Linnets boss wants clean sheets

King’s Lynn Town manager Adam Lakeland is craving clean sheets as his side look to start climbing the National League North table.

The Linnets make the short trip to Peterborough Sports tomorrow for the first of two away games in the space of four days.

Lynn have already shown a marked improvement in performances under Lakeland – the only thing missing during his first five games charge is a shut-out at the right end of the pitch.

King's Lynn Town boss Adam Lakeland. Picture: Tim Smith
King’s Lynn Town boss Adam Lakeland. Picture: Tim Smith

After picking up four points from two home games against Bishop’s Stortford and Blyth Spartans, Lakeland said: “I think off the back of losing at South Shields and coming into a couple of home games on the back of what happened before we came in here, I think we would have been happy with four points.

“Obviously you want to be greedy and get all six but if you can’t win a game then don’t lose and it certainly is a week for us to build on.

“You’ve got to be so organised in this league and I do think it is something I’ve always managed to instil into my teams in the past.

“It’s about being organised, disciplined, hard to beat and difficult to score against.

“I’d love us to keep a clean sheet soon as it’s frustrating me now conceding goals, but it certainly isn’t because of a lack of effort and trying.

“The players executed exactly what I asked them to do and when they do that you’ve got to be satisfied to a degree.

“It’s a week for us to build on going into two very important games against Peterborough Sports and Rushall Olympic.”

Lynn, meanwhile, have been drawn away to Southern League Premier North side Stourbridge in the Second Round of the Isuzu FA Trophy.

The game will be repeat of the 2018 tie which Lynn won 2-1.