Norwich United get the chance to do it all again in the FA Cup against Barwell

Barwell v Norwich United

Barwell v Norwich United - Credit: Archant

Norwich United will be in the hat for today's FA Cup third qualifying round draw after gaining an impressive draw at Barwell.

The Planters will bring the Leicestershire outfit back to Plantation Park tomorrow night for a replay and hopes of an upset will be high against opponents who play two levels above them.

Barwell, who play in the same division as King's Lynn Town, had long periods of pressure but Damian Hilton's men refused to buckle and thoroughly deserve their chance to finish the job in front of their own fans.

The Planters remain in second place in the Premier Division of the Thurlow Nunn Eastern Counties League, as third-placed Newmarket were held to a 2-2 draw against Ipswich Wanderers.

The Planters are four points behind leaders Hadleigh with a game in hand after the reigning champions hammered hapless Diss Town 8-0.

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Haverhill rallied though and goals from Nick Wilderspin and Dan Cornwell ensured a share of the spoils.

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Great Yarmouth Town youngster Connor Deeks grabbed the winner as the Bloaters beat AFC Sudbury Reserves 2-1.

King's Lynn Town Reserves won 4-1 against Stowmarket whilst Dereham Town Reserves lost to Saffron Walden 2-0.

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