclair
Lynn's Jack Frohawk. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town Reserves moved into the last eight of the Norfolk Senior Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Downham Town at The Walks last night.

Norfolk Senior Cup

The fourth round of the Norfolk Senior Cup has again been hit by postponements.

Downham Town
Lewy Thompson will take charge of Downham Town this evening.

Downham Town head to King’s Lynn as they begin the search for their fourth manager in two years, writes Gavin Caney.

Thurlow Nunn League
Jamie Speller scored Norwich Uniteds winner against Harleston. Picture by Seb Daly/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich United avoided a potential banana skin as they scraped through to the quarter-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup with a narrow 1-0 victory over Harleston Town.

Ross King
Jack Defty, pictured during Swaffham's surprise 4-3 home loss to Acle United in the Norfolk Senior Cup last weekend, could be up against one of his former King's Lynn team-mates today, Thetford boss Danny White. Picture: Eddie Deane

Two new regimes are preparing for derby battle this afternoon as Swaffham make the short trip to Thetford.

Paul Hunt
Lowestoft Town, blue, are not in action this evening. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

The third of five scheduled matches involving our area’s semi-professional clubs this evening has been called off.

Norfolk Senior Cup

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