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General Discussion / Football continues for the First team
« on: October 31, 2020, 08:13:53 PM »

Oliver Dowden MP has confirmed that elite sport can continue.

In regards to football:

Everything from the National League North/South & up is considered Ďelite sportí.

General Discussion / Youth Cup game postponed
« on: October 21, 2020, 03:48:30 PM »
Tonight's FA Youth Cup game between Lynn and Bury Town has been postponed, water logged pitch.

The match has provisionally been re-arranged for next Wednesday, 28th October but this is still to be confirmed

General Discussion / FA Cup
« on: October 12, 2020, 05:38:12 PM »
Kettering and Boston United have both withdrawn from the FA Cup because of COVID issues.
The draw for the 4th Qualifying Round will take place live on talkSPORT2 on Thursday at 1pm.

General Discussion / Ronnie Bacon
« on: September 30, 2020, 01:01:05 PM »

It is with great sadness that I write to inform you that a former linnets player my father RONNIE BACON passed away on Friday the 25th September, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, kings Lynn ,Age 85 , as my father played for kings Lynn for seven years I thought this would be of interest to the club and fans, he was famously involved in the 1961-62 cup run and a favourite with fans.
the hearse will be travelling passed the ground on Friday the 9th October 2020 from Goodwin's Road at approximately 2.50.
kind regards
Susan Kelland (Bacon)

General Discussion / Club Statement
« on: September 10, 2020, 08:20:52 PM »
"Today the football club was informed by a member of itís staff that a member of his family has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID -19).

Following consultationís and discussions between the National Leagueís COVID officer,  and both Kingís Lynn Townís COVID and medical officers , the decision has been taken to postpone the first teamís fixture with Braintree Town, the Under 21ís Thurlow Nunn, Division One North game at Needham Market Reserves and Lynn Ladies ERWFL match at Histon, scheduled for Sunday.

The Under 12ís and Under 16ís fixtures in the Junior Premier League (JPL) will both still be played with the former playing Peterborough Sports at the West Lynn Community Centre pitch and the latter travelling to Holland FC. Both games will kick off at 10:30am.

Everyone at the football sends itís best wishes for a speedy recovery to the person involved.

The club will be making no further comment on this matter for the time being."

News of former Linnets / Charlie Clarke
« on: August 21, 2020, 09:58:54 AM »
Moves from Wroxham to Stowmarket Town

News of former Linnets / Gary Mills
« on: August 08, 2020, 11:28:03 AM »
Gary Mills has been appointed manager of Corby Town.
As at Lynn, he will be assisted by Darren Gee

News of former Linnets / Tom Ward
« on: July 28, 2020, 12:49:31 PM »
Has returned to Grantham  joining coaching staff for the u19s. Ward will be an assistant coach to Manager Louis Bland

News of former Linnets / Jack McGovern
« on: June 17, 2020, 10:28:24 PM »
Returns to Stamford from Grantham

News of former Linnets / John Musgrove
« on: June 08, 2020, 06:52:45 PM »

General Discussion / Researching former players
« on: May 29, 2020, 09:13:32 AM »
I have had a couple of enquiries recently from people researching former players.
If anyone has any information please can you DM me and I will pass it on?

First: Graham Thomson. He is, as far as we know, Lynn's youngest first-team player making his debut on  Tuesday, May 3rd 1955 against Bradford City Reserves at the age of 15 years 9 months and 5 days.
He went on to sign for Spurs as a youth team player. Does anyone know of him?

Second: Peter McCall. He had a successful career with Oldham and Hereford but is said to have attended KES in Lynn.
Peter passed away in February.
An article in the Bristol Post suggests he was scouted playing for Lynn and joined Bristol in 1952 - which means he would have been 15-16 years old.
I doubt that this was for Lynn first team but might have been for the Reserves or at schoolboy level. Unfortunately, the lack of access to the library rather hampers any research.

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