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Ian Culverhouse pictured in September 2012, during his time as assistant manager at Aston Villa. Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire

King’s Lynn Town supporters are taking sock this evening after a whirlwind 24 hours for their club, resulting in the appointment of Norwich City legend Ian Culverhouse at the Linnets new manager.

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Action from Snowflake Sailing Club. Picture: IAN SYMONDS

Snowflake Sailing Club held a single 90-minute race for all classes with the Dugdale Memorial Trophy up for grabs for the winning boat after handicaps had been applied.

Dave Horton-Jones with youngsters from the Wymondham Judo Club. Picture: WYMONDHAM JUDO CLUB

Youngsters have had a martial arts master class from an expert at the Wymondham Judo Club.

It was second against third as Wensum D played Dynamic Rams A in Premier B of the Norwich and District League.

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Gary Setchell has left King's Lynn Town after seven years at the club's helm. Picture: Simon Moore/Focus Images

King’s Lynn Town will announced their new manager tomorrow – as fans, supporters are reporters alike took to Twitter to have their say on Gary Setchell’s sacking late on Tuesday night.

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Gary Setchell has left King's Lynn Town. Picture: TIM SMITH

King’s Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell has left the club, it has been confirmed.

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The current spell of mild weather has seen the carp on the feed on the stillwaters, with fish showing at Springside, Bear and Shepherd’s lakes.

Junior member Matthew Rogers with one of his four fish from Norfolk & Suffolk Flyfishers' East Tuddenham Lakes. Photo: Tony Hull Photography.

Visitors young and old at the Norfolk & Suffolk Flyfishers’ East Tuddenham lake have enjoyed limit bags again.

Glen Mason with his 51lb 5oz catch after winning the UG Angling Club match at the Reepham Fishery. Photo: Kellie Broadway

The welcome rise in air temperatures warmed the commercial carp lakes, forcing the top match catches into treble figures.

The Lake at Blickling Hall.

Following a ‘where to boat-fish for pike on the Norfolk Broads and rivers’, it seems some anglers prefer dry land.

Calvert Churchill in Colombia recently. Photo: Submitted

North Norfolk enthusiast Calvert Churchill joins his team-mates in the Belgian amateur team United Cycling tomorrow – and by Sunday he will be racing with them for the first time at Sint Joris Weert, east of Brussels.

Belgium
John Bailey and Simon Clark celebrate a big spring pike.

It’s that most wonderful time of the angling year when spring is just around the corner and the daylight hours are stretching out ever further.

Fakenham Town booked their place in the last four of the Norfolk Senior Cup after beating Diss Town 2-1 in a replayed quarter-final last night.

Diss Town
Adam Boussif faces Ylies Djiroun at Contenders 18

He may be fighting a man known for his guillotine choke, but Adam Boussif says he has no fear of going to the ground with Ylies Djiroun at Contenders 18 on Saturday.

Attleborough taekwondo star is targeting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Picture: Submitted

A young martial arts star has taken up a new ambassador role and hopes to inspire a new generation to get into sport.

United Kingdom
Tabba Tabrett bursts forward for Norwich Dragons during their East League Premier Division win over Maidstone. Picture: SUBMITTED

Norwich Dragons got their Premier Division campaign back on track after the previous week’s defeat when they beat visitors Maidstone 3-1.

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Ashmanhaugh and Barton Wanderers' home ground.

Ashmanhaugh and Barton Wanderers have resumed their search for a player-coach after the man they selected decided against taking the role.

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England international Tymal Mills has sealed his first Indian Premier League contract. Picture: Clive Gee/PA Wire.

The impressive rise to stardom of Tymal Mills has hit new heights after the Brandon bowling star earned his first money-spinning Indian Premier League (IPL) deal.

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Andy Eastaugh could return from injury on Tuesday night when Norwich United take on Aveley. Picture: ARCHANT

Norwich United entertain Aveley this evening looking to continue their current run of good form which has kept them in touch with the play-off race.

King's Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell.

Injury-hit King’s Lynn Town made it back-to-back clean sheets last night as they extended their unbeaten run to eight matches at Cambridge City.

Gary Setchell
Tymal Mills has earned an IPL deal with Royal Challengers Bangalore. Picture: Chris Ison/PA Wire

A congenital back problem looked like it was going to ruin the career of Tymal Mills but the Brandon bowler has now earned a money-spinning deal which has got the whole cricket world talking.

United Kingdom
Chelsea Garrett went close for Norwich City Ladies during their defeat against Gillingham Ladies. Picture: SARAH JAMES

Norwich City Ladies suffered a heavy 9-0 defeat at the hands of promotion contenders Gillingham Ladies.

Gillingham
East Anglia II gained their first win of the season on the final day of the campaign with victory over Broadland. Picture: ARCHANT

The final match of the Norfolk SRA Premier League season was played this week as bottom of the table East Anglia II achieved their first victory of the season with a 16-8 win over Broadland.

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Norfolk's Gary Best helped his side to an impressive win over Devon. Picture: SUPPLIED

Defending I.C.C champions Norfolk Premier brushed Devon Premier aside in their quarter-final clash at Daventry.

Celebration time for Norwich as Phil Buckland touches down at Cantabrgian. Picture: ANDY MICKLETHWAITE

Norwich can be immensely proud of their performance after coming away from third-placed Cantabrigian with an excellent win.

Norwich
Tom Browes  breaks forward during North Walsham's first home meeting against Fullerians. Picture: HYWEL JONES

North Walsham won an entertaining London One North encounter against a well-organised Fullerians side by five tries to two.

Diss saw off title rivals South Woodham Ferrers on Saturday.

Diss took a giant step towards winning the London Two North East title when they saw off their closest rivals in a wonderful game of rugby.

London
Man-of-the-match James Herrieven scored the second of his two tries for Norwich Union II in a 55-22 defeat at Norwich III.  Picture: Submitted.

Crusaders kept the pressure on neighbours Wymondham in Eastern Counties One by winning at lowly Swaffham.

Tymal Mills has earned an IPL deal. Picture: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Brandon cricket star Tymal Mills was at the centre of a bidding war at this morning’s Indian Premier League (IPL) auction before eventually being signed for a huge £1.4million.

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Connor Ingram scored Gorleston's second with a free-kick. Photo: David Hardy.

Gorleston have closed the gap at the top again as leaders Mildenhall continue to stumble.

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Lowestoft Town players Hannah Waters (on the ball) and Abbie Everson (background) at Woodbridge in the semi-final of the Suffolk FA Women's Cup. Picture by Shirley D Whitlow.

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