December 6 2013 Latest news:
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The Linnets beat the weather, the traffic and Worksop tonight to record back-to-back wins for the first time this season.
The kick-off at a wet Sandy Lane was delayed until 8pm due to six Lynn players being held up on the M1. And Gary Setchell’s men were even 1-0 down at the break until they hit top gear to power their way to an impressive victory.
The bad news had started earlier in the day when left-back Jordan Yong dropped tarmac on his toe at work and had to pull out through injury. That, and congestion on the motorway, saw a defensive resuffle with right-back Valter Fernandes starting his first league game, Ryan Fryatt dropping into centre-back alongside Phil Gulliver and Jason Lee moving out to replace Yong.
A cracking strike from James Cottingham gave Worksop the lead but Shane Tolley levelled matters early in the second half. Fryatt headed his team in front before substitute Rob Duffy bagged a late brace, including one from the penalty spot after Lawrence Gaughan had been sent off, to make it three goals and six points from his first two Lynn games.
Gary Setchell believes patience played a huge part in King’s Lynn Town’s thumping of Stafford Rangers.