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Fakenham and Wells Sport

Fri, 09:31
Barton Wanderers

Overseas star Chad Bowes was in the runs again as Fakenham stretched their lead at the top of the Dipple & Conway Opticians Norfolk Alliance Premier Division to 33 points.

Action from the pre-season game between Dereham Town v Lowestoft Town at Aldiss Park. Picture: Matthew Usher.

The area’s two highest-ranked sides are putting the finishing touches to their preparations for the forthcoming season.

Kyle Plumb
Cricket.

The weather wreaked havoc with the schedule as all Division One fixtures fell foul of the rain, writes Mike Ridout.

Mike Ridout
Lowestoft Town, blue, and Gorleston are back in action today. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

A host of the area’s semi-professional clubs will continue their preparations for the forthcoming season this afternoon.

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Fakenham Town's Sam Garner tries to nick the ball from the Yaxley keeper. Picture: TONY MILES

Fakenham Town made it three wins from three this summer by beating Yaxley on Saturday.

Kyle Plumb

Norfolk Sport

Yesterday, 10:00
Norfolk

After a last minute venue change due to safety concerns caused by a typical English summer, the Norfolk Basketball Festival – in partnership with the Solar Shed and the Norfolk Awards – got started as scheduled at the UEA Sportspark in Norwich, writes Diccon Lloyd-Smeath.

AFC Sudbury manager Jamie Godbold in action for Lowestoft Town during his playing days. Picture: Daniel Chesterton, phcimages.com.

Former captain Jamie Godbold returns to Lowestoft Town with his AFC Sudbury team this afternoon.

Sudbury
Sophie Alden, centre, on top of the junior podium at the British Triathlon Championships in Liverpool.

The budding career of Hellesdon triathlete Sophie Alden has been given a major boost after the 17-year-old was crowned the British junior women’s champion.

United Kingdom
East Anglian Premier League cricket Swardeston ( batting ) against Great Witchingham - bowler Jimmy Hale.Photo:Steve Adams

A fine display in front of Norfolk captain Chris Brown has helped Great Witchingham’s James Hale land a county call-up.

cricket
Stars boss Rob Lyon. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn boss Rob Lyon is confident his riders’ confidence has not been damaged by their poor away record in 2015.

King's Lynn

Norwich City

Yesterday, 17:47
Cameron Jerome

Alex Neil faces an anxious wait to assess the extent of Youssouf Mulumbu’s foot injury after the midfielder hobbled off in the closing stages of Saturday’s pre-season winning finale against Brentford at Carrow Road.

Youssouf Mulumbu suffered a foot injury in Norwich's 2-1 pre-season friendly win over Brentford. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Youssouf Mulumbu’s second half injury proved a sour footnote to Norwich City’s friendly win against Brentford in their final pre-season finale ahead of the Premier League kick-off.

Robbie Brady
Alex Neil has completed his fifth summer signing with a deal for free agent keeper Jake Kean. 
Picture: Antony Kelly

Norwich City have confirmed the signing of former Blackburn keeper Jake Kean, who arrives on a two-year deal to become Alex Neil’s fifth summer addition.

Graham Dorrans
Norwich City's new signing Robbie Brady with his Republic of Ireland team-mate Wes Hoolahan.
 Picture: Antony Kelly

Norwich City new boy Robbie Brady revealed the Canaries were always his number one choice.

Robbie Brady
Norwich City duo Seb Bassong and Alex Tettey share a joke at training on Friday.
 Picture: Antony Kelly

Norwich City’s boss Alex Neil aims to make the most of one last chance to get the perfect blend for Crystal Palace’s opening-day Premier League visit in Saturday’s pre-season climax against Brentford at Carrow Road.

Elliott Bennett

Columnists

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Norwich City writer Paddy Davitt answered your questions live from Austria in the Norwich City debate at www.pinkun.com/debate

Partick Thistle's new mascot. Picture: JSHPIX.CO

Partick Thistle’s newly-unveiled bright yellow mascot has set social media alight - with some branding it “terrifying” while others labelled it a scary version of cartoon character Lisa Simpson.

Will defender Michael Turner be surplus to requirements at Norwich City next season? Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

It’s fantasy football time again. That period when many football fans will be making mental wish-lists of those their team should sign and those they should ditch.

Elliott Bennett
40,000 Norwich City fans celebrate Cameron Jerome's opener at Wembley.

EDP columnist and Twitter’s very own @BigGrantHolt Jon Rogers has recorded a song dedicated to Norwich City’s glorious day at Wembley - with a video featuring photos sent in by fans who were there.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015
Lowestoft Town, blue, and Gorleston are back in action today. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

A host of the area’s semi-professional clubs will continue their preparations for the forthcoming season this afternoon.

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