Wroxham slip down Ridgeons table

PUBLISHED: 06:00 06 November 2006 | UPDATED: 09:48 14 September 2010

Wroxham's early dominance of the Ridgeons League Premier Division is slipping away after they dropped points for the second consecutive weekend.

Wroxham's early dominance of the Ridgeons League Premier Division is slipping away after they dropped points for the second consecutive weekend.

The Yachtsmen were held to a 2-2 draw at struggling King's Lynn Reserves - a week after suffering a shock 2-0 defeat at home to Leiston.

It means they now sit in third place, three points behind Needham Market and one behind Mildenhall, 2-1 away winners at Norwich United and CRC respectively.

Stephen Harvey gave Lynn's second string a half-time lead, but Justin Fox equalised five minutes after the break.

Luke Fell regained the initiative for the hosts, scoring after Wroxham keeper Robert Woodcock's clearance had hit him on the back, before Andy Key earned a point.

Kirkley are up to fifth, four points behind the Yachtsmen, after a 1-0 home win over Felixstowe, substitute Ben Goddard scoring the winner on 70 minutes - just a minute after coming on.

Champions Lowestoft, after a slow start to the campaign, are making significant moves up the table and made it four wins in a row when they thumped Harwich & Parkeston 5-0 away.

Dereham also went nap, at home against Stanway, new signing Paul Atkins getting on the scoresheet for the third successive match as the Magpies made it six league wins unbeaten.

Skipper Graham Barrett put Dereham ahead and an own goal gave them a 2-0 lead, which was soon extended when Atkins netted.

Stanway pulled a goal back, but Andy Gleave's header restored parity before Darren Terrington's 30-yard screamer completed the score.

Wisbech Town recorded their biggest away win of the season, 4-1 at Newmarket.

Liam Nimmo put Town ahead, Danny Hussey made it two and Liam Harold just about clinched the game before the half-hour mark.

The hosts pulled one back in the second half but Lee Hudson settled the issue.

Diss lost their first match under new manager Richard Carter, losing 2-0 at Ipswich Wanderers to leave them third from bottom with just eight points.

Norwich United are below them, a point in arrears, after the defeat at home to Needham Market while CRC prop up the table.

In Division One, leaders Swaffham lost for only the second time this season, going down 2-1 at Ely City in front of a crowd of 97, the biggest in the division at the weekend.

Fakenham stay mid-table after a 2-1 home win over Saffron Walden, courtesy of Kevin White.

The Ghosts went behind but levelled just before the break when Steve Johnson's header was saved by the keeper and Nick Haynes followed up to slam the ball in.

Stuart Jenkinson hit the woodwork early in the second half and Johnson went close with a long-range effort, but then White crashed home a shot after Lee Day's corner.

Thetford and second-bottom Downham shared the points after a 2-2 draw at Mundford Road while Yarmouth moved up after a 3-1 win at March Town.

Gorleston lost by the odd goal in seven at home to Whitton, Chris Henderson hitting a hat-trick but finishing on the losing side.

Whitton led 2-1 at the break, but Gorleston were in trouble just 22 minutes into the second half, by which time they were 4-1 down.

Henderson completed his treble but Gorleston's late pressure failed to produce an equaliser.

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