Squire helps Loddon rise from foot of table

Loddon United moved away from the foot of the Premier Division table with a 3-2 win over fifth-placed Blofield.

Philip Squire netted twice and Gary Summons added the other for Loddon while Danny Brown and James Basey-Fisher were scorers for the hosts.

Mid-table Beccles got a good result by beating Mattishall, five places above them in the table, by 2-1.

Kevin Waterman and Tom Roberts were the Wherrymen's marksmen with Luke Catchpole getting Mattishall's goal.

Leaders Cromer are still setting the pace at the top of the division, beating Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves 3-1 with goals from David Harwod, Wyatt Hill and David Hinton while Paul Highfield replied for the visitors.


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In the bottom half of the table Hempnall's two goals from Paul Hunter and Tom Haliwell found no reply from visitors Dersingham.

Dave Watling hit a brace and Tom Balls one goal to seal Sheringham's 3-1 win on the road against North Walsham who had Alex Fitzgerald to thank for their goal. It was a goal-less draw at Wroxham Reserves when Spixworth paid a visit.

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Norwich St Johns rose one place to fifth after returning from second-place St Andrews with all three points after a 2-1 win. Netting for the visitors were Luke Tuttle and David Matthews while Matthew Pilgrim scored for the Saints.

The basement side in the Premier Division is now Brandon, who lost 4-2 at home to Acle United. Home goals were by Sam Sheppard and Ian Bethel, with Acle's ones provided by a Ricci Butler brace, and one apiece for Nathan Thompson and Luke Goreham.

Meanwhile, in Division One Wells maintained top spot with a 3-2 home win over mid-table Sprowston Athletic.

Joseph Harrison, Niall McCallum and Scott Sutherland-Gray scored for the Seasiders, with Rod Drake and Simon Brighten netting for Sprowston.

Holt continued the misery for bottom side Bungay with a 5-0 win, Kevin Moore and Luke Williamson hitting two each and James Wright the other.

Lowly Hindringham rose two places after hitting hosts Poringland for six, with two in reply. Mark Betts and Shaun Belton knocked in two goals each, with Darren West and Ian Raisbury providing the others. Poringland's goals were by Vaughan Stevenson and Jonny Cogman.

Bradenham Wanderers were 4-2 winners over hosts Caister. Ricky Forder provided two of Wanderers' goals with Karl Bush adding a brace too. Caister's Barry Crane and Kieran Hack were also on the scoresheet.

Wymondham paid Watton a visit and won 4-1 through Robert Browne, Chris O'Brien, David Ramsbottom and Simon Cracknell with Mark Allibone replying.

Reepham gained a 1-0 win at Long Stratton with Kevin Winkworth getting the game's only goal. At Stalham David Bailey and David Dockerty ensured the hosts beat Corton 2-0.

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