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The Norwich and District Sunday League will be made up of five divisions and feature sin bins next season, as the league closes on its landmark 60th year.

Sheringham FC Veterans team are celebrating, after scoring a 3-1 victory against Hethersett to win the Norfolk Leathes Prior league division 2.

Bringing in Norwich City legend Adam Drury alongside new manager Jordan Southgate is the next step in the rebuilding process at Wroxham.

Wroxham have announced Norwich City legend Adam Drury as part of a new managerial team alongside coaching colleague Jordan Southgate.

The FA has revealed the provisional make-up of the Eastern Counties Leagues.

King’s Lynn Town fell at the final hurdle in their quest for promotion last season. Paddy Davitt spoke to new boss Simon Clark and the man who appointed him, Stephen Cleeve, at the start of a new era for the club.

More than 30 children journeyed to the Netherlands to participate in an international football tournament.

Bungay Town boss Richard Daniels described his side’s task in the Suffolk Senior Cup final as a ‘David versus Goliath’ encounter.

One a blazing hot Sunday May morning, there were still outstanding league issues to be resolved.

Thetford Town’s bid to win their first trophy in 27 years ended in disappointment as Brantham Athletic ran out 4-2 winners in the Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup final.

Jack Garrod’s 33rd minute strike was enough to secure bragging rights for Gorleston in the east coast derby at the Wellesley on Monday.

Thetford Town will be bidding to end a 27-year wait for silverware this afternoon when they take on Brantham Athletic in the Thurlow Nunn League Challange final at Diss Town (kick-off 3pm).

Long Stratton ensured they finished in fourth place in the Anglian Combination Premier Division with a convincing 2-0 win at home against Beccles Town.

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston warmed up for their east coach derby at the Wellesley this afternoon (kick-off 3pm) with draws against Brantham and Histon respectively.

It was a thrilling Norfolk Senior Cup final this season and you can watch highlights from the Carrow Road battle between Norwich United and Downham Town right here.

Norwich United manager Steve Eastaugh is hopeful of a brighter future after seeing his team bounce back from relegation in fine style.

Downham Town manager Paul Neary was beaming with pride after his team’s efforts against Norwich United in the Norfolk Senior Cup final.

From relegation woe on Saturday, to Carrow Road cup final joy on Monday – it was quite the three days for Norwich United.

The floodlights were back on at Carrow Road this evening, for this season’s Norfolk Senior Cup final, and we were there to bring you all the updates.

Norwich United boss Steve Eastaugh must pick up his Norwich United side from the disappointment of Saturday’s relegation back to the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division on Saturday in time for tonight’s Norfolk showpiece Senior Cup Final against Downham Town at Carrow Road (kick-off 7.30pm).

Harleston Town are the champions of the Premier Division after winning their title showdown 1-0 away at second-placed Mulbarton.

King’s Lynn Town secured vital home advantage in the Southern League Premier play-offs with a 3-1 win at Chesham on the final day of the regular season.

Norwich United face possibly the most important game in their history when they travel to Cheshunt needing the right result to retain their Bostik North place for next season.

Dereham Town intend to end a successful season with a win when they entertain Hertford Town.

Dussindale Rovers and East Harling will face each other at Carrow Road on Sunday in the final of the Norfolk Junior Cup.

Acle Rangers take on Windmill FC at Carrow Road on Sunday – with the Norfolk Sunday Senior Cup at stake.

Harleston Town can clinch the Premier Division title on Saturday afternoon – when they face their only rivals, Mulbarton Wanderers.

Waveney FC’s first team will bring the curtain down on a solid Anglian Combination Premier League campaign with a home fixture next week – at a new venue.

Norwich United go into tonight’s game at home to Heybridge Swifts realistically needing just one point to assure their Bostik League North Division status for another season.

Dereham were soundly beaten after a lacklustre performance against Tilbury.

Norwich United gave their survival hopes a significant boost on Saturday with a come from behind 3-1 victory over AFC Sudbury at Plantation Park.

Fakenham Town ended 14 games without a win with a 2-0 win over Haverhill Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Norwich United will be looking to make the most of two home games in four days as they aim to build on a fantastic 4-1 win at Canvey Island on Tuesday.

Wroxham will be hoping to silence Olly Murs and his table-topping Coggeshall Town side on Saturday afternoon.

Dereham Town make their final trip of the season when they head to Tilbury.

Dereham Town entertain Brentwood Town at Aldiss Park this evening with their play-off hopes hanging by a thread.

Prostar Windows FC are preparing to defend the Great Yarmouth and District League Cup on Friday.

Norwich United slipped to bottom position – and the sole relegation place – after defeat at Barking coupled with Romford’s goalless draw at home to Potters Bar Town.

Wroxham flew the Norfolk flag as they ended a barren run of seven games without a win.

Two late goals condemned Dereham to their third defeat after a tough week.

Mulbarton closed the gap on leaders Harleston, who were without a game, to two points with a 4-0 win at Mattishall.

Norwich United face injury problems ahead of their trip to Barking.

Neal Simmons has vowed to fight to the bitter end despite, seeing Dereham’s play-off bid begin to fade.

Thetford Town have a dress rehearsal for their League Cup final when they face Brantham Athletic today.

Mulbarton Wanderers get the chance to close the gap at the top of the Premier League when they make the trip to Mattishall.

Norwich United were beaten in their crucial six-pointer at Romford, a result which leaves the Planters level on points with their opponents with just five games remaining.

A last-minute goal cost play-off hopefuls Dereham a valuable point following a fine display.

Norwich United travel to Thurrock’s Ship Lane on Wednesday evening to play Romford in a real relegation “six-pointer”.

A second-half brace from Tom Richardson, combined with results elsewhere, condemned Norwich United to a tense few days ahead of their trip to bottom side Romford on Wednesday evening.

It’s fair to say Norfolk teams have enjoyed better seasons in the Eastern Counties League.

Dereham made a timely return to form with a convincing win.

Harleston maintained their five-point lead in the Premier Division with a 3-0 win at Waveney.

The two-horse race that is the battle for top spot in the Premier Division continues this afternoon.

Fakenham Town manager Andy Cunningham wants his side to start making the most of the chances when they return to Thurlow Nunn Premier Division action on Saturday.

Dereham Town face the prospect of eight games in 19 days as they bid to get their play-off bid back on track.

Lowestoft’s Town Bostik Premier game at Harrow Borough on Wednesday night has been postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.

Wroxham have signed former Norwich City youngster Reiss Awuah.

King’s Lynn Town’s big Bank Holiday clash at home to Kettering and the traditional Easter Monday race meeting at Fakenham have been lost to the weather.

Two late goals gave Thetford a point against Brantham Athletic in a dress rehearsal for the Thurlow Nunn League Cup final next month.

Harleston maintained their five-point lead at the summit of the Premier Division with a hard-fought 2-1 home win over Hellesdon.

Norwich United will travel to Mildenhall Town in good spirits after a strong second-half comeback against play-off chasing Maldon & Tiptree earned them a valuable point in their battle to avoid relegation on Good Friday.

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