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Kirkley & Pakefield aiming to maintain impressive run

PUBLISHED: 11:01 08 December 2017 | UPDATED: 11:01 08 December 2017

Gorleston striker Joel Watts takes on a Leighton Town opponent during Saturday's FA Vase tie at Emerald Park, which the visitors won 4-2. The Greens return to league action at the weekend, with Godmanchester Rovers the visitors. Picture: David Hardy

Gorleston striker Joel Watts takes on a Leighton Town opponent during Saturday's FA Vase tie at Emerald Park, which the visitors won 4-2. The Greens return to league action at the weekend, with Godmanchester Rovers the visitors. Picture: David Hardy

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Kirkley & Pakefield will be aiming to maintain a remarkable transformation when they entertain struggling Ipswich Wanderers this afternoon.

The Royals looked to be facing a long hard slog after taking just six points from their opening 12 Premier Division fixtures, with a series of injury blows not helping their cause.

But since the beginning of October they have suffered just two defeats in 13 games, with an impressive haul of 25 points helping them reach the heady heights of 12th in the table ahead of a game against a side who have lost their last eight games.

Wroxham, the only local side in the top 10, travel to Haverhill Rovers looking to build on successive victories while Great Yarmouth Town will be bidding for a first win in five at bottom side Wivenhoe. Elsewhere managerless Fakenham Town visit second placed Coggeshall while Thetford Town and Gorleston are at home to Godmachester and FC Clacton respectively,

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