After just about catching their breath from Tuesday’s thrilling encounter against Plymouth Parkway, the Farm are thrown straight back into action when Lymington Town head to The Creek on Saturday.
Manager Lee Lashenko was delighted with his side’s performance on Tuesday, with Josh Ford, Jamie Short and Kyle Tooze completing the ultimate comeback against Plymouth, but has stressed that these are the performance levels that Manor Farm need to show each week if they want to achieve the goal of promotion.
The Farm’s visitors, Lymington, were promoted at the end of the curtailed 2020/21 season, and have already made a positive start to life in the Southern League, winning league and FA Cup matches against Evesham, Barnstaple (x2), and Bournemouth FC.
We can’t wait to welcome you all back to The Creek, here’s all the information ahead of Saturday’s fixture.
We are delighted to announce that Armed Forces and NHS staff can gain FREE entry to The Creek for Saturday’s match, permitting that relevant evidence is provided upon entry. This is to further support the public service sector, following an extremely difficult 18 month period during the pandemic.
Supporters who are travelling to the match by public transport (Bus or Train) can qualify for the £5.00 concession price.
We are also pleased to announce that spectators can purchase tickets by cash or debit/credit card on the turnstiles. Ticket prices for Saturday’s match are as follows:
- Adults: £8
- Concessions: £5 (students, OAP’s, public transport ticket)
- Under-16s: £2
- Under-12s: FREE
- Armed Forces & NHS staff: FREE
For supporters looking to make the fixture at The Creek on Saturday, visitors should remind themselves using our contact page HERE.
There are no COVID-19 restrictions for the match, however we urge that any supporters that have tested positive, or have symptoms, for COVID-19 must refrain from attending. You can familiarise yourself with our BMF Risk Assessment.
Lymington Town Football Club, known as The Linnets, is a football club based in the coastal town of Lymington, Hampshire, England.
The club was established in 1876 as Lymington Football Club. They entered the Hampshire League in 1903, joining the West Division, but left at the end of the 1903–04 season.
The club rejoined the West Division in 1910, but left after finishing bottom of the division in their first season, losing all but one of their games.
In 1986 Lymington were founder members of the new Wessex League. After finishing bottom of the league in 1987–88 they merged with Wellworthy Athletic to form AFC Lymington. However, when AFC Lymington merged with New Milton Town in 1998 to form Lymington & New Milton with the new club based in New Milton, the Lymington club was re-established under the name Lymington Town. They were accepted into Division Three of the Hampshire League and went on to finished third in the 1998–99 season, earning promotion into the Premier Division.
In 2004 the Hampshire League merged into the Wessex League, with Lymington becoming members of the new Division Two. They won the division at the first attempt and were promoted to Division One, which was renamed the Premier Division the following season. In 2006–07 the club won the League Cup. Following the 2020–21 season, which was curtailed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they were promoted to Division One South of the Southern League.