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Yesterday, 06:30
Ross King
Great Yarmouth Town toast their promotion.

Fakenham Town completed a great escape on the final day as their 1-0 win at Walsham-le-Willows saw the Ghosts climb out of the Premier Division relegation zone, writes Mark Armstrong.

Cyclists on the Holkham Estate, taking part in the 'Pedal Norfolk' weekend. Picture Ian Burt.

They could have changed its name to Ride Blue Skies, as perfect cycling weather greeted the first two days of Norfolk’s premier bike-fest.

Football action from Spixworth (Red) v Acle (Black and White) in the Anglian Combination Premier Division. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Acle United are celebrating their fourth successive Sterry Cup triumph after their 2-0 win over Spixworth.

Ben Morgan
Cyclists on the Holkham Estate, taking part in the 'Pedal Norfolk' weekend. Pictured is Zac Wilson (10). Picture Ian Burt.

More than 500 set off from the hall to bike 20, 50 or 100 miles through north Norfolk’s glorious countryside today.

Hunstanton
Adam Mason is urging the Bloaters to get across the line. Picture: NICK BUTCHER

Great Yarmouth Town will be hoping to take the first step towards joining East Anglia’s footballing elite this afternoon.

Martyn Sinclair

Norfolk Sport

12:49
Bury
Vauxhall Mallard's Mitchell Todd. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Mitchell Todd played key roles with both bat and ball as Vauxhall Mallards maintained their promising start to the new Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League season.

Norwich United (yellow) against Mildenhall in the Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup final at Diss. A dejected Norwich United after losing to Mildenhall. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

The bewildered expressions of the Norwich United players at the final whistle of this cup final summed up just how dramatic the closing stages of the match had been.

Premier Division
Ex-Norwich City FC boss Nigel Worthington presents the winners Runton with the cup. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

The goals rained in during the climax of the Cromer Lifeboat Cup competition.

Action from Norfolk against Lincolnshire, Unicorns Trophy cricket. Lincolnshire batsman Dan Freeman ducks under the ball from Norfolk bowler Adam Todd. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norfolk’s promising start to the new season continued yesterday when they made light of the absence of skipper Chris Brown to make it two wins out of two in the Unicorns Minor Counties Knockout Trophy.

France
National League North - 
Lowestoft Town v Gloucester City at Crown Meadow.
 Michael Spillane leaving the pitch at the end of the game. 

Picture: James Bass

As Lowestoft’s players sunk to the turf, the Blues looked a tired football club in more ways than one.

Danny Crow

Norwich City

Chris Hughton
Wes Hoolahan of Norwich and Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium.
 Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

“I wouldn’t say it’s been toxic, more nervous.” That was a glorious snippet of conversation I managed to catch between two stewards at The Emirates Stadium on Saturday as they discussed the state of the atmosphere at recent Arsenal home games.

Nathan Redmond was denied in Norwich City's 1-0 Premier League defeat at Arsenal. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

After the decent but unfruitful performance against Arsenal, we’re painfully close to treating the Premier League like your auntie and uncle’s 40th wedding anniversary party.

Matt Jarvis
Nathan Redmond was denied in Norwich City's 1-0 Premier League defeat at Arsenal. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil insists Norwich City do not lack Premier League match-winners to prevail in a relegation dogfight.

John Ruddy
The Norwich City players in the pre-match huddle at The Emirates. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Here is how the Norwich City players rated as they suffered a 1-0 defeat to Arsenal at The Emirates.

Norwich City
It was another tough day at the office for the men in yellow and green on Saturday. Picture: PAUL CHESTERTON/FOCUS IMAGES

A 1-0 defeat at Arsenal won’t condemn Norwich to relegation at the end of the season.

Alex Neil

Columnists

Chris Hughton
Wes Hoolahan of Norwich and Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium.
 Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

“I wouldn’t say it’s been toxic, more nervous.” That was a glorious snippet of conversation I managed to catch between two stewards at The Emirates Stadium on Saturday as they discussed the state of the atmosphere at recent Arsenal home games.

How Norwich could do with a Grant Holt type hero right now. Picture: PA

If there is anything more painful than watching your own team consistently failing to take their opportunities to safeguard their Premier League status, it’s surely spending a football-free weekend stressing about whether other results will go your way, writes Robin Sainty.

Premier League
Norwich Manager Alex Neil and Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger shake hands at the end of the Barclays Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The game at the Emirates tomorrow evening is the first of four crucial games for Norwich City as they try and remain a Premier League club.

Champions League
Can City fans still dare to believe a great escape is possible?

So are you resigned to relegation? My head sadly says yes, the Canaries will slip through the trap door.

Timm Klose
Norwich City fans at Carrow Road. Photo: PA

Collective strength may have catapulted Norwich City into the Premier League but they need a hero or two to emerge now.

Neil Adams

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Wes Hoolahan of Norwich and Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium.
 Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

“I wouldn’t say it’s been toxic, more nervous.” That was a glorious snippet of conversation I managed to catch between two stewards at The Emirates Stadium on Saturday as they discussed the state of the atmosphere at recent Arsenal home games.

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Chris Hughton
Yesterday, 13:36
The traveling Norwich City's arrived at Emirates Stadium with hope but left with a familiar Canaries tale to digest. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Norwich City needed the points, Arsenal were a flat side in need of a holiday – yet the Canaries could not take advantage. Michael Bailey delivers the top issues after another chapter from the nearly men…

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Yesterday, 06:30
Great Yarmouth Town toast their promotion.

Fakenham Town completed a great escape on the final day as their 1-0 win at Walsham-le-Willows saw the Ghosts climb out of the Premier Division relegation zone, writes Mark Armstrong.

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Ross King
Friday, April 29, 2016
Kyle Plumb climbs highest to head Fakenham Town in front on Saturday. Picture: TONY MILES

Fakenham Town’s fight for Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division survival is set to go to the last day of the season, writes Tony Miles.

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Wayne Anderson
Yesterday, 12:41
National League North - 
Lowestoft Town v Gloucester City at Crown Meadow.
 Michael Spillane leaving the pitch at the end of the game. 

Picture: James Bass

As Lowestoft’s players sunk to the turf, the Blues looked a tired football club in more ways than one.

Read more
Danny Crow

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