Survey results reveal King’s Lynn Town fans’ happiness at maiden Evo-Stik Premier Division term

2013/14 King's Lynn Town stats 2013/14 King's Lynn Town stats

Sunday, May 4, 2014
6:00 PM

The Linnets’ charge up the non-league ladder may have stopped this season – but the club’s supporters are still happy at what they’ve seen in 2013/14.

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Lynn's Sam Mulready. Picture: Matthew Usher.Lynn's Sam Mulready. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Fans took to our website to answer a survey about how they feel their beloved club fared in the Evo-Stik Premier Division following back-to-back promotions.

And almost half said, on a scale of one (extremely unhappy) to five (delighted), they would rate their team’s term as a four. The next most picked answer was a slightly less, but still respectable, three.

Building for the future has been a clear ethos with boss Gary Setchell placing five of his brightest young talents on a contract – a move which 44pc of respondents felt was the highest point of Town’s season.

On the flip side, 34pc thought the lowest point was the five-game losing run in March which ended any hopes of a surprise play-off finish.

Unsurprisingly, folk hero Dan Quigley walked the player of the season category with a a massive 71pc while an impressive 38pc said they were delighted at the job Setchell has done since taking sole charge of the club in October 2011.

Finally, 48pc of those who answered our short questionnaire said their main aim for next season was simple – for Lynn to maintain a serious play-off push.

Survey results in full

How do you rate the season? (One to five)

1 5pc

2 10pc

3 26pc

4 49pc

5 10pc

What would you say Lynn’s biggest high was?

Securing a mid-table finish 21pc

The atmoshere, huge gate and quality of football on show during the home draw with FC United 26pc

Placing Dan Quigley, George Thomson, Ryan Fryatt, Sam Mulready and Chris Ward on contracts until the end of next season 44pc

Hammering Rushall Olympic 6-0 in the first home game of last season 7pc

The comeback of long-term injury victim Stuart Wall against Frickley Athletic 1pc

Other 1pc

On the flip-side, what was the biggest low?

Very early exits in the FA Cup and Trophy 31pc

Five-game losing run in March 34pc

Departure of then top-scorer Dan Jacob to Dubai 2pc

Norfolk Senior Cup semi-final defeat at Wroxham 1pc

Declining attendances 27pc

Other 5pc

Who would your player of the season be?

George Thomson 7pc

Dan Quigley 71pc

Ryan Clarke 9pc

Andy Hall 8pc

Jordan Yong 5pc

Other 0pc

How do you rate the job that Gary Setchell’s done since taking over?

1 3pc

2 3pc

3 20pc

4 36pc

5 38pc

Finally, what is your aim for the club in 2014/15?

Keeping hold of an Evo-Stik Premier Division place 10pc

An exciting cup run in the FA Cup or Trophy 2pc

A play-off finish 48pc

A serious title challenge 34pc

Some silverware (even the Norfolk Senior Cup or League Cup) 2pc

Other 2pc

* 87 responses

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