Dereham Town had to settle for a point at Aldiss Park on Saturday after visitors Gray Athletic scored an 86th minute equaliser.
Dereham Town cruised into the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup when they hammered underdogs Diss Town 6-0 at Brewers Green Lane.
New Dereham managers Adam Gusterson and Ollie Willis tasted defeat in their opening game.
Dereham have parted company with manager Neal Simmons.
Struggling Dereham moved off the bottom of the table after earning a valuable point with a much improved performance.
Bostik North leaders Bowers & Pitsea powered their way to a 3-1 win at Dereham Town.
Dereham Town completed a difficult few days when going down to a 1-0 defeat at home to Canvey Island on Saturday.
Dereham took the points with an outstanding away performance at Brentwood.
Dereham crashed to their fourth consecutive defeat in a poor match at Barking.
Dereham Town face the sternest possible test today of their ability to bounce back from disappointment on Saturday afternoon.
Two second-half goals earned the Magpies all three points at Aldiss Park.
Dereham produced an outstanding performance and were rewarded with the points at Heybridge Swifts.
Dereham were outplayed as they crashed out of the cup.
Dereham came from behind to win a six-goal thriller in front of a large crowd at Aldiss Park.
Dereham Town made a dreadful start to the season with a heavy defeat at the Parkside Stadium.
Two late goals condemned Dereham to their third defeat after a tough week.
Dereham remain in the play-off places despite losing by a solitary goal at fellow promotion hopefuls Potters Bar.
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