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Wroxham are through to the third round of the Norfolk Senior Cup but they were made to work hard for it by Norwich CBS at the FDC.

Fakenham Town return to league action at Ely City this evening – a week after calling off their home clash with Great Yarmouth at short notice.

Dereham Town will be looking to continue their fine recent form when they entertain Mildenhall at Aldiss Park this evening, kick-off 7.45pm.

Alex Walpole went from coaching Fakenham Town’s Under-12s to managing the first team on Saturday as the Ghosts got back to the job of playing football.

Goals from Hafeez Sanusi and Adam Hipperson saw Norwich United lift themselves off the bottom of the table with a convincing victory over Waltham Abbey.

Dereham recorded another league win with a good all-round display at Aldiss Park against Potters Bar.

Lowestoft Town made it 10 points from the last 12 as they extended their unbeaten run to four games to continue their climb up the table.

Norwich United go into this afternoon’s home game against Waltham Abbey still bottom of the table after a late equaliser gave second bottom Romford a share of the spoils on Tuesday night.

Fakenham Town appear to be a club in turmoil after Tuesday’s home match with Great Yarmouth was called off at short notice, with the players apparently refusing to fulfil the fixture.

Fakenham Town are a club in turmoil after a player mutiny forced the 11th hour postponement of their home match with Great Yarmouth.

Adam Mason has labelled the controversial late call-off of their midweek game at Fakenham as “disgusting” and one which could have serious consequences.

Wayne Anderson rescued Fakenham from relegation, led them to promotion and then a place in the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road.

Norwich United exited this season’s competition at the first hurdle losing by the odd goal in seven.

Non-league weekend came and went – and some will be glad to see the back of it.

Dereham Town face an FA Trophy replay on Tuesday evening after behind denied a preliminary round win by a late equaliser.

Harleston Town look determined to go one better this season as they made it a magnificent seven at the start of the new Premier Division campaign.

Norwich United go into tonight’s game with Soham Town Rangers still bottom of the Bostik North, but with renewed confidence after Saturday’s 3-1 victory at Bowers & Pitsea gave them their first win of the season.

Thetford Town will look to erase the memories of a weekend drubbing when they travel to struggling Kirkley & Pakefield on Tuesday night.

The Anglian Combination representative squad took centre stage, which resulted in a reduced senior program, but this year’s Inter League Cup campaign began and ended in the first round as the Amateur Combination ran out 5-0 winners.

Fakenham Town – struggling at the bottom of the Premier Division table and without a manager – were one of the few local teams to emerge from the weekend’s matches with any pride.

A Rhys Logan hat-trick helped Dereham to victory in a seven-goal thriller.

Two goals from Hafeez Sanusi and one from Liam Jackson gave Norwich United their first victory of the season at second-placed Bowers & Pitsea, recording the shock result of the day in the league with an excellent all-round display.

Wroxham have been given a chance of revenge against Norwich CBS after the pair were drawn together in the second round of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Having faced top-of-the-table AFC Hornchurch a week ago, Norwich United travel to second-placed Bowers & Pitsea on Saturday still looking for their first win of the season and rooted to the bottom of the table.

League and cup share the spotlight on the Anglian Combination scene on Saturday.

Great Yarmouth Town will be desperate to shrug off the disappointment of midweek FA Vase exit when they test their credentials at league high-fliers Coggeshall Town.

Fakenham Town have parted company with first team manager Robbie Harris, after just four months in the Clipbush Park hot seat.

Great Yarmouth Town can earn themselves a Norfolk derby at Thetford Town in the FA Vase – if they can get through their replay on Tuesday night.

Gorleston begin life without Ricci Butler on Tuesday night when Kirkley & Pakefield make the short trip to Emerald Park.

Norwich CBS aren’t taking long in writing entries into the new club’s history book.

Ricci Butler ended his reign as Gorleston manager with a point at the weekend.

Dereham Town’s hopes of ending a winless four-game streak were ended by an injury-time equaliser at Aldiss Park.

There was a limited league program in both senior divisions as the Norfolk Senior Cup got underway.

Norwich United include new signings Hafeez Sanusi, a striker from Bishop’s Stortford, and Olumide Lapite, a winger from Barwell, in the squad for the visit of leaders AFC Hornchurch this afternoon.

Fakenham Town will be desperate to make hay while many top-flight teams are otherwise occupied on Saturday.

The journey to Carrow Road begins today as Norfolk’s biggest domestic knockout competition – the Norfolk Senior Cup – gets underway.

Rob Taylor will attempt to get Acle off the bottom of the Premier Division when Beccles Town visit Bridewell Lane.

Gary Setchell says a good run in the FA Vase could keep Wisbech Town’s season alive.

Wroxham take a break from their league programme and return to a competition which brought them their greatest achievement.

Wroxham roared back from two goals down to draw at Walsham le Willows in the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties Premier Division.

Dersingham Rovers have taken the “heart-wrenching” decision to fold after struggling to attract players to play in the Anglian Combination League.

Dereham Town will be looking to bounce back from their FA Cup exit when they travel to Canvey Island in Bostik League Division One North this evening.

Norwich CEYMS and Harleston maintained their perfect starts in the Anglian Combination Premier Division.

Connor Deeks hit all four for Gorleston in their topsy turvy 4-3 victory over Haverhill Borough in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Dereham Town’s FA Cup run is over as they let a half-time lead slip against Boston Town.

It’s back to league action in the Anglian Combination on Saturday following the Mummery Cup exploits.

Gorleston will be hoping to make it three league games unbeaten when Haverhill Borough visit Emerald Park for the first ever match between the two sides.

A trio of local clubs are flying the flag on Saturday as the FA Cup takes centre stage in non-league football.

Sprowston Wanderers seem to be enjoying life back in the top flight of the Norwich Sunday League as they recorded their second victory of the season, winning 5-0 at Bungay Town.

Dereham have the opportunity to bounce back quickly from their first defeat of the season in Bostik League Division One North.

Great Yarmouth Town’s match against Fakenham Town on Tuesday night has been postponed.

Manager Steve Eastaugh has called up defenders Josh Carus and Marley Flute as he looks to halt Norwich United’s disappointing start to the season when they host Bury Town on Tuesday evening (kick-off 7.45pm).

Norwich United’s search for their first points of the season goes on after a 4-1 defeat at Maldon & Tiptree.

Kirkley & Pakefield remain rooted to the bottom of the table after another heavy defeat.

Lowestoft – forced to play with just 10 men for most of the game – saw their hard work undone within four second-half minutes.

Dereham Town suffered their first defeat of the new season after a last-minute goal at Aldiss Park.

Mulbarton began their defence of the Mummery Cup with a 2-1 win at Attleborough Town.

Norwich CBS ensured history was on their side when they came through their first ever Vase game with flying colours.

A little bit of history will be made on Saturday afternoon when one of Norfolk’s newest teams make their bow in the FA Vase.

Thetford Town’s bright start to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division season will be put to the test this afternoon when they entertain leaders Felixstowe & Walton United.

Wroxham look set to be without striker Ross Gilfedder for their trip to Newmarket.

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