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Linnets pick up three points at Hereford

Hereford 0 King's Lynn Town 1 King's Lynn Town maintained their slim National League North title hopes with a slender victory over Hereford at Edgar Street on Saturday.Christian Oxlade-Chamberlain scored the only goal of a poor game 15 minutes before the interval to give Tommy Widdrington's side the three points on their travels.Lynn remain five points behind AFC Fylde at the top of the league standings after the Coasters recorded

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Dersingham Reserves win six-goal thriller in last four

It was league cup semi-final weekend in the North West Norfolk Football League with eight teams looking to secure a place at Fakenham Town FC in April’s finals.Dersingham Reserves hosted Docking Rangers at The Pastures and ran out 4-2 victors.Goals from Conor McQuaid, Kieran Nurse, and Ben Harris (2) ensured their final spot.Harry Morton gets his head to the ball before Kodie Turvey. (63143866)Docking gave their all and stayed in

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Pelicans Under-10s are crowned county champions

Ten years ago, Graham Brooks played an instrumental role in helping youngsters from Pelicans Hockey Club into a regional final.A decade later, Brooks has helped the latest crop of Under-10 talent emerging from the club to be crowned county champions at Dereham in what has been very much a team effort throughout the club.Many of the current side started their hockey career with Hockey Heroes, the England Hockey course, run

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Mum’s the word as ladies battle to the bitter end

West Norfolk 14 Ipswich 20 Mother’s Day is always special and even more so when you can play with your daughter, coach your daughter or simply have your children on the sideline cheering you on.This is the position that West Ladies were in when they welcomed Ipswich for the return home fixture. Everything was laid on from food to music.An invigorated West came to the field and it was obvious

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Leading lights line-up for West Norfolk in race finals

Two of West Norfolk Athletic Club’s leading lights participated in the ESAA National Cross-Country Championship, held at Wollaton Park, in Nottingham.Evie Clayton and Edward Murray lined up for the most eagerly anticipated event of the winter for all young athletes.In this event the best cross-country athletes in each of the 46 counties in England compete for the honour of being the best in the country.Evie Clayton (63115754)The age categories comprise

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Downham Town extend lead at top of the table

A late equaliser denied Downham Town a tenth straight win in the Thurlow Nunn First Division North last night – but the league leaders still extended their lead at the top of the table.The SCL Memorial Field outfit, who created numerous chances and were twice denied a penalty, were twice pegged back by Whittlesey Athletic in a 2-2 draw after taking the lead through George Watts Sturrock and Joe Jackson.After

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“We still believe we can win the league, we’ve got no qualms about that,” says Linnets boss

King's Lynn Town manager Tommy Widdrington has not yet given up on winning the National League North title, despite rivals AFC Fylde showing little sign of slipping up.The Coasters hold a five-point lead over the Linnets at the summit following Tuesday night's 1-0 at The Walks, but crucially have two games in hand.But Widdrington, whose side travel to Hereford on Saturday, is refusing to throw in towel just yet, insisting

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Linnets boss apologises after fan confrontation

King's Lynn Town boss Tommy Widdrington has issued an apology to the club's supporters following an angry confrontation with a home fan after the home defeat to AFC Fylde.Lynn's boss had to be restrained by his first team coach Mark Hughes after being on the receiving end of what he described as 'vitriolic abuse' from an individual after the 1-0 defeat.Widdrington was incandescent with rage at the time of the

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Ex-Linnet returns to haunt former club in top-of-the-table clash

King's Lynn Town 0 AFC Fylde 1 Ex-Linnet Joe Rowley returned to haunt his former club as AFC Fylde took control of the National League North title race by winning the top-of-the-table clash against Lynn at The Walks.Rowley scored the only goal of the game early in the second half as the league leaders dented second-placed Lynn's automatic promotion aspirations in front of a crowd of 1,853.It was Tommy Widdrington's

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