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Interim boss Chris Wigger has overseen two defeats since filling the void left by Stewart Larter at Wroxham. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

After two defeats in their last two games, including a heartbreaking 4-3 injury-time loss against Redbridge last Saturday, Wroxham meet another team in the drop-zone, writes Adrian Gowling.

Matt Cook. Picture: SUBMITTED

Dereham Town boss Matt Henman is looking at the bigger picture after his side’s play-off hopes appear to have died, writes Rene Kendal.

Stewart Larter. Picture: JAMES BASS

His painful exit from Wroxham has not convinced Stewart Larter to steer clear of the area’s non-league managerial merry-go-round.

Football action from Wroxham FC v Redbridge.


A fairy-tale ending to Chris Wigger’s first game in charge of the Yachtsmen was denied by two very late goals in this relegation six-pointer.

Dereham’s long unbeaten run was ended at Theobalds Lane with Jason Hallett’s second half strike winning the match.

Stewart Larter. Picture: BILL SMITH

Heartbroken Stewart Larter quit as Wroxham boss last night to try and save the club’s season.

Stewart Larter has resigned as manager of Wroxham. Photo: Steve Adams

Wroxham manager Stewart Larter has resigned following the Yachtsmen’s surprise defeat to lower-level King’s Lynn Town Reserves in the quarter-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Danny Beaumont heads the ball for Wroxham during a match against Wroxham. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Danny Beaumont is set for a third stint at Wisbech Town after becoming the second frontman to depart struggling Wroxham in less than a week.

Neil Jarvis.

Boss Stewart Larter admits more off-the-pitch upheaval is the last thing struggling Wroxham needed.

Dereham are hoping for more football success today.

There may have been a change at Aldiss Park this week but Dereham Town will be hoping it’s business as usual at first-team level.

Wayne Anderson, left, and Neil Jarvis have been reunited at Fakenham. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Wayne Anderson and Neil Jarvis have completed shock U-turns as they look to rescue Fakenham Town’s season.

Dereham Town, black and white, in Norfolk Senior Cup action against Spixworth. Picture: JOE SAYER/NORFOLK FA

Dereham Town have secured one victory already today as they prepare to reignite their Ryman League North play-off push.

Nathan Stone scored for Wroxham against Barkingside. Picture: Rob Colman

Nathan Stone rescued a draw as the Yachtsmen failed to end their poor form against another struggling side.

Stewart Larter. Picture: BILL SMITH

Two sides bereft of confidence meet at Trafford Park this afternoon, writes Adrian Gowling.

Action from the clash between Dereham Town, black and white, and Spixworth. Picture: JOE SAYER/NORFOLK FA

Norfolk Senior Cup semi-finalists Dereham Town turn their attentions back to maintaining a play-off push this afternoon.

Jamie Forshaw. Picture: ROB COLMAN

Wroxham’s scheduled match at Aveley was postponed yesterday evening due to a waterlogged playing surface.

Lewis Butcher is back in contention for Dereham. Picture: SUSAN WATTS

Dereham Town will need to beat Waltham Abbey and the weather to complete a perfect 10, writes Rene Kendal.

Persistent rain has led to early postponements of both Wroxham and Dereham Town’s scheduled matches for this evening – but King’s Lynn Town’s clash with Merthyr Town is set to go ahead.

Nathan Stone scored Wroxham's equaliser against Brightlingsea. Picture: Rob Colman

A six-goal thriller between Wroxham and Brightlingsea Regent ended all square at Trafford Park.

Matt Henman saw his Dereham side stretch their unbeaten record to nine matches with their 1-0 win against Soham.

Dereham stretched their unbeaten run to nine games with Payton Swatman’s deflected second half goal enough to secure the points at Aldiss Park.

Matt Henman likes what he has seen from his Dereham side lately. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Matt Henman believes he’s found the right formula for the Magpies to remain in the mix for honours, writes Rene Kendal.

Nathan Stone and his Wroxham team-mates need some improved results in the second half of the season. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Wroxham boss Stewart Larter will be hoping the expression ‘it’s a new year and a new start’ becomes true today during their home fixture against Brightlingsea Regent, writes Adrian Gowling.

Dereham are on the ball at the minute.

Dereham extended their excellent unbeaten run with a fine win at Ram Meadow, writes Rene Kendal.

Wroxham's glum run of form continued at Soham. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

In a game bereft of chances, a late Salim Relizani goal clinched all three points for Soham, writes Adrian Gowling.

Luke Chadwick, back in his younger days, should face Wroxham this afternon. Picture: PA

Wroxham head to Cambridgeshire in higher spirits after picking up a precious point last time out, writes Adrian Gowling.

Luke Tuttle, right, scored two penalties last time out for Dereham Town. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Dereham Town boss Matt Henman is expecting a Boxing Day battle at Bury, writes Rene Kendal.

Wroxham failed to take advantage of a good start as they were held to a pre-Christmas draw on a difficult Trafford Park pitch.

Luke Tuttle scored two penalties for Dereham against Thurrock. Picture: Matthew Usher

Matt Henman’s in-form Dereham side extended their unbeaten run to seven games in an excellent game at Aldiss Park.

Jackson Ramm is set to return from suspension for Wroxham.

Hopes that Wroxham had finally put an end to their poor form were well and truly shattered on Tuesday night.

Craig Bussens is close to a return for Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham Town’s six-match unbeaten run will be tested this afternoon when title-chasing Thurrock come to Aldiss Park in Ryman North.

Wroxham’s long wait for a win in Ryman League North goes on after they were beaten 3-0 at home by Heybridge Swifts on Tuesday night.

Ryan Crisp scored Dereham's first at Aveley. Picture: Mark Bullimore

Numerous missed chances meant that Dereham left Mill Field with only a point in their latest Ryman North encounter.

Stewart Larter saw his Wroxham side beaten 3-1 at Cray Wanderers. Picture Steve Adams

A Matty Waters wonder goal 10 minutes into the second half wasn’t enough to earn Wroxham a point against the Ryman North league leaders in Kent.

Andy Howell is set to return from suspension for the Yachtsmsen. Picture: IAN BURT

Wroxham face a daunting trip to Bromley to take on leaders Cray Wanderers.

Sam Borrer is available for Dereham after recovering from illness. Picture: IAN BURT

In-form Dereham head to Aveley looking to close in on the play-off positions in Ryman North this afternoon.

Dereham boss Matt Henman. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A solitary goal was enough for Dereham to register their fifth successive win at Aldiss Park –although the Mapgies should have won by a bigger margin.

Elliot Pride has a reason to smile today, he can play football again!

Wroxham have been handed a major boost in time for this afternoon’s clash with Romford, writes Adrian Gowling.

Lewis Butcher celebrates one of his three goals for Dereham. Picture: SUSAN WATTS

Dereham Town have a chance to heap more misery on struggling Barkingside this afternoon, writes Rene Kendal.

Lynn's Jack Frohawk. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town Reserves moved into the last eight of the Norfolk Senior Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Downham Town at The Walks last night.

Rhys Logan will be hoping there is less Dereham Town frustration today. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Dereham Town head to Great Wakering Rovers looking to secure a third league win on the spin, writes Rene Kendal.

Wroxham, blue, are getting some bodies back. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Wroxham are on the road to Hertfordshire this afternoon as they visit Cheshunt, writes Adrian Gowling.

Ryan Crisp scored Derehams first-half equaliser at Diss last night. Picture: Mark Bullimore

Ryman League North side Dereham came from behind to see off their plucky Thurlow Nunn League opponents in an entertaining tie at Brewers Green Lane last night.

Lowestoft Town, blue, are not in action this evening. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

The third of five scheduled matches involving our area’s semi-professional clubs this evening has been called off.

The Planters are our area's only remaining side in the FA Vase after Gorleston, green, and Kirkley & Pakefield exited the competition on Saturday. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Norwich United will make a second attempt at staging their FA Vase clash against Hullbridge Sports this evening.

Rhys Logan opened the scoring for Dereham against Thamesmead. Picture: Mark Bullimore

Dereham warmed up the supporters who braved the elements at a bitterly cold Aldiss Park.

Wroxham v AFC Sudbury.

Wroxham turned in an improved performance but came up short against third-placed AFC Sudbury.

Jackson Ramm is unavailable for the Yachtsmen through suspension. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Wroxham will aim to end their recent slump as they embark on a second home match in a row, writes Adrian Gowling.

Dereham, black, in action during their win at the weekend. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Dereham may have to grind out another win if they want to add three points to their Ryman League North tally.

Action from Dereham Town v Heybridge Swifts at Aldiss Park. Picture: Matthew Usher.

It was all about the result for Matty Henman as he saw his side complete a double over struggling Heybridge.

Wroxham manager Stewart Larter's side fought back from two goals down only to lose.

Wroxham 2 Gt Wakering Rovers 4

Jamie Forshaw, blue, was part of a losing Wroxham team for the second time in a short period of time. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Wroxham’s impressive first-half display wasn’t enough to prevent the clinical Fleet from running away with the game, writes Tom Wardle.

Dereham Town were not head over heels with joy on Saturday. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Dereham conceded three times after the break to crash to a disappointing defeat, writes Rene Kendal.

Ashley Jarvis, right, has joined Wroxham. Picture: Ian Burt

Wroxham will have new recruit Ashley Jarvis in their squad today when they head to Essex for the second time in a matter of days.

Dereham boss Matt Henman. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A refreshed Dereham Town head to AFC Hornchurch looking to reignite their season.

Dereham Town's Under-18s prior to their glamour tie against Posh. Picture: IAN BURT

Striker James Cooper hit a brilliant brace as Dereham Town caused a huge FA Youth Cup upset, writes Gavin Caney.

Dereham Town Under-18's. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham Town will be looking to cause a huge upset this evening when they lock horns with Peterborough United.

Ryan Fryatt, middle, has become a key figure at King's Lynn Town. Picture: IAN BURT

Gary Setchell believes in-form Ryan Fryatt will continue to keep proving his King’s Lynn Town doubters wrong.

Dereham Town's Luke Tuttle. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham suffered late heartbreak in Suffolk, after allowing their lead to slip at Sudbury.

Neil Jarvis, right, during his time as Wayne Anderson's assistant. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Former Fakenham Town manager Neil Jarvis has opted for a fresh start by becoming higher-level Wroxham’s assistant.


Midfielder Adam Smith looks set to make his Ryman League North return for Dereham Town at AFC Sudbury.

The late joy among those in black and white shirts was cut short by Cray's late strike. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Ten-man Dereham gained a point against the league leaders after a dramatic finish at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.


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