Jackson opens account but Fakenham in the red

Korben Willis firing home for Swaffham Town Res.
Korben Willis firing home for Swaffham Town Res.
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Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division

Fakenham Town 1

Haverhill Rovers 2

Recent loan signing Joe Jackson netted for Fakenham, while Matty Gilchrist hit the post late in the game.

Jackson opened his account for the Ghosts on 23 minutes. Haverhill replied with a penalty, for which goalkeeper Tommy Rix was booked for the foul, after 36 minutes to make it 1-1 at half-time.

The visitors scored the winner two minutes into the second half.

Fakenham: Rix, D.Williams, Stu Garner, Youngs, Sturman, Harvey, Abbott, Dye, Jarvis, Glover, Jackson. Subs: Akers, Franks, Gilchrist, Dougal, Colman. Att: 83.

Tickets for the Ghosts’ Norfolk Senior Cup Semi-Final against Harleston at the Norwich FDC on March 15 will be priced at £5 adults and £3 concessions.

First Division

Coggeshall Town 5

King’s Lynn Town R 0

Depleted Lynn Reserves crashed at second-spot Coggeshall, with the half-time score 3-0.

Reserves manager Rob Back said: “We had Ward (first team), McQuaid (first team), plus injuries to Fountain and Stannard beforehand, and Liam Fryatt also got injured during the match.

“So we were always going to be up against it, plus the hard match we had on Wednesday with 10 men for most of the match really showed some tired legs on Saturday.

“Seventeen year-old Callum South was the pick of the bunch.”

Att: 103.

Downham Town 0

Holland FC 2

Downham went down to the top-ten league newcomers at the Memorial Field.

Att: 40.

Tonight in the First Division KO Cup, King’s Lynn Town Reserves entertain Team Bury.

Tomorrow Downham Town travel in a First Division derby to Wisbech St Mary.

l Tomorrow’s Thurlow Nunn Youth League fixtures: King’s Lynn Town v Horsford, Nth Walsham v Downham Town, Sheringham v Fakenham Town (re-arranged from Monday, March 6).

Thurlow Nunn Premier Division

Bottom half

Fakenham T 31 10 5 16 35

Ely City 29 9 7 13 34

Godmanchester Rv 30 9 7 14 34

Haverhill Rv 29 9 7 13 34

Long Melford 33 9 7 17 34

Walsham le Ws 29 9 4 16 31

Wivenhoe T 29 6 10 13 28

Hadleigh U 32 7 7 18 28

FC Clacton 33 6 4 23 22

Swaffham T 31 3 6 22 15

First Division

Top 13

Stowmarket T 31 21 8 2 70*

Coggeshall T 30 20 7 3 67

Haverhill Bor 31 20 6 5 66

Woodbridge T 29 18 4 7 58

Framlingham T 30 16 8 6 56

Halstead T 29 15 8 6 53

Braintree T 31 17 2 12 53

Diss T 28 16 4 8 52

Holland FC 28 15 5 8 50

Whitton Utd 32 14 1 17 43

King’s Lynn T Rs 28 12 5 11 41

Wisbech St M 29 11 7 11 40

Downham T 29 10 9 10 39

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