King’s Lynn Town manager Gary Setchell wants to set record straight at Stewarts & Lloyds Corby

King's Lynn boss Gary Setchell wants his side to avoid the mistakes of last season as they head to Stewarts & Lloyds Corby this afternoon.

The Linnets surrendered a two-goal lead in Northamptonshire last season before drawing 3-3, but Setchell believes those two dropped points were ultimately crucial as Lynn missed out on promotion.

He said: 'It's always one of the more difficult places to go and last season we dropped points there which I believe cost us the league. It was a bitter pill to swallow.

'So far this season, when we've gone to places where we dropped points last year, we've turned it around and hopefully that will be the case this weekend.'

Setchell admitted that defenders Jordan Yong (bruised foot) and Ashley Deeney (hamstring) are 'touch and go' to be fit today, but at the other end of the pitch he has no such problems, following the return of key striker Jack Defty.


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The frontman notched his 150th Linnets goal in last weekend's 3-2 win over Spalding having recently returned from injury. Setchell said: 'Jack is getting to where he wants to be in terms of fitness.

'We've also got Danny Beaumont, Robbie Harris and Liam Harrold up front, and it's good to have those options.

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'It will be whoever does well in training and matches who gets to play, and the ones who are not in the starting line-up have an opportunity to make an impact off the bench.'

After winning their first two games this season, Corby slumped to five successive defeats, but they have since recovered and stand ninth in the table.

Lynn's unbeaten record now stands at 17 matches in the league and Setchell added: 'We've not lost in the league since September and we're going into games with confidence.

'We are a good side and if we prepare ourselves properly then we've got a good chance of winning each game.'

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