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Declan McAvoy's time as a Linnet didn't last long. Picture: LEN BERESFORD

Declan McAvoy has performed a U-turn and returned to Great Yarmouth Town despite signing for King’s Lynn Town earlier this summer.

Jake Reed
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney (left) and Michael Carrick (right) lift the FA Cup trophy after the Emirates FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium last season. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

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.

Kyle Plumb
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.

Martyn Sinclair
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 has left Swaffham Town to join Norwich United. 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.

Declan McAvoy
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.

Premier Division
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.

Premier Division

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.

Declan McAvoy
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.

Declan McAvoy
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.

Mitch Forbes

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.

Adam Mason
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.

Damian Hilton

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

Joe Jackson

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