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The cold weather decimated the Anglian Combination league programme this weekend - but there were some matches that survived.

Thetford Town went goals crazy for the second week in succession as they hammered FC Clacton 6-2 at Mundford Road.

Norwich United will be hoping the old adage that luck evens itself out over the course of the season comes true after 10-man Grays Athletic were awarded a 49th penalty with no-one, other than the referee, quite sure why.

A dreadful first half performance in which Dereham Town gifted Bowers three goals cost them the points at Aldiss Park.

Norwich United travel to Grays Athletic today looking to build on a four-match unbeaten run.

The first round of the Norwich Sunday League’s League Cup took place on a morning that was damp and gloomy – but saw some cracking encounters take place.

One half of Great Yarmouth Town’s management team admits he has been considering his future in football after being told the Bloaters must ‘replay’ a game at Fakenham that was called off at the last minute when the hosts’ players refused to leave the dressing room.

Fakenham Town are looking to appoint a first team manager after caretaker boss Alex Walpole stepped down from his role.

Norwich CBS will travel to Leighton Town in the fourth round of the FA Vase.

Harleston Town dropped their first points of the season in the Anglian Combination Premier Division after a 0-0 draw at home to Blofield United.

Norwich CBS are through to the last 32 of the FA Vase after an impressive win in the third round over Yaxley.

Dereham Town had to settle for a point in a close game against Aveley at Parkside.

Norwich United may rue not taking their chances in this goalless encounter at home to Ware.

It was a bright but chilly morning that greeted everybody – ideal conditions for football.

Dereham were beaten by an injury-time goal.

Norwich United earned a point at Aveley with a dramatic equaliser in the ninth minute of stoppage time.

Harleston moved 12 points clear at the top of the Premier Division thanks to a 6-1 demolition at local rivals Long Stratton.

It was goals galore for Norfolk clubs – but for Thetford, they all went in at the wrong end.

Holders King’s Lynn Town face a trip to Norwich United in the quarter-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Norwich Ceyms return to action after a fortnight’s absence hoping to make up ground on the leading pack.

Wroxham can prove their credentials as genuine Premier League threats when they travel to second-placed Stowmarket Town.

Norwich United avoided a potential Norfolk Senior Cup banana skin at a rainy and windswept Weybourne Road as they came from behind to eventually win 7-1 against a spirited Sheringham side.

A bright crisp November morning greeted sides as another set of fixtures were completed.

Thetford and Gorleston were forced to share the Premier League spoils at Mundford Road.

Holders King’s Lynn Town led the charge into the quarter-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup after a 5-1 win over Attleborough Town.

A trio of clubs will be looking for a giant-killing on Tuesday night when the third round of the Norfolk Senior Cup is completed.

Thetford Town and Gorleston clash on Tuesday night – with both teams looking to build on wins.

A Michael Murray hat-trick condemned Norwich United to a second consecutive defeat.

Dereham moved five points clear at the top of the table after a magnificent performance in Essex.

Fakenham Town’s recent upturn in fortunes will be put to the ultimate test on Saturday afternoon.

It’s been a case of one in, one out at Great Yarmouth Town.

The Norwich & District Sunday League will provide five of the eight quarter finalists in this season’s Norfolk Sunday Senior Cup.

Caretaker Fakenham Town manager Alex Walpole heaped praise on the character shown by his side following the club’s 2-2 draw with Kirkley and Pakefield on Tuesday.

Gorleston have landed a home tie against Leighton Town in the third round of the FA Vase to be played on Saturday, December 2.

Thetford Town boss Danny White took some positives out of defeat from the FA Vase.

Wisbech Town boss Gary Setchell has a smile on his face again after seeing his side extend their unbeaten run to 14 matches – and all since the former King’s Lynn Town boss took over from Dick Creasey in September.

Great Yarmouth Town suffered their worst defeat since joint managers Martyn Sinclair and Adam Mason took charge at the Wellesley against Histon.

There remains only one unbeaten side in the Premier Division as CEYMS lost their first game of the campaign.

The points were shared in a game of two halves at Aldiss Park.

Norwich United failed to build on impressive result in midweek when three early goals gave visiting Witham Town the impetus at Plantation Park.

A moment of quality from new boy Jackson Ramm helped Gorleston through to the third round of the FA Vase.

The FA Vase second round shares the spotlight with league action on Saturday, with Norwich CBS looking to continue their bogey team tag when they head to fellow Thurlow Nunn First Division rookies Wisbech St Mary.

Great Yarmouth will be looking to put some disappointing form behind them when Fakenham Town come to The Wellesley this evening.

Norwich United made it three home games unbeaten but they will be rueing missed first half chances as they failed to hold onto their interval lead against Barking.

Norwich CEYMS dropped their first points of the Anglian Combination Premier Division campaign as they were held to a 2-2 draw at Beccles Town.

Connor Ingram enjoyed a dream debut personally as he scored two against Brantham Athletic – but it wasn’t enough to stop the Yachtsmen slipping to a home defeat against the Suffolk side.

Dereham’s seven-match unbeaten run has finally come to an end.

Dereham Town have reached their highest ever position in the non-league pyramid - and assistant boss Wayne Anderson says everyone connected to the club should feel proud of the achievement.

Wroxham have signed teenage striker Connor Ingram from Gorleston.

After two weeks since their last game, Norwich United will be glad to be back on the pitch on Saturday afternoon.

Norwich Ceyms have a chance to go top of the Premier Division this afternoon.

Acle continue to lead the way in the Premier Division after a 5-1 home win over Bungay.

King’s Lynn Town’s high-flying reserves side will be put to the test with a derby clash at Fakenham in the Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup on Tuesday night.

There was a limited programme in the Anglian Combination due to the Mummery Cup last 16 ties taking place.

Wroxham were put to the sword by Saffron Walden in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division as they were hammered 5-1 at Saffron Walden Town.

Great Yarmouth Town welcome Long Melford to The Wellesley and will be looking to get back among the goals after a 0-0 Premier Division draw at FC Clacton.

It’s derby time in the Mummery Cup this afternoon, when Bungay Town take on their Beccles Town neighbours.

Dereham Town moved to the top of the league with a superb away win.

Thetford Town set up an intriguing home tie against Wisbech Town in the second round of the FA Vase after winning their first round replay at Debenham LC 2-0.

Dereham produced a quality performance to take all three points home from north London.

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