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Dom Dwyer in Sporting Kansas City action. Picture: MIKE GUNNOE

Norfolk-raised Dom Dwyer is edging closer to a call-up to the United States national team.

Leon Mettam challenges the Biggleswade 'keeper. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town’s hopes of making a late charge towards the play-offs suffered a huge blow after they suffered a second defeat in the space of a few days.

King's Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell and Lee Stevenson.

Lee Stevenson’s late goal proved nothing more than a consolation as King’s Lynn Town’s nine-match unbeaten run in the league came to an end.

King's Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell.

Crestfallen manager Gary Setchell tried to focus on the positives after King’s Lynn’s last-ditch heartache at Redditch.

King's Lynn manager Gary Setchell.

King’s Lynn Town will be aiming to build on a late slice of good fortune in their previous match when they travel to the Midlands to take on Redditch this afternoon.

King’s Lynn Town will be looking to get the new year off to the perfect start when they face St Ives in the Evo-stik Southern Premier Division today (3pm).

King's Lynn Town's new signing Tom Ward was on target on his debut. Picture: Tim Smith

Tom Ward marked his debut for King’s Lynn Town by heading home the equaliser as they extended their unbeaten run in the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division to seven games.

King's Lynn Town's Dan Quigley.

Dan Quigley should be back in action for King’s Lynn Town soon after explaining his non-appearance for the recent home match with Dorchester to boss Gary Setchell.

King's Lynn Town have unveiled new signings Sam Warburton, left, and Tom Ward. Picture: Tim Smith

Two Christmas presents have been unwrapped early at King’s Lynn Town.

King's Lynn Town's Dan Quigley.

King’s Lynn squandered a two-goal lead in dense fog at The Walks, but the only matter which remained unclear was the future of Dan Quigley.

Leon Mettam returned to action in midweek for King's Lynn Town. Picture: Ian Burt

The Linnets return to play at The Walks for the first time this month when mid-table rivals Dorchester arrive in town for Southern Premier Division action (3pm).

Shaun McWilliams scored for King's Lynn at Basingstoke. Picture: Ian Burt

Goals from Lee Stevenson and Shaun McWilliams saw King’s Lynn bounce straight back from their FA Vase elimination.

King's Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell during the first round FA Trophy match at Gateshead International Stadium, Gateshead. 
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A hugely disappointed Gary Setchell insisted that his team must now use the momentum generated by their FA Trophy run to push on in their quest for Southern League success this season.

Dan Hanford (red top) of Gateshead FC stops a low cross during the first round FA Trophy match at Gateshead International Stadium, Gateshead
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Unfortunately not all fairy stories come true and so it was proved as King’s Lynn Town exited this season’s FA Trophy competition despite a fighting display in the North East.

Kings Lynn Town defender Sam Gaughran has recently take on the role of first team coach at The Walks. Picture: MATTHEW USHER/FOCUS IMAGES

King’s Lynn Town are yet to taste defeat since manager Gary Setchell refreshed his coaching team and they will be hoping that continues ahead of their “massive” FA Trophy tie at Gateshead this afternoon.

King's Lynn Town's new assistant manager, Lee Stevenson.

Lee Stevenson’s appointment as assistant manager at King’s Lynn Town now sees the Linnets with their own SAS team tasked with moving Town up the Southern Premier Division.

Kings Lynn Town chairman Stephen Cleeve, left, welcomes Ray Hall to The Walks. Photo: MATTHEW USHER

The addition of former Everton academy stalwart Ray Hall is the latest sign of King’s Lynn Town’s growing ambition, believes chairman Stephen Cleeve.

King's Lynn Town have announced Ray Hall has joined their staff at The Walks. Picture: Matthew Usher.

He helped Premier League club Everton nurture talents including Wayne Rooney and Ross Barkley – but now Ray Hall wants to help King’s Lynn Town to become a non-league powerhouse.

King's Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell. Picture: Matthew Usher.

King’s Lynn Town have been given a tough away draw in the next round of the FA Trophy.

Action from King's Lynn Town v St Ives at The Walks in the FA Trophy - The Lynn Players celebrate their win after the final whistle to go into the FA Trophy first round. Picture: Matthew Usher.

One piece of quality and another clean sheet paved the way for King’s Lynn Town’s passage into the first round proper of the FA Trophy.

King's Lynn Town have signed Ryan Hawkins. Also pictured is boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town are hoping for their biggest crowd of the season today, with the feel-good factor rapidly returning to The Walks.

Lynn's Kurtis Revan. Picture: Ian Burt

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Action from King's Lynn Town's recent Southern Premier League clash against Cinderford Town.

King’s Lynn Town have been reported to the Football Association after flares were set off by supporters at their recent FA Trophy win at Buxton.

King's Lynn Town winger Ryan Hawkins.

If first impressions count for anything then the signing of Ryan Hawkins could well prove to be one of King’s Lynn Town’s shrewdest investments for some time.

King's Lynn Town's new signing, Ryan Hawkins. Picture: Ian Burt

New signing Ryan Hawkins goes straight into King’s Lynn’s squad as they seek to extend their run of form.

Ryan Hawkins during his time with Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town are closing on the signing of former Dereham Town winger Ryan Hawkins.

Gorleston (green) v Northampton Sileby Rangers in the second round of the FA Vase. Alex Kounnas scoring Gorleston's first goal. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

King’s Lynn Town and Gorleston have both been handed home ties in this afternoon’s draws for the next rounds of the FA Trophy and FA Vase.

King's Lynn Town midfielder Michael Clunan is suspended for the visit of Cinderford. Picture: Ian Burt

Bottom-of-the-table Cinderford Town head to The Walks today looking to pick up their first away point of the season.

King's Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell.

King’s Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell believes this FA Trophy triumph can help kickstart his side’s season.

King's Lynn Town's Lee Stevenson.

The Linnets will look to end a frustrating month on a high when they travel to Stourbridge in first round qualifying of the FA Trophy (3pm) – but have been handed a double injury blow ahead of the trip.

King's Lynn Town's new assistant manager, Lee Stevenson.

Lee Stevenson’s third goal of the season ensured a fourth draw in five games for King’s Lynn Town at Stratford Town’s DCS Stadium.

King's Lynn manager Gary Setchell.

Gary Setchell has received a double boost ahead of the trip to Stratford.

King's Lynn manager Gary Setchell and outgoing assistant Gary Mills, right. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town have been dealt a huge blow by trusted player-assistant boss Gary Mills departing the club to become the new manager of Corby Town.

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

Gary Setchell admitted King’s Lynn Town’s confidence is low after dropping more points at home.

Leon Mettam scored twice for King's Lynn against Hayes & Yeading. Picture: Ian Burt

Gary Setchell is close to becoming King’s Lynn Town’s longest-serving manager, but perhaps his true test is just about to begin.

The Linnets have unexpected home advantage this afternoon after Hayes & Yeading agreed to switch the Southern Premier Division fixture to The Walks.

King’s Lynn put up a brave fight against promotion hopefuls Leamington but were eventually outdone by three second half goals as they fell to a fifth defeat of the season.

King's Lynn Town striker Leon Mettam.

King’s Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell admits he is still on the lookout for a striker to get the best out of Leon Mettam.

King's Lynn manager Gary Setchell.

King’s Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell refused to use the serious head injury suffered by Matty Castellan as an excuse for his side’s poor showing in a 1-1 draw at home to Cirencester.

Matty Castellan is recovering from a head injury at Hinchingbrooke hospital. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town defender Matty Castellan is making “excellent progress” after being knocked unconscious during the Linnets’ League Cup tie at St Ives.

Gary Setchell during the game against Alfreton. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell conceded that failures in both boxes cost the club a place in the fourth qualifying round of this season’s FA Cup.

King's Lynn's Toby Hilliard, left, in action against Alfreton. Picture: Ian Burt.

Patched-up, depleted, injury-stricken, threadbare – call them what you like, but the Linnets gave Alfreton one almighty scare on Saturday.

Lynn's Kurtis Revan. Picture: Ian Burt

Gary Setchell admits King’s Lynn Town will have to deliver their best display of the season if they want to cause an FA Cup upset.

A Welling United player tries to stop Tommy Wright in his tracks during a match at The Walks. Picture: SU HOLLIDAY

Former King’s Lynn winger Tommy Wright has become the second man to lose his job over alleged corruption in football.

File photo dated 23-07-2016 of Barnsley coach Tommy Wright PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday September 28, 2016. Barnsley have suspended assistant head coach Tommy Wright following allegations in the Daily Telegraph, the club have announced. See PA story SOCCER Transfers. Photo credit should read Jon Buckle/PA Wire.

A former Linnet has been caught up in the Daily Telegraph’s ‘Football For Sale’ investigation for allegedly accepting a £5,000 bribe.

Lynn's Dylan Edge. Picture: Ian Burt

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Sam Gaughran, front, is hoping to get his second stint with the Linnets off the ground now he's found some form. Picture: IAN BURT

Defender Sam Gaughran is turning a blind eye to his critics as he bids to become a hit at King’s Lynn Town.

It was a painful day for Lee Stevenson on Saturday. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Gary Setchell is confident Lee Stevenson’s knee injury is not as serious as first feared.

King's Lynn Town striker Leon Mettam.

Lee Stevenson’s worrying knee injury took the shine off patched-up Lynn inflincting the Bluebirds’ first away league defeat of the season.

Sam Gaughran heads clear another cross during his rock-solid display for the Linnets against Harlow in the FA Cup. Picture: MATTHEW USHER

Gary Setchell insists some tough love has helped Sam Gaughran reach new heights at King’s Lynn Town.

King's  Lynn players celebrate after their FA Cup win over Harlow on Saturday.

King’s Lynn Town have been given another home draw in the FA Cup, with a clash against Alfreton Town in the third qualifying round.

Linnets boss Gary Setchell issuing instructions from the touchline during the FA Cup win.

Gary Setchell admits King’s Lynn Town’s feisty FA Cup showdown with Harlow Town could have ended with even less than 18 players on the pitch.

Lynn boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

Player-assistant Gary Mills settled an explosive FA Cup tie which saw four players sent off and an ugly melee involving both benches.

Dan Quigley, left, is ready for action after serving a three-game suspension. Picture: Ian Burt

Gary Setchell is preparing for an FA Cup classic as King’s Lynn Town get ready to lock horns with same-level opponents.

Lynn boss Gary Setchell. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn Town’s mini Southern League revival was halted last night as they fell to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Biggleswade.

Danny Emmington, left, in action for Wisbech St Mary impressed his new manager on his Linnets debut. Picture: STEVE WILLIAMS

King’s Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell believes the club may have unearthed “a bit of a gem” in Danny Emmington.

Lynn's Michael Clunan. Picture: Ian Burt

The Linnets battled hard to pick up three big points against Chesham – a side that hadn’t lost since the 
opening day of the season.

Lynn's Michael Clunan. Picture: Ian Burt

Gary Setchell believes Michael Clunan can continue to be King’s Lynn Town’s unsung hero.

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