Fakenham and Wells Sport

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Wayne Anderson
Jack Barber, left, in action for Fakenham Town on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

“I’ll be looking to spice things up over the next few weeks,” were the thoughts of Fakenham Town manager Wayne Anderson prior to the weekend’s fixture against Mildenhall Town.

Elmham'’s Olly Hall on his way to 20 to go with his 4-51 bowling stint. Picture: MIKE WYATT

The penultimate week of the Norfolk League season saw many promotion and relegation issues sorted, although not all, writes Mike Ridout.

Mike Ridout
Damian Hilton will be back in the dugout as Wroxham look to start a FA Cup adventure. Picture: WROXHAM FC

Wroxham, Dereham Town and Norwich United will be aiming to ensure Norfolk enjoys a far happier FA Cup return this afternoon.

Damian Hilton
Joint Yarmouth bosses Adam Mason, front, and Martyn Sinclair. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town have their own Norfolk-Suffolk rivalry to sort out this afternoon when the Bloaters head to Ipswich Wanderers looking for their second win of the season.

Thetford Town
Horsford gave their EAPL survival hopes a huge shot in the arm by beating Norwich.

Norfolk skipper Chris Brown turned on the style as Horsford won only their second game of the campaign.

Chris Brown

Norfolk Sport

Yesterday, 12:38
Addenbrooke's Hospital
Norwich United celebrate retaining the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title, with captain Andy Eastaugh handed the trophy.

Norwich United saw their clash with Soham abandoned within seconds, following a nasty injury to captain Andy Eastaugh.

Lynn's Dylan Edge. Picture: Ian Burt

Gary Setchell saluted his battle weary warriors after they were outgunned by Kettering’s late onslaught.

Dylan Edge
Rory Schlein out in front in heat four. Picture: Ian Burt

Wolverhampton 61 King’s Lynn 29

Robert Lambert
Robert Eagle scored a late equaliser for Sudbury at Lowestoft.

Former Trawlerboy Robert Eagle came back to haunt Lowestoft Town with a 95th-minute equaliser as AFC Sudbury grabbed a share of the spoils at Crown Meadow.

Lynn boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

Patched-up Lynn were put to the sword by a resurgent second-half showing from Kettering.

Norwich City

14 minutes ago
Robbie Brady
Norwich City's Robbie Brady does not look set for deadline day drama. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil is not expecting Robbie Brady to be the subject of any late transfer deadline day drama, with the Dubliner on duty for his country in Wednesday’s Republic of Ireland friendly against Oman in Dublin.

Tony Andreu of Norwich City U23 (right) celebrates after scoring during the Checkatrade Trophy match at London Road, Peterborough
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Norwich City’s youngsters blew Peterborough away but it was an old head who may have breathed the most life into his season.

Josh Murphy, left, and James Maddison were first-team substitutes in the loss at Birmingham on Saturday but both start at Peterborough United tonight. Picture: Focus Images

Norwich City travel to Peterborough United Under-23s tonight for their EFL Trophy tie and you can follow the game live.

Norwich City
The Norwich City players look dejected after conceding their second goal at Birmingham
 City. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Here is everything you need to know ahead of transfer deadline day on Wednesday, August 31.

Dieumerci Mbokani
Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty is being touted with Championship rivals Cardiff City. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City outcast Kyle Lafferty is closing in on a move to Championship rivals Cardiff City.

Kyle Lafferty


Yesterday, 07:00
Alex Tettey
Alexander Tettey of Norwich shows his frustration as the Birmingham players celebrate their sides 3rd goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at St Andrews, Birmingham. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The trip to Birmingham always felt like the first crossroads in Norwich City’s season.

Ivo Pinto kept the fans entertained

I am indebted to Diane Blazier, who is one of the people behind the recently-formed Norwich City Fans Social Club.

Jonny Howson
Jonny Howson and Norwich didn't quite clean up at Ipswich, but a draw wasn't the worst outcome. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

I would have happily taken a point from the derby had it been offered to me before kick-off.

Ryan Bennett
Russell Martin, left, celebrates after scoring against Coventry in midweek. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

It was honours even down at Portman Road – and I have to be honest, neither team did enough to win the game.

Alex Neil
City fans in fine form at Portman Road - but they are still demanding more from their team. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The nights are drawing in, the Olympics are over, the new Bake Off series is about to begin – and the kids will soon to be back at school.

Ryan Bennett

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Mon, 08:00
Norwich City striker Steven Naismith is replaced by Kyle Lafferty at Birmingham.  
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil insisted Steven Naismith was a convenient fall guy for Norwich City’s inept 3-0 Championship defeat at Birmingham City.

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Yesterday, 07:00
Josh Murphy, left, and James Maddison were first-team substitutes in the loss at Birmingham on Saturday. Picture: FOCUS IMAGES

The controversial new format of the EFL Trophy gets under way tonight, with Norwich City one of 16 higher-level clubs accepting an invite to enter their under-23 squad in the competition.

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Wes Hoolahan has a shot on goal. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Norwich City served up a woeful display in a 3-0 defeat at Birmingham City that ended the Canaries’ unbeaten start to the season.

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Norwich City
Mon, 11:51
Steven Whittaker and Ryan Bennett share a word at St Andrew's. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

After a desperate 3-0 Championship defeat for Norwich City at St Andrew’s, Michael Bailey looks at the lessons learnt…

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Premier League
Mon, 08:00
Birmingham City manager Gary Rowett was delighted to get back to winning ways at Norwich City's expense. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Gary Rowett knew Birmingham City had to make life uncomfortable to get the better of one of the Championship’s premier sides in Norwich City.

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