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Fakenham mark return to league action with battling display in 3-0 defeat

PUBLISHED: 06:54 18 October 2017

Wroxham beat Norwich CBS 4-1 after extra time on Tuesday night. 
Picture: Nick Butcher

Wroxham beat Norwich CBS 4-1 after extra time on Tuesday night. Picture: Nick Butcher

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Fakenham Town returned to league action at Ely City last night - and gave their hosts a decent game before going down 3-0.

Having had to call off their recent home encounter with Great Yarmouth Town because of a player revolt the Ghosts put out a very different team at The Unwin Ground and turned in a battling display to go in at half-time level.

But Ely took over in the second half, with goals from Jonathan Brown (2) and Nick Heap sealing the win against a side beaten 3-1 at home by Yelverton in the Senior Cup on Saturday.

Gorleston were beaten 4-1 at home by Felixstowe and Walton, with Connor Ingram’s 65th minute goal giving the hosts a deserved consolation after the leaders had scored four times before the break.

Great Yarmouth and Kirkley and Pakefield drew 2-2 at The Wellesley. Aaron Sanders scored to put the Bloaters ahead at the break but Kirkley moved ahead in the second half before Mitch Forbes had the final say.

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