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Andy Eastaugh could return from injury on Tuesday night when Norwich United take on Aveley. Picture: ARCHANT

Norwich United entertain Aveley this evening looking to continue their current run of good form which has kept them in touch with the play-off race.

Wroxham goalkeeper Elliot Pride saved a penalty. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Wroxham’s new management team saw their new era get off to a familiar losing start.

Nathan Stewart, left, played a major part in Norwich United's win over Romford. Picture: Denise Bradley

Nathan Stewart inspired Norwich United to a 4-1 win over Romford as they kept their play-off challenge alive.

A melee broke out with players from both sides early in the second half at Aldiss Park. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham came out on the wrong side of a five-goal clash at Aldiss Park.

Norfolk Senior Cup Quarter Final. King's Lynn town v Wroxham. Tom Ward (5) scored Lynn's late winner. Picture: Ian Burt

An injury-time winner from Tom Ward broke Wroxham hearts as King’s Lynn Town came from behind to book their place in the last four of the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Damian Hilton will not be the manager in the home dug-out at Trafford Park for the rest of this season.


Wroxham are not ready to admit defeat in their battle against the drop despite the resignation of manager Damian Hilton.

Damian Hilton has resigned as Wroxham manager. 


Wroxham have announced the resignation of manager Damian Hilton, with the club sitting joint-bottom of the Ryman League Division One North table.

Wroxham manager Damien Hilton.

Wroxham endured a day that would have struggled to get any worse as Waltham Abbey took a massive step towards safety.

Christy Finch scored twice for Norwich United.

Christy Finch’s second-half double fired Norwich United to an excellent 2-1 victory at Tilbury, moving the Planters up to eighth in the table.

Dereham boss Matt Henman, whose side were 2-1 winners at VCD Athletic. Photo: Matthew Usher.

Ten-man Dereham produced a magnificent battling performance at VCD Athletic to snatch all three points in the dying minutes.

Norwich United's Lee Mason is back after injury. Photo: Denise Bradley.

Norwich United travel to Tilbury today looking to avenge the 2-1 defeat they suffered in the reverse fixture in October.

King's Lynn Town and Wroxham have had their midweek matches postponed due to the weather.

Wroxham’s Ryman League Division One North clash at Brentwood Town on Tuesday evening has been postponed.

Andy Eastaugh returns for Norwich United against Long Stratton on Tuesday evening.

Norwich United entertain Long Stratton, playing in their first ever Norfolk Senior Cup quarter final, tonight at Plantation Park (7.45pm kick-off).

Wroxham boss Damian Hilton.

Wroxham are preparing for two games that are likely to define their season after crashing to a 3-1 defeat at Ryman North promotion chasers Cheshunt.

Ryan Crisp was on target for Dereham against Haringey Borough.

A late goal cost Dereham the points in a tight game at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

Norwich United's Liam Jackson was on target against Great Wakering Rovers.

Norwich United missed the chance to put pressure on the teams above them when they dropped two points at home to bottom of the table Great Wakering Rovers.

Norwich United's Christy Finch completes his hat-trick at Bury. Photo: Paul Voller

Christy Finch showed his prowess as a top-class finisher with a superb hat-trick to help Norwich United show their play-off credentials against fellow contenders Bury Town.

Norwich United manager Steve Eastaugh takes his side to Bury Towen on Saturday. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United travel to play-off chasers Bury Town knowing three points would put them level on points with the Suffolk side.

Dereham v Romford
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Dereham went down to a narrow defeat at home to Romford as the Magpies’ search for consistency goes on.

Wroxham gave their survival hopes a boost with a thrilling win over Thamesmead.

Three late goals saw Wroxham let what looked like being a very creditable Ryman League North result slip through their fingers in Essex.

Andy Eastaugh scored Norwich united's equaliser. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

Despite trailing at the interval and losing Angus Mackie to a straight red the Planters came back to clinch the win with an impressive second half.

Dereham Town striker Joe Gatting.

Bury Town’s second half fightback left Dereham Town pointless despite a spirited display at Ram Meadow, writes Rene Kendal.

Dereham Town striker Joe Gatting.

Joe Gatting’s goal early in the second half saw Dereham bring home the Ryman League Division One North points after a polished team performance.

Norwich United, yellow, in action against Witham Town at Plantation Park. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United bounced back from a Boxing Day defeat at Wroxham with an impressive victory at home to Witham Town in Ryman League Division One North.

Norwich United have an early start today as they kick-off at 1pm and they will be looking to bounce back from their local derby Boxing Day defeat at Wroxham, writes Norman Bygrave,

Play-off chasing Bury knocked Wroxham back down to earth with an emphatic thrashing last night.

Dereham manager Matt Henman.

Dereham got back to winning ways as a superb hat-trick from young Harley Black earned them the points. In a thrilling second half the visitors twice hit back to level before Black’s late free-kick settled the issue.

Leon McKenzie showed his class as his two goals proved the difference at Trafford Park.

Christy Finch has joined Norwich United from Leiston. Picture: Steve Waller

New Norwich United signing Christy Finch marked his debut with a goal in the Planters’ victory at Ware.

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Dereham’s poor run continued as Aveley eased to victory at Mill Road.

Goals at the end of each half saw Norwich United win this frantic local derby to leapfrog Dereham into 13th position.

Matt Henmans Dereham entertain Brentwood. Picture: Simon Finlay

Norwich United entertain Thurrock this afternoon looking to bounce back from last Saturday’s defeat, when a goal just four minutes from time brought the Planters’ five-match unbeaten run to an end at Waltham Abbey, writes Norman Byrgrave.

Danny Beaumont scored twice for Dereham at Heybridge. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham put in a fully committed performance and left the Texo Stadium with a deserved victory with Joe Gatting’s opener and a brace from Danny Beaumont doing the damage.

Norwich United's Liam Jackson.

For the third successive game Norwich United scored a significant late goal to seal a deserved victory in Ryman League Division One North.

Craig Bussens, pictured during his Dereham days, was on target for Wroxham at Great Wakering. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Wroxham climbed off the bottom of the table with a vital win over fellow strugglers Great Wakering, with new signing Craig Bussens scoring twice.

Norwich United manager Steve Easthaugh. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich United are looking for their fourth win on the spin when they host struggling Thamesmead Town at Plantation Park this afternoon.

Wroxham put recent disappointments behind them with a fine home display against a tough VCD Athletic, writes Darren Wiseman.

Dereham had to settle for a point after once again throwing away a commanding lead, writes Rene Kendal.

Liam Jackson put Norwich United ahead in extra-time at Dereham.

Norwich United gained some revenge for last season’s Norfolk Senior Cup defeat at the hands of Dereham by beating the holders in the fourth round at Aldiss Park last night.

Dereham's Joe Gatting was on target against Cheshunt.

Dereham Town spurned a three-goal lead at home to high-flying Cheshunt as the Magpies had to settle for a draw, writes Rene Kendal.

Shaun Wones was on target for Norwich United.

A dramatic last-minute equaliser from Norwich United’s Shaun Wones arrested the Planters’ run of defeats as they picked up their first point in six outings, writes Norman Bygrave.

Adam Hipperson could return for Norwich United.

It’s a clash of the new boys at Plantation Park this afternoon as Norwich United host Bowers & Pitsea, writes Norman Bygrave.

Dereham got back to winning ways with an excellent team performance at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

Dereham's Ryan Crisp will be looking to get amongst the goals against Great Wakering Rovers. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham will be looking to end a mini winless streak this afternoon.

Dereham Town boss Matt Henman.

Both sides drew a blank in this mid-table clash at Aldiss Park, writes Rene Kendal.

Neil Richmond’s brace helped secure the points for Tilbury to leapfrog Norwich United in ninth, writes Norman Bygrave.

Wroxham’s four-match unbeaten run came to an end at Waltham Abbey.

Dawid Radomski, during his time at Lowestoft Town.

Norwich United go into their first ever meeting with Tilbury looking to put their recent bad run behind them.

Matt Henman's Dereham team were pegged back late on at Dereham. Picture: Matt Usher

The points were shared in a tight local derby at Trafford Park, with Wroxham scoring seven minutes from time to secure a draw.

Ross Gilfedder scored the only goal for Wroxham in the win over Phoenix Sports. Picture: James Bass

Wroxham defied the odds to beat Ryman North morning leaders Phoenix Sports 1-0 at Trafford Park, securing a third win on the bounce.

Two goals just before half-time saw Romford take a firm hold on the game which they never looked like relinquishing, as Norwich United lost their latest match in Ryman North.

Dereham’s winning run in Ryman League Division One North came to an abrupt end when they were soundly beaten at Bayliss Avenue.

Norwich United are hopeful Adam Hipperson will be fit to face Romford this afternoon. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Things are looking up at Wroxham after two wins belatedly got their season up and running.

Shaun Wones scored Norwich United's first against Bury. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A fine performance by the Planters saw them sweep aside second-placed Bury Town at Plantation Park.

Ryan Crisp scored Dereham's second goal. Picture: Ian Burt

Dereham extended their Ryman League Division One North winning streak to four matches with an excellent performance at Aldiss Park.

Wroxham gained their first Ryman League Division One win of the season as an effort from Davillian Katablana and a James Regis own goal gave them all three points at Witham Town.

Dereham manager Matt Henman.

Dereham Town’s hopes of progressing in the FA Trophy were ended by fellow Ryman North Division side Brightlingsea Regent.

Ross Gilfedder scored the only goal for Wroxham in the win over Phoenix Sports. Picture: James Bass

October 8 will be a date in the diary – Wroxham won for the first time this season.

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