Fakenham suffered a comprehensive defeat in their last league game of the season - but they live to fight another day in the top flight of the Norfolk Alliance.
Fakenham took a giant step towards preserving their Norfolk Alliance Premier Division status at the weekend when they recorded a third successive victory.
Fakenham dropped into the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division relegation zone at the weekend after sliding to their seventh loss of the season.
Dereham Town have snapped up striker Ashley Jarvis from neighbours Fakenham Town as part of a busy spell of transfer activity.
Fakenham had a mixed weekend, suffering a disappointing home defeat in the Norfolk Alliance before booking their place in the second round of the Carter Cup.
Fakenham Town Reserves will ply their trade in the Anglian Combination Second Division next season, having sealed their promotion at Clipbush Park on Monday.
Cup action returned to Highfield Lawn on Sunday when Fakenham hosted Bradfield in the opening round of the Carter Cup.
The Norfolk Alliance season could hardly have got off to a more exciting start on Saturday, with the opening Premier Division fixture ending in a tie.
Fakenham Town have issued a strongly worded statement criticising the Norfolk FA after being ordered to replay their Senior Cup quarter-final against Diss Town.
The draw was made for the semi-finals of the Norfolk Junior Cup last night, with four clubs now just one win away from a potential appearance at Carrow Road.
The Anglian Combination and Thurlow Nunn Leagues are guaranteed representation in the last four of the Norfolk Senior Cup after the quarter-final draw was made.
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