Six successive defeats had left Thetford Town looking uncomfortably over their shoulder towards the relegation places - but on Saturday they collected a welcome three points with a comfortable win.
Thetford Town slipped into the bottom three of the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division after going down 3-1 at Woodbridge Town at the weekend.
A bad defensive mistake from Thetford Town in each half handed Kirkley and Pakefield all three points at Mundford Road on Saturday.
Thetford Town suffered a 5-1 defeat at the hands of a rampant Wroxham team which demonstrated the gap in quality and resources of the teams likely to be in the promotion mix at the end of the season and the rest of the division.
Thetford Town were left to rue a host of missed first half chances as they fell to a home defeat to Clacton.
Thetford Town boss Danny White recalls his favourite FA Cup memory to Mark Armstrong ahead of the Brecklanders’ extra preliminary round against Fakenham at Mundford Road this evening
Pre-season has proved frustrating for Thetford Town so far.
Thetford Town will be bidding to end a 27-year wait for silverware this afternoon when they take on Brantham Athletic in the Thurlow Nunn League Challange final at Diss Town (kick-off 3pm).
Thetford Town warmed up for their biggest match in many years by winning their penultimate league game of the season on Saturday.
Despite two defeats in the last week Thetford Town manager Danny White is upbeat about the way his team is playing.
Thetford finished an excellent week with a 1-0 victory at promotion-chasing Histon.
Thetford manager Danny White is aiming for a top 10 finish in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division after his team comfortably beat Haverhill Rovers away 5-0, putting them 12th in the table.
Thetford Town will see it as two points dropped rather than one gained on Saturday.
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