Defender extends stay at King's Lynn

Michael Bailey Defender Lathanial Rowe-Turner has put off a shot at League Two to stay at King's Lynn for another month.The classy teenage centre-back is currently on loan at The Walks from Championship side Leicester City, who have told Rowe-Turner he is free to find another club.

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Defender Lathanial Rowe-Turner has put off a shot at League Two to stay at King's Lynn for another month.

The classy teenage centre-back is currently on loan at The Walks from Championship side Leicester City, who have told Rowe-Turner he is free to find another club.

He had been training with League Two side Torquay and had seemed set to accept the offer of a contract from the Plainmoor club.


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However, with Rowe-Turner unable to sign a permanent deal with any club at Conference level or above until the New Year, the defender seems happy to bide his time before committing himself longer-term - something King's Lynn have taken advantage of.

A Linnets statement said: “The club are pleased to announce that Lathanial Rowe-Turner has decided to turn down the offer of joining Torquay United and has decided to stay with King's Lynn Football Club for at least a further month.

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“This is great news for the club and shows that players are prepared to commit themselves to the cause.”

Lynn are in a rich vein of form at present, unbeaten in six matches and having notched 23 goals in their last three home fixtures as they sit fourth in the Unibond Northern League Premier table.

t The Linnets have slashed admission prices for next Tuesday's Unibond League Cup tie against Retford at The Walks (kick-off 7.45pm).

Adults will pay �5, concessions �2 and children (15 years and under) �1. There will also be free admission to the grandstand.

Club chairman Ken Bobbins commented: “The board recognises that we have had several home fixtures very close together and by announcing this offer we hope to attract some supporters who may have decided to give the game a miss”

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