King’s Lynn Reserves in Cornard comeback

24.10.15

24.10.15

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Thurlow Nunn

Division One

King’s Lynn Town Res 3

Cornard United 2

Lynn Reserves came back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at The Walks against Cornard.

The turning point was the introduction of substitutes Alfa Jalo and Ciaran Beales for the ineffective Karl Tansley and youngster Danny Setchell.

Lynn made four changes to the side which lost at Great Yarmouth. Youth team players Setchell and Kieren Shipp both started at home for the first time.

Eoin McQuaid (2, including a penalty) and Jalo were the scorers for Lynn.

MoM: Eoin McQuaid.

In the Norfolk Senior Cup, Lynn Reserves have been drawn at home to near-neighbours Downham Town.

Other fourth round ties see Swaffham Town host Acle United while Dersingham Rovers travel to Spixworth and Fakenham Town travel to Gorleston. The ties are scheduled to be played on Saturday, November 21.

Lynn: Pearson, Shipp, McLeish, Bird, Spittlehouse, Stannard, Palmer (White), Curson, Tansley (Jalo), Setchell (Beales), McQuaid. Subs: Burch, White, Beales, Jalo, Duarte. Attendance: 122.

Downham Tn 2 Team Bury 2

Downham Town were pegged back by an 86th minute equaliser after Mark Smith had netted twice for the hosts at the Memorial Field.

Thurlow Nunn

Premier Division

Newmarket Town 3

Fakenham Town 4

The Ghosts lifted themselves off the bottom of the table after a surprise 4-3 away win at Newmarket Town.

Kyle Plumb bagged a brace, and there were single strikes for Ben Boyce and Lee Day.

Attendance: 62.

Gorleston 3 Swaffham Tn 0

A tough week for the Pedlars, suffering with injuries and player unavailability due to work commitments on Friday night.

A gritty performance came from an understrength team, and the score was not a true reflection on the game.

Many of the Greens’ followers commented that the Pedlars deserved something from an entertaining fixture. The fact the man of the match award went to the Gorleston goalkeeper was evidence of this.

The Under 18’s on Thursday host Sheringham in the Thurlow Nunn North Division, 7.45pm.