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King's Lynn Town's National League North opponents

A look at the other clubs in the Vanarama National League North.

As King's Lynn Town build up to their first game against Guisley on Saturday, sports editor Greg Plummer gives a rundown of all the other National League North clubs, and some of the signings that they've made over the summer.

This A to Z is a must for all Linnets fans following their return to Step Two.

Linnets 9 (14229074)
Linnets 9 (14229074)
AFC Telford (14566242)
AFC Telford (14566242)

AFC Telford United

Last season: 8th

Incoming: Adam Walker (Brackley) Aaron Williams (Harrogate Town)

Outgoing: Daniel Udoh (Shrewsbury), Dom Smith (Alfreton), Amari Morgan-Smith (Alfreton)

Manager: Gavin Cowan

This season’s fixtures: August 17 (a) April 18 (h)

Alfreton Town (14566244)
Alfreton Town (14566244)

Alfreton Town

Last season: 15th

Incoming: Danny East (Bradford PA), Dale Whitham (Chorley), Ben Tomlinson (Halifax), Jack Atkinson (Bradford PA), Shane Killock (Bradford PA), Dom Smith (Telford), Ryan Qualter (Boston), Amari Morgan-Smith )AFC Telford), Dale Whitham (Chorley)

Outgoing: Reece Styche (Hereford), James Clifton, Callum Chettle, Sam Ramsbottom, Craig Disley, Luke Shiels, Tom PLatt (Boston), Danny O’Brien (Curzon Ashton)

Manager: Billy Heath

This season’s fixtures: September 3 (h), December 28 (a)

Altrincham (14566247)
Altrincham (14566247)


Last season:5th lost in play offs

Incoming:Connor Branson (Bradford PA), Nathan Arnold (Boston),Tom Peers (FC United), Toby Mullarkey (Nantwich)

Outgoing: James Poole, Eliot Wynne, Ben Harrison

Manager: Phil Parkinson

This season’s fixtures: November 2 (h), February 22 (a)

Blyth Spartans (14566251)
Blyth Spartans (14566251)


Last season: 6th lost in play offs

Incoming: Mark Foden (Gateshead), Scott Fenwick (Chelmsford), Josh Nearney (North Shields)Michael Sweet (Consett), Tom Devitt (Gateshead), Anthony Callaghan (South Shields) Rhys Evans, Joe Robson, Dale Pearson, Jake Orrell (Newcastle Benfield),

Outgoing: Peter Jameson (York), Dan Maguire (York), Jordan Watson, Jamie Holmes, Jarrett Rivers, David Atkinson, Louis Laing (Darlington), Nathan Buddle (Spennymoor)

Manager: Lee Clark (appointed during the summer)

This season’s fixtures: December 7 (h), January 25 (a)

Boston United
Boston United

Boston United

Last season: 11th

Incoming George Green (Chester), Alex Whittle (Forest Green Rovers), Dominic Knowles, Jordan Thewlis (Harrogate Town), Peter Crook (Hyde), Tom Platt, Luke Shiels (Alfreton), Simon Ainge (Darlington), Shaun Tuton (Spennymoor Town)

Outgoing: Ryan Qualter (Alfreton) Andre Johnson ,Jonny Margetts,Dylan Parkin,Jordan Slew, Tom Clare, Cameron Hawkes, George Smith, Nicky Wroe

Manager: Craig Elliott

This season’s fixtures: December 26 (h), January 1 (a)

Brackley Town
Brackley Town


Last season: 3rd lost in play off semi final

Incoming: Dan Holman (Kettering), Kelvin Langmead (Harrogate Town), Thierry Audel (Welling), Dan Holman (Kettering), Tendai Daire (Lutterworth)

Outgoing: Shaun Jeffers, Adam Walker, Connor Hall (Harrogate Town)

Manager: Kevin Wilkin

This season’s fixtures: August 13 (a), March 28 (h)

Bradford Park Avenue (14566260)
Bradford Park Avenue (14566260)

Bradford PA

Last season 7th lost in play offs to Spennymoor

Incoming: Jon Moran (Chester) Alex Laird (Albion Sports), Matty Clarke (Penrith), Ben Hedley (Morecambe), Ryan Cresswell (Bury), Mitchell lund (Doncaster), Sam Wright (Sheffield)

Outgoing: Connor Branson (Altrincham), Danny East, Shane Killock (Alfreton)

Manager: Garry Thompson (appointed in the summer)

This season’s fixtures: September 9 (a), February 15 (h)

Chester (14566262)
Chester (14566262)


Last season: 9th

Incoming: Jamie Morgan (Nantwich), Anthony Dudley (Salford), James Jones (Salford), Kevin Roberts (Wrexham), Joel Taylor (Kidderminster), Danny Livesey (Salford), Danny Elliott (Port Vale), Russell Griffiths (Fylde)

Outgoing: Jon Moran (Bradford PA), George Green (Boston), Grant Shelton

Managers: Bernard Morley/Anthony Johnson

This season’s fixtures: October 12 (h), January 11 (a)

Curzon Ashton (14566264)
Curzon Ashton (14566264)

Curzon Ashton

Last season: 18th

Incomings: Josh Askew (Salford), Andy Halls (Guiseley), Jack Banister (FC United), Callum Saunders (Nantwich), Liam Davies (Southport), Kallum Mantack (Ashton United), Brad Lynch (Colne), Danny O’Brien (Alfreton), Robbie Evans (Wrexham), Matt Regan (Ashton United)

Outgoings: Chris Rowney, Ryan Brooke, Jonathan Hunt

Manager: Mark Bradshaw

This season’s fixtures: August 24 (h), April 13 (a)

Darlington (14566266)
Darlington (14566266)


Last season: 16th

Incomings: Will Hatfield (Guiseley), Chris Elliott (Spennymoor Town), Jordan Watson (Blyth Spartans), Louis Laing (Blyth Spartans), David Atkinson (Blyth Spartans), Jarrett Rivers (Blyth Spartans), Adam Campbell (Morecambe) and Jamie Holmes (Blyth Spartans)

Outgoings: Simon Ainge (Boston United), Chris Elliott (Spennymoor Town), Mitchell Glover

Manager: Alun Armstrong

This season’s fixtures: August 31 (h), April 25 (a)

Farsley Celtic (14566268)
Farsley Celtic (14566268)


Promoted from EvoStik League

Incoming: Elliott Wynne (Altrincham), Tyler Walton (Frickley), Jordan Richards (Southport)

They include former Darlington players Nathan Cartman and David Syers

Manager: Adam Lakeland

This season’s fixtures: August 26 (a), April 10 (a)

Gateshead (14566270)
Gateshead (14566270)


Enforced relegation from National League

Incoming: Toby Lees, Liam Agnew (Harrogate Town), JJ O’Donnell, Elliott Forbes, Alex Nicholson, Connor Oliver, Connor Thomson, Paul Blackett (Newcastle Benfield)

Outgoing: Almost the whole squad left at the end of the season

Player/manager Mike Williamson

This season’s fixtures: November 30 (h), March 7 (a)

Gloucester City (14566272)
Gloucester City (14566272)

Gloucester City

Switched from National League South, playing at Evesham

Incoming:Jennison Myrie-Williams, Marlon Jackson (Weston Super Mare),Fabien Robert (Forest Green).

Manager: Mike Cook

This season’s fixtures: September 14 (h), December 21 (a)

Guiseley (14566274)
Guiseley (14566274)


Last season: 19th

Incoming: Hamza Bencherif (York), George Cantrill (Sheffield United), Gabriel Johnson (Brighouse), Andrai Jones (Stafford), Jamie Spencer (Bradford PA), Aaron Martin (Brighouse)

Outgoing: Joe Green (Gainsborough), Marcus Dewhurst, George Cantrill, Josh Langley, Lewis Archer and Michael Fowler Alex Purver (Oostersund)

Joint managers: Marcus Bignot, Russ O’Neill

This season’s fixtures: August 3 (a), March 14 (h)

Hereford (14566276)
Hereford (14566276)


Last season: 17th

Incoming: Reece Styche (Alfreton), Jordan Nicholson (Darlington), Brandon Hall (Kidderminster), Martin Riley (Alfrton), Rhys Davies (Shrewsbury), , Alex Bray (Rotherham), Jacob Jagger-Cane, Jason Pope (both Hereford)

Outgoing: James Wesolowski, Joel Dielna, Cameron Ebbutt, Louis Ezewele and James Roberts, as well as loanees Matt Yates, James Waite and Jak Hickman

Manager: Tim Harris

This season’s fixtures: August 10 (h), April 4 (a)

Kettering Town (14566278)
Kettering Town (14566278)


Last season: Promoted from EvoStik Southern League Central, won the league by 14 points

Incomings: Connor Kennedy (Corby Town), Joel Carta (Corby Town), Javan Vidal (Hednesford), Dan Nti (Brackley Town), Sam Cartwright (Peterborough United, Joe Skarz (Bury)

Outgoing: Rhys Hoenes (Tamworth), Lathaniel Rowe-Turner (Tamworth), Dan Holman (Brackley Town)

Manager: Marcus Law, appointed during the summer after Nicky Eaden resigned.

Kettering play at Latimer Park in Burton Latimer after moving from their previous ground. They were relegated two divisions after going into admin in 2011-12.

This season’s fixtures: August 6 (h), March 21 (a)

Kidderminster Harriers (14566280)
Kidderminster Harriers (14566280)

Kidderminster Harriers

Last season: 10th

Incoming: Alex Prosser (Aston Villa), Cliff Moyo (Guiseley), Richard Peniket (Alfreton)

Outgoing:Joe Ironside (Macclesfield), Joel Taylor (Chester), Kane Richards, Brandon Hall (Hereford), Liam Truslove Nick Clayton-Phillips, Josh Heaton and Liam McAlinden

Manager: John Pemberton was appointed during the summer following the resignation of Mark Yates

This season’s fixtures: October 26 (a), February 1 (h)

Leamington (14566282)
Leamington (14566282)


Last season: 13th

Incoming:Cieron Keane (Basford), Josh March (Alvechurch), Reece King (Hednesford), Kaiman Anderson (Stourbridge)

Outgoing: Ahmed Obeng, Colby Bishop (Accrington Stanley)

Manager: Paul Holleran

This season’s fixtures: October 19 (h), February 8 (a)

Southport (14566284)
Southport (14566284)


Last season: 14th

Incoming Kieran Glynn (Salford), Charlie Albinson (Blackburn), Zehan Mohamed (Accrington Stanley)

Outgoing: Liam Davies, Josh Tibbetts, Jordan Richards, Billy Priestley & Josh Langley.

Manager: Liam Watson

This season’s fixtures: November 16 (a), February 29 (h)

Spennymoor Town (14566286)
Spennymoor Town (14566286)

Spennymoor Town

Last season: 4th (beaten on penalties by Chorley in the play off final)

Incoming: Gavin Cogdon (South Shields), Nathan Buddle (Blyth) , Dan Ward (Middlesbrough), Ben McKenna (Chester), Rees Greenwood (Falkirk) and James Roberts (Hereford), Carl Magnay (Hartlepool)

Outgoing: Chris Elliott (Darlington) Shaun Tuton

Manager: Jason Ainsley

This season’s fixtures: September 7 (a), January 4 (h)

York City (14566288)
York City (14566288)

York City

Last season: 12th

Incoming: Steve McNulty (Tranmere), Andy Bond (Fylde) , Peter Jameson, Kieran Green and Dan Maguire(Blyth),Paddy McLaughlin (Hartlepool)


Manager: Steve Watson

This season’s fixtures: September 28 (a), January 18 (h)

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