Search
NEW Spring 2017 issue of the Pink Un Magazine is out now! click here

King’s Lynn Town looking to shake off difficult week against Cirencester

PUBLISHED: 07:00 08 October 2016

King's Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

King's Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

Archant 2016

The Linnets will try and finish a difficult week on a positive note when they entertain lowly Cirencester in the Evo-Stik Southern Premier Division.

Gary Setchell’s team saw their FA Cup run come to an end in third round qualifying when they were beaten 2-0 by higher-level Alfreton at The Walks last weekend.

That was followed by a Southern League Challenge Cup first round loss at St Ives, 6-5 on penalties, after the match had finished 0-0 in extra-time. The match was almost abandoned however, after a nasty clash of heads saw Lynn defender Matty Castellan taken to hospital after lengthy treatment on the pitch.

The 21-year-old has made good progress in hospital and continues to be monitored closely.

It has all made for a tough week for the Linnets, who host a Cirencester side looking to kick-start their season after the recent sacking of manager Brian Hughes.

Ex-Swindon and Wycombe striker Charlie Griffin has been persuaded to hang up his boots and pick up the reins, beginning his time in charge with a 0-0 home draw against Hitchin last Saturday, before losing 4-1 on penalties at Banbury in the League Cup on Tuesday.

The Centurions – who have scored just 11 goals in 12 league games –have signed Iceland U19 international Sindri Scheving from Reading ahead of the match. The 18-year-old has joined on a one-month loan deal and goes straight into the squad, with regular left-back Scott Bevan suffering from severe tonsillitis and awaiting an operation.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Eastern Daily Press visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Eastern Daily Press staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Eastern Daily Press account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest from the EDP

Live

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most Read Sport

Most Commented Sport

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 4°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the EDP
digital edition

Subscribe