Welcome points for Thetford

After pocketing three valuable Ridgeons Division One points last weekend, Thetford Town have the tough task of hosting leaders Clacton on Saturday (3pm).

After pocketing three valuable Ridgeons Division One points last weekend, Thetford Town have the tough task of hosting leaders Clacton on Saturday (3pm).

Fakenham Town 0, Thetford Town 2

THETFORD Town travelled to Fakenham looking to halt a run of five defeats and came away with three valuable points against the bottom club.

Town had the early pressure with really little effect. Pask for Fakenham had a shot saved by Bowden. Town got their first corner on 11 minutes which was cleared.


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It was mainly a midfield battle for the first 20 minutes with the odd break. Good defending from Thompson denied Fakenham a chance.

Town's best move in that spell saw Mann send Walsh down the left and his cross was met by Dixon whose effort grazed the post.

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Town took the lead on 35 minutes when Kedian found Mann who ran on to score past the keeper from the edge of the box. Fakenham responded by hitting the post just before the break.

Town started the second half with a Scott effort after 54 minutes but the game went from end to end without any great worries for both keepers.

Town wrapped up the points on 85 minutes when good work between Mann and Dixon saw Dixon slide the ball home to give Town three welcome points.

Thetford Reserves have no fixture, but entertain Lowestoft Town on Tuesday, November 3, 7.45pm kick-off.

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