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Alex Vincent netted for Swaffham Town during their weekend win. Picture: EDDIE DEANE

Thetford Town and Great Yarmouth Town will lock horns in the next round of the FA Vase.

The form book was turned on its head at Plantation Park as the Planters failed to find the net for the first time this season, writes Norman Bygrave.

Dan Morphew netted the winner at Hornchurch for Dereham.

A late goal from skipper Daniel Morphew earned Dereham the points at the Bridge, writes Rene Kendal.

David Hinton, once of Gorleston, is hoping to be a hit at Dereham Town.

Dereham Town’s attentions can now turn to moving up the table as they head to AFC Hornchurch.

Norwich United's men in yellow have enjoyed a cracking start to life at a higher level. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United return to Plantation Park looking to continue their excellent start to the season, writes Norman Bygrave.

Wroxham manager Damian Hilton. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

Boss Damian Hilton will be hoping Wroxham can kick on after finally picking up their first point of the season in midweek, writes Adrian Gowling.

Striker Ryan Crisp, on the ball for Dereham Town against Norwich United, netted in Tuesdays 4-1 loss at Phoenix Sports.

Matt Henman hopes Dereham Town can turn up the heat and make St Albans City melt in an Aldiss Park FA Cup second qualifying round pressure cooker.

Danny Beaumont scored for Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham counted the cost of a disappointing second half performance as they went down at home to Bowers & Pitsea.

Adam Hipperson scored in Norwich United's win at Cheshunt. Picture: Simon Finlay

Norwich United kept up their excellent start to the season with an injury-time victory at Cheshunt.

Wroxham fell to their seventh consecutive defeat as 15 crazy second-half minutes cost them at home to Maldon & Tiptree.

Action from Dereham Town v Soham Town at Aldiss Park - Dereham's Craig Bussens celebrates scoring. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Dereham have given themselves a platform to build on ahead of the visit of Bowers & Pitsea.

The FA Cup.

Norfolk’s remaining non-league sides will not have to travel far when they continue their interest in this season’s competition.

Jordan Rocastle scored for Wroxham at Aveley. Picture: Wroxham FC

Wroxham remain without a point and rooted to the bottom of the table.

Matt Henman's Dereham team progressed in the FA Cup. Picture: Matt Usher

Two headed goals from defender Jake Anema helped Dereham progress to the next round of the FA Cup and bag the £3,000 prize money.

Wroxham manager Damien Hilton. is looking for reinforcements.

Wroxham boss Damian Hilton is looking for reinforcements to drag the Yachtsmen off the bottom the table.

Dereham's Ryan Crisp is set to return against Holbeach. Picture: Ian Burt

Signs of Dereham Town’s improvement are just around the corner, according to boss Matt Henman.

Rhys Logan was on target for Dereham) at Tilbury. 

Ten-man Dereham went down to a late winner in Essex.

Norwich United player Lee Mason, right, in action during his side's FA Cup defeat to Histon. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United will attempt to avoid an FA Cup hangover when they return to league action.

Wroxham will be hoping they're on the ball this afternoon.

After going out of the FA Cup to lower-level Deeping Rangers, Wroxham boss Damian Hilton will be looking for a much-improved performance from his side in Essex, writes Adrian Gowling.

Dereham Town's Danny Beaumont back in 2013. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham Town’s aim of avoiding a slow start to the campaign will be put to the test at Tilbury.

Swardeston cricketer Joe Gatting made his debut for Dereham Town Football Club last night. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Dereham progressed to the first qualifying round of the FA Cup with Dawid Radomski’s second-half strike settling a close game, writes Rene Kendal.

The FA Cup.

Dereham Town have another chance to book their place in the next round of the FA Cup this evening.

Action from Norwich United against Histon. Norwich United player Shaun Wones. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

And then there was one...

The FA Cup dreams of Wroxham, Kirkley & Pakefield, Norwich United and Wisbech Town are over – while Dereham Town need a replay tomorrow night to reach the first qualifying round.

Damian Hilton will be back in the dugout as Wroxham look to start a FA Cup adventure. Picture: WROXHAM FC

Wroxham, Dereham Town and Norwich United will be aiming to ensure Norfolk enjoys a far happier FA Cup return this afternoon.

Jamie Speller scored in Norwich United's win over Maldon & Tiptree. 
Picture by Seb Daly/Focus Images Ltd

Goals either side of half-time from Jamie Speller and Remi Gordon secured Norwich United the points in their first ever home game in the Ryman League, against Maldon & Tiptree.

Rhys Logan, who scored Derehams winner against Wroxham.


Dereham took the honours in the first Ryman League North derby of the season – a game which came to life with three goals in nine second-half minutes.

Action from a previous Ryman League derby between Dereham and Wroxham, blue. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Dereham Town and Wroxham renew their Ryman League rivalry as they look to bounce back from opening-day defeats.

Shaun Wones, right, netted for the Planters in their opening-day win. Picture: SUBMITTED

Norwich United are set for a special night when they host their first-ever league game at Step Four of the non-league ladder.

Remy Gordon made his Norwich United debut on Saturday. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Norwich United could hardly have wished for a better start to the new campaign as they kicked off with a win at Great Wakering Rovers.

Will Viner may have conceded three goals but he still had a day to remember at Haringey.

Dereham were comfortably beaten on the opening day of the new season with Will Viner’s heroics in goal keeping the scoreline respectable.

It was a losing start to the season for Wroxham.

Wroxham showed encouraging signs for the season ahead with a performance which was only lacking a positive result at the end.

Jordan Rocastle scored for Wroxham at Aveley. Picture: Wroxham FC

Dereham boss Matt Henman admits expectation levels have risen at Aldiss Park ahead of the new season.

Connor Deeks ensured Lowestoft enjoyed a winning end to their summer programme. Picture: JAMES BASS

Gorleston exited the FA Cup in humiliating style after being hammered 8-0 at Peterborough Sports.

Lowestoft Town (blue/ white) v Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.
Pre Season Friendly.
Andrew Fisk.

Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town enjoyed their best work-out of pre-season so far despite going down to a 3-1 defeat against Braintree Town at Crown Meadow.

Declan McAvoy's time as a Linnet didn't last long. Picture: LEN BERESFORD

Declan McAvoy has performed a U-turn and returned to Great Yarmouth Town despite signing for King’s Lynn Town earlier this summer.

Norwich United manager Steve Eastaugh with new signing Shaun Wones.

Promoted Norwich United’s first taste of Step Four football will come outside of Norfolk.

Ben Killip, who spent some time on loan last season with Lowestoft Town, kept a clean sheet for Norwich in the Norfolk Invitation Cup final. Picture: PHIL COOK/FOCUS IMAGES

A young Norwich side comfortably got their hands on some summer silverware following an entertaining game in Bowthorpe, writes Rene Kendal.

Todd Cantwell, right, will be looking to get on the ball for Norwich if he features this evening. Picture: JASON DAWSON/JASONPIX

Fans will get their first chance to watch Norwich City locally this summer when they take on Dereham Town.

Action from Dereham Town's pre-season clash with King's Lynn Town FC at Aldiss Park. Lee Stevenson scored Lynn's third. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town got their pre-season off to a winning start with a 4-1 victory at Dereham Town.

The FA Cup.

The draw for the early qualifying rounds of the FA Cup has been made today, as well as the early rounds of the FA Trophy, FA Vase and FA Youth Cup.

Joe Gatting in action for Swardeston in the East Anglian Premier League earlier this season.

Dereham Town have won the chase for the signature of former Brighton and Hove Albion striker Joe Gatting.

Adam Smith has committed to Dereham Town for next season, pictured in action during last season's Senior Cup final victory over Norwich United at Carrow Road PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Pre-season preparations have stepped up for Dereham Town with news that two key players have committed themselves to the club for the new campaign.

John Edridge, left, and Steve Eastaugh of Norwich United. Picture: Denise Bradley

The new era is already into full swing at Norwich United, with manager Steve Eastaugh bringing in four players shortly after taking over the reins at Plantation Park.

Steve Eastaugh has taken over as manager at Norwich United.

Norwich United have announced Steve Eastaugh as their new manager with John Edridge reverting to his role of assistant boss.

Action from the Norfolk Senior Cup final between Dereham, black and white, and Norwich United. Picture: SIMON FINLAY

Dereham Town have lifted the Norfolk Senior Cup trophy for the fourth time in their history following a 2-0 win over Norwich United in the final at Carrow Road.

Wroxham lifted the Norfolk Senior Cup in 2015, will it be Dereham Town or Norwich United tonight? Picture: Rob Colman

Dereham Town and Norwich United clash in the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road tonight – and we’ll be bringing you live updates from the match.

Action from Wroxham's win over Dereham in the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road last year. Picture: Rob Colman

There will be plenty of added motivation for Dereham Town and Norwich United when they meet in the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road tonight.

Damian Hilton and Wroxham have the FA to thank for keeping hold of their Step Four status. Picture: DANIEL HAMBURY

Wroxham are breathing a sigh of relief after being handed their second relegation reprieve in three seasons, writes Gavin Caney.

Damian Hilton, and all at Wroxham, can only hope for good news from the FA. Picture: SEB DALY

Wroxham are heading back to the Eastern Counties (Thurlow Nunn) League – unless they are given a relegation reprieve, writes Tom Wardle.

Dereham ended their league season on a losing note.

Dereham concluded what has been another highly successful Ryman League season with a disappointing defeat at Cricklefield Stadium, writes Rene Kendal.

Luke Tuttle scored four goals for Dereham against Great Wakering. Picture: Ian Burt

The survival situation looks simple for Wroxham this afternoon.

Danny Wright nets an FA Cup goal for Dereham Town way back in 2006. Picture: ANGELA SHARPE

Former Dereham Town striker Danny Wright is celebrating after reaching the promised land.

Luke Tuttle scored four goals for Dereham against Great Wakering. Picture: Ian Burt

Hot-shot Luke Tuttle netted four times to take his league tally to 26 for the season as Dereham cruised to victory at Aldiss Park.

Wroxham manager Damian Hilton. Picture: Mark Bullimore

Wroxham’s battle to avoid relegation from Ryman League North will go to the final day of the season after a comprehensive home defeat last night.

Nick Davey

Wroxham play their final home game of the season against Cray Wanderers, writes Adrian Gowling.


Dereham Town can continue their push for another top-10 finish by seeing off Aveley.

Two goals within two minutes took the wind out of the Yachtsmen’s sails.

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