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Previous Season 1900-01 FIXTURES/RESULTS Next Season

Date   Opponents                          F-A   Att Scorers
    08 Sep Cromer                  (Fr)   A   1-1       Smith
    15 Sep Hunstanton              (Fr)   A   4-0       Spaulding, Holroyd, Orviss, unknown
    22 Sep Kirkley                 (FAC)  H   2-0       Macdonald 2
    29 Sep Stratford               (Fr)   H   5-0       Stevens, Horsley, Macdonald 3
    06 Oct Harwich                 (FAC)  H   2-1       Reed, Horlsey
    13 Oct Beccles Caxton                 A   6-1       Macdonald 2, Spaulding 2, ??
    20 Oct Lowestoft Town          (FAC)  H   3-0       Orviss 2, Horsley
    27 Oct Norwich CEYMS                  A   1-1       Girton ?
    03 Nov Luton Town              (FAC)  H   1-4       Spaulding
    10 Nov Harwich                 (Fr)   A   0-5          
    17 Nov Lincold Adelaide        (Fr)   H   1-3       Macdonald
    24 Nov Stamford                (Fr)   H   6-1       Bannister, Stevens, Macdonald 2, Smith 2
    01 Dec Ipswich Town                   H   3-1       Horsley 2, Smith
    08 Dec Ipswich Town                   A   1-0       Horsley
    22 Dec Bury                           A   5-1       Macdonald, Horsley, Smith 2, Bannister(?)
    26 Dec Hendon United                  H   4-0       Spaulding, Sporne, Macdonald, Smith
    29 Dec Bury                           H   7-0       Horsley 4, Stevens 2, Macdonald
    05 Jan Lowestoft Town                 A   0-3          
    12 Jan Grimsby All Saints      (Fr)   H   3-1       Macdonald 2, Naylor
    19 Jan Lowestoft Town          (AC)   H   2-1       Spaulding, J Stephens
    26 Jan }  Postponed owing to death of Queen Victoria
    02 Feb }
    09 Feb Bedminster St Francis   (AC)   H   4-2       Smith 2, Horsley, Naylor    [Lynn were drawn away}
    23 Feb Harwich & Parkeston     (AC)   H   3-1       Smith 2, Holdroyd
    02 Mar Lynn Swifts             (NSC)  H   1-0       Smith
    09 Mar Yarmouth Town                  H   1-0       Holroyd
    16 Mar Ealing                  (AC)   -   1-0       Macdonald                   [Played at Lakenham]
    23 Mar Lowestoft Town                 H   0-0        
    30 Mar Norwich CEYMS                  H   3-1       Macdonald 3
    06 Apr Crook Town              (AC)   -   1-1       Macdonald                   [Played at Dovercourt]
    08 Apr Norwich CEYMS           (NSC)  -   0-2  6700  
    13 Apr Crook Town              (AC)   -   0-3                                   [Played at Ipswich]
    17 Apr Beccles Caxton                 H   6-1       Smith, Horsley 2, Macdonald 2, Orviss
    20 Apr Yarmouth Town                  A   3-0       Bannister, Macdonald 2
    24 Apr Kirkley                        H  14-0       Macdonald 3, Bannister 2, Smith 3, Haystead, Horsley 4, 
                                                        Earl
    27 Apr Kirkley                        A   1-1       Macdonald

"Whether Lynn is the most effective combination or not, they certainly cannot claim to be a thoroughly 
gentlemanly  set of players . . . The fouling was a recurring nuisance, and, it is necessary to explain, was 
caused by the Lynn  players, mainly the halves, persistently and deliberately bringing down their opponents by 
falling in front of them.
EADT following Lynn's victory at Ipswich

Lynn were drawn away to Bristol based Bedminster St Francis but Bedminster were "induced by a round sum " 
to play at The Walks field - Lynn believing if they travelled to Bristol they would be out of pocket.

The Lynn team that played in the final which took place on 6th April 1901 was: Gay, Haylock, Girton, Reed, 
Stevens, Sporne, Orviss, Holroyd, Macdonald, Horsley, Smith.
Macdonald got the equalising goal for Lynn in front of a 4,000 crowd.
In the replay the following week the same team took to the field although there were some positional changes. 
Apparently Lynn were never in it and Crook missed a penalty and had a goal disallowed. The match was played in 
appalling conditions -  not helped in that immediately followed a Norfolk & Suffolk League match between 
Ipswich and Yarmouth Town. There were 1,500 in attendance and Lynn wore black arm bands in memory of former 
player Arthur Murrell who had died that week.