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Thu, 23:27
Barton Wanderers
The lovely sound of bat on ball is filling the Norfolk airwaves.

Matt Collinge and Rob Setchell were the star men as Brooke recorded an impressive 110-win over morning leaders Cromer to join them at the top of the Premier Division table.

Recently-crowned Premier League champions Leicester City are sending a side to Clipbush Park this summer. Picture: PA

Fakenham Town are set to host two prestigious pre-season friendlies this summer, writes Tony Miles.

Tony Miles
MCCA Unicorns Knockout Trophy. Norfolk (batting) vs Cumberland at Fakenham Cricket Club. At the crease is Lewis Denmark. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk fluffed their lines at Highfield Lawn as they squandered the chance to win their Minor Counties Unicorns Knockout Trophy group.

Will Kennedy on (R) Thyne for Gold won the first race of the day. Picture: Ian Burt

Mercers Court completed a hat-trick for trainer Neil King and jockey Trevor Whelan when taking the Fakenham Ladies Day Chase in front of a large crowd yesterday.

Robert Lambert, one of Britain's top young riders. Picture: IAN BURT

King’s Lynn sensation Robert Lambert has endured a range of Speedway World Championship emotions over the past few days.

Robert Lambert

Norfolk Sport

12:00
Sam Groves, pictured in action against Lincolnshire in the Knockout Trophy, comes back into the Norfolk team against Cambs. Photo: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk begin their Unicorns Minor Counties Championship season with the short trip to Wisbech to take on Cambridgeshire tomorrow.

Alfie Hewett (second from right) with his Great Britain men's team-mates and captain Karen Ross after winning bronze at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup, beating Australia.

Alfie Hewett’s memorable week culminated in bronze medal joy for Great Britain at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup.

United Kingdom
New King's Lynn Town chairman Stephen Cleeve. Picture: Ian Burt

New King’s Lynn Town owner Stephen Cleeve has wasted little time in making his mark at The Walks.

Gary Setchell
Action from the 2015 sevens tournament at North Walsham. Picture: Hywel Jones

North Walsham have attracted a record number of teams for their annual sevens tournament, which is being held at Scottow on Sunday.

Norfolk Ladies ahead of their opening match of the 2016 season, against Scotland at Fakenham CC. Back row, from left, Kevin Denmark (manager ) Stephen Girling, Robyn Edge, Aimee Palmer, Amie Hutchinson, Peggy Tirimanna, Caitlin Dye, Hannah Free, Candy Cornelius, Tom Davies (coach), Front row, Morgan Burt, Shannon Spencer, Beth Harmer, Emily Woodhouse (captain) Bethan Cornell, Lauren Hemp, Rachel Chettleburgh.

Norfolk’s women’s team take centre stage at Manor Park on Sunday when they take on Netherlands.

Scotland

Norwich City

Premier League
Norwich City's promotion parade after winning the Division One title in 2004. Picture: James Bass

As Norwich City prepare for the Championship DAVID FREEZER looks at City’s previous second-tier successes.

Norwich manager Alex Neil and Wes Hoolahan share a joke during last year's pre-season training camp at Achental Golf Resort, Grassau
, Germany. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

League One sides Walsall, Coventry City and Peterborough United will provide opposition for Norwich City in pre-season this summer, which will also include a week-long training camp in Austria.

Austria
Robbie Brady of Norwich in action during the Barclays Premier League match at Goodison Park, Liverpool
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
15/05/2016

Norwich City’s Robbie Brady has been warming up for the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2016 campaign by hitting this stunning free-kick in training.

Robbie Brady
Andy Hughes in action for Norwich City against Ipswich in 2007. Picture: Angela Sharpe

Former Norwich City midfielder Andy Hughes is the new first-team coach at SkyBet Championship outfit Huddersfield Town.

Norwich City
Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during a UEFA European Championship Qualifying match at Windsor Park, Belfast in September 2015. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

Former Northern Ireland striker David Healy has backed the transformed Kyle Lafferty to flourish in France and close the gap on his all-time goals record at Euro 2016.

France

Columnists

Mon, 07:21
Bradley Johnson
Sheffield Wednesday's Gary Hooper (right) celebrates scoring his teams fourth goal of the game with teammate Ross Wallace during the Sky Bet Championship match at Hillsborough, Sheffield.

It may have been a disappointing season for Norwich City players, but a few ex-Canaries are enjoying their extended campaigns, thanks to the play-offs.

Norwich City must look to the future and build around young players like James Maddison, says Ian Clarke.

Can you believe that we are just days away from the first anniversary of the play-off final at Wembley?

Alex Neil
Ricky Martin, left, and former chief executive David McNally.

By the time you read this I suspect that there will be no aspect of this depressing season that hasn’t been thoroughly dissected in one of the plethora of post mortems available, most of which make excellent reading.

Neil Adams
Jonny Howson of Norwich in action. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

It has been just over a week since Norwich City learned their fate – that they will be playing against the likes of Burton Albion, Wigan Athletic and, of course, the team we all love to hate, Ipswich Town, next season after relegation from the Premier League.

Alex Neil
Wayne Hennessey of Crystal Palace and Timm Klose of Norwich in action during the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267
09/04/2016

When considering where to strengthen ahead of City’s assault on the Championship, nothing has really changed from this time last year.

Norwich City

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Recently-crowned Premier League champions Leicester City are sending a side to Clipbush Park this summer. Picture: PA

Fakenham Town are set to host two prestigious pre-season friendlies this summer, writes Tony Miles.

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New King's Lynn Town chairman Stephen Cleeve. Picture: Ian Burt

New King’s Lynn Town owner Stephen Cleeve has wasted little time in making his mark at The Walks.

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Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during a UEFA European Championship Qualifying match at Windsor Park, Belfast in September 2015. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

Former Northern Ireland striker David Healy has backed the transformed Kyle Lafferty to flourish in France and close the gap on his all-time goals record at Euro 2016.

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France
Thu, 23:27
The lovely sound of bat on ball is filling the Norfolk airwaves.

Matt Collinge and Rob Setchell were the star men as Brooke recorded an impressive 110-win over morning leaders Cromer to join them at the top of the Premier Division table.

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Barton Wanderers
Mon, 09:11
MCCA Unicorns Knockout Trophy. Norfolk (batting) vs Cumberland at Fakenham Cricket Club. At the crease is Lewis Denmark. Picture: Ian Burt

Norfolk fluffed their lines at Highfield Lawn as they squandered the chance to win their Minor Counties Unicorns Knockout Trophy group.

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