FOOTBALL: Two comfortable wins kept King’s Lynn Town on track for silverware and the chance of another step up in class.
A 3-0 victory over Witton Albion on Saturday put Gary Setchell’s team firmly in the hunt for a play-off spot in the Premier Division of the Evo-Stik League, while they went one goal better on Tuesday to earn a quarter-final place in the Norfolk Senior Cup, beating Dereham Town.
New signing Massiah McDonald showed his prowess with two goals in his first start with George Thomson and Ryan Fryatt also netting.
Setchell also completed the signing of Jack McGovern from Coalville Town. McGovern 24, has scored 10 goals in 22 games for Coalville this season.
On Saturday, a rampant display by the Linnets saw them cruise home against Witton.
Lynn dominated proceedings and went ahead when Fryatt hooked the ball home after a great nod down by Rob Duffy,
A superb in-swinging free-kick from Marc Goodfellow saw Duffy volley home the second after 34 minutes.
Lynn started the second half brightly and moved further ahead after 50 minutes thanks to a superb 30-yard free-kick from Goodfellow.
Witton finished with 10 men after substitute Sam Mulready cheekily nutmegged Marc Joseph and was felled by an elbow right in front off the linesman
McDonald, who signed from Grantham the previous evening, came on for the last 20 minutes.
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