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Mike Ridout
The Norfolk Cricket League is under way for 2016.

The new Norfolk Cricket League season began with lots of excitement as this year sees the league fully regionalised and covering the whole county, writes Mike Ridout.

Action from Norwich second team playing Acle at Postwick. Acle congratulate their bowler, 2nd left, Peter Nobbs, for bowling out Norwich batsman Alex Mhandu. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

It was a day to forget for Fakenham as the Norfolk Alliance programme got under way in earnest at the weekend, writes Chris Wise.

Barton Wanderers
Gemma Sanders and Laura Wiseman seen in their England tops

Two Norfolk footballers are seeking sponsorship to help with their dream of playing for Team GB in the Deaf World Cup next month.

United Kingdom
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.

Ross King
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.

Sam Shepherd

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Norwich City
Leicester City's Wes Morgan (centre) celebrates scoring against Southampton. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

It was October that Leicester rocked up at Carrow Road. The Foxes sat eighth in the fledgling Premier League, seven games into the campaign – with Norwich City 12th, three points behind and a goal-difference worse off by just two.

Alex Tettey scores Norwich City's winner against Manchester United when the two sides met earlier in the season. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

One down, three games to go and the lads really need to get back to winning ways otherwise it’s the drop back into the Championship after just one season back in the Premier League.

Norwich
Gary ONeil and Jonny Howson and Alexis Sanchez in action during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil’s team selection on Saturday was interesting.

Youssouf Mulumbu
A Norwich flag is waved before the Barclays Premier League match at Carrow Road, Norwich
. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

The passage of time may cloud the details and dull the memories but we all remember our first game.

Alex Neil

Norfolk Sport

16:17
Sam Masters pictured while guesting for King's Lynn. Picture: IAN BURT

A new show for speedway fans has produced its fourth offering.

Norfolk Ladies ahead of their opening match of the 2016 season, against Scotland at Fakenham CC. Back row, from left, Kevin Denmark ( Manager ) Stephen Girling, Robyn Edge, Aimee Palmer, Amie Hutchinson, Peggy Tirimanna, Caitlin Dye, Hannah Free, Candy Cornelius, Tom Davies ( Coach ), Front row, Morgan Burt, Shannon Spencer, Beth Harmer, Emily Woodhouse ( captain ) Bethan Cornell, Lauren Hemp, Rachel Chettleburgh.

Norfolk Ladies acquitted themselves well in their first Royal London National League Division Three fixture of the season against their more experienced opponents from Scotland.

Scotland
England and British Lions rugby stars Ben and Tom Youngs open the newly completed extension to Holt Rugby Club. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Strengthening links in the local community was at the heart of a celebration of new and improved facilities at Holt Rugby Club – thanks to the help of a few famous friends.

United Kingdom
England and British Lions rugby stars Ben and Tom Youngs open the newly completed extension to Holt Rugby Club. 

Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Ben Youngs is enjoying the most hectic season of his career – and isn’t finished yet.

Ben Youngs
Boxer Emma Dolan who has just become British under-56kg youth champion.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Norfolk teenager Emma Dolan is celebrating the biggest win of her career after becoming the British women’s under-54kg youth champion.

United Kingdom

Norwich City

17:34
Nathan Redmond is urging Norwich City to rise to the challenge against Manchester United. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Tunnel vision is the mantra from Norwich City midfielder Nathan Redmond for the Premier League run-in.

Ryan Bennett of Norwich wins a header during the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London
. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City manager Alex Neil will make a late decision on the fitness of central defender Ryan Bennett ahead of tomorrow’s lunchtime clash with Manchester United.

Ryan Bennett
Leicester City's Wes Morgan (centre) celebrates scoring against Southampton. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

It was October that Leicester rocked up at Carrow Road. The Foxes sat eighth in the fledgling Premier League, seven games into the campaign – with Norwich City 12th, three points behind and a goal-difference worse off by just two.

Norwich City
Norwich Manager Alex Neil. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

With the season drawing to a close and Norwich City’s Premier League status hanging in the balance, this weekend’s fixtures are vital in the race to avoid the drop. Here’s how it could pan out for the Canaries.

Norwich City
Alex Tettey scores Norwich City's winner against Manchester United when the two sides met earlier in the season. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

One down, three games to go and the lads really need to get back to winning ways otherwise it’s the drop back into the Championship after just one season back in the Premier League.

Norwich

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Wed, 09:51
Everton's Ross Barkley (right) and Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini battle for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup, Semi-Final match at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Marouane Fellaini and Robert Huth have both been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association.

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Norwich City
Yesterday, 00:20
Action from Norwich second team playing Acle at Postwick. Acle congratulate their bowler, 2nd left, Peter Nobbs, for bowling out Norwich batsman Alex Mhandu. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

It was a day to forget for Fakenham as the Norfolk Alliance programme got under way in earnest at the weekend, writes Chris Wise.

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Barton Wanderers
Yesterday, 00:24
The Norfolk Cricket League is under way for 2016.

The new Norfolk Cricket League season began with lots of excitement as this year sees the league fully regionalised and covering the whole county, writes Mike Ridout.

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Mike Ridout
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Sport --  Football

DIss Town FA Vase Cup win v Taunton at Wembley  - Celebrations

Dated --7 May, 1994
CJ6726-23

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Twenty years on from that momentous ocassion, midfielder Paul Gibbs, from Yarmouth, looks back on the team who made dreams come true.

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Alex Tettey scores Norwich City's winner against Manchester United when the two sides met earlier in the season. Picture: Paul Chesterton / Focus Images

One down, three games to go and the lads really need to get back to winning ways otherwise it’s the drop back into the Championship after just one season back in the Premier League.

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Norwich

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