Fakenham Town FC sign striker Jackson

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