Wednesday 7th September
Ryan Blake in goalmouth action from last seaon's match at The Meadow v Kings Lynn: all images courtesy of Trevor Hyde
This Saturday 10th September we are pleased to welcome supporters, players and officials of Kings Lynn Town to The Meadow for this Evo-Stik Southern Premier League match. We also welcome and thank our Match Ball Sponsors Paul and Ron Campion
Honours were even between the two sides last season. The Linnets won 2-0 at home in January to halt a Chesham run of three consecutive wins. When Kings Lynn arrived at The Meadow in March Chesham were again on a run and unbeaten in seven, but the visitors could not repeat the feat and The Generals won by the same score with first half goals from Ryan Blake and Dave Pearce.
Kings Lynn have started slowly this season with two wins from seven but were buoyed, like Chesham, with a five goal win in the FA Cup last weekend. Whilst The Generals were putting five past Saffron Walden Town, Kings Lynn won 6-1 at home to Brigg Town of the Northern Counties East league Div One.
With Chesham having been drawn away in the FA Cup 2RQ this is the last 1st XI home match for a fortnight, so get down to The Meadow this Saturday and support the team!
Manager Andy Leese commented ahead of Saturday's kick off
"We entertain Kings Lynn this weekend as we look to consolidate our League position. They have picked up their form in the last couple of weeks and we know they are a team with some match winners if you let them play.
"We have trained well this week, and selection will be a difficult task with a full squad available. We want to maintain our decent form if we can before the FA cup comes around again. A decent enough draw for us, albeit in to the unknown at Sevenoaks.
"We will prepare for the game as we always do, and the players are looking forward to another challenging week of football."
Other Chesham Utd News
Chesham will travel to Sevenoaks Town FC in the FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round on 17th September after the Kent side won their 1QR replay v Lewes 2-1.The Supporters Trust is arranging a coach for this Match. It will be £12 for Trust members and £17 for non members, leaving the club at 11am returning from Sevenoaks at 5pm, straight after the Match Tickets on sale from 12-30 at the Kings Lynn game on Saturday in the club house. Cash only please. Any Queries to firstname.lastname@example.org
The 1st XI's next fixture after the Kings Lynn match is away at Hayes and Yeading on Tuesday 13th September KO 19:45. Travelling supporters please note that due to ongoing works at Hayes and Yeading's stadium, Tuesday evening's game will be played at Beaconsfield Sycob's ground
Reserves lost 0-2 at home v Hillingdon Borough in the SSML Division One Cup R1 on Wed 7/9. Reserves next match is away at Harefield Utd (League) on Sat 10/9 KO 15:00
Chesham Utd Ladies next match is away at Marlow on Sun 11/9, KO 14:00
Chesham Utd U18s won 5-0 at home v Sun Sports (FA Youth Cup Preliminary Round) on Thu 8/9. U18s next match is away at Luton Town Cedars on Mon 12/9, KO 19:45
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