Chance of Carrow Road final
Cromer Town are just one step away from the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road.The Anglian Combination Premier Division side host Norwich United, from the top division of the Ridgeons League, at Cabbell Park in the semi-finals on Saturday (ko 2.
Cromer Town are just one step away from the Norfolk Senior Cup final at Carrow Road.
The Anglian Combination Premier Division side host Norwich United, from the top division of the Ridgeons League, at Cabbell Park in the semi-finals on Saturday (ko 2.30).
The other semi-final is a derby between Mattishall, who are in the same division as the Crabs, and Ridgeons Premier Dereham.
The winners of the two games will face each other at Norwich City's ground on Tuesday, April 13, kick-off 7.30pm.
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Cromer have been beaten by Norwich United in the competition twice this century and are determined to progress this time.
Cromer secretary Richard Cox said: 'Hopefully we will get a good crowd down to watch. We're going to be underdogs against Norwich United but it's a one-off game and both teams have the same incentive of a trip to Carrow Road.
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'It's going to be a difficult game but we're certainly not going to make it easy for them. Hopefully we can come out on top.'
He said that Cromer hadn't been in a semi-final for 'a long time and last won the cup in the early 1900s.'
Norwich United have gone four league games unbeaten, including a good draw against top-four side Stanway on Saturday. But, despite the opposition playing at a lower level, the Planters are being careful not to get complacent about Cromer. Manager Paul Chick said: 'We won't be taking them lightly. We will be treating them with the same respect that we gave Wroxham, that's for sure.'