King’s Lynn Town boss warns leaders Poole won’t dip in form

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King’s Lynn Town boss Gary Setchell says Poole Town’s recent inactivity on the pitch is unlikely to play into his side’s hands when the two teams meet tomorrow.

The Dolphins go into the game having not kicked a ball in anger since Boxing Day during a goalless draw with Frome.

Setchell said: “When you are sitting at the top of the league you are chomping at the bit to play your next game.

“The fact that they haven’t played for a while won’t make a difference at all. If anything, they will go into the game fresh.

“It’s a tough fixture but one we would love to come back home with something from.”

The Linnets beat the south coast outfit 3-2 back at The Walks in September but Setchell admits his side will have to have a different mindset for the clash in Dorset tomorrow.

“The first 20 minutes will be key,” said Setchell.

“Poole will want to play and they will try to come on to us.

“We need to slow the game down a little bit and use it to our advantage a little bit, like teams do to us at The Walks.

“We will create chances during the game, but when we do it’s important that somebody steps up to the plate and sticks the ball into the back of the net.”

Midfielder Lee Smith is ruled out through injury while Toby Hilliard completes the final game of a four-match suspension.

Setchell will be free to talk to his two seven-day approaches tonight.

On Monday, EvoStik Division One outfit Spalding United confirmed that Josh Moreman was one of the Lynn targets.

Peterborough-based Moreman, who is regarded as an exciting talent, has netted 17 times for the Tulips this season.

n The King’s Lynn Town Football Club Hall Of Fame aims to celebrate and highlight the achievements of its all-time top talents to grace the game at The Walks from the day the club was formed in 1879 to the present reformed club.

The club recently started an online campaign to give Linnets legend Mick Wright the freedom of the borough.

He holds a British appearance record which is never likely to be beaten of 1,152 games over three decades.

Two players, managers or staff will be inducted every season as the ‘Fans’ Choice’, following polls on the club’s website. The results will be unveiled at the club’s end of season awards in May.

First of all the supporters will be asked to vote two players, managers or staff into this season’s poll via the email address below. KLFC will then add their choice into the final poll. Supporters are allowed to vote for two players, managers or staff only by email and are only allowed to vote once on the live poll.

Fans can also tweet their player to the official Lynn Twitter account @officialKLtown with the #KLTFCHOF hashtag.

E.g.: Email Joe Bloggs and Fred Smith or tweet @officialKLtown Joe Bloggs and Fred Smith #KLTFCHOF

Players’ votes can be sent to robbie.back@kltown.co.uk

Evo-Stik Southern League Premier top 10

Poole T 27 16 7 4 55

Chippenham T 28 13 10 5 49

Hitchin T 24 13 7 4 46

Dunstable T 27 12 7 8 43

Redditch Utd 25 11 10 4 43

Hungerford T 26 11 9 6 42

Biggleswade T 27 13 3 11 42

Weymouth 26 10 11 5 41

King’s Lynn T 27 13 2 12 41

Kettering T 25 12 4 9 40