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Monday, July 18, 2016
David Tooke
Robert Purton in bat for Cromer on Saturday. 


Batsman Dean Robinson trumped his remarkable 2016 top score to inspire promoted North Runcton’s latest triumph.

Norfolk Alliance: Lowestoft (batting) v Thetford Town (bowling/ fielding) at the Denes Oval.
Lowestoft batsman caught out.

Picture: James Bass

Brooke almost took full advantage of the wet weather to open up a 15-point gap at the top of the Premier Division.

Premier Division
Action from Dereham Town's pre-season clash with King's Lynn Town FC at Aldiss Park. Lee Stevenson scored Lynn's third. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town got their pre-season off to a winning start with a 4-1 victory at Dereham Town.

Dylan Edge
England's Will Evans in action against Scotland.

Two of Norfolk’s brightest prospects will look to power England to world glory this evening.

Downham are gaining some momentum in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division.

Downham Town appear to be finding their feet after making a wretched start to their Premier Division campaign.

Nick Kelly


Tim and Sue Stapleford in 2009. Pictures by Bob Hobbs

This column was initially going to be about the new prime minister and some of the items that the people of Norwich might want to see on Theresa May’s to-do list.

Timm Klose shows his class before injury ended his season early.

It’s that time of the year again. A football doesn’t even have to be kicked in anything approaching anger, but still our clubs are giving us the jitters.

Alex Neil
Wales' Sam Vokes (left) and Gareth Bale (right) during a training session at the Wales Media Centre, Complex sportif du Cosec, Dinard. Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

It’s 9.10am on Wednesday and I’ve just boarded the train from St Malo in Brittany to Lyon in the south-east of France where Wales face Portugal tonight in the European Championship semi-final.

Jamie Vardy probably wont get the space he wants and needs when England try to unpick Iceland on Monday.

Euro 2016 caught light as a tournament on Wednesday night, just in time for the knockout stages. And it was glorious.


Norfolk Sport

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Premier League
Lynn Ladies will be hoping for more happy moments under the Town umbrella. Picture: SUBMITTED

Linnets fans are being urged to back the club’s newest side after they landed a glamour pre-season friendly.

George Walker in action for his beloved Swardeston. Picture: STEVE ADAMS

Swardeston will aim to use an East Anglian Premier League springboard to propel them towards national glory.

Regardless of what happens in the Race Off, Niels-Kristian Iversen will always be number one in most Lynn fans' eyes. Picture: IAN BURT

King’s Lynn still harbour hopes of having two finalists in Saturday’s World Cup showpiece.

Action from Horning Sailing Clubs downriver race to Thurne. Photo: Holly Hancock

Two dozen BODs warmed up for Wroxham Week at the club’s Open event for the Tidcombe Salver over the weekend.

Alex Brundle celebrates pole position with his team-mates but it all unravelled on race day.  Picture:

It was a bitter sweet return to the FIA World Endurance Championship for Alex Brundle who dropped out of the lead in the LMP2 category with transmission troubles.


Norwich City

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Norwich City
Fulham's Ross McCormack is still in Norwich's sights. Photo: Daniel Hambury/PA Wire.

Norwich City have returned with a bid reportedly in excess of £10m for Fulham striker Ross McCormack.

Timm Klose has been back to be Norwich City's new captain in our online poll. Picture: Focus Images

As the start of the new season edges closer, David Freezer assesses who will captain Norwich City in the Championship in 2016/17.

Jonny Howson
Ricky van Wolfswinkel has been linked with a move to Birmingham City.

Ricky van Wolfswinkel’s wretched time at Norwich City has finally ended after sealing a return to Holland with Vitesse Arnhem.

Alex Neil
Norwich City chariman Ed Balls is backing new CEO Jez Moxey to prove his worth. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Jez Moxey is worth the wait as Norwich City’s new chief executive, insists chairman Ed Balls.

Alex Neil
Wes Hoolahan scored on his Norwich City re-appearance in the 3-0 friendly win against Coventry City. 
Picture by Richard Blaxall/Focus Images Ltd

Wes Hoolahan can be Norwich City’s pied piper this season.

Norwich City

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Fulham's Ross McCormack is still in Norwich's sights. Photo: Daniel Hambury/PA Wire.

Norwich City have returned with a bid reportedly in excess of £10m for Fulham striker Ross McCormack.

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Norwich City
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Darts player, James Hubbard of Wymondham. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

One of Norfolk’s brightest sporting talents is vowing to turn torment to triumph as he aims to get his career back on track.

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Friday, July 25, 2014
Norfolk's Colin Oates with his gold medal after victory over Cyprus's Andreas Krassas in the Mens -66kg Gold Medal Final at the SECC, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Norfolk’s Colin Oates admitted he was a man under pressure coming into the Commonwealth Games – and he delivered in style on Thursday night.

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Thursday, January 3, 2013
Chris Hughton is grateful his side accumulated so many points during their 10-game unbeaten run. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

Chris Hughton insists Norwich’s striking injury crisis will not alter his January window transfer plans.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Jonny Howson has had to curb his attacking instincts this season.

Jonny Howson believes his attacking instincts are a strong point – but the Norwich City midfielder is not about to complain to Chris Hughton over his current role.

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