Dereham Town had to settle for a point at Aldiss Park on Saturday after visitors Gray Athletic scored an 86th minute equaliser.
Dereham Town were outplayed by an impressive young Maldon and Tiptree side on Saturday as they went down 3-0.
Dereham Town cruised into the semi-finals of the Norfolk Senior Cup when they hammered underdogs Diss Town 6-0 at Brewers Green Lane.
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.
Neal Simmons says his Dereham Town players are determined to erase the "embarrassment" of their 8-2 thumping at AFC Sudbury a week ago.
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 Town's FA Trophy campaign is over for another year as they were beaten 3-1 by Kempston Rovers at Aldiss Park.
Dereham crashed to their fourth consecutive defeat in a poor match at Barking.
Table-topping Basildon registered their seventh win on the trot at Dereham