Fakenham Town Garner home victory over Long Melford

A proposal has been put forward for a shake-up to step 7 football in Sussex
A proposal has been put forward for a shake-up to step 7 football in Sussex

Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division

Fakenham Town 2

Long Melford 0

Sam Garner and Shane Akers struck for the Ghosts.

Fakenham: Rix, Sa Garner, Stu Garner, Franks, Gilchrist, Harvey, Abbott, Dye, Glover, Jarvis, Cary. Subs: D.Williams, Akers, Plumb, Sturman, J.Williams. Attendance: 52.

Three crucial Premier Division matches remain for the Pedlars.

Swaffham were at home to Walsham-Le-Willows on Easter Monday.

First Division

Downham Town 4

Needham Market R 0

On target were Matty Bussens, Dougal and two from Matthew Calvert.

Downham: Clements, Bailey, Gould, Sykes, Cross, Calvert, Bird, Dougal, Willmott, Bussens, Fenn.Att:37

Halstead Town 0

King’s Lynn Town Res 2

Lynn have their eyes on the top nine with this win. Att: 117.

A thoroughly deserved 8-0 win away to Lakeford Rangers on Wednesday means the title race could go down to the final match for Swaffham U18’s in the Thurlow Nunn Youth North Division. A hat-trick for Matthew Blackford, two for Jake Slender, Aaron Smith, Jack Prentice and Korben Willis made up the tally.

Tomorrow they are away to North Walsham with all to play for.

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ahead of their final game against Dereham Town, Thursday 27 April at Shoemakers Lane.

The Veterans were defeated 3-1 away to Unthank Arms last Sunday in a well contested match and now look forward to next weekend when they are at home to Scole United. Tony Chapman netting for the older Pedlars.

The Reserves were in action on Saturday, away to Long Stratton Reserves.

Goals from Cameron Lee and Korben Willis were not enough to clinch victory against a poor side, Swaffham gifting the opposition through mistakes to make the journey fruitless.

Tonight they host Fakenham Town Reserves, kick off 7.30pm before their final game next Saturday away to Norwich CEYMS Reserves.