King’s Lynn Town fell at the final hurdle in their quest for promotion last season. Paddy Davitt spoke to new boss Simon Clark and the man who appointed him, Stephen Cleeve, at the start of a new era for the club.
Follow all the build-up, live score, action and reaction as we bring you full coverage of King’s Lynn Town’s Bank Holiday Monday Southern League, Premier Division play-off final against Slough Town at The Walks.
Another frosty morning greeted players but while a few Norwich Sunday League games were casualties of the conditions, common sense in delaying kick-off times and plain good luck played their part in getting many played.
Manager Ian Culverhouse’s pre match ‘call to arms’ message was met with a positive response as the Linnets cruised to victory over a lacklustre Dorchester Town and returned to the top of the Southern Premier Division as a result.
On a weekend where many games kicked off early so that players could watch the East Anglian derby, Acle Rangers returned to the top of the Premier Division after scoring nine of the 13 goals in their game at Farmhouse.
The Anglian Combination representative squad took centre stage, which resulted in a reduced senior program, but this year’s Inter League Cup campaign began and ended in the first round as the Amateur Combination ran out 5-0 winners.