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Former King's Lynn and Diss Town midfielder Danny White picks his All-Time best XI




Danny White has been part of numerous successful teams down the years, with the midfielder having turned out for the likes of King's Lynn Town, Diss Town, Wisbech Town and Thetford Town, whom he also managed.

White was also a member of the Wroxham squad that reached the final of the 2010 FA Vase at Wembley.

It all means that he had a number of top players to squeeze into his All-Time XI. See who made the cut below.

Lynn at home to Newport Pagnell at the Walks. Danny White celebrates Lynn's second goal.. (32441316)
Lynn at home to Newport Pagnell at the Walks. Danny White celebrates Lynn's second goal.. (32441316)

GK: Scott Howie

I played with some fantastic goalkeepers like Elliott Pride, Danny Gay and Alex Street, but I have gone for Scott.

He was one of the main reasons we got to the FA Vase final at Wroxham, making some outstanding saves during that run.

LB: Jordan Yong

Jordy had absolutely everything you would want from a full-back.

Jordan Yong.. (32441326)
Jordan Yong.. (32441326)

You could call him the modern day full-back – he was great going forward and tough in the tackle.

CB: Graham Challen

What a leader. He was excellent for us at Wroxham and barely anything got by him.

CB: Paul Cousins

Another proper leader – Paul would always fight the cause. You would always want someone like him in your team.

Kings Lynn Town v Haverhill Rovers. (32441502)
Kings Lynn Town v Haverhill Rovers. (32441502)

RB: Leighton Miller

I think there was a season where he got 20-plus goals for us at Diss. He was such a threat going forward, especially from set pieces.

He was a good defender as well, which might have had something to do with his massive head!

CM: Justin Fox

There was a stage when we were at Wroxham together when he was one of the best midfielders in the area.

He was good on the ball and very strong – you could never knock him off the ball.

CM: Lee Gilman

Gav Lemmon, Luke Thurlbourne, Dale Vince – they all could have easily been the other central midfielder by I have gone for Gilly.

He had everything and could play midfield, number 10 or up front. Technically he was different class.

AM: Alex Notman

Diss, Norfolk. Diss Town vs Football Legends at Diss Town Football Club - Luke Catchpole (Diss) with Alex Notman. (32441748)
Diss, Norfolk. Diss Town vs Football Legends at Diss Town Football Club - Luke Catchpole (Diss) with Alex Notman. (32441748)

Alex had been at Manchester United and Norwich City – you could tell straight away that he had been at a different level.

He obviously had his injury problems but in the times we played together his quality was there for all to see.

LW: Andy Key

Keysy had a wand of a left foot. He was not your typical winger at 6′4″ but he was very quick.

He scored the best hat-trick I have ever seen when we were at Diss against Lowestoft.

RW: Gary Gilmore

Gary's major asset was that he could take defenders on going both ways, using either foot.

He scored a lot of goals and created plenty too. Stephen Spriggs was another contender for this position but Gary just edges it.

CF: Jack Defty

You knew that if you got the ball up to Jack it would stick. For a midfielder like me who liked to make runs forward, that was perfect.

Kings Lynn Town FC vs Daventry United. Jack Defty. (32441875)
Kings Lynn Town FC vs Daventry United. Jack Defty. (32441875)

He was a bit of a friendly giant and he scored all sorts of goals over the years.

He was a massive player at Lynn and a massive character as well.

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