Fakenham Town FC sign striker Jackson

Joe Jackson turns his man to head goalward.
Joe Jackson turns his man to head goalward.

Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division side Fakenham Town FC have signed prolific striker Joe Jackson on a short-term deal.

The former Swaffham Town forward is set to sign on a month-long loan, starting after The Ghosts’ Norfolk Senior Cup tie, from Norwich United beginning February 18.

He was ‘Player of the Season’ at fellow Premier side Swaffham last term; also their top scorer with 22 goals from 35 games.

The Ghosts thank Norwich Utd for their help in the transfer.

Thurlow Nunn League

Premier Division

Fakenham Town 0 Felixstowe & Walton United 4

The Ghosts fell victim to a Craig Jennings hat-trick.

Jennings struck after just three minutes and completed his treble by the 69th minute for second-placed Felixstowe at Clipbush Park.

Fakenham: Rix, D.Williams, St.Garner, J.Williams, Gilchrist, Franks, Abbott, Harvey, Plumb, Glover, Akers. Subs: Dye, Youngs, Garner. Attendance: 53.

First Division

Downham Town 1 
Halstead Tn 1

Downham finished all square when hosting ninth-position Halstead at the Memorial Field.

Matt Bussens put Town in front on 57 minutes, with an assist from Karl Tansley, before Halstead equalised after a free-kick.

On 45 minutes Halstead had the ball in the net but it was ruled offside.

Attendance: 52.

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