A point at Cheshunt should be enough for Norwich United to avoid the drop

Norwich United will be hoping Adam Hipperson stays among the goals for their vital final game of the

Norwich United will be hoping Adam Hipperson stays among the goals for their vital final game of the season. Picture: Archant - Credit: Archant Norfolk

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.

The Planters, barring miracles elsewhere, need a point to ensure safety – Romford would require a 19-goal victory should Steve Eastaugh's men draw. Should Romford fail to win at home to a Maldon & Tiptree side with nothing to play for, the Planters would be safe. The Planters were close to grabbing that point on Tuesday when a late winner gave Heybridge Swifts the points – and then had to watch the scores coming in from Essex, with Romford beating Grays 3-2 on Wednesday.

It won't be easy for the Planters as Cheshunt won four games on the trot to pull themselves out of relegation trouble and drew 1-1 with champions AFC Hornchurch on Tuesday, but the Ambers will have to nullify leading scorer Adam Hipperson, who has six goals in the last three games.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus