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FA Cup - Wroxham v Fakenham Town at Trafford Park. Wroxham first goal. Photo : Steve Adams

Super-sub Jack Garrod came off the bench to score twice as the Yachtsmen set up an exciting encounter against King’s Lynn in the first qualifying round.

Dereham’s inability to score again cost them dearly as they exited the FA Cup.

Action from Kirkley & Pakefield's 1-0 win at Fakenham Town, orange, last weekend. Picture: TONY MILES

Matt Blake struck a late equaliser to keep Norwich United in the FA Cup last night.

Dereham Town's Sam Borrer returns to action today. Picture: ROB COLMAN

Dereham Town are on their travels again as they aim to kickstart an FA Cup adventure.

Wroxham manager 
Stewart Larter. 

Picture: James Bass

Wroxham begin their FA Cup journey with a Norfolk derby at Trafford Park.

Dereham, black and white, are back in action this evening. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Ryman League duo Dereham Town and Wroxham are back on the road again this evening.

Action from an early-season FA Cup tie between Wisbech Town, red, and Diss Town. Picture: STEVE WILLIAMS

The preliminary round of the FA Cup will be played this weekend – but our sides already have a good idea of who they will be facing if they get through to the next stage.

Neal Simmons, left, is keeping things in perspective at Aldiss Park. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Dereham Town head to Essex looking for their first win – and goal – of the new season, writes Rene Kendal.

Dereham Town boss Matt Henman has been left with plenty to ponder so far this season. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Below-par Dereham failed to find the net again as they slumped to their second defeat of the week, writes Rene Kendal.

It was a good weekend for Wroxham.

Nick Davey’s glancing header gave the Yachtsmen their first win of the season in front of the home supporters, writes Tom Wardle.

Wroxham came home disappointed after a single goal settled the issue at Tilbury.

Dereham Town manager Matt Henman. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Dereham Town picked up their first point of the new campaign by claiming a very creditable draw in Essex.

Gary Setchell was all smiles as Lynn beat Rugby thanks to a strike from debutant Jake Speight. Picture: IAN BURT

New King’s Lynn Town striker Jake Speight gave the Linnets a hard-fought 1-0 win at Rugby Town in their penultimate pre-season friendly.

Action from the pre-season game between Dereham Town v Lowestoft Town at Aldiss Park. Picture: Matthew Usher.

A goal in either half got Lowestoft Town back to winning ways in pre-season in a keenly contested friendly at Aldiss Park last night.

Shaun Bammant in action for Lowestoft Town during a 2-1 friendly defeat to Football League club Luton Town at Crown Meadow earlier this month. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Pre-season preparations continue for Dereham Town and Lowestoft Town when the teams meet at Aldiss Park this evening.

Dawid Radomski, formerly of Lowestoft Town. Picture: RICHARD LAND/FOCUS IMAGES

Midfielder Dawid Radomski will not line up against his former club this evening after Matt Henman confirmed the Polish playmaker has departed Dereham Town.


A late header from Ryan Fryatt saw King’s Lynn Town edge past Norfolk rivals Dereham Town at The Walks last night.

Wroxham, blue, and Dereham, black, will be part of the Ryman North set-up again next season. Picture: ROB COLMAN

Ryman League rivals Dereham and Wroxham’s plans for next season have gathered pace with the release of the set-up’s fixtures for 2015/16.

Danny Beaumont after signing for Wisbech last summer.

Attacking talent Danny Beaumont will be plying his trade at Step Four again next season.

Dawid Radomski, left, and Matt Henman seal the deal.

Dereham Town boss Matt Henman is hoping to reap the rewards of his frenetic start to his summer, writes Gavin Caney.

Michael Clunan in action for Dereham. Picture: NEIL SMITH

King’s Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell has continued his summer shopping spree with the signing of midfielder Michael Clunan.

Ryan Crisp on the ball for Needham Market earlier this season. Picture: GREGG BROWN

Boss Matt Henman has softened the blow of losing attacking talent Ryan Hawkins by bringing Ryan Crisp to Dereham Town, writes Gavin Caney.

Action from Wroxham's win over Dereham in the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road. Wroxham manager Stewart Larter.

Wroxham manager Stewart Larter is hoping to see long-term benefits from victory over Dereham in the Norfolk Senior Cup final.

Wroxham, blue, and Dereham will face off again this evening. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Rivals Wroxham and Dereham will lock horns for the third time this season in tonight’s Norfolk Senior Cup final.

Wroxham’s hopes of ending their Ryman North campaign on a high were dashed as Bradley Nobbs’ injury-time equaliser earned rock-bottom Burnham Ramblers a share of the spoils.

Dereham Town manager Matt Henman and assistant Neil Simmons. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Dereham’s promising league campaign ended on a losing note on Saturday.

Wroxham manager Stewart Larter. Picture: Steve Adams

Wroxham will be playing just for pride today when they take on rock-bottom Burnham Ramblers in their final game.


Dereham Town failed to take their play-off push right to the wire – but boss Matt Henman remains proud of his players’ efforts, writes Ed Colman.

Matt Henmans men will be playing in Ryman North again in 2015/16. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Dereham’s play-off hopes ended when they could only gain a draw against relegation-threatened Maldon & Tiptree, writes Rene Kendal.


Wroxham’s hopes of reaching the Ryman North play-offs were dashed as Arian Retkoceri’s 83rd-minute effort sealed a win for Aveley.

Nathan Stone is unable to play for Wroxham this afternoon. Picture: JAMES BASS

Stewart Larter has admitted his Wroxham side need to apply some pressure on those above them as they attempt to salvage their play-off ambitions against Aveley, writes Thomas Crabb.

Dereham's Ryan Hawkins feels the full force of a Brentwood challenge. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Dereham Town will be looking to boost their chances of breaking into the Ryman North play-off places when they visit lowly Maldon & Tiptree United on Saturday, writes Ed Colman.

Jamie Forshaw was on target for Wroxham against Heybridge Swifts.

Wroxham’s play-off hopes suffered a severe dent as Heybridge Swifts claimed a late leveller at Scraley Road.

Action from Dereham Town v Brentwood Town at Aldiss Park - Luke Tuttle celebrate scoring from distance with a volley. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Dereham completed a double and kept themselves firmly in the play-off picture.

Liam Wales and Dereham Town are within touching distance of the top five. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Dereham Town will hope to outmanoeuvre another rival in the thrilling race to reach the Ryman North play-offs.

Ryan Hawkins, right, found the net for the Magpies at Needham. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Dereham had to dig deep to gain a useful point and maintain their play-off hopes against their title-chasing hosts, writes Rene Kendal.

Wroxham, blue, suffered a damaging defeat at Needham. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Wroxham dropped out of the Ryman North play-off positions as Soham Town Rangers came from behind to secure a well-earned victory, writes Thomas Crabb.

Luke Tuttle scored the crucial goal for Dereham against Waltham Abbey. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham recorded another crucial victory in their quest to reach the play-offs with Waltham unlucky not to gain a point at Aldiss Park.

Wroxham v Needham Market at Trafford Park, Christy Finch applies the pressure for Wroxham. Photo :Steve Adams

Wroxham produced a resolute defensive display to earn a potentially crucial point against league leaders Needham Market at Trafford Park.

Jamie Forshaw is looking to continue his purple patch for Wroxham this afternoon, having scored three goals in his last two matches. Picture: Denise Bradley

Stewart Larter insists his Wroxham side will be taking their season run-in one game at a time ahead of hosting league leaders Needham Market.

Sam Borrer in action for Dereham Town during last week's 3-1 win over AFC Sudbury. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Dereham Town can complete a quick-fire Ryman North double this afternoon to strengthen their play-off push.

Tony Dickerson.

There will be a minute’s silence before all Anglian Combination matches on Saturday following the death of the league’s president, Tony Dickerson.

Dereham Town FC v AFC Sudbury.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Dereham recorded a fine victory against Jamie Godbold’s high-flying side which kept alive their play-off hopes.


Wroxham came up against a despondent Redbridge outfit who had lost their last game 7-0, writes Thomas Crabb.

Stewart Larter will be hoping his Wroxham team can bring three points back from London. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Wroxham will be looking to get their play-off push back on track as they prepare to travel to Redbridge, writes Thomas Crabb.

Dereham Town's Luke Tuttle. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham Town’s chances of gatecrashing the play-offs will be given a huge boost if they upset AFC Sudbury.

Wayne Anderson, left, and Neil Jarvis will stand side by side for the last time as Fakenham's management duo tomorrow. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

The biggest talking point from the non-league football scene in the area this week is discussed in detail on Gavin Caney’s latest podcast offering.

The higher-level club Wayne Anderson is joining has been confirmed as Dereham Town. Picture: IAN BURT

Departing Fakenham boss Wayne Anderson insists his decision to take over Dereham Town Reserves will not hinder his managerial progress.

Dereham Town's Luke Tuttle. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham maintained their impressive away record with another three points in a 2-0 win over Barkingside, writes Rene Kendal.

Wroxham boss Stewart Larter.

Wroxham’s play-off hopes hit another stumbling block as they could only manage a 1-1 draw against Great Wakering Rovers.

Matt Henman. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Dereham Town have an ideal chance to hang on to the coat-tails of the top five when they visit struggling Barkingside.

Andy Howell, right, is missing for Wroxham after suffering a nasty head inury in the week. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Wroxham boss Stewart Larter claims it’s still all to play for in the Ryman North play-off race as they prepare to host Great Wakering, writes Thomas Crabb.

Remy Gordon scored his 22nd goal of the season for Wroxham at Romford. 
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Wroxham snatched a draw from the jaws of victory in Essex this evening, after a dramatic finale against Romford.

Wroxham boss Stewart Larter.

Wroxham will be looking for a positive response from Saturday’s defeat at Waltham Abbey when they visit a Romford side who they hammered 8-0 at home, writes Thomas Crabb.

Danny White played a part in Wroxham's weekend goal. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Wroxham’s four-game winning streak came to an end as a battling Waltham Abbey completed the season double over the play-off hopefuls at Capershotts, writes Thomas Crabb.

Dereham, black and white, lost on Saturday. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Dereham’s play-off hopes suffered another blow after a solitary first-half goal by striker Billy Jones kept Harlow’s own promotion bid on track, writes Rene Kendal.

Luke Tuttle scored two goals for Dereham in midweek. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Injury problems were eased for Dereham Town in midweek, when striker Luke Tuttle returned from his own injury problems to score twice.

Ryman League Division One North: Wroxham v Dereham. Wroxham manager Stewart Larter
. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Stewart Larter and his Wroxham play-off hopefuls will be looking to keep their recent upsurge in form going when they travel to mid-table Waltham Abbey.

Remy Gordon, pictured in action against Dereham at the weekend, scored for Wroxham against Cray

Wroxham climbed to third in the Ryman League North table last night as two goals in as many second half minutes saw them to a narrow victory over a spirited Cray Wanderers.

Ryman League Division One North: Wroxham v Dereham.
Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Manager Stewart Larter praised the clinical nature of his Wroxham side after late strikes from Remy Gordon and Christy Finch saw them to a dogged win over rivals Dereham Town.

A Wroxham supporter celebrates after full-back Stephen Taylor fires the Yachtsmen in front against Dereham at Trafford Park. Picture: Simon Finlay

Wroxham emerged victorious from yesterday’s Norfolk derby at Trafford Park, beating Dereham 3-1 at Trafford Park.

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