Gorleston hit Norfolk Senior Cup trail on Saturday with a second round tie at Mulbarton Wanderers, who are going well in the Premier Division of the Anglian Combination.
Great Yarmouth cruised into the preliminary round of the FA Cup with an emphatic 5-0 victory over visitors Diss Town.
The sense of excitement was palpable as fans leant against metal barriers, mugs of tea in hand, at the historic Wellesley ground.
It’s is perhaps fitting that Great Yarmouth Town’s opening match of the new season should be in the FA Cup.
More than 200 grassroots football teams from the region descended on Easton and Otley College over the weekend, to battle it out in Norwich City Community Sports Foundation’s (CSF) summer cup.
Results were as miserable as the weather for three Norfolk teams on Premier Division duty.
Gorleston’s Thurlow Nunn Premier Division title bid gathered pace thanks to another excellent win - and a shock home defeat for rivals Mildenhall.
Ricci Butler has told his Gorleston team to aim for new milestones in 2017.
Keegan Middleton was the hero as Gorleston Town secured their place in the FA Vase third round thanks to a 2-1 win over Northampton Sileby Rangers.
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