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Posted 19th May 2017, 08:44 in
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Norwich Take Survival Battle Into Last Game

Norwich City defeated Lowestoft Town 4-2 in midweek, to keep alive their hopes of avoiding a bottom-two finish.

Wednesday 17th May
FA PREMIER LEAGUE
DIVISION 1 SOUTH EAST

Norwich City 4-2 Lowestoft Town (Att: 75)

Playing catch-up, Norwich City have collected enough points to be within a final-day victory to overtake Stevenage, who are in their first ever year at this level.

The Canaries got off to a flying start on Wednesaday, as Natasha Snellng and Chelsea Garrett put them two up in only 7 minutes against the already relegated Lowestoft Town.

But that was all undone by the break, as Tiffany Forshaw and Ciera Flatt replied in a five-minute spell to pile the pressure back on the hosts.

The tension lasted throughout the second half, as it wasn't until the last 7 minutes that Aimee Durrant restored the advantage and then Kyla Love added a fourth.

City must now beat fifth-placed Luton Town at Norwich United FC on Sunday (2pm ko), having lost 3-1 away to the Hatters in February. 

Photo - @briancoombes1 

Thursday 18th May
DIVISION 1 SOUTH WEST

Exeter City 2-7 Larkhall Athletic (Att: 23)

Larkhall completed their campaign with a 7-2 win at basement side Exeter City, for whom Amber Guy-Kemp bagged both goals.

The Grecians finish their season away to Maidenhead United on Sunday, still seeking their first win.

Basingstoke Town host runners-up Plymouth Argyle in the division's other remaining fixture.

In the week, Shanklin sadly announced their withdrawal from the FAWPL.

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