Recession bites at King's Lynn

NORFOLK'S top non-league club look to be following a similar trend to a host of Step Two clubs as the recession starts to take hold. King's Lynn, who are in their first year in the Conference North, have issued a statement regarding speculation surrounding the clubs finances.

NORFOLK'S top non-league club look to be following a similar trend to a host of Step Two clubs as the recession starts to take hold.

King's Lynn, who are in their first year in the Conference North, have issued a statement regarding speculation surrounding the clubs finances.

“The club last night had a clear-the-air meeting with the players to discuss the club's well-documented current financial difficulties.

“Back pay and wages going forward were the sole topic: some players who are already talking to other clubs have indicated that they wish to leave whilst others such as captain Andy Johnson and defender Mark Peters have stated that they will stand by the club whilst the directors continue to talk to other prospective investors.


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“The club wishes to thank those players for their understanding and recognition of the current financial climate and dedication to King's Lynn Football Club. The club would also like to thank those that leave for their past efforts.”

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