Lawrence Armeson was appointed player coach at Lynn on 18th August 1947, five days before the start of the season.
Born in Rotherham in 1917, he was capped for England schoolboys and at the age of 14 he joined Rotherham United and played in their league three side before joining
At 17 he went to Coventry City where he stayed for 10 years making his debut in the 1938-39 season, going on to make 26 appearances and scoring once. During the war he played for Chester,
Northampton, Birmingham and West Ham United. Afterwards he went to Southend with a view to being transferred there but was injured in a match at Aldershot.
A crop of injuries upset his playing career for a time. He received a double fracture of the right leg and had a bone removed from his left ankle.
Prior to joining Lynn he spent a season with Scarborough in the Midland league.
It wasn't a particularly successful season for Lynn with exits in the FA Cup and East Anglian Cup at the first hurdle and while progressed through two rounds of the Norfolk Senior Cup, North Walsham ended their run.
Their only silverware was a Culey Cup victory over Enfield.
Armeson ended the 1947-48 season as Lynn's leading scorer with nineteen goals but parted company with the club over differences of opinion with the selection committee regarding team composition.
He became player-coach at Parson Drove leading them to the Peterborough League Premier Division title in his first season with Lynn Reserves finishing second.
He died in June 1965 at the age of 47, he was licensee of the Lock Inn, Immingham.