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Fakenham Town booked their place in the last four of the Norfolk Senior Cup after beating Diss Town 2-1 in a replayed quarter-final last night.

The Diss Otters team, 10 of whom have been selected for Norfolk.

Ten swimmers from Diss Otters were rewarded for excellent results at this year’s county championships by being selected for Norfolk in the upcoming Tri-Counties gala at the UEA on March 5.

West Norfolk
Victoria Southward keeps her drive going through a tight Amazons pack for Wymondham Ladies. Picture by Simon Ballard.

It has been a quick turnaround for Wymondham Wasps and Woodbridge Amazons. Just three weeks after their first encounter of the season, Amazons were the visitors to Tutles Lane where they were beaten 34-5.

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Diss Vixens U13s and 15s travelled to Crusaders not only for a highly anticipated series of matches, but to offer new players the opportunity to play in competitive matches.

Diss Saracens in action during a fine victory over Great Yarmouth and Broadland.

Diss Saracens played Broadland & Great Yarmouth and with their best squad available scored six tries to gain a four-point win, which could prove vital as there are only three remaining league fixtures to play with Saracens trailing Fakenham at the top on points difference.

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Mon, 15:16
Premier League
Norwich's Jonny Howson looks dejected as the Burton players celebrate their sides second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Pirelli Stadium. Picture: PAUL CHESTERTON/FOCUS IMAGES

So that was Burton. Any excitement garnered from visiting a ground that Norwich City had never played at before quickly gave way to an all too familiar knot in the stomach.

John Ruddy mops up after denying Ayoze Perez with a stunning save against Newcastle. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Another week and another four valuable points for City, although a realistic assessment would be that this is still a side capable of overwhelming the weaker teams on its day, but with fundamental defensive frailties which can be ruthlessly exposed by opponents with more quality.

The 1967 Canaries, back row, left to right: Dave Stringer, Gordon Bolland, Laurie Brown, Kevin Keelan, Terry Allcock, Joe Mullett, Hugh Curran. Front: Mal Lucas, Mike Kenning, Don Heath, Laurie Sheffield, Tommy Bryceland, Terry Anderson. Photo: Archant Library

Half a century ago today, what was then considered a minor miracle occurred at Old Trafford.

Premier League
Cameron Jerome looked like a man on a mission after getting his chance against Newcastle United. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

It was a random fixture change. An exciting fixture too. The prospect of Norwich City taking on Huddersfield under floodlights and in front of the live Sky Sports cameras will be one of the key evenings this season.

Alex Neil
Cameron Jerome has been back to his best for City.  Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

So have you got your breath back yet then?!

Norfolk Sport

Action from Snowflake Sailing Club. Picture: IAN SYMONDS

Snowflake Sailing Club held a single 90-minute race for all classes with the Dugdale Memorial Trophy up for grabs for the winning boat after handicaps had been applied.

Dave Horton-Jones with youngsters from the Wymondham Judo Club. Picture: WYMONDHAM JUDO CLUB

Youngsters have had a martial arts master class from an expert at the Wymondham Judo Club.

It was second against third as Wensum D played Dynamic Rams A in Premier B of the Norwich and District League.

Norfolk County
Gary Setchell has left King's Lynn Town after seven years at the club's helm. Picture: Simon Moore/Focus Images

King’s Lynn Town will announced their new manager tomorrow – as fans, supporters are reporters alike took to Twitter to have their say on Gary Setchell’s sacking late on Tuesday night.

Gary Setchell

Norwich City

Ipswich Town
The Pink Un Show is our Norwich City fanzine on Mustard TV - and it's well worth a look for all Canaries fans.

The Pink Un Show – Mustard TV’s Norwich City fanzine – is LIVE on YouTube from 6.30pm tonight to cover all the latest Canaries talking points.

Steven Whittaker shares a word with Ryan Bennett. The pair will both be hoping for action when Norwich City host derby rivals Ipswich Town on Sunday. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Derby day can inspire Norwich City to salvage their flagging Championship promotion hopes, so says Steven Whittaker.

Ipswich Town
Ian Culverhouse issues instructions to Simon Lappin during his time as Norwich City assistant. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Top-level experience remains a valued commodity in non-league football, and new King’s Lynn Town manager Ian Culverhouse has that in abundance.

Paul Lambert
New King's Lynn Town manager Ian Culverhouse pictured on the sidelines at Carrow Road, during his time as assistant manager at Aston Villa, during a Premier League match in September 2013. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Former Norwich City and Aston Villa assistant manager Ian Culverhouse has been surprisingly announced as the new manager of King’s Lynn Town.

Wes Hoolahan scored a crucial penalty to seal an aggregate Championship play-off semi-final success over Ipswich Town in 2015. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil has never lost an East Anglian derby. None of his players have either, yet there is a palpable nervousness around this Sunday’s upcoming duel.

Premier League

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Mon, 06:00
Cameron Jerome headed Norwich City level with Burton players claiming he handled the ball in diverting home Steven Whittaker's miscue. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Arrogance and stupidity. Alex Neil’s post-match words were aimed squarely at a Norwich City collective with a Championship deficiency.

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Mon, 14:18
Norwich City slipped up again on the road in the Championship at Burton Albion. 
Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s slender play-off hopes suffered another blow against Championship strugglers Burton Albion.

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Mon, 15:02
Tempers flare between Burton's Tom Flanagan and Cameron Jerome. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

After another ‘pitch-war’ defeat for Norwich City, Michael Bailey offers six more lectures for the Canaries to digest following their Burton Albion loss.

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Mon, 07:34
Norwich City manager Alex Neil pulled no punches after his side's Burton defeat. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Cut out the stupid mistakes, warned Alex Neil, or risk a Championship derby defeat to bitter rivals Ipswich Town.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017
Sophie McKinna finished second at the British Indoor Athletics Team Trials. Picture: PA

The 22-year-old’s throw of 16.74m was only enough to see her finish runner up to Rachel Wallader, whose 17.43m effort saw her improve on her own stadium record. Adele Nicoll came third with 15.93m.

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