December 5 2013 Latest news:
Monday, September 2, 2013
Firstly, I would just like to send our well wishes to the man who was taken out of The Walks in an ambulance after an incident during our home game on Saturday.
From the whole of the first team squad we wish you a speedy recovery. It’s things like this that really put the football into perspective.
As a team, we can never be accused of not giving value for money on the excitement side of the things. Saturday’s game at home to Stocksbridge Park Steels was an absolute horror show for the majority of the match.
I can only imagine our supporters were scratching their heads wondering what had happened to the set of players that put on such a good performance earlier in the week against Rushall Olympic during our 6-0 victory.
We weren’t at the races from the off and found ourselves deservedly behind and not long after the re-start the visitors doubled their lead – and none of us could have had any complaints. After the gaffer (Gary Setchell) made some changes we managed to get ourselves back into it with DJ (Dan Jacob) carrying on his prolific start to the term.
Him and Mullers (Sam Mulready) are still debating one of them but it was Mullers who gave us the lead with our third. We looked like we were about to pull off another great escape – and it would have been a robbery – but to be fair to Stocksbridge they came up with a late equaliser, which in the end was nothing more than they deserved.
We travelled to Barwell for our Bank Holiday Monday game. They are a team we are familiar with after facing them last term during our FA Trophy run (Lynn beat them 1-0 at The Walks).
This was a much more solid performance from the boys. In all the games this campaign it’s so important that we stay in the game and that’s what I thought we did. Special credit has to go to DG (Danny Gay) who made a vital penalty save and although they did score a separate spot-kick I was never worried we weren’t going to come away with something.
We ended up winning the game 3-1 and DJ bagged another brace. It’s good to see Dan fully fit. Last season he was struggling with his ankle but after his operation we are all seeing what a threat he is and I think he can get a bag full of goals this season for us.
Any point is a good point on the road in this league so to come away with all three on Monday was very welcome after the below-par performance at home to the Steels.
It was also great to get the support that we got on Monday. The travelling is something we are all aware of and for our fans to fill a coach and mini bus, not to mention the ones that take their own cars, is fantastic.
We hope to keep our three-game unbeaten run going on Saturday when we make the long trip to Witton Albion before we host Grantham Town on Tuesday night.
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Gary Setchell believes patience played a huge part in King’s Lynn Town’s thumping of Stafford Rangers.