Local Dereham Sport

Ryan Hawkins has left King’s Lynn Town.

A town’s youth football team has been given a boost after being sponsored by a Norfolk firm.


A football team in Norfolk has firmed up its relationship with the local business community by announcing a nearby estate agents as its newest sponsor.


Dereham Town boss Adam Gusterson believes the teams that can adjust to the coronavirus restrictions best will be the ones to thrive this season.

Hopes of a weekly ritual for runners and fitness enthusiasts returning next month have been dashed following the latest string of government regulations.

“Mindless” vandals who drove across a cricket pitch causing extensive damage for the second time in 13 months have left the ground’s owners feeling “angry and hopeless”.

While King’s Lynn Town resume friendly action, it’s the serious stuff for every other team on Norfolk – CHRIS LAKEY looks at Saturday’s local football offering

A 20-year-old goalkeeper who suffered a horrific injury during an FA Cup tie between Whitton United and Dereham Town has praised those who have offered him “overwhelming” support.


Young keeper George Bugg was left “devastated” after suffering a horrific injury during Whitton United’s FA Cup preliminary round tie at Dereham Town yesterday.

An FA Cup match was delayed for an hour on Saturday after a goalkeeper suffered an “horrific injury” in a collision with another player.

The Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are moving to Burnham Market – for one year.

Dereham Town forward Jerry Dasaolu speaks to Mark Armstrong about taking the next step in his career and using his sprinter brother for inspiration

Two organisations with the same vision of supporting local football are joining forces to strengthen the future of the sport.

A Norfolk football team will be changing its stadium name after announcing a building company as its newest sponsor.

Dereham Town have moved quickly to ensure fans get to see games at their home ground by agreeing a venue switch for their latest pre-season friendly this weekend.

A Norwich City fan group has raised thousands of pounds for local charities through selling Canaries-themed masks – much to the surprise and delight of its founders.


Cricketers rejoiced across the UK as the sport returned at village level for the first time since lockdown began.

Norfolk golfers ‘kick start’ their season with the County Handicap this weekend – we look at how golf has fared since it became one of the first sports to return to some sort of normality

A village is at risk of losing its football pitch unless £11,000 of work is done to refurbish it.

It’s no secret that non-league football clubs up and down the country have been struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic. Reporter ABIGAIL NICHOLSON has spoken to Dereham Town FC about its fight to survive.

Parkrunners in Norfolk and Waveney have at least another month to wait before they can resume their weekly 5km challenge.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

City star Todd Cantwell has revealed what he has been up-to during the coronavirus lockdown on Soccer AM.

Todd Cantwell

The FA Council has ratified the decision to expunge all results at Steps 3-7 of the national game because of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Adam Gusterson wants Dereham Town to be able to attract the best footballing talent in Norfolk.

Runners have been urged not to arrange their own gatherings, after Parkrun UK cancelled its weekly Saturday morning events in response to government health precautions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

The world-famous Burnham Market International Horse Trials has been cancelled because of the coronavirus epidemic.

Coronavirus in Norfolk

Dereham Town eased to a 3-1 win at Brentwood in the BetVictor Northern Division.

Dereham were unlucky to leave Spa Lane with only a point.

Norfolk Senior Cup holders Dereham cruised into the final as they tore Wroxham apart in the first half.

A poor penalty decision cost Dereham a point against lead leaders Maldon & Tiptree.

Slack defending from a late free kick cost Dereham the points in a poor match at Tilbury.

Dereham travel to Tilbury today hoping for a change of luck that will bring them three points.

A blind golfer’s recent form has earned him a place at the sport’s world championships.

Dereham Town’s winning streak came to an end at Ram Meadow after conceding two late goals.

Dereham Town have signed former King’s Lynn Town player Natty Stewart.

Wroxham will face holders Dereham Town in the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup – while Great Yarmouth Town will face UEA.

Dereham produced an excellent performance at a packed Aldiss Park to claim victory over Coggeshall.

A pair of talented footballers have made their England debut after battling off fierce competition to be selected for the under 18s schoolboys’ team.

Dereham Town will be aiming to achieve a third successive away win in Essex when they travel to face Hullbridge Sports today.

Time is running out for Norwich City fans to get their hands on the final stickers to complete their albums - with the collectables set to come off the shelves in a matter of days.

Big music names like The Killers and Westlife performing in Norwich could be just the beginning of Carrow Road becoming more than a football stadium, it has been revealed.

The points were shared after a close match on a sticky Aldiss Park playing surface.

Dereham Town suffered a second consecutive league defeat as two goals from Maldon & Tiptree cancelled out the visitors’ lead.

Adam Gusterson believes his Dereham Town can upset the odds when they head to leaders Maldon & Tiptree.

In-form Dereham Town staged a brilliant fightback to take the points in a 3-2 win over Felixstowe & Walton.

Thetford endured a night to forget as they were eliminated from the Norfolk Senior Cup by a clinical Dereham team, who booked their place in the quarter-finals after a 7-0 win.

He will be remembered as a larger-than-life character who loved football and his family.

Dereham recovered from an early lapse to comfortably take the points with a 5-2 BetVictor North win over Brentwood at Aldiss Park.

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Dereham Town 5 Witham Town 1

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