Diss survive cup scare, now it’s back to league

Diss Town, after a Norfolk Senior Cup scare, now turn their attention back to the Ridgeons League and a derby clash at home against Fakenham on Saturday.

Then on Tuesday the Tangerines are due to entertain Gorleston in the League Cup first round.

Meanwhile, the reserves visit their Walsham-le-Willows counterparts and Diss A host Mulbarton Wanderers Reserves.

Loddon United 0, Diss Town 2

Diss entered the Norfolk Senior Cup with a third round trip to Anglian Combination Premier Division team Loddon United.

Two late goals saw the Tangerines through to a fourth round tie on November 27.

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The draw will be made tonight and this is the round that will see the remaining teams enter the competition.

It was far from a great game. The best first-half chance fell to Dan Wynne four yards out.

However, he failed to beat goalkeeper Adam Robinson, who did well to make the save at the second attempt.

Phil Squires cleared a 37th minute Simon Jackson header off the line at a corner as the teams went in at the break all square.

Loddon had their attacking moments with Brendan Burke forcing Matty Webster to make a diving save to his second half header.

The opening goal of the game came in the 75th minute. Stefan Gilding had a shot blocked and the ball fell for Sam Bryant to shoot in.

The game opened up with Luke Catchpole and Jon Abbott coming close to increasing the lead before the game was settled as it was about to go into added time.

Wynne collected a poor clearance and played the ball into the path of Jordan Rocastle. He moved forward to shoot in.

On Friday, October 29, there is a Charity Quiz Night at Diss Town FC in aid of East Anglian Children's Hospice from 7.30pm, �20 per team of four including light buffet.

Then on Friday, November 5 the club is hosting Bonfire Night and Fireworks. Gates open at 6.30pm with a bonfire lit at 7pm. Adults �3, children �1.