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The Premier Division title race may be all but over – but that’s far from the case in the second tier.

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Stephen Harvey, grounded, in action for Fakenham Town. Picture: TONY MILES

The players of Fakenham Town are determined to make Wayne Anderson’s Ghosts’ swansong a winning one.

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Mike Derbyshire during his team as manager of Great Yarmouth Town. Picture: Mike Derbyshire

Mike Derbyshire is aiming to get his managerial career back on track at Almary Green Anglian Combination Premier Division side Cromer Town.

Norwich United FC (yellow/blue) against Godmanchester Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division. Lee Mason and Matthew Daniels, right, for Norwich United. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United took a huge step towards the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title thanks to a 2-1 victory over nearest rivals Godmanchester Rovers.

Paul Cook (right) fired Norwich United into the Thurlow Nunn League Cup final in midweek. Picture by Daniel Hambury/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich United will take a big step towards the Premier Division title if they emerge victorious from this afternoon’s top-of-the-table clash with Godmanchester.

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Remy Gordon scored his 22nd goal of the season for Wroxham at Romford. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Wroxham snatched a draw from the jaws of victory in Essex this evening, after a dramatic finale against Romford.

Mark Reeve. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Relegation-threatened Diss Town showed they are not going to go down without a fight by recording a fine 1-0 win at Whitton United.

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King's Lynn Town Reserves v Great Yarmouth at The Walks last weekend. Picture: Ian Burt

Swaffham Town kicked off the Thurlow Nunn League’s ‘Groundhopper Weekend’ last night with a 3-1 home derby win against Downham Town.

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King's Lynn Town Reserves v Great Yarmouth at The Walks. Picture: Ian Burt

Two Norfolk sides increased their chances of gaining promotion from the First Division with excellent results.

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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.

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.

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.

Thetford's players celebrate a goal against Diss.  Picture by: Sonya Duncan

Three was the magic number for a clutch of Norfolk teams at the weekend - but it suited one more than others.

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.

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.

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Norwich United and Great Yarmouth Town have both been handed away ties in the draw for the fourth round of the FA Vase.

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.

Great Yarmouth Town boss Ricci Butler will be plotting the downfall of Dereham Town on Tuesday evening.

Great Yarmouth Town will look to upset the odds once again this evening when they travel to Dereham Town in the fourth round of the Norfolk Senior Cup, kick-off 7.45pm.

Ricci Butler will take his Great Yarmouth Town side to Hullbridge Sports in the third round of the FA Vase.

Both of the region’s FA Vase representatives have been given tough away ties in the competition after the third round draw was made on Monday afternoon.

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.

Diss, orange, have had a season to forget. Picture: JOHN HUTTON

New Diss Town boss Mark Reeve says his immediate aim is to preserve the club’s Thurlow Nunn Premier Division status.

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.

Mike Derbyshire has been sacked as manager of Diss Town.

Mike Derbyshire has been sacked as Diss Town manager after the Tangerines’ 3-1 defeat to Haverhill Rovers.

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 Utd manager Damian Hilton

Norwich United can boost their hopes of doing the double tonight as the Thurlow Nunn League Cup takes centre stage.

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.

Action from Norwich United's FA Vase fourth round defeat at Ampthill Town last season.

Norwich United and Great Yarmouth Town have both been drawn at home in the second round of the FA Vase.

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

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

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.

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Lorna McCarthy, of Sussex Road, Gorleston, died on September 28, 2014, aged 50.

A woman who was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband texted her daughter less than an hour before she died saying she did not know “what he was capable of”, a court has heard.

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