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linnet

small songbird in the family Fringillidae. Called also Carduelis cannabina.
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Freddie Potter scored for the Linnets in the 69th minute following a great touch from the edge of the six yard box.
DRAWS involving local clubs: FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round: Formby v Alsager Town, Runcorn Town v Brighouse Town, St Helens Town v Atherton LR, Bootle v Wigan Robin Park, AFC Liverpool v Runcorn Linnets.
Fielding a young side against the North West Counties League outfit, who are currently playing their home games at Witton Albion's Wincham Park, Emley produced a battling display but they trailed at the interval with David Sherlock having given the Linnets a 33rd-minute lead.
Linnets are often "spooked" by larger birds which they mistake for predators.
Adult linnets are exploiting unripe oilseed rape seeds from May onwards to feed their young, according to latest research by the RSPB and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.
THE much-anticipated clash of the top two in the Hallmark Security League Premier Division went the way of Widnes FC as they secured a 2-0 victory at pacesetters Runcorn Linnets.
RUNCORN Linnets required extra-time to see off the challenge Staveley in the FA Vase First Qualifying round.
LINNETS are well known for their musical twittering song but they are also attractive birds.
RUNCORN Linnets are gearing up for a 'spicy affair' when they take on second-placed Widnes at the Millbank Linnets Stadium today.
Formby were 2-1 winners at Runcorn Linnets with two goals from Carl Gornall, the Linnets replying through Nehru McKenzie.
MICHAEL ELLISON has told Runcorn Linnets they must learn from years gone by and not allow their lead at the top of the Hallmark Security League Premier Division to slip.
The Linnets are expecting Amadi to be available for selection for tonight's home Blue Square North fixture against Vauxhall Motors.