FOOTBALL: Evo-Stik League leaders Buxton hit back from behind to condemn King’s Lynn Town to defeat at The Walks on Tuesday.
Ross Watson’s goal early in the second half looked to have settled Lynn down after losing Dan Quigley to an ankle injury and Sam Mulready with concussion after a clash of
But the Derbyshire visitors hit back with goals from Shaun Tuton and Liam Hardy.
The Linnets were in seventh heaven on Saturday, rattling up a 7-0 FA Cup win over Boston Town.
It earned them a home tie against Conference North side Hednesford Town in the second qualifying round on September 27.
Mulready helped himself to a hat-trick against the United Counties League side.
Lynn were always in control of the game and took the lead thanks to a lovely hooked finish from Steve Spriggs.
The hosts doubled their lead when Mulready poked the ball home after David Bridges’ initial shot was blocked by the knees of goalkeeper Robert Zand.
The Linnets didn’t take their foot of the pedal in the second half as more goals followed.
Mulready doubled his tally before Jackson Ramm finished nicely from inside the box for his second goal in as many home games.
Boston’s Danny Barrett was red carded after a coming together with Mulready, who soon completed his hat-trick, pushing home the ball from inside the box following good work from Watson and Spriggs.
Substitute Jake Jones nodded Lynn’s sixth from David Bell’s corner before Bell himself got on the scoresheet, converting a penalty after Jones was fouled by Lawrence Lambley.
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