Great Yarmouth Town Football Club News

Connor Ingram scored Gorleston's second with a free-kick. Photo: David Hardy.

Gorleston have closed the gap at the top again as leaders Mildenhall continue to stumble.

Jack Garrod
Joel Watts will be leading from the front when Gorleston take on Saffron Walden on Saturday. Picture: DAVID HARDY

Gorleston have flown under the radar in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title race but manager Ricci Butler admits they are now firmly in the championship mix.

The Wellesley grandstand saw a famous victory as Great Yarmouth Town beat leaders Mildenhall 1-0. Photo: Denise Bradley.

Great Yarmouth Town pulled off their biggest result of the season – and gave neighbours Gorleston a helping hand.

Kyle Plumb
Yarmouth are performing well on the pitch under managers Adam Mason, left, and Martyn Sinclair. Picture: Nick Butcher

New chairman Kevin Cruickshank is feeling positive about Great Yarmouth Town’s future following a meeting of the club’s revamped management committee this week.

Martyn Sinclair
Ben Stone, chief executive of the the Anchorage Trust charity, has been appointed vice-chairman of Great Yarmouth Town FC. Picture: Submitted

Great Yarmouth Town have announced changes to the club’s hierarchy, following the recent resignations of chairman Mike Guymer and vice-chairman Barrie Kell.

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division
Gorleston's Jack Garrod struck the winner at Stanway Rovers.

Jack Garrod was the hero for Gorleston as the Greens claimed three crucial points at Stanway Rovers.

Kyle Plumb
Josh Youngs scored the only goal as Fakenham won at Ely last weekend. Picture: Tony Miles

Hopes of a positive second half of the season are high at Fakenham Town as the Ghosts prepare to host Thetford at Clipbush Park in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division today.

Premier Division

Gorleston bounced back from last week’s drubbing by beating Ipswich Wanderers 2-1 – but were made to work hard for their three points.

Joel Watts
An early chance for Joel Watts in Gorlestons 8-2 defeat at Newmarket. Photo: DAVID HARDY

Losing 8-2 at Newmarket has already been forgotten about by Gorleston boss Ricci Butler as he looks to get his team back on track when they host Ipswich Wanderers today.

Premier Division
FA Vase action between Gorleston and Coleshill Town.
Gorleston defender Aaron Taylor heads just past the post from a corner.
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Gorleston’s FA Vase journey is over after they were beaten 3-0 in the fourth round by a quality Coleshill side at Emerald Park.

Premier Division
Connor Ingram was on target for Gorleston against Felixstowe & Walton.

Gorleston preserved their unbeaten run in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division thanks to a 2-1 win at home to Felixstowe & Walton.

Alex Vincent

Ricci Butler has told his Gorleston team to aim for new milestones in 2017.

Premier Division
Connor Ingram scores the third goal from the penalty spot for Gorleston to seal victory over rivals Great Yarmouth. 
Photo: Nick Butcher

One of Norfolk’s biggest footballing rivalries attracted a stunning Boxing Day crowd of 807 – the biggest at The Wellesley for more than 25 years – but the only figure that mattered to Gorleston boss Ricci Butler was the number of points his team took away.

Martyn Sinclair
Great Yarmouth Town joint bosses Adam Mason, left, and Martyn Sinclair.

Great Yarmouth Town are well on their way to achieving their points target for the season – and will be hoping for a contribution from their great rivals Gorleston on Boxing Day.

Martyn Sinclair
Photo by Pexels/Fabricio Trujillo

Gorleston stretched their unbeaten run to 16 league games and ensured that runaway leaders Mildenhall can’t take their foot off the pedal just yet.

Joel Watts
What its all about  Great Yarmouth Town host Gorleston in a derby clash in 2009. Photo: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Boxing Day already promises to be something special at The Wellesley – and coastal rivals Great Yarmouth Town and Gorleston will be aiming to add to the sense of occasion this afternoon.

Premier Division
Gorleston celebrate their first goal in a 2-1 win over Northampton Sileby Rangers in the second round of the FA Vase earlier this season. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

High-flying Gorleston are not among the four Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League clubs to have applied for promotion to step four of the non-league pyramid.

Premier Division
Ross King has been in great goal-scoring  form for Kirkley & Pakefield this season. Photo: NICK BUTCHER

Kirkley & Pakefield return to action after being left without a league game for a fortnight, looking to extend their nine-match unbeaten run.

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division

Great Yarmouth kept pace with the top three in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division but had to work hard for their 2-0 win at bottom-of-the-table Clacton.

Adam Mason
Harleston manager Adam Gusterson.

Harleston Town will be looking for revenge as well as the chance for some Norfolk Senior Cup glory this afternoon.

Gorleston (green) v Northampton Sileby Rangers football action. Gorleston celebrate their first goal.

Keegan Middleton was the hero as Gorleston Town secured their place in the FA Vase third round thanks to a 2-1 win over Northampton Sileby Rangers.

Connor Deeks

Thetford Town suffered an agonising home defeat at the hands of Newmarket.

Gorleston boss Ricci Butler.

Gorleston maintained their title challenge but they had to grind out all three points over bottom-of-the-table FC Clacton at Emerald Park.

Connor Deeks
Connor Deeks is back at Great Yarmouth.

Great Yarmouth Town joint boss Adam Mason believes the club’s triple signing this week shows the Bloaters’ ambition to keep moving forward.

Martyn Sinclair
Thetford v Great Yarmouth Town
FA Vase
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Gorleston and Thetford Town are still flying the Norfolk flag after both moved into the second round of the FA Vase at the weekend.

The Greens
Great Yarmouth Town joint manager Adam Mason.

Monday’s draw for the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase will feature at least one Norfolk team – as Thetford and Great Yarmouth face each other this afternoon.

Adam Mason
Diss v Bradenham Wanderers
Byline: Sonya Duncan
Copyright: Archant 2016

Attleborough Town pulled off the biggest upset of the Norfolk Senior Cup second round with a penalty shootout success at Swaffham Town.

Mitch Forbes
Harleston Town manager Adam Gusterson will be attempting to mastermind a Norfolk Senior Cup upset when his side host Great Yarmouth. Photo: SUBMITTED

Harleston Town manager Adam Gusterson is looking forward to seeing how his all-conquering side cope with their biggest test of the season so far.

Thurlow Nunn League
Connor Ingram helped himself to a brace of goals as in-form Gorleston beat Brantham Athletic. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Record-breaking Gorleston leapfrogged Thetford Town to move into third place in the Thurlow Nunn Premier table.

The Greens
Connor Ingram enjoyed a memorable weekend as he scored for Gorleston in their 2-0 win over Saffron Walden before notching for Windmill in their cup win over DE FC. Picture: SUPPLIED

Gorleston head to Brantham looking to defend the Premier Division’s last remaining unbeaten record today – but will be without top scorer Connor Ingram, who is set for a trial at Ipswich Town.

Premier Division
Alex Vincent netted for Swaffham Town during their weekend win. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

Thetford Town and Great Yarmouth Town will lock horns in the next round of the FA Vase.

The Greens
Action from the midweek game between Great Yarmouth Town, amber, and Kirkley & Pakefield. Picture: STEVE WOOD

A host of the area’s clubs will be looking to see off county rivals in order to progress in a national competition.


Thetford Town move into second spot

Monday, September 19, 2016
Thetford Town manager Danny White.

Thetford Town have moved into second spot in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division after a comprehensive away win.

Action from Fakenham Town's Thurlow Nunn League clash with Godmanchester Rovers at Clipbush Park. Matt Franks went close with this effort for the home side. Picture: Ian Burt

Gorleston made comfortable progress through to the second qualifying round of the Vase where March Town Utd will be the visitors.

Great Yarmouth
Action from the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division match, Great Yarmouth Town (yellow/black) V Ely City. Hadyn Davis for Yarmouth. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

In-form coastal rivals Gorleston and Great Yarmouth Town turn their attentions to the FA Vase this weekend.

Premier Division
Action from the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division match, Great Yarmouth Town (yellow/black) V Ely City. Hadyn Davis for Yarmouth. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

There must be something in the air down Great Yarmouth way judging by the form of the local football teams.

Kyle Plumb
Thetford 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.

Kyle Plumb

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