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the senior football club in King's Lynn, King's Lynn Town - "The Linnets"
Independent of King's Lynn Town Football Club, here we we cover news from The Trust, the The "Linnets" past and present, host an active Linnets' Fans' Forum and also maintain comprehensive statistics covering steps 1-4 of the Non-League Pyramid including the Turnstile League.
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.
King's Lynn Town 1 Blyth Spartans 3
Saturday 28th March
Blyth became the fourth team to complete the double over Lynn this season.
Lynn should have been two down within the first five minutes of an entertaining first half.
The fell behind within the first minute when Robert Dale pounced on a loose ball for a easy goal.
It should have been 2-0 three minutes later but Dale missed a simple chance with the Lynn defence still at sea.
Lynn began to come back with Steve Spriggs slicing wide in Lynn's first attack after set up by Jake Jones.
On 17 minutes Lynn were awarded a penalty for Ryan Hutchinson's challenge on Jones but Peter Winn's spot kick hit the upright.
Winn made amends four minutes later when his cross found Jones who scored from close range.
Chances continued at both ends and it became clear why Spartans last three way games had ended 3-3.
Slack defending resulted in a second goal after the restart for Blyth.
A corner from the right by Michael Richardson was headed wide but Danny Parker stopped the ball going out
and eased past Conor Marshall's challenge to score past Alex Street.
Lynn, kicking into the wind, could not find their first half form although Lee Stevenson saw his volley tipped over by visiting 'keeper Nick Thomson.
The destiny of the three points was put beyond doubt with ten minutes remaining. Street's clearance held up in the wind and fell to Michael Richardson
whose header released Dan Maguire to latch onto the ball behind the Lynn back four. Although Street got a hand to the ball he could little to prevent it
finding the net.
Blyth had claims for a penalty turned down when Ryan Fryatt appeared to handle the ball and further goal scoring chances fell to
substitute Dan Hawkins and Maguire but Street was on had to tip away the first and smother the second.
Lynn: Street, Stocker, Yong, Fryatt, Eze, Marshall, Spriggs (Zielonka 70), Bridges (Mulready 70), Winn, Stevenson, Jones Subs not used: Ramm, Watson, Colman. Booked: Fryatt. Scorer: Jones 20
Blyth: Thomson, Nicholson, Watson, Hutchinson (Bramley 24), Parker, Hooks, Rivers (Hawkins 71), Richardson, Maguire, Wade, Dale Subs not used: Lynch, Wearmouth, Turnbull Scorers: Dale 1, Parker 50, Maguire 80
Lynn Reserves failed to score for the third consecutive match, going down 1-0 to March Town United.
Lee Stevenson returns !
Thursday 26th March
Lee Stevenson has joined Lynn on loan from Alfreton Town for the remainder of the season.
The 30 year old right/central attacking midfielder first joined Lynn as an 18 year old on loan from Sheffield Wednesday in March 2003 making his debut against Bashley.
He made eight appearances that season scoring three goals.
A ruptured cruciate ligament in the following pre-season looked as if it might result in him missing the entire campaign but, following surgery, he returned to action in
making a further 16 appearances, scoring four goals.
The following season saw him struggle with injury and was unable to secure a regular first team place.
The arrival of manager Tommy Taylor and the discovery that there were still complications surrounding the surgery he had the previous year saw
Stevenson leave the Walks having made sixteen appearances that season, ten coming from the bench.
After a period of recovery he joined Belper Town in November 2006 where he scored 96 goals in his time with the Nailers, moving on to Eastwood Town
in the summer of 2010.
He signed with Mansfield Town in May 2011, becoming a full-time professional for the first time making 55 appearances, scoring 17 goals.
He made a total of 62 appearances for Mansfield scoring 18 goals.
In joined Alfreton Town for a second spell in July 2014 having spent time on loan to them in October 2011.
His time at Alfreton also saw a two month loan spell at Stockport County.
He has made 16 appearances, nine starts, for Alfreton this season scoring twice.
Frickley Athletic 1 King's Lynn Town 1
Tuesday 24th March
Lynn earned a hard fought point against relegation threatened Frickley thanks to a second half goal from substitute Peter Winn.
Frickley had taken the lead two minutes before the break after Henry Eze, trying to recover from a mistake, was adjudged to have held back Gavin Allott.
Allott scored from the resulting spot kick.
Eze nearly made amends in the next minute but volleyed over David Bell's corner.
Earlier in an even half substitute 'keeper Sam Leigh had done well to keep out a David Bell free kick.
Lynn's equaliser came on 71 minutes when Stephen Spriggs' ball into the area was spilled by Leigh and found its way to Winn to score.
The Blues applied pressure as the game drew to a close and Alex Street was called on to clear from the feet of Allott and then
blocked Reece Thompson's effort on the line.
Frickley: Simpson (Leigh 18), Parkinson, Kay, Hornsey, Cyrus, Ible, Riley (South 82), Bloor, Thompson, Allott, Hinsley. Subs: South, Jeffs, Stannard, Salt, Leigh. Scorer: Allott 43 (pen)
Lynn: Street, Watson (Stocker 55), Yong, Fryatt, Eze, Marshall, Bell (Winn h/t), Bridges, Mulready (Zielonka 76), Spriggs, Jones. Subs: Stocker, McQuaid, Zielonka, Winn, Colman. Booked: Watson, Eze, Yong. Scorer: Winn 71
For all the club news go to the King's Lynn Town News Archive.
Minutes of past meetings can be found on this website.
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