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Thetford and Brandon Sport

Wed, 23:58
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Aiden Try flew the flag of Thetford AC at the England Athletics Under-15 and Under-17 National Championships at the Bedford International Athletics Arena.

Title celebrations are on ice for Thetford Town CC – with their fate now out of their hands – but promotion has already been secured.

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FA Cup - Wroxham v Fakenham Town at Trafford Park. Photo : Steve Adams

Thetford Town’s interim management team got off to a losing start in what will surely go down as one of the most bizarre games in this season’s FA Cup.

Ricci Butler
Action from Kirkley & Pakefield's 1-0 win at Fakenham Town, orange, last weekend. Picture: TONY MILES

Matt Blake struck a late equaliser to keep Norwich United in the FA Cup last night.

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Former Thetford Town manager Mark Scott. Photo: Steve Adams

Thetford Town chairman Nigel Armes admits the club have taken a gamble in parting ways with long-serving manager Mark Scott – but he hopes the change will have a positive impact.

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Norfolk Sport

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A Norfolk cricket ground faces closure as it emerged its survival would cost a town council more than £1,000 per match.

Stars guest Jacob Thorsell. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Stars suffered their first home defeat of the campaign last night to leave their Elite League play-off hopes hanging in the balance.

Norfolk Closed Tournament 2015, under nines, from left, Darcie Jarmy (third), Isabella Taylor (first), Georgie Cohen (second).

The annual Norfolk Closed week drew to an end with numerous finals at East Anglian Tennis and Squash Club in Norwich.

Dan Zelos is up to third in the Ginetta Junior Championship after success at Fife. 	Photos: Jakob Ebrey

After a dismal start to the Ginetta Junior Championship Dereham’s Dan Zelos has bounced back in the second half of the season by claiming third place in the championship standings.

Niels-Kristian Iversen top scored for Lynn at Poole. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn’s Elite League play-off hopes are out of their hands after they crashed to a 62-30 mauling at Poole.

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Norwich City

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Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty’s sixth goal of the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign helped Northern Ireland to a 3-1 victory over the Faroe Islands and moved them to the verge of a place in European Championship Finals in France next summer.

England's Nathan Redmond (front) and USA's Alonso Hernandez battle for the ball during the Under-21 international friendly at Deepdale, Preston. Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Norwich City wideman Nathan Redmond played for 61 minutes as England Under-21s beat USA Under-23s 1-0 in a friendly at Deepdale last night.

Jacob Murphy of Norwich and Orel Dgani of Maccabi Haifa in action during the pre season friendly match at Kufstein Arena, Kufstein. Photo: Paul Chesterton

Jacob Murphy has been tipped to become a major player for Coventry City.

Scotland's Russell Martin during a training session with Steven Naismith. Photo: PA

Russell Martin has revealed the part he and Steven Whittaker played as City attempted to pull off a transfer deadline day coup.

Steven Whittaker
Bradley Johnson celebrates a goal in front of the City fans. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton

Bradley Johnson has thanked Norwich City fans for their support – and promised never to forget them.

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Columnists

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Fifteen players out, seven players in. A total of £10m spent and £6m put in the coffers – if you count every single deal done, from senior to younger, fringe players.

Lewis Grabban - a brave, or foolish, move to cross Alex Neil.

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m heartily sick of the transfer window. Whilst it’s a wonderful excuse for Sky to crank up the hyperbole and for Jim White to practice his hyperventilating, it’s a major distorting factor on the development of this season’s Premier League, particularly with the big kick-off occurring almost a month before deadline day.

Norwich Manager Alex Neil gives instructions to Lewis Grabban of Norwich during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium Of Light, Sunderland
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Is it any wonder football managers seem to hate the current transfer system, which sees the window shut four weeks into the season?

Norwich City full-back Steven Whittaker has impressed Robin Sainty going forward so far this season. Picture: Paul Chesterton

All the faint praise from the national media this week highlighting Sunderland’s shortcomings shouldn’t be allowed to mask one of the most dominant away performances from City I’ve seen in years.

Wes Hoolahan has been one of the cornerstones of Norwich Citys Premier League campaign so far.

Regular readers of this column will know that I like the odd random fact about the Canaries.

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