Turner unsure whether to celebrate if he scores for King’s Lynn Town on Wellingborough return

Striker Jason Turner admits he is unsure whether he'll celebrate any goal he scores today as he returns to Wellingborough Town for the first time since joining King's Lynn Town.

The 30-year-old striker enjoyed a phenomenal scoring record at Wellingborough notching 47 times in 52 appearances before he signed for the Linnets in February.

After scoring on his debut for Gary Setchell's side at Thrapston Town, Turner went four games without scoring but has rediscovered his form in front of goal in recent weeks.

The frontman, who has hit the net five times in nine matches for Lynn, insists he is full of confidence going into this afternoon's United Counties Premier Division match.

However, he admits it will be a strange experience playing against a club he has previously played for for the first time in his non-league career.

Turner said: 'Personally, it's been a bit disappointing since I joined Lynn because I didn't score for four games.

'Other than that though I feel I've been playing well, we're winning, and now I've started scoring goals again I'm obviously happier with how I'm doing. I'm feeling confident.

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'It will be nice to go back to Wellingborough to see everyone and of course it will be a bit strange. It'll be the first time I've played against a club I've played for so I haven't really thought about whether I'll celebrate if I score.

'I suppose it depends how the game is going. If we're winning comfortably I might not celebrate but if it's a late clincher then I might not be able to stop myself.

'I'll just be treating it like any other game though - I need to do my job, try and score, and help us get another three points.'

The 30-year-old helped the Doughboys finish fifth last season but while his former side flounder in mid-table, table-topping Lynn - who have no injury worries for today's game - chase an elusive UCL title.

Turner, joint-second in the league's scoring charts behind Long Buckby's 29-goal Ross Dunkley, believes he can score more goals for The Walks outfit now he's starting to get used to his team-mates' qualities.

He said: 'I'm starting to know the players and what they do on the pitch and it does take a bit of time to get that understanding going.

'I know where they're going to put the ball, what Jack (Defty) is going to do, and if I keep making the runs I know I'll be found.

'Jack's a great player. He's big, skilful and awkward to get off the ball and he's great to have in your team. When the ball goes up there you know he will get hold of it and I'm therefore able to make runs off him.

'I've always played with a big man so I haven't had to change much but it's nice having that little bit of extra quality beside you. Jack's definitely one of the best strikers I've played with.'

Second-placed Buckby, who are seven points behind Lynn but have two games in hand, travel to Spalding United this afternoon.

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