Premier Division

Two of the top four dropped vital points in the congested race for Premier Division honours.

Jon Abbott has taken a step up the football ladder to take over as manager of Thurlow Nunn League Division One North strugglers Diss Town.

Great Yarmouth Town maintained their remarkable resurgence by winning 1-0 at Whitton United to move out of the Premier Division’s bottom two.

Despite the heavy rain on Saturday evening, most fixtures survived on the last Sunday of games before Christmas in the Norwich Sunday League.

Kirkley & Pakefield’s Dylan Blades has been given the all clear after the Royals’ Thurlow Nunn Premier Division clash against Histon had to be abandoned.

Goals by Shaun Taylor, Harry Hawthorne, Dan Reynolds and new signing Jack Hurrell helped Schoolhouse return to the top of the Norwich Sunday Premier Division table as they won at The Middle Green.

Swaffham Town and Stowmarket will have to do it all again on Tuesday evening as their FA Vase third round tie ended goalless after extra time.

Over 200 players and officials attended the annual Cecil Amey Opticians Norfolk Alliance dinner at Wensum Valley Hotel.

Harleston Magpies Ladies are at home to leaders Hampstead and Westminster on Saturday (1.30pm) in the East Conference.

Premier Division leaders Acle Rangers suffered their first defeat of the season this weekend when they were beaten 3-0 at Schoolhouse.

Swaffham Town are flying the flag for the region in the FA Vase as Luke Reed’s injury time winner saw off May & Baker in the second round on Sunday.

Great Yarmouth Town will be aiming to put another disappointing week behind them on Saturday afternoon when they entertain Godmanchester Rovers in the second round of the FA Vase.

Acle Rangers increased their lead at the top of the Norwich Sunday League’s Premier Division.

Harleston Magpies Ladies are off the top of the East Conference table on goal difference only after another excellent win at the weekend.

Lowestoft Town manager Jamie Godbold has a lengthy injury list to contend with as he prepares for another big test on Saturday afternoon.

A mixture of league and the remaining county cup games – and a sunny morning – greeted Sunday football enthusiasts.

Harleston Magpies moved up to fourth in the Premier Division after maintaining their good form with a 3-1 win at Chelmsford.

Harleston Magpies Ladies made it successive away victories in the East Conference when they won 3-1 at Southgate.

Harleston Magpies Ladies start a 20th successive season in the National League on Saturday with a game at Bedford (1.30pm).

Five Norfolk Alliance teams saw their promotion dreams shattered at the weekend when Norwich dropped out of the East Anglian Premier League.

Week two of the Norwich & District Sunday League got underway this weekend on what was a warm but blustery Sunday morning.

A leading Norwich Sunday League official has warned teams that match call-offs will not be tolerated.

Jake Anema’s key role in helping Dereham reach the top flight of the Norfolk Alliance has been recognised by sponsors Cecil Amey Opticians.

Caister top early standings

Sunday, August 19, 2018

The new-look Caister side top the early standings in the Premier Division after another big win.

Thetford Town boss Danny White recalls his favourite FA Cup memory to Mark Armstrong ahead of the Brecklanders’ extra preliminary round against Fakenham at Mundford Road this evening

It was a baptism of fire for the new Wroxham management team of Jordan Southgate and Adam Drury as the Yachtsmen went down to a 5-0 defeat at Godmanchester Rovers in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Acle turned the formbook upside down on Saturday to breathe new life into the Premier Division title race - and boost their own hopes of avoiding the drop.

Swardeston travel to the home of Norfolk cricket on Saturday looking to get their East Anglian Premier League campaign back on track.

Dereham recorded one of the biggest wins in Norfolk Alliance history on a day when another Division One fixture ended in a tie.

Former King’s Lynn Town manager and Norwich City Hall of Famer Ian Culverhouse has been confirmed as manager of Grantham Town.

King’s Lynn Town fell at the final hurdle in their quest for promotion last season. Paddy Davitt spoke to new boss Simon Clark and the man who appointed him, Stephen Cleeve, at the start of a new era for the club.

King’s Lynn’s manager search went global before Simon Clark emerged as the leading candidate to fire the Linnets’ promotion bid next season.

West Norfolk sides are setting a hot pace at the top of the Premier Division of the Norfolk Alliance.

Daniel Foreman was the toast of Acle after his four-goal blitz stole the show in a pulsating 5-2 League Cup final win over Hewett Old Boys at the FDC in front of a crowd of over 200.

Champions Downham Town maintained their bright start to the new Premier Division campaign with a comfortable win at Old Buckenham.

One a blazing hot Sunday May morning, there were still outstanding league issues to be resolved.

Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of King’s Lynn Town’s Bank Holiday Monday Southern League, Premier Division play-off final against Slough Town at The Walks.

You don’t see too many tied games in the Norfolk Alliance - but there were three on Saturday, with two involving the same club!

There is only one Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League match in Norfolk tomorrow - but it’s a contest to savour.

Ian Culverhouse’s King’s Lynn will host Slough for a place in the National League set-up after over-powering Weymouth 3-0 at The Walks on Wednesday.

Premier Division champions Riverside Rovers rounded off their season with a 5-3 win at Sprowston Wanderers that included an Aaron Kay treble.

Harleston Town are the champions of the Premier Division after winning their title showdown 1-0 away at second-placed Mulbarton.

King’s Lynn Town secured vital home advantage in the Southern League Premier play-offs with a 3-1 win at Chesham on the final day of the regular season.

Harleston Town can clinch the Premier Division title on Saturday afternoon – when they face their only rivals, Mulbarton Wanderers.

Wisbech Town are three matches from title glory.

With the Norwich Sunday League season rapidly coming to a conclusion there were some very interesting results in the quest for honours this weekend.

Broadland Hockey Club held their presentation day after their final match of the season which saw their second team clinch promotion to the Premier Division of the Norfolk Empresa League.

Wroxham flew the Norfolk flag as they ended a barren run of seven games without a win.

The battle for promotion to the top flight of the Empresa Norfolk Women’s League is heading for an exciting conclusion.

It’s fair to say Norfolk teams have enjoyed better seasons in the Eastern Counties League.

Harleston maintained their five-point lead in the Premier Division with a 3-0 win at Waveney.

The two-horse race that is the battle for top spot in the Premier Division continues this afternoon.

Riverside Rovers gained swift revenge for a recent defeat when they thumped Trimingham Pilgrims 7-1 in the Norwich Sunday League Premier Division,

Harleston maintained their five-point lead at the summit of the Premier Division with a hard-fought 2-1 home win over Hellesdon.

A goal by Liam Harvey-Cooper was enough to earn Kirkley & Pakefield all three points in their east coast clash against Great Yarmouth Town.

Acle Rangers are still in with a shout of completing a cup double after they progressed to the League Cup semi-final.

Harleston will play Sheringham in the final of the Mummery Cup.

Two of the Premier Division’s big hitters lock horns in the Mummery Cup.

Harleston Town’s march to the Premier Division title continued with a 3-0 win at Caister.

Wisbech Town have ’10 cup finals’ ahead in the chase for title glory.

Lowestoft Town have lost the services of top scorer Jake Reed - less than 24 hours after their financial plight was made public.

Another frosty morning greeted players but while a few Norwich Sunday League games were casualties of the conditions, common sense in delaying kick-off times and plain good luck played their part in getting many played.

Norwich Dragons look doomed to relegation from the Premier Division after blowing a two goal lead to lose 3-2 at bottom side Old Loughtonians.

Norwich Dragons III took another giant step towards sealing the Premier Division title on Saturday by making it 16 wins in 18 games.

These are exciting times for Wymondham Town, with the club’s men’s and women’s teams both chasing league and cup doubles.

Harleston moved nine points clear at the top of the Premier Division thanks to a thumping 5-1 home win over Beccles.

Thetford manager Danny White is aiming for a top-10 Premier Division finish.

Mulbarton Wanderers and Norwich Ceyms provide the match of the day as second plays third in the chase for Premier Division leaders Harleston Town.

New recruit Jamie Thurlbourne is relishing the chance to play a part in Wisbech Town’s bid to win the United Counties League Premier Division title.

Norwich Dragons are staring relegation in the face after being beaten 3-1 at Cambridge City II in a re-arranged Premier Division fixture.

Norwich City moved into the promotion places in Premier B after beating visitors Havering 2-1 in a tight encounter at Taverham.

Broadland kept their outside Premier Division title hopes alive with a 2-0 win at Loddon on a day when they were the only top three side in action.

Norwich Dragons slipped deeper into the Premier Division relegation mire at the weekend after losing twice in two days.

Harleston Magpies Ladies made it back-to-back wins in the East Conference by brushing aside Chelmsford at Weybread.

The top two clash in what promises to be a Premier Division cracker this afternoon.

Norwich Dragons put in a good show at the Olympic Park before going down 2-1 at third-placed Wapping in their latest Premier Division match.

Norwich Dragons III moved six points clear at the top of the Premier Division as they recorded a big away win while their closest rivals were cancelling each other out.

With a reduced schedule in the Anglian Combination attention fell to the last eight of the Mummery Cup.

Heavy rain saw a number of pitches waterlogged – but it was still a decent program that took place.

Norwich Dragons won a thrilling match against St Albans II 4-3 at The Den to move seven points clear of the Premier Division’s bottom two.

Cromer Town gained their first win in nearly two years as they claimed a 2-1 win over Attleborough Town in the First Division of the Anglian Combination.

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