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General Discussion / Re: The big vote
« on: June 15, 2020, 09:05:04 PM »
Ollie Bayliss

The National League has sent clubs the 'Ordinary Resolution'.

They've been asked to vote by Wednesday 5pm.

The Resolution remains mostly unchanged from last week’s draft.

It allows playoffs subject to 'government guidance'.

This is a summary of it:

General Discussion / Re: The big vote
« on: June 13, 2020, 05:44:12 PM »
3:27 PM · Jun 13, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

BREAKING NEWS: Official clarity from the Government will be sent to National League Chairman today confirming that NO explicit guidance was given from the DCMS to the FA with regards to Step 2 football, a footballer obtaining an income falls within the ‘Elite’ classification.
Time for the FA to accept they made a mistake & we all move on - the National League now need to swiftly put this right & move on to the all important safety & testing costs by working alongside their clubs

General Discussion / Re: The big vote
« on: June 11, 2020, 02:44:11 PM »

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.

General Discussion / Re: On this day . . .
« on: April 26, 2020, 06:17:35 PM »
There is a link to "On This Day" on the home page with some of the entries linking to match reports.

General Discussion / Re: The big vote
« on: April 15, 2020, 10:36:51 AM »
Clubs have until May 7th to vote on whether or not all remaining fixtures should be cancelled.
Then if that is approved it is a matter of voting on the options, which I don't believe have been published yet, on how to end the season.

General Discussion / Re: The big vote
« on: April 12, 2020, 09:27:04 AM »
“Null and void won’t be on the table. It will not be an option”  according to Harrogate Town managing director Garry Plant, quoted in the Yorkshire Post.

General Discussion / Re: All results expunged
« on: March 30, 2020, 09:15:13 PM »
Interesting view from Dover Athletic Chairman:
"Dover Athletic chairman Jim Parmenter has spoken of the ‘staggering self-interest’ from some quarters with regard to the possible fate of the current National League season.
With the COVID-19 outbreak suspending the season with the majority of games played, Parmenter said in an official statement: “Many of you will know I am involved in the governance of the National League, so my thoughts on how league matters should be brought to conclusion must remain my own for the time being, but I do intend to speak out when the time is right.
“All I can say is that I find the staggering self-interest being displayed by those who can afford to continue to pursue gain from the season by threatening legal action if they don’t get their own way against good people trying to do their best in unprecedented circumstances disgusting beyond further words.”

General Discussion / Re: The problem football clubs are now facing.
« on: March 23, 2020, 09:44:11 AM »
To quote the home page:
"To raise funds to enable the Trust to be in a position to purchase a stakeholding in the club, thus ensuring democratic supporter representation in the running of the club and that funds raised are used appropriately to benefit the long term stability and future of KLTFC for its supporters and the community."

General Discussion / Re: The problem football clubs are now facing.
« on: March 23, 2020, 09:26:27 AM »
Saying that it was interests of the Trust that the club does not survive was without foundation.

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