King's Lynn Town discover final National League opponents
No return for ex-Linnets duo as final National League places are settled
King’s Lynn Town now know all their opponents in next season’s National League campaign after the remaining promotion issues were settled.
Local rivals Boston missed out in the National League North play-off final after they were beaten 1-0 at home by Altrincham.
The South division play-off finale was won by Weymouth, who beat Dartford in a penalty shoot-out after their game finished goalless.
And finally, on Sunday afternoon, Harrogate Town – manager by former Lynn player Simon Weaver – were promoted from the National League to League Two for the first time in their history after beating Notts County 3-1 at Wembley – meaning the Linnets have a trip to Meadow Lane next season.
George Thomson, who played for Lynn in the first half of the 2014-15 season, scored Harrogate’s opening goal.
Harrogate captain Josh Falkingham said: “It’s dreamland. It’s an emotional time for a lot of us.
“There’s not many big names in our group. We’re just a hungry group of lads.
“It’s been an amazing achievement. We’re going to wake up tomorrow hungover but delighted.
“They’re a good side and I think finishing second and third this was a deserved final.
“We managed it well when we were under pressure and got a goal at a good time.
“Jon Stead came on and his experience saw us through.”
At Boston, Dan Mooney scored Altrincham’s goal after a howler from home goalkeeper Peter Crook ...
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