Dereham Town’s home match against Barkingside is postponed due to a waterlogged pitch

Sam Borrer and his Dereham Town team-mates will not be in action this evening. Picture: IAN BURT

Sam Borrer and his Dereham Town team-mates will not be in action this evening. Picture: IAN BURT - Credit: IAN BURT

Wet conditions have ensured Dereham Town will not be in Ryman North action this evening.

Heavy overnight rain, that has continued today, forced officials at Aldiss Park to call a pitch inspection as they prepared to welcome the Essex outfit. Unfortunately it was one that failed with the playing surface still deemed to be unplayable hours before kick-off.

A brief statement on Dereham's Twitter feed said: 'Following a pitch inspection, tonight's match against Barkingside has been postponed. New date to be arranged.'

As a result, Matt Henman's side's next chance to strengthen their play-off push will come on Saturday when they visit basement boys Burnham Ramblers.


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