Controversial frontman Massiah McDonald’s time at King’s Lynn Town is over

Massiah McDonald, middle is no longer a Linnet. Picture: Ian Burt

Massiah McDonald, middle is no longer a Linnet. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: IAN BURT

Banned frontman Massiah McDonald will not pull on a King's Lynn Town shirt again after leaving the club last night.

The 23-year-old, who only arrived in November, was suspended for the Linnets' next two games, but that didn't stop boss Gary Setchell showing him the exit door after a stop-start spell at The Walks.

Lynn's boss said: 'Mass has found the travelling for games and training difficult. He has undoubted talent and will no doubt prove his worth elsewhere. I wish to thank him for his efforts while at King's Lynn Town.'

The pacy striker scored four goals in his 16 appearances for Lynn – which were split by a lengthy seven-match absence for an offence committed before he arrived in Norfolk. His latest misdemeanour was for collecting 10 bookings this term. The striker was involved in a number of high-profile off-the-field issues with former club Grantham Town but has enjoyed successful spells with a few other clubs around the non-league scene.

The Evo-Stik Premier Division's 'transfer window' slams shut at 5pm this evening but Setchell admitted it is looking 'unlikely' that any signings will be made before the deadline.


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Lynn sit 10th in the Step Three division.

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