Local Dereham Sport

The organisers of a youth football cup for hundreds of children across East Anglia have said this year's event was their best so far.

Dereham suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Garboldisham in their latest Norfolk Alliance Premier Division match on Saturday.

More than six million people tuned in to watch England Women's World Cup victory over Scotland on Sunday, June 9.

Hundreds of children from different age groups competed in a youth football tournament over the weekend.

The Great British Cycling Festival comes to Norfolk this June, offering fun, free activities and everyone is invited to share in the action of this exciting spectacle.

Fakenham suffered their second successive defeat in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division on Saturday - after previously winning 14 games on the trot.

The Fakenham Racecourse boss said he is "absolutely fuming" after a fight broke out towards the end of an annual ladies' day event.

Dereham suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Stow in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division on Saturday.

A year and a half ago he completed the last of his 100 marathons in as many days. Now, runner Ian Odgers, from Dereham, is preparing to reach the 200 mark. Here he talks about his marathon in California last week...

Former Dereham Town midfielder Luke Hannant has jumped at the chance to return to Cambridge United, after bringing an end to his time at Port Vale.

King's Lynn Town defender Frazer Blake-Tracy's move to League One Peterborough United has been confirmed.

The locally-based EXCELR8 Motorsport squad endured a tough time at the Thruxton round of the British Touring Car Championship - but had the satisfaction of getting both of its MG6s to the finish in all three races.

Mollie Patterson was delighted to retain the Junior Mixed Doubles title at the PG Mutual Cadet & Junior National Championships.

Bure Valley Harriers' Michael Eccles is the new Norfolk County Champion after taking victory at the Dereham 10 Mile Road Race on Sunday.

Dereham began life back in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division with a narrow three-wicket defeat at home to North Runcton on Saturday.

Dereham return to the top table of Norfolk cricket on Saturday as their Norfolk Alliance Premier Division campaign gets under way.

Molly Monk from Dereham Otters travelled to Glasgow to compete in the 200 breaststroke at the British Championships.

It has been another season to remember for Norwich City midfielder Todd Cantwell.

Favourites Dereham were indebted to an extra-time goal from Ryan Crisp as they edged past Thetford at Carrow Road to lift the Norfolk Senior Cup.

Dereham Town joint boss Adam Gusterson wants the Magpies to provide "a fitting end" to their season when they take on Thetford Town in the final of the Norfolk Senior Cup at Carrow Road this evening (kick-off 7.30pm).

The UK's top motocross championship makes its annual visit to Norfolk on Sunday when round two blasts into action at Lyng.

Adam Gusterson is confident Dereham Town can cause an upset when they get a taste of the other side of Bostik North football on Saturday.

Dereham Town joint boss Adam Gusterson has urged his squad to finish the job and pull away further from the Bostik North relegation zone.

The NR F1 Podcast - taking Norfolk's Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter - talks Valtteri Bottas, Australian Grand Prix and looks ahead to Bahrain.


Two young Norfolk racing drivers are targeting success in the Mini Challenge during the coming season, with Dereham's Dan Zelos aiming for the JCW title while James Hillery, from Shipdham, has targeted the Cooper Pro-Class title.

Norwich University

Dereham gained a superb 3-2 victory over Bury that should go a long way to help them remain in the Ryman North division.

Local football

Dereham Town will look to move further away from the relegation zone and get an early start on their rivals when they entertain Bury on Friday night (7.45pm).


Dereham Town turned on the style to win 4-1 at Canvey Island and move two points clear of the bottom three in the Bostik League North Division.

Joe Gatting

Adam Gusterson knows all about the power of positive thinking.

Sam Borrer

The NR F1 Podcast - taking Norfolk's Formula 1 legacy and turning it into chatter - previews the 2019 season and Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

Martin Brundle

Thetford Town booked their place in the Norfolk Senior Cup final after seeing off a brave Mattishall side 4-2 in extra-time at the FDC, Bowthorpe.

The pressure may be off Dereham Town when they carry the underdog tag at Bostik North high-fliers Maldon & Tiptree today, but manager Adam Gusterson has insisted the Magpies will be able to cope with "a different challenge".

Joe Gatting

A racing kart driver from Dereham has impressed on his first weekend competing with a national license.

A north Norfolk woman who defied doctors' expectations after suffering a catastrophic brain injury as a youngster has been named Sailor of Year in an annual awards scheme run for people with disabilities by the Royal Yachting Association.

Dereham Ladies are under a little pressure at the top of East League Division One North - after looking like nailed on certainties for the title a few weeks back.

Premier Division

Football fans have held a moment's applause for Denver Clinton during Norwich's home match against Bristol City.

Todd Cantwell

A budding cyclist has got his sights set on success, after securing sponsorship supporting him to compete in the Fakenham Easter Criterium race.

Richard Crook

Norwich City and Harleston Magpies II both picked up important points in their battle against relegation from the top flight of the Women's East League.


A Norfolk racecourse boss who said an outbreak of horse flu could have major consequences has now said he is "delighted" the sport is set to resume from tomorrow.

The boss of a Norfolk racecourse has said a national horseracing suspension could have "major consequences" if a planned meet next Friday cannot go ahead.

A Dereham teenager has completed a three-hour sponsored rowathon, to raise cash towards a charity trip to Borneo which will see him work on environmental projects and raise awareness of the impact of the palm oil industry on wildlife and rainforests.

University of East Anglia

Mattishall are just one win away from a big night out at Carrow Road after reaching the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup on Saturday.

Thurlow Nunn League

Matt Castellan has left King's Lynn Town and joined Dereham Town.

Local football

I had to be fit for work, now it's not so easy, says ex-city footballer Darren Eadie


New Dereham managers Adam Gusterson and Ollie Willis tasted defeat in their opening game.

Danny Beaumont

After finishing off the year with a win against Woodbridge and also beating league leaders Holt, Fakenham seemed to be adversely affected by a four-week lay-off.

Brett Stolworthy

Dereham Town have announced former Magpies Adam Gusterson and Olly Willis as their new management team following the sacking of Neal Simmons at the weekend.

Neal Simmons

Dereham have parted company with manager Neal Simmons.

Danny Beaumont

Luke Hannant may have taken the scenic route to find his way into the Football League but now the former Norwich City youth player is facing a big decision in 2019.


An inspirational young boy who has touched the hearts of millions will be bringing out the match ball for Norwich City Football Club's eagerly anticipated Boxing Day match today.

Denver Clinton

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Monday, January 31, 2011

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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