Hectic spell for Fenmen

King's Lynn at home to Wisbech Town. Stuart Wall and Chris Bacon.
King's Lynn at home to Wisbech Town. Stuart Wall and Chris Bacon.

Wisbech Town face a hectic run-in during the final two months of the season – but boss Steve Appleby wouldn’t have it any other way.

Following Saturday’s Thurlow Nunn Premier Division home game being postponed the Fenmen will have to fit in a minimum of 14 games, more if they progress in the league cup.

He said: “If you are successful in non-league, it tends to happen. We are in the semi-finals of the league cup and we have got to accept it.

“What would you sooner do – be knocked out in the first round?

“With the weather it has made it a little worse than expected but to be honest I look forward to it, and the players do.

“It is easier to get the lads up for it for a game rather than a training session.”

Appleby added: “We play midweek over the next weeks unlike probably most of our rivals and give us the chance to pick up six points instead of three.

“The players are up for it and we are on a roll.

“I will be making changes here and there to keep them fresh – you’ve got to, really.”

The Fenmen tonight (Wednesday) travel to CRC in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division. They host Felixstowe & Walton United on Saturday.

Appleby is unsure what to expect from CRC, adding: “If you play them on a Saturday they could be a weaker side with one or two players out.

“If you play them on a Wednesday you find they are a bit stronger with players playing who were on the bench for the first team on the Saturday.”

Saturday’s Premier home game with Woodbridge was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

The game will now be on Tuesday, April 16.

Appleby said of the call-off: “I was a little bit surprised but having said that with the weather we have had lately it has been an accumulation (of water).

“I’m disappointed, because the way we are playing we want to keep going.”