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Title: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: True Linnet on June 13, 2018, 01:39:47 PM
It would appear that Kalern has the potential to be a very good replacement for Cameron Norman. To snatch him from under the noses of Kettering is excellent work, showing very positive intent  :scarf:

This is taken from the clubs Official Facebook Page 👇🏽

Kingís Lynn Town have this morning completed the signing of defender Kalern Thomas.
Thomas arrives at The Walks from Lynn's Southern Central League rivals Kettering Town.
The Leicester-born full-back signed for the Poppies from Solihull Moors last December and made 22 appearances during the second half of last season.
Thomas, who is primarily a right-sided defender but also capable of playing on the left, has also played for Corby Town and Boston United.
On his new addition, Linnets boss Simon Clark said: "Kalern came in very late at Kettering last season and was the best right-back there from January onwards.
"He has tremendous foot speed, which is always good for a defender, and he is very comfortable on the ball.
"His fitness levels are incredible. He makes great distance up the pitch, but is also a very good defender.
"He loves to be coached and is another lad who is at the right age to improve further.
"Another big plus is that he is experienced at this level and the one above. Kalern has an intrinsic motivation that all managers want their players to have."
He began his career on the books of Walsall before turning out for Quorn ahead of his eventual switch to Steel Park.
Thomas becomes Lynn's first signing of the summer and his arrival comes hot on the heels of Michael Gash and Frazer Blake-Tracy agreeing new deals to stay with the club last week.
The Linnets hope to be in a position to make further player announcements in the near future.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: macfleetwood1 on June 13, 2018, 02:03:48 PM
Looks like a good signing.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: m a hill on June 13, 2018, 02:11:01 PM
Looks like a good replacement for C  Norman
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Mallard on June 13, 2018, 02:17:25 PM
Sounds very encouraging.  First one on board. Natural replacement for Norman.  Wonder who is the next one  to complete the week.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Nemesis on June 25, 2018, 08:42:14 PM
Interesting that Kettering still haven't officially announced that he has gone
http://www.ketteringtownfc.com/news/fact-rumour-fakenews
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Blue Moon on June 28, 2018, 01:22:06 PM
I'm a bit concerned about this signing, surely if everything was OK about it the club would have issued a statement to quash any rumours.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Mallard on June 28, 2018, 01:34:18 PM
Blue, I think the silence from the club is again disappointing.  We had numerous press releases from the Club's PR  Team  ( mainly GP)  keeping the fans abreast of all the latest news etc.   Then suddenly its all gone deathly quiet.   Nothing to report ?   Apparently we were to have 2 new faces in this week, well according to Simon Clark's interview.  Have they both fallen through, will they be announced tomorrow ?  Again Stephen Cleeve is being let down.

Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: m a hill on June 28, 2018, 02:10:20 PM
 Why is their all this panic there is plenty of time before the start of the season to get players in
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Mallard on June 28, 2018, 02:26:09 PM
B&G.. I thought it was a 3 man team..  Chris Milson and Mark Hearle surely can handle in Plummer's absence.

I agree Hill....No panic I guess. I mean the first friendly is a week away.   Just following up on what Simon Clark said about 2 in this week.  His words.   Then again he said that King signings was all but done.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Wingwizzard on June 28, 2018, 02:52:12 PM
Agree there is plenty  of time  as I have said before until we know where we definetley know which league  I cant see much happening. Also the season is far to long in my opinion,  players do have lives  outside football and a 6 week
  break is not enough , hence why players are that interested at present in signing as its only part time and not a  full time job.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Mallard on June 28, 2018, 03:01:19 PM
Wing.....It maybe part time football, but some players earn more at Playing part-time football than they do at their full time employment. So on that basis I am sure that some players would deem the 6/8 week break as too long, as they only have the income from their full time employment.

Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Wingwizzard on June 28, 2018, 03:13:24 PM
You may be right that they earn more but by the time they have paid there travelling expenses  and tax  there  wont be that much left but something is better than nothing.
Also  from the amount of teams in local football packing up for one reason or another  the  amount of  good players about for clubs like ours to sign  gets less and less  and when a decent local player is found unless he is guaranteed to play he soon departs  and we as a club cant have to many paid players sitting on the bench.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Grissles Oleary on June 28, 2018, 03:33:53 PM
Travelling expenses and tax are part and parcel of any job, full or part time, some part time footballers get more than I do for full time work!  :dontknow:
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: westlynnmike on June 28, 2018, 09:11:41 PM
Travelling expenses and tax are part and parcel of any job, full or part time, some part time footballers get more than I do for full time work!  :dontknow:

That's because they know what they are on about Grissles,  :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry:
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Grissles Oleary on June 28, 2018, 10:18:36 PM
Travelling expenses and tax are part and parcel of any job, full or part time, some part time footballers get more than I do for full time work!  :dontknow:

That's because they know what they are on about Grissles,  :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry: :laughcry:

Obviously.  :dontknow:
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Paulos on June 28, 2018, 11:16:21 PM
Any more signings imminent do we think? Isn't the first pre-season game next week at fakenham and then the norwich game on the friday?
Do we have 11 players yet? Haven't been worrying upto now & all the commercial work being done at the club is very promising, but seeing the pre-season is coming round so quick am starting to be a bit concerned about the team!
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Mallard on June 29, 2018, 09:19:38 AM
Street

Thomas ( if cleared to play)
Fryatt
Frary
Blake-Tracey

Jarvis
Clunan
Parker
Hawkins

Gash
Limb

Hilliard
Plus half a dozen reserves.

Thinks that's where we at, unless I've missed someone or included someone who isn't available.

I would guess that Clark would have a few he is having a look at in the first few games on a trial basis.  That's Normally the way. 
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Blue_and_Gold on June 29, 2018, 09:42:40 AM
Street

Thomas ( if cleared to play)
Fryatt
Frary
Blake-Tracey

Jarvis
Clunan
Parker
Hawkins

Gash
Limb

Hilliard
Plus half a dozen reserves.

Thinks that's where we at, unless I've missed someone or included someone who isn't available.

I would guess that Clark would have a few he is having a look at in the first few games on a trial basis.  That's Normally the way.

McQuaid.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Linnet1993 on June 29, 2018, 09:50:09 AM
Kettering fans believe it to be another player not Thomas who had the contract extension written in his deal.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: jesuslinnet on June 29, 2018, 10:55:09 AM
Street

Thomas ( if cleared to play)
Fryatt
Frary
Blake-Tracey

Jarvis
Clunan
Parker
Hawkins

Gash
Limb

Hilliard
Plus half a dozen reserves.

Thinks that's where we at, unless I've missed someone or included someone who isn't available.

I would guess that Clark would have a few he is having a look at in the first few games on a trial basis.  That's Normally the way.
I am available! :oldman"
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Lindsays Boot on June 29, 2018, 12:36:02 PM
Matt Castellan
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: admin on June 29, 2018, 12:39:28 PM
Craig Gillies? Leading scorer for Soham last season having gone out on loan.
Harry Whayman was put on a two-year contract when he signed last June
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Grissles Oleary on June 29, 2018, 12:42:40 PM
Perhaps we will know more after the AGM for the FOTL tonight?
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Blue_and_Gold on June 30, 2018, 06:09:02 PM
Perhaps we will know more after the AGM for the FOTL tonight?

Anything to report John?  :dontknow:
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Mallard on June 30, 2018, 06:21:55 PM
Norwich made 2 new signings today, so hopefully they will be making thier City debut during the game at The Walks on Friday.  Thought someone from the media team would be getting that out there. 

I guess at least one Clubin Norfolk is signing some new players.
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Grissles Oleary on June 30, 2018, 07:07:44 PM
Perhaps we will know more after the AGM for the FOTL tonight?

Anything to report John?  :dontknow:

No news of anyone coming in. :dontknow:
Title: Re: Breaking News - SCís First Signing
Post by: Grissles Oleary on July 03, 2018, 05:09:45 AM
Lynn have another new player Lee Beevers cb/midfield player apparently, been with Ipswich Town, Boston United, Lincoln City, Colchester United, Walsall and Mansfield Town.

https://www.lynnnews.co.uk/sport/kings-lynn-town-fc-sign-ex-football-leaguer-beevers-9003128/