The new football club for Kings Lynn FC will not, as had been widely expected, be owned by the supporters trust. Buster Chapman, the speedway man, is the new owner and he need to get it right – so far, however, there haven’t been too many signs that he will do.
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The cold air that is whistling through football isn’t solely as a result of the recent wintry weather. HMRC are on the move, and their aim is to recoup taxpayers’ money from football clubs that haven’t been paying their bills.
The body of Kings Lynn Football Club is still warm, but the race is already on to secure the lease to The Walks and start the club afresh from the beginning of next season. While one of the interested parties offers a quick fix, though, the long term should be the supporters’ aim.
Kings Lynn Football Club died today, but now is not the time for sadness about that fact. Now is the time for Linnets fans to start afresh, preferably with a new club owned by its own supporters and a solemn vow to not let the disaster of the last couple of years ever happen again.
Kings Lynn Football Club were wound up in the court today, giving them seven days to pay a debt to HMRC of £65,000. A club of their size isn’t just going to disappear overnight unless the supporters give up the ghost and walk away from it, even if they have to restart at a lower level next season.
The town of Braintree sits near the border between Suffolk and Essex. It’s a small town with a population of 42,000 which sits rather in the shadow of its larger neighbours Colchester and Chelmsford,...