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Luke Gray, a midfielder for Fakenham Town Under-18s. Picture: TONY MILES

Rugby and youth-team football are the key topics as the West Norfolk Sports Podcast returns after a two-week absence.

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Swaffham’s players have held a clear-the-air meeting to help turn their troubled club’s fortunes around.

Dereham Town striker Luke Tuttle could be sidelined for up to two months. Picture: NEIL SMITH

Dereham Town boss Matt Henman believes his players’ FA Cup exploits can help them pull off a Trophy upset on Saturday.

Tristan Cliffe, left, faces the camera.

Snetterton’s only night race of the season takes place on Saturday when the Lotus Cup UK Championship will be settled in a two-hour night-time event.

John Bailey on the remodelled Glaven. Can it host sea trout in the future?

It was in my first incarnation as a writer for the Eastern Daily Press that, getting on for 40 years or so ago, I wrote about sea trout under the title, A Yard of Silver.

JR Osborne with the new Snetterton-built Ralph Firman Racing championship winning car.

Snetterton racing car manufacturer, Ralph Firman Racing, made a hugely successful winning debut in America with their new Kawasaki-powered Formula 1000 single-seater race car.

Harleston Magpies Ladies retained their third place in the league by adding three points to their tally on Saturday.

Richard Larkin on the ball for Harleston Magpies against Chelmsford. Picture: Pat Leate

Dereham overcame a two goal deficit to claim a 3-3 draw against visitors City of Peterborough in the Premier A Division.

Norwich Dragons Ladies 4s forward Sue Cross takes a shot at goal in the 1-0 win over Harleston Magpies V.

Norwich Dragons travelled to Tunbridge Wells hoping to end their run of three consecutive defeats – but the home side had other ideas.

Loddon’s Premier Division title aspirations took a knock when Broadland overcame a two goal half-time deficit to continue their unbeaten run with a 4-3 win.

Gorleston returned to winning ways in spectacular fashion last night when they won 5-0 at Premier Division strugglers Walsham-le-Willows.

Remy Gordon was on target for Wroxham against Thamesmead Town. Picture: Steve Adams

Wroxham produced a clinical performance to outclass Thamesmead Town at Trafford Park.

Lowestoft Town director of football Craig Fleming.

Craig Fleming’s hopes of a return to top level professional football have been dashed after he was caught in the latest managerial merry-go-round.

Lynn's George Thomson. Picture: Ian Burt

Red-hot playmaker George Thomson kept up his hot streak in front of goal as Lynn bounced back from their FA Cup heartbreak with a narrow home victory tonight.

The King's Lynn Stars. Picture: DENIS MURPHY

It’s that time of the year for me to dish out my end-of-season awards.

Acle Rangers manager Julian Bussell.

The remarkable unbeaten record of Norman Wanders was ended by Acle Rangers, who had twice come close to ending the record before.

Norman Wanderers in action against The Pod at the Locksley School ground. Photo: Steve Adams

As their remarkable unbeaten record ends, DAVID FREEZER finds out how Norman Wanderers intend to bounce back

A grounded Ross Watson and Jordan Yong show the pain that Gary Setchell is hoping new recruit Gregg Smith, inset, can ease. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

New recruit Gregg Smith will provide King’s Lynn Town with the perfect pick-me-up following their FA Cup heartbreak, according to his new manager.

Jake Willgress. Picture: James Bass

Acle A have maintained their position at the top of Division One of the Norfolk CIBA County Bowls League, sponsored by Granite Transformations, with victory at home to Pentney A by 104 shots to 60, writes David Perry.

Diss Town need to get some more points on the board, and fast, if they are to not get cut adrift at the foot of the table. Picture: JOHN HUTTON

Diss Town have another chance this evening to prove their first Premier Division victory of the season was not a false dawn.

Jordan King scored for Wroxham at Chatham Town. 
PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Wroxham consolidated their grip on fifth place as they came from behind to down a spirited Chatham Town.

Dereham Town manager Matt Henman saw his side lose at Aldiss Park. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Dereham’s recent good form ended when they were soundly beaten by lowly Gt Wakering Rovers.

Joe Tennant celebrates scoring a late try to snatch a win for Norwich at Rochford Hundred. Picture: Andy Micklethwaite

Norwich sealed a dramatic victory with Joe Tennant’s try in the final play of the game in what was a tough encounter.

Action from Diss v Holt at Mackenders. Picture: John Bulloch

Diss secured maximum points against local rivals Holt with an emphatic all-round performance that highlighted the continued progress being made following the appointment of Roger Coombs and Dave Smith as lead coaches.

Jacques Olivier brings the ball out for North Walsham against Barking on Saturday.

On a glorious afternoon North Walsham pulled off a superb comeback victory on Saturday to get their season back on track after a couple of disappointing results.

Club chairman Alan Bowkett and chief executive David McNally present Norwich City's accounts at Carrow Road. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich City has released its financial accounts for the period up to the end of the 2013/14 season. And while it may have been a terrible year on the field, culminating in relegation, off the field things are looking much rosier. Assistant editor and NCFC fan columnist David Powles takes a closer look.

FA Cup action from King's Lynn Town v AFC Fylde at The Walks - Lynn's Michael Frew anguish as he comes close with a equalising header in the last moments. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Gary Setchell admits it’s going to take a huge effort to lift his King’s Lynn Town players after their heartbreaking FA Cup exit.

FA Cup action from King's Lynn Town v AFC Fylde at The Walks - Lynn's David Bell at the final whistle as Lynn lose 4-3. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Gary Setchell didn’t need telling that King’s Lynn Town had caused their own FA Cup downfall on Saturday.

FA Cup action from King's Lynn Town v AFC Fylde at The Walks - Lynn Town chairman Buster Chapman talks to players after the game. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A host of individual errors cost battling Lynn dearly as their dreams of reaching the FA Cup first round fell at the final hurdle.

Club chairman Alan Bowkett and chief executive David McNally present Norwich City's accounts at Carrow Road. Photo: Bill Smith

Norwich City manager Neil Adams will be given the financial firepower to buy new players in the January transfer window after the club was handed a clean bill of health in its annual accounts.

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