Gary Setchell hails unbelievable team spirit after King’s Lynn Town produce another fine comeback

Lynn were celebrating another stirring fightback at Barwell thanks to goals from Dan Jacob (2) and G

Lynn were celebrating another stirring fightback at Barwell thanks to goals from Dan Jacob (2) and George Thomson. Picture: Ian Burt. - Credit: IAN BURT

King's Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell hailed his side's togetherness after they came from behind at Barwell yesterday to pick up more precious points.

The Linnets fought back from 2-0 down to draw 3-3 at home to Stocksbridge Park Steels on Saturday. However, they conceded a late equaliser and Setchell insisted only a victory would do in Leicestershire. And it's one they claimed thanks to Dan Jacob's brace and George Thomson's penalty in the second half.

'I don't know how many times I have to say it about this set of players,' said Setchell.

'Whether we win, lose or draw there's an unbelievable team spirit in that dressing room. Would I have taken four points from the two games? Yeah, I would have done. Again, we started tentatively, and we grew into the game.

'It's not easy to win away from home in this league and Barwell are a hardened Step Three side. But I thought we were different class second-half hitting them on the break and that's what we can do.'


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Keeper Danny Gay made a penalty save inside the first five minutes and a fine stop at 2-1 to help back-to-back promoted Lynn secure their second win in four matches.

Setchell said: 'Danny's a very experienced goalkeeper and he's proved his worth. He saved a penalty early on and made a save at the end and his concentration levels were good.'

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