Next up for Neal Ardley and his side is a second successive trip on the road, this time to face King’s Lynn Town in the Vanarama National League.

Moors will be looking to extend their strong run of form, which includes just one defeat in seven and three clean sheets from the last four.

Date: Saturday 9th October

Kick Off: 3:00pm

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Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online HERE with prices as follows:

Standing (Online)

Adults: £18.00
Concessions: £16.00
Under 16's: £5.00

Seating (Online)

Adults: £20.00
Concessions: £18.00
Under 16's: £5.00

Standing (Pay on the day)

Adults: £21.00
Concessions: £19.00
Under 16's: £5.00

Seating (Pay on the day)

Adults: £23.00
Concessions: £21.00
Under 16's: £11.00

Opposition Form

Played: 9
Won: 2
Drawn: 2
Lost: 5
Points: 8
Goals scored: 11
Goals conceded: 17

In the Opposite Dugout – Ian Culverhouse

Ian commenced his playing career at Tottenham Hotspur, before moving to Norwich City in 1985. He made 369 appearances for the Canaries and was added into the Norwich City Hall of Fame.

During the 1994/95 season, Ian was sold to Swindon Town, making 117 appearances, and was an influential member of the squad who won the Second Division Championship. He also had a spell playing for Brighton Hove Albion, where he started his coaching career with their youth team.

Ian also coached youth squads at Barnet, Leyton Orient and Wycombe Wanderers, before becoming Assistant Manager at Colchester United in July 2008, moving with Paul Lambert to Norwich City in 2009/10 season, and then onto Aston Villa. Ian took over the management at the Linnets in late February 2017 after being Assistant Manager at Dagenham and Redbridge.

Ian managed King’s Lynn Town to the Southern League play-offs in May 2018, he left for Grantham Town, returning to King’s Lynn Town at the start of November 2018. Ian Managed the club to second place in the Southern Football League newly formed Level 3 Central Division and after defeating Stratford Town and Alvechurch in the Divisional play-off progressed into the “one-off” super play-off away at Warrington Town, winning 3-2 in extra time.

Ian has lead King’s Lynn Town through National League North Division and into The National League.

One To Watch – Gold Omotayo

King’s Lynn Town were pleased to announce the signing of striker Gold Omotayo, who spent the second half of last season with National League rivals Wrexham, on a two-year deal.

Born in Switzerland, Gold started his career with FC Zurich before playing for FC Schlieren and FC Wettswil-Bonstetten in his home country.

In 2017 he moved to the UK and joined non-league side Whitehawk, scoring nine goals in 16 appearances before moving into league football to play for Bury, scoring on his league debut in August 2018 as Bury won from promotion from League Two. Whilst with Bury he had a loan spell at Maidstone United.

On release from Bury, in 2019, he joined Yeovil Town before spells at FC Halifax Town, Gloucester City and then Wrexham. In his 11 games for Wrexham he scored three goals including two against Lynn in Wrexham’s 5-3 win in May.

Previous Meetings

King’s Lynn Town 1-1 Solihull Moors – 25.05.21
Solihull Moors 5-0 King’s Lynn Town – 10.10.20
Solihull Moors 1-1 King’s Lynn Town – 10.03.09
King’s Lynn Town 3-0 Solihull Moors – 01.11.08

Match Officials

Andrew Miller is the man in the middle on Saturday. Miller will be assisted by Daniel Todd and Luke Scott, with Alistair Wilson on fourth official duty.

Colours

Moors will be in yellow and blue, with the goalkeeper in all red.

How to Follow the Game

Twitter updates: @SolihullMoors