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the senior football club in King's Lynn, King's Lynn Town - "The Linnets"
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The Archive contains the historic information on King's Lynn Football Club from the Linnets' Crest to every league table involving Lynn since 1897 plus all Lynn's FA Cup, Trophy, Vase, Amateur Cup and League/League Cup results.
KLTFC changes hands
Wednesday 25th May
At an 11am press conference it was announced that KLTFC owner Keith "Buster" Chapman has sold the club to 49 year old Norfolk businessman, and former UKIP parliamentary candidate in 2010, Stephen Cleeve.
The owner of The George Hotel in Cley, he is a passionate football fan who was involved in an unsuccessful bid to purchase Wrexham Football Club in 2011.
Eleven agree terms
Eleven players have so far agreed terms for the 2016-17 season with last season's leading scorer Lee Stevenson the latest to commit to another term.
Manager Gary Setchell was quick to get an agreement with
last season's on-loan striker John Sands and since then the club have announced that other players have agreed terms.
Twenty-eight year old striker John Sands, who joined Lynn on loan from Boston United,
made his debut in the defeat at Frome Town and scored six of Lynn's total of eleven goals in the last ten games of the season.
It has also been announced that 25 year old defender Jordan Yong, 22 year old midfielder Michael Clunun and Toby Hilliard have also agreed terms for next season.
Linnets' manager Gary Setchell has wasted no time with preparations for the new season by agreeing terms with 'keeper Alex Street, captain Sam Gaughran and Ryan and Liam Fryatt.
With 263 appearances under his belt, Alex Street should pass the appearance record of fellow 'keeper Norman Coe, 267, and possibly that of Andy Claxton, 318, in the coming season.
Contracted to stay with the club to at least the end of the 2016-17 season are Dylan Edge and Matt Castellan.
The full list is: John Sands, Alex Street, Michael Clunan, Jordan Young, Dylan Edge, Matt Castellan, Joby Hilliard, Sam Gaughran, Ryan Fryatt, Liam Fryatt and Lee Stevenson.
Not staying at The Walks is the quartet of Liam Hurst, Sam Mulready, Kern Miller and Jack Friend.
Hurst was in his second spell with the club having signed from Cambridge United. The 21 year old made a total of 59 appearances for Lynn scoring six times.
Sam Mulready has opted to join Stamford in a bid to find reguar first team football. The striker made 155 appearances for Lynn
scoring 29 goals.
Kern Miller has rejoined one of his former clubs, Spalding United. The Lincoln based 24 year old, who made 41 appearances last season,
has opted for a club nearer to home and will be playing for Spalding United.
Finally Jack Friend, who was on loan from Peterborough United, has joined Wisbech Town having been released by the Posh.
Friend made 27 appearances for Lynn (12 starts) scoring three goals.
Lynn remain in Southern League
More games for the reserves
The FA Club Allocations list shows Lynn remaining in the Southern League for the 2016-17 season where they will be joined by relegated
Hayes & Yeading and Basingstoke Town. Promoted into the Premier Division
are St Ives Town, Banbury United, Cinderford Town and Kings Langley.
This is subject to ratification at the Southern League AGM on Saturday 18th July.
The 2016-17 season will start on Saturday, August 6th and end on Saturday, April 22nd.
The play-offs will then commence in the week beginning April 24th with a one-legged semi-final before the final on Monday, May 1st.
The fixtures for the new season will be released at 9am on Friday, July 15th.
King's Lynn Town Reserves will be playing more games next season as the number of clubs in the Thurlow Nunn League Division One increases to 21.
Coming down from the Premier Division are Whitton United while coming up are Coggeshall Town and Holland FC, who finished first and third in the
Essex & Suffolk Border League.
Framlingham Town are promoted from the Suffolk & Ipswich League where they finished fifth last season and Wisbech St Mary come up
the Kershaw Cambridgeshire County League where they finished seventh.
For all the club news go to the King's Lynn Town News Archive.
Minutes of past meetings can be found on this website.
Blue & Gold Trust Committee Meetings
Next directors' meeting: Saturday 4th June 2016.
In line with our policy of openness and honesty, Trust members have the opportunity to attend Trust committee meetings,
Any Trust member wishing to attend a committee meeting should register their interest via the "contact us" facility on the website
or by contacting the Secretary on 07710 937103.
It is stressed that this invitation is open to Trust members only, and that
attendance will be limited to two applicants per meeting, priority being allocated on a first come first served basis.
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