Mattishall bow out of cup after shock loss

Mattishall suffered a shock in the Mummery Cup quarter-finals at the hands of Norwich St Johns.

Luke Tuttle's double set the visitors on their way to a 4-3 win with David Matthews and an own goal the other scorers. A brace from Alex Fitzgerald and an Adam Higgins strike weren't enough to keep the Anglian Combination league leaders in the competition.

Acle United saw off Holt to book their place in the last four thanks to goals from Adam Hipperson, Luke Goreham and an own goal whilst Ben Morgan's goal was enough for Blofield to beat Wells.

Cromer closed the gap on league leaders Mattishall to a single point in the Premier Division with a 3-2 win at Loddon United.

Liam Landamore, Matthew Eves and an own goal secured all three points for the visitors, who also have a game in hand. Myles Clarke and Stephen Wise replied for Loddon but it wasn't enough for a share of the points.


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Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves went up to third after a 3-0 win at Hempnall – Alex Holmes (two) and Michael Tacon the goalscorers.

Spixworth picked up their fourth win of the season at home to North Walsham Town courtesy of goals from Jason Armes and Danny Brown whilst Danny Pennell's solitary strike gave St Andrews all three points at home to Sheringham.

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In Division One Stalham maintained their charge for the title with a comprehensive 4-2 win at Bradenham Wanderers.

Goals from Karl Bush and Craig Ramage threatened to give the home side something to show for their efforts but goals from Darren Miller, Jamie Long, Lawrence Cheese and Joseph Bryanton ensured Stalham left with maximum points.

Brandon sit five points behind them after a 2-0 win at home to Poringland Wanderers courtesy of goals from Kevin Sobiechowski and Careton Turner.

Hellesdon were held to a 2-2 draw at Reepham Town – Darren Smith and Andrew Cunningham on target for the visitors and Mark Gaskin amd Stephen Drake replying for the home side.

Corton slipped to defeat at home as Ross Pantry struck for Horsford United whilst Long Stratton also claimed a win on the road at Norwich CEYMS thanks to a Sam Page strike. Bottom of the table side Hindringham's woes continued as they were hammered 4-1 at home to Dersingham Rovers. Cameron Copeland, Paul English, Trevor Daniels and an own goal secured the points for Rovers with Matthew Hudson replying for Hindringham.

Caister leapfrogged Sprowston Athletic in the table after a 3-1 victory. Nicky Crawley bagged a brace and Glenn Hughes scored for Caister with Andrew Palmer grabbing a goal for Athletic.

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