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Community urged to 'show support' for Lowestoft Town

PUBLISHED: 16:47 05 March 2018 | UPDATED: 16:47 05 March 2018

Lowestoft Town FC fans.  Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town FC fans. Picture: James Bass

Lowestoft Town FC's supporters club has issued a rallying call to the community to back the Blues.

Lowestoft Town FC's home match was cancelled at the weekend due to a snow covered pitch. Picture: Nick ButcherLowestoft Town FC's home match was cancelled at the weekend due to a snow covered pitch. Picture: Nick Butcher

It comes after Lowestoft’s directors issued a statement yesterday admitting players and coaching staff have not been paid and that the club is “quickly running out of money.”

Shirley D Whitlow's photo of Lowestoft's goal scorer Jake Reed celebrating with Shaun Bammant, Rory McAuley and Nico Cotton at the Amber Dew Events Stadium in the match against Kingstonian FC. Lowestoft Town 1 Kingstonian FC  0Shirley D Whitlow's photo of Lowestoft's goal scorer Jake Reed celebrating with Shaun Bammant, Rory McAuley and Nico Cotton at the Amber Dew Events Stadium in the match against Kingstonian FC. Lowestoft Town 1 Kingstonian FC 0

And now the Trawlerboys – Lowestoft Town’s official supporters club – has called on people in the community to turn out and show your support.

With four home matches this month - starting tomorrow night, March 6, at the Amber Dew Events Stadium (Crown Meadow), as Lowestoft host Hendon in a Bostik Premier encounter – James Wright, membership secretary of The Trawlerboys, said: “Our message is to get down to the ground, support Lowestoft Town FC and come and see us.

“If more fans turn out hopefully it will help the club weather the storm. There is always a decent friendly atmosphere at every home game and it is more than just a football match. Its a good all round family friendly experience with plenty of places to eat and drink – so come down and get behind the local team.”

More community reaction to follow.

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