Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Joe Bane-Young

Fakenham made it two wins on the trot in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division when they saw off relegated Sprowston by seven wickets at Highfield Lawn.

Fakenham Town bowed out of the FA Cup at the first stage on Saturday, losing 2-0 at home to Wellingborough Town.

The streets of Dereham will soon be filled with runners competing in the sixth annual Dereham 5k Town Race.

Breckland Council

Fakenham claimed a crucial win at Garboldisham on Saturday to move out of the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division relegation zone - and give themselves a good chance of avoiding the drop.

Joe Bane-Young

A Norfolk cycling event has teamed up with Active Norfolk in a bid to get the whole county on two wheels.

Norfolk County Council

Norfolk Sport


Thetford Town and Kirkley and Pakefield shared the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division spoils after a hard-fought goalless draw at Mundford Road last night.

Charlie Appleby’s incredible run of success with his juveniles continued apace with the victory of Wild Illusion in the totepool Racecourse Cashback Available Fillies’ Novice Stakes at Yarmouth.

Rejuvenated Josh Auty reckons he is getting to grips with racing at King’s Lynn ahead of Wednesday’s double header with Wolverhampton (7.30).

Robert Lambert

A record number of 400 entrants gathered for the seventh annual Dereham 5k race on Sunday.

A family run swim school has found a novel solution to the dwindling number of pools available for swimming lessons - they’ve built their own.

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Norwich City

Marley Watkins is well aware Norwich City need to shake off their sloppy starts – but was happy to take a goal and another Carabao Cup win.

Norwich City

Josh Murphy was the catalyst for Norwich City’s League Cup second round 4-1 win over League One Charlton at Carrow Road on Tuesday night.

Northern Ireland

Nelson Oliveira and Harrison Reed’s late blockbuster sealed Norwich City’s first Championship win of the new season in a 2-0 victory over QPR at Carrow Road on Wednesday night.


Norwich City ensured their name will go into the hat for the Carabao Cup third round draw on Thursday with a 4-1 win over Charlton Athletic.

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Norwich City are hit hard at by Aston Villa at Villa Park – and not for the first time. Michael Bailey brings his six learnings to the fallout table.


This Norwich City season should really have come with a health warning for those of a delicate disposition, because I’m sure that we can expect more of the peaks and troughs of this week as the new players and Daniel Farke’s systems continue to gel.


Sport is pretty much all about numbers. Goals, tries, good punches landed on someone’s nose, speed, distance, height. It goes on.

With just three games played in the Championship there are three clubs left with a 100pc record, one of which doesn’t surprise – and that’s Wolves.


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