Linnets pre-season campaign begins with defeat

Linnets pre-season campaign begins with defeat

King’s Lynn Town 1-4 Norwich City XI

The Linnets started their pre-season campaign with defeat against local rivals Norwich.

Lynn have only been back in training 10 days and found the going difficult.

BUT it was the home side that took the lead, The returning Leon Mettam found the net courtesy of the post on 5 minutes from a free kick 25 yards from goal.

From there it was one way traffic with the experience of the Norwich side showing through, The equalizer for the Canaries arrived on 22 minutes, Tony Andreu found the net also off the post.

The visitors didn’t wait long to take the lead, Michael Efete headed home from a Louis Ramsey cross from the left hand to give Street no chance.

Norwich found time before the half time break to find the back of the net, Alex Street pulled of a superb point-blank save only for Todd Cantwell to prod home the loose ball inside the 6 yard box.

The second half had the true pre season feel to it, Manager Ian Culverhouse completely changed his 11 players at the break giving 45 minutes to each of his squad players.

Norwich wrapped up the game on 50 minutes, Andreu scored his second on the night when he coolly slotted past Luke Pearson.

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Just a note that the scheduled King’s Lynn Town Reserve fixture planned for Friday night against Harleston Town has now been postponed. The reserves will be in action next Wednesday night the 19th against Wisbech Town Reserves with that game kicking off at 7:45pm

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