Ian Culverhouse (Manager)
Born: 22 September 1964, Bishops Stortford
On contract to the end of the 2022-23 season.
Appointed 1st November 2018 for his second spell in charge having originally taken over the hot seat in 22 February 2017 on a two and a half year deal.
His first stint at Lynn was his first appointment as manager but he had experience in assistant managerial roles with Colchester United, Norwich City and Aston Villa.
He was appointed assistant manager at Dagenham and Redbridge in January 2016.
As a player, he began his career with Tottenham Hotspur making just two league appearances for the club in the three years he was at White Hart Lane.
He moved on to Norwich City in 1985 going on to make 369 appearances and taking a place in the club’s Hall of Fame.
His Carrow Road career ended during the 1994-95 season and he was sold to Swindon Town for £150,000 where he made 117 appearances
and was a member of the Second Division Championship winning squad.
He was released by the Robins in 1998 and had brief spells at Kingstonian and Brighton & Hove Albion.
Culverhouse began his coaching career while at Brighton with their the youth team and went on to take similar roles
at Barnet, Leyton Orient and Wycombe Wanderers.
Culverhouse then became assistant manager under Paul Lambert at Colchester United in July 2008, the both of them moving to Norwich City
the following season.
Three years later saw another move, this time to Aston Villa.
His spell ended at Villa Park in May 2014.
Culverhouse left Lynn in May 2018 having taken Lynn to second place in the Southern League Premier Division only for them to lose in the play-off final.
He moved on to take over as manager of Grantham Town, leaving them in October for "personal reasons".
Paul Bastock (Assistant Manager)
Born: 19 May 1970 Leamington Spa
Appointed assistant manager 1st November.
Goalkeeper who had an extensive career with Cambridge United, Coventry City and Kettering Town before joining Boston united where he spent
fourteen seasons in two spells making a total of 677 appearances in all competitions, becoming the record holder for the number appearances for Boston United.
He played for a further ten clubs after this, making recording the all-time record for competitive appearances in world football.
He broke Peter Shilton's appearance record playing for Wisbech Town in November 2017 and made appearance number 1,278 when he made his debut for Grantham Town against Basford in August 2018,
This was followed by an appearance for Pinchbeck meaning that his Norfolk Senior Cup debut for Lynn was appearance 1,280.
2018-19 - 1
Josh Barrett (Midfielder)
Squad Number 20
Born: Oxford 21 Jun, 1998
Signing 13 October 2021 on a two year contract. Having played for Irish youth side St Kevin\'s Boys he joined Reading in 2015 graduating at their academy, staying there until January 2020
during which time he had loan spells with Coventry City and Aldershot Town. He appeared for the Irish Republic at U17, U18 and U21 levels.
By the time he moved on to Bristol Rovers he had made 13 appearances for Reading (7 starts, all competitions), 8 for Coventry (3 starts) and 7 for Aldershot (4 starts).
He struggled to make an impact in his time with Rovers, playing 19 times for the club making 11 outings during the 2020-21 campaign, with only one of them coming in the starting line-up. He also struggled with injuries and was released on 1st September.
Ross Barrows (Defender)
Squad Number 22
Born: Sheffield 9 November 1997
Signed March 2019 from Grantham Town and signed a contract extension in January 2020 that keeps him at The Walks until the summer of 2022.
Signed for Grantham Town in the summer of 2018 having previously played for FC Halifax.
The right-back started his career at Scunthorpe United before being released at the age of 15.
After playing in the Manchester Elite squad for a year, Barrows signed for FC Halifax Town where he became the 2014-15 Student Player of the Year.
Barrows also spent part of the 2016-17 season on loan to Frickley where he scored four goals in seven appearances and went on loan to North Ferriby United the following season.
He made 37 appearances for the Gingerbreads in the 2018-19 season scoring four goals.
2019-20 - 9 (+1) 1 goal
2020-21 - 22 (+0) 1 goal
Pierce Bird (Defender)
Squad Number 5
Born: Nottingham 16 April 1999
Signed June 2021 his contract with Eastleigh having expired.
Bird started his footballing career with local side Dunkirk in the 2016-17 season and impressed sufficiently
in trials at Notts County to earn a one year contract the following year making his Football League debut that Boxing Day.
A two year contract followed and a period which saw him with loan spells at Leek Town, Alfreton Town, Grantham Town and Boston United.
Having made 24 appearances in his time with Notts County his contract was not renewed and in August 2020 he joined Eastleigh making 30 appearances (all competitions) and a further four with Boston United
in a loan spell in January 2021.
The Northern Ireland Under 21 International played against Lynn when the Spitfires visited The Walks in March 2021 and was an unused substitute in the reverse fixture at Eastleigh.
Dan Bowry (Defender)
Squad Number 6
Born: London 29 April 1998
Signed July 2021 on release from Cheltenham Town.
The 23 year old joined Charlton Athletic at the age of 16 and was put on contract in 2016.
He never appeared for Athletic in his time their and the 2018-19 season saw him have loan spells with Kingstonian and Hampton & Richmond Borough.
He joined Cheltenham in 2019 and during his time there the Antigua & Barbuda international made six starts in the EFL Trophy, along with one substitute appearance in
League Two and another in the Carabao Cup along with brief loan spells at Bath City (2 appearances) and Wealdstone (three appearances, 2 starts - sent off on his debut).
Alex Brown (Defender)
Born: Sheffield 21 Sep 1998
Signed 27 March 2020 on a two year deal from Buxton for an undisclosed fee .
Described by the Non-League Football Paper as one of the best young non-league players in February 2019, a product of
the Sheffield United youth system he had spells with Hallam and
Sheffield FC. He had trials with Harrogate in the summer of 2018 but opted to join the Bucks
making 47 starts including both matches against Lynn in October 2018 which saw Lynn removed from the FA Trophy.
He represented England ‘C’ in Dublin the summer of 2018 and in June 2019 away in Estonia and has also played for an England representative
side in two matches in the Falkland Islands.
Contract terminated by mutual consent 16th September 2021.
2020-21 - 17 (+0)
Michael Clunan (Midfielder)
Squad Number 7
Born: King's Lynn, 28 Jan 1994
Signed from Dereham Town May 2015.
Joining Norwich City's Academy as a full time scholar in the summer of 2010 he had previously been with the Canaries since the age of eight.
His career as a scholar did not get off to a good start as he missed some of his first season after picking up an injury at the end of August 2010 in an Under-18 clash against Huddersfield.
He was retained at the end of the 2011-12 season to play in the Under 21 development squad but was released in the summer of 2013.
He next joined Boston United where he made two appearances before moving on to Conference North rivals Histon on 10th October 2013.
He played 20 games for Histon (15 starts) in the 2013-14 season before joining Lowestoft at the end of August 2014 but his stay was very brief after the Trawlerboys decided not to offer him a contract.
He then joined Dereham Town, where they just missed out on the Ryman League North Division play-offs.
2015-16 - 49 (+1) 7 goals
2016-17 - 54 (+1) 13 goals
2017-18 - 42 (+2) 12 goals
2018-19 - 47 (+1) 11 goals
2019-20 - 24 (+0) 1 goal
2020-21 - 35 (+3) 0 gols
Ethan Coleman (Defensive midfielder)
Squad Number 8
Born: Reading 20 January 2000 Age 21
Signed on a two year deal in May 2021 after a period on loan from Brackley Town in March 2021 which saw him make nine appearances.
The 21 year old progressed through the youth teams at Reading to Under 23 level having joined at the age of nine. He as released in July 2020 and
joined Brackley Town two months later for whom he made 22 appearances, scoring once.
2020-21 - 9 (+0)
Tyler Denton (Defender)
Squad Number 3
Born: Dewsbury, 6 September 1995 Age 26
Signed 19 January 2021. Described as a left back/midfielder, 25 year old Denton came through the academy at Leeds United during which time he represented England at Under 17 level, turning professional in 2014. His five years at Elland Road saw him
made three appearances in cup competition for Leeds and undertake loan spells at Port Vale and Peterborough.
He joined Stevenage for an undisclosed fee in July 2019 and went on to make 19 appearances.
He signed for Chesterfield on October 2020 on a short term contract where he made five appearances (two starts).
2020-21 - 27 (+1) 1 goal
Luis Fernandez (Defender)
Squad Number 2
Born: Enfield, 28 September 2001 Age 20
Signed 12th July 2021 on season-long loan from Stevenage.
The centre back is a product of Stevenage Academy making his full Stevenage debut at the age of 17 in the EFL Trophy
in August 2019. The 2019-20 season saw him make eight first team appearances with a further four the following season.
A three month loan period October 2020 saw him join National League South side Oxford City on an initial three month loan deal which, including a period when he was recalled by Stevenage,
this was extended to a season long loan which ended when the season ws curtailed in February 2021 by which time he had made a total of 15 appearances.
Tai Fleming (Defender)
Squad Number 15
Born: King's Lynn, 18 May 2002 Age 19
Signed 21 July 2020. Played for Norwich City Academy from the age of 10 to 16, he joined Yeovil Town on a two year scholarship in 2018
captaining the youth team and playing in some U23's Premier League Cup matches.
Had a loan spell in September 2019 with Melksham Town on work experience.
He describes himself as "a strong no nonsense defender who takes pride in defending" on his website.
Loaned to Lowestoft Town - August 2021.
2020-21 - 20 (+1) 1 goal
Joe Gascoigne (Midfield)
Squad Number 20
Born: King's Lynn, 30 November 2001 Age 19
Was with Norwich City Academy and then progressed through King’s Lynn Community Football, into the Youth Team and Reserves.
Signed professional contract in September 2021 and loan to Wisbech Sept 2021-Jan 2022.
2018-19 - 1 (+1)
2019-20 - 0
2020-21 - 1 (+1)
Florian Guimdo-Tsaguim (Striker)
Born: 7 Feb 2002 Age 19
Cameroon national who joined the King's Lynn Under 21 team for the 2020-21 season, has also been on the books of Peterbrough Sports U16,
Peterborough Northern Star U18, March Town and Wisbech St Mary.
Loaned to St Neots at beginning of the 2021-22 season (five appearances from the bench, no goals) and then to Wisbech, Sept 2021-January 2022.
2020-21 - 0 (+1)
Michael Gyasi (Striker/attacking midfielder)
Squad Number 12
Born: Germany, 03 Feb 2000 Age 21
Signed 21 December 2020 from St Ives Town.
The German born striker/attacking midfielder spent his early years with Northampton Town Centre of Excellence before joining Chelsea's Academy at the age of eleven for a substantial undisclosed fee.
Two years later he moved on to the Academy at Leicester City. Released in 2016 he had spells in non-league with Nuneaton, Bedford, Barton Rovers, Coggeshall Town, Cambridge City, Crawley Green and Daventry.
He has made ten appearances for St Ives in season 2020-21 scoring four times.
2020-21 - 13 (+9) 2 goals
Aaron Jones (Defender/midfield)
Squad Number 17
Born: Great Yarmouth, 12 March 1994 Age 27
Signed August 2018.
Jones joined the Academy of Ipswich Town in 2002, spending ten years there, the last two as an apprentice with the Tractorboys and playing in their reserve team often as a right back.
On release from Ipswich he moved to the USA in 2013 and played college soccer at Georgia State University and Premier Development League football with Carolina Dynamo.
He moved on to Clemson University in January 2015. In January 2017 he joined Philadelphia Union and was given a professional contract the following month although he never played for them, making his league debut while on loan to Bethlehem Steel in April 2017 and going on to make 28 appearances. The option to renew his contract was not taken up by Philadelphia Union in November 2017.
Returning to the UK, he signed for Harlow in March 2018, making eight appearances (5 starts).
2018-19 - 24 (+10)
2019-20 - 34 (+3) 2 goals
2020-21 - 10 (+0) 1 goal
Paul Jones (Goalkeeper)
Squad Number 1
Born: Maidstone, 28 June 1986 Age 35
Signed June 2021.
Jones began his career with the youth system of Charlton Athletic in 2001 before signing for Leyton Orient's
youth system in 2002.
Although not making a first team appearance there he impressed youth coach Alex Inglethorpe sufficiently to follow him to Exeter City
when Inglethorpe became manager there and went on to make 158 league appearances.
After a loan period with Peteborough United he joined Posh on a free transfer in June 2011.
After his first season with Peterborough he rejected the opportunity to stay and moved on to Crawley Town making 92 league appearances
before joining Portsmouth in June 2014. He made 55 league appearances for Pompey in his two seasons with which also saw him loaned back to Crawley
for seven weeks.
He then spent two seasons with Norwich as third choice keeper making just the one league cup appearance.
Jones returned to Exeter at the beginning January 2018 on loan for the remainder of that season and was released subsequently by the Canaries.
Following a trial with Kilmarnock he joined Fleetwood in August 2018 making three appearances in this season for them before
joining Sheffield Wednesday as third choice keeper making the first team squad on eight occasions but not playing and leaving in July 2020.
Cameron King (Attacking Midfield)
Squad Number 11
Born: Bury St Edmunds 05 October 1995
Rejoined the club in August 2020 having originally signed in January 2018 and placed on short term contract at the beginning of March 2018.
King was involved with Norwich City from the age of eight and joined the Canaries as an Academy Scholar in the summer of 2012.
He took part in the Canaries FA Youth Cup Cup winning campaign playing in the semi-final and final matches and made 13 appearances for the Under-18s in 2012-13 season.
He signed a two year professional contract with Norwich in May 2014 making his first team debut as substitute in the 1-0 Capital One Cup defeat to Shrewsbury later that year.
Having been part of Scotland's Under-18 squad he was called up by Scotland's Under-21s.
King was released by Norwich in June 2016 having suffered from migraines while playing.
Following medical advice he was able to return to football signing for Thetford Town in August 2016 for who he scored 16 goals
from 45 appearances (42 starts).
He joined Shamrock Rovers on a one year contract in August 2017 making nine appearances.
On leaving Lynn he joined Halifax Town in the summer of 2018 and made of total of 69 appearances (47 starts). Despite being offered a new contract King's preference was for a move to a club nearer to home.
2017-18 - 10 (+3) 6 goals
2020-21 - 18 (+6) 2 goals
Malachi Linton (Striker)
Squad Number 14
Born: Ipswich 22 December 2000
Signed on season long loan on the eve of the 2021-22 season from Wycombe Wanderers.
The Ipswich born 20 year old started with his local club before moving on to Crewe's Academy in July 2017 progressing into the Under 23 side.
He stayed there for two years and. on release, joined Lowestoft Town in July 2019 where he made 34 appearances, scoring 18 goals (all competitions).
Joining Wycombe Wanderers at the end of September 2020 he had a month's loan with Slough where he made five appearances without scoring.
Rory McAuley (defender)
Born: Blackpool 16 Oct 1989 Age 32
Signed 4th July 2018.
The Blackpool born defender was with Norwich City's Academy, leaving them at the age of 14 to join Cambridge City for two years before
moving on to Cambridge United's Centre of Excellence in the summer of 2006 breaking into the U's first team
in September 2008.
He had spells on loan with Chelmsford City and Dartford, moving to the latter in a permanent basis in the summer of 2014 having made 145 appearances for the U's.
He made 52 appearances for Dartford, scoring three goals in the 2014-15 season and then moved on to Chelmsford City, scoring once in 51 appearances.
He joined Lowestoft Town, newly relegated to the Ryman League, in June 2016.
He made 81 appearances for the Trawlerboys scoring six goals but left Lowestoft by mutual agreement the day before joining Lynn.
Suspended by the club following drug related charges.
Contract cancelled by mutual consent 23 September 2021 and signed for Bedford Town.
2018-19 - 49 (-) 7 goals
2019-20 - 35 (-) 4 goals
2020-21 - 19 (-) 0 goals
Brett McGavin (Midfielder)
Squad Number 21
Born: Bury St Edmunds
Joined on a season long loan from Ipswich Town 26 August 2021.
A product of the Tractor Boys youth system and academy he signed his first professional contract with the club in February 2019 making his debut in an EFL Trophy game the following November.
Prior to that he had loan spells at Bury Town (5 appearances) and Concord Rangers (6 appearancesm 1 goal).
In total McGavin had made three EFL Trophy appearances, two in the FA Cup and six in the league.
Having fallen out of favour at Portman Road, in February this year the 21 year old had a short spell on loan to Ayr United making one appearance as substitute.
Kyle Callan-McFadden (central defender)
Squad Number 4
Born: Ramelton , County Donegal, Ireland 20 April 1995 Age 26
Signed 20th November 2020 when he moved to Norfolk for family reasons, leaving League of Ireland club Sligo Rovers.
Agreed two year contract with Lynn June 2021.
The centre back joined Norwich City’s Academy at the age of 16 as a first year scholar in the summer of 2011 having impressed in trials.
McFadden began with Irish side Swilly Rovers with whom he was capped at Republic of Ireland Under-16 level and he then received further caps with Norwich
at Under 17 level.
He helped the Canaries win the FA Youth Cup playing in both legs of the final against Chelsea.
He made his first team debut for the Canaries on 28 July 2014 in a friendly against OGC Nice and his professional debut in Norwich's 3–1
League Cup second round victory against Crawley Town in August 2014, playing the full 90 minutes.
He was released by Norwich at the end of the 2014–15 season but later played for Ireland's Under-21s.
He moved on to join Orlando City B in October 2015.
On 2 December 2016, Callan-McFadden was signed by Sligo Rovers of the League of Ireland Premier Division, making
over one hundred appearances, scoring five times.
Apart from playing for the Canaries, McFadden also has links with Norfolk via his wife who has family in Tasburgh.
“If fans come to see me they can expect to see hard tackles, powerful heading, and a player that’s good with the ball at his feet,” Callan-McFadden
is quoted as saying in an On The Ball City match-day programme.
2020-21 - 34 (-) 0 goals
Junior Morias (striker)
Squad Number 10
Born: Kingston, Jamaica 04 July 1995
Signed 26 June 2021 on a one year deal following release from St Mirren.
A youth team player for Fulham who joined Wycombe Wanderers on scholarship terms in 2011, turning professional in July 2012.
He was with Wycombe for just over two seasons making 27 appearances that also saw two loan spells with Hendon and a spell at Boreham Wood the latter seeing him score 8 goals in 15 appearances.
On release from Wycombe he joined Boreham Wood in October 2014 staying for two seasons which saw him score 12 goals from 56 appearances.
His next move was to St Albans in July 2016 where a brief spell saw him score nine goals from 20 appearances and a moved back into the English Football League with Peterborough United.
His 18-months at London Road saw Junior score 10 times at League One level in 45 appearances but a managerial change saw him move on to Northampton Town for the 2018-19 season
scoring 6 goals in 21 appearances at the Sixfields Stadium.
He signed for St Mirren in the summer of 2019 scoring twice in 47 appearances (24 starts) - returning to Boreham Wood on loan in January 2021 scoring once in 14 appearances.
Gold Omotayo (striker)
Squad Number 9
Born: Zurich, 27 January 1994
Signed July 2021 on a two year deal having declined the offer of pre-season with his previous club Wrexham.
Full name Gold Ire Omotayo Agbomoagan, a 6ft 4in striker.
Starting with FC Zurich as a goal-keeper he switched to an outfield player in his early teens. He played regional football with FC Schlieren and FC Wettswil-Bonstetten before coming to England and joining Isthmian League Premier Division side Whitehawk in July 2017.
A record of 11 goals in 16 games earned him a trial at Bury where he signed a one year deal. Scoring, what turned out to be his only goal for Bury, on his debut against Yeovil on the opening day of the 2018-19 season, a spell of
seven games without a goal saw him join Maidstone on a 35 day loan (five appearances - 1 start) 1 goal.
Leaving Bury, having made 17 appearances (4 starts), he moved to Yeovil Town in August 2019 where he scored twice in 17 appearances and then to FC Halifax Town in October 2020 making four appearances without scoring.
He moved on to Gloucester City in February 2021 playing and scoring on his 73-minute debut, which turned out to be his only game with the Tigers because
of the season closing.
He joined Wrexham in April 2021 where he scored three goals from eleven appearances - two of these being against Lynn.
Joe Rowley (Midfield)
Squad Number 39
Born: Sheffield, 3 June 1999
Signed August 2021 on loan from Chesterfield.
A product of Chesterfield's Academy he made his first start for the club in an EFL League One game in March 2017 and has made 94 league appearances (64 in the National League) for the Spireites scoring six goals.
Munashe Sundire (Defender/midfield)
Squad Number 18
Born: 22 Nov 1997 Age 24
Signed May 2021 having played for St Albans in the 2020-21 season making 36 appearances, scoring twice, since joining the Saints in November 2019.
Born in Harare, Zimbabwe he came to England at the age of two.
A member of Kempston Rovers Development team, pre-season 2016-17 saw him turning out for Banbury United, but it was at Kempston Rovers where he made his mark progressing into the first team in the 2016-17 season where he was voted the fans' player of the season.
He moved on to Kettering Town but having trouble getting a regular place in the first team, he moved on to Chesham
United having made 11 appearances for the Poppies.
He returned to Kempston in March 2018 joining St Ives in July of the same year.
It was while he was with St Ives he played against Lynn, and was Man-of-the-Match, in the 1-1 draw in January 2019.
From there he joined Hemel Hempstead Town and then St Albans.
Joeseph Taylor (Striker)
Squad Number 40
Born: 18 Nov 2002 Age 18
Signed on a one year contract in November 2020 with an extension option.
Signed for Wroxham in June 2021 on dual registration where he scored scored 21 goals in 13 games.
Prolific scorer with the Youth Team Academy and Reserves after progressing through King’s Lynn
Made King's Lynn debut 9th October 2021.
Zain Walker (Midfielder)
Squad Number 28
Born: 8 Jan 2002 Age 19
Signed on a month's youth loan from Bristol Rovers September 2021.
Born in Wandsworth he started his career with Fulham, joining Rover\'s Academy at the age of 16.
His EFL league debut came in September 2020 and his league first start for the Gas came in March 2021.
He made eleven league appearances (four starts) for Rovers having made his debut in Leasing.Com Trophy in November 2018.