Surprise exits in cup

Spixworth and Mattishall, both at the bottom end of the Anglian Combination Premier Division table, sprang a surprise on higher league opposition in the Norfolk Senior Cup fourth round.

Spixworth and Mattishall, both at the bottom end of the Anglian Combination Premier Division table, sprang a surprise on higher league opposition in the Norfolk Senior Cup fourth round.

Spixworth knocked out Ridgeons Premier Division side King's Lynn Reserves 2-0 with goals by Ben Gowing and Damian Didwell.

And Mattishall dispatched Diss, from Ridgeons Division One, 2-1 after extra time with Chris Hall and Gary Starling netting.

Norwich United, of the Ridgeons Premier, eased through with a 3-0 win over Fakenham, of Division One with Matt Robinson's first-half strike and a second-half brace from Paul Atkins.


You may also want to watch:


Ang Com Premier side North Walsham put up a good fight against Ridgeons Premier's Dereham before losing 2-1.

In an entertaining game Walsham scored first through a Matthew Lown header before the Magpies levelled when skipper Graham Barrett headed home Craig Terrington's looping cross.

Most Read

Walsham were reduced to ten men and James Hadley powerfully headed home a Terrington corner.

An all-Ang Com Premier Division clash saw Cromer get the better of Blofield United 3-2 after extra time. Matthew Eves scored a brace and Darren Terrington one for the Crabs while Luke Adcock and Lee Skoyles replied for Blofield.

Ridgeons side Gorleston hosted Sheringham, of Ang Com Premier, and went through 2-1.

Ang Com Premier Division side Loddon put out Division One Scole

4-2 thanks to a hat-trick by Alex Brown and one from Steven Wise. Wayne Barrett and Lee Ruddock netted for Scole.

Meanwhile, in league games, Brandon go up a place in the Premier Division table to fifth after beating second-placed hosts Beccles. A brace by John Waites was enough to spell defeat for the former leaders.

St Andrews hosted Dersingham and won 2-0 with goals by Charlie Bartram and Danny Pennell.

Acle United returned from Watton with a 4-0 win thanks to Nathan Thompson's brace, one from Lewis Holsworth and an own goal.

Wroxham Reserves beat visitors Sprowston Athletic 3-2 with goals from Daniel Boswell, Coren Hardy and an own goal, with Daniel Whitman and Jonathon Large netting replying.

In Division One, a Kevin Jarvis goal was enough for a Caister win over Wells.

Bungay visited Hindringham and won 2-1 (Ainsley Baynes, Paul Bullen) with Scott Gray replying.

Horsford (Darren Nichols) lost 2-1 to Poringland Wanderers (Matthew Elwin, Joshua Farrow). Kirkley & Pakefield's Rory French netted in a 1-0 win over Reepham. Long Stratton travelled to Sole Bay and won 2-1 (Shaun Flint, Ben Cussons) with Terry Brooks replying.

A goal by Wymondham's Jamie Butler saw them beat Stalham 1-0.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus