Wroxham and Cromer all set for cup tussle

It's a Norfolk Senior Cup local derby on Saturday when Ridgeons side Wroxham host Cromer from the league below at Trafford Park,

The winners will face Great Yarmouth or King's Lynn.

The Crabs, having a fine season and leading the way in the Anglian Combination, will be up for the battle, eager to claim a top scalp.

The Yachtsmen, whose scheduled FA Vase game tonight against St Ives has just been postponed, are clear favourites on Saturday but are not taking the task lightly.

Manager David Batch said: 'We try and prepare well and treat every game and every team with respect. We just focus on us, reaching the performance levels we want. The squad is strong, everyone is playing for places not just to win matches.


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'We are looking forward to Saturday. We like cup ties, do or die type thing.

'I don't think I will have to advise the players against complacency. If Cromer do play well enough to win and we don't play well enough to win then I'm fairly sure it won't be because of complacency.'

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He added: 'We have still been training during the bad weather on the 3G surface at Norwich City's indoor dome.

'While most football teams have been having an enforced break, we have been ticking over with training and working hard physically in that period to keep our fitness levels.'

Cromer secretary Richard Cox said: 'We should be full strength so will have plenty of options. Obviously we are underdogs and Wroxham are going very well this season but we're certainly going to give it our best shot. We have been playing well ourselves with some good results recently.'

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