Minutes later, after sumptuous build-up play and a one-two with McGregor, the on-loan winger floated in from the right and fired in a fantastic third.

The Museum of Lincolnshire Life contains numerous exhibits pertaining to the region's rich and varied social history and culture from 1750 to the present. Exhibits illustrate commercial, agricultural, industrial and community life, with a star attraction being the country's oldest WWI era tank (the first such war machines were built nearby). The museum also houses the interactive galleries of the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment, and operates Ellis Mills, a working 18th century windmill.

The backbone of the team that beat Celtic in the Champions League!

The local newspaper is the Lincolnshire Echo, which was founded in 1894. Local radio stations are BBC Lincolnshire on 94.9FM, its commercial rival Lincs FM on 102.2FM and Lincoln City Radio on 103.6FM a community radio station catering primarily for people aged over 50 years.[52] The Lincolnite is the online and mobile publication covering the greater Lincoln area.[53] Local listeners can also tune into Siren FM, which broadcasts on 107.3FM from the University of Lincoln.

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Substitution, Lincoln Red Imps FC. Keneth Chipolina replaces Yeray.

Lincoln were one game away from facing Liverpool in the FA Cup third round the following season, but were denied by a second round replay defeat to Mansfield Town. On 17 February 2013, David Holdsworth left the club by mutual consent following twelve games without a win. On 27 February 2013, Gary Simpson, a former assistant of Keith Alexander during his time at the club, was appointed manager until the end of the season. Safety was secured on the final day with a 5–1 away win against Hyde.

The club has reached the last 16 in the FA Cup three times, most recently in 1901–02. Their best performance in the League Cup came in 1967–68, when they reached the fourth round before losing 0–3 at home to Derby County in a replay.

The result was no more than Lincoln Red Imps deserved, a team containing a fireman, a policeman and a taxi driver having more than matched their illustrious opponents after completing shifts at their day jobs.

Lincoln (/ˈlɪŋkən/) is a cathedral city and the county town of Lincolnshire, within the East Midlands of England. The non-metropolitan district of Lincoln has a 2012 population of 94,600.[4] The 2011 census gave the entire urban area of Lincoln (which includes North Hykeham and Waddington) a population of 130,200.[5][6]

Lee, who scored Gibraltar's first competitive goal against Scotland at Hampden Park in March 2015, was joined in the starting XI by younger brothers and fellow Gibraltar internationals Kyle and Ryan.

Goal! Lincoln Red Imps FC 1, Celtic 0. Lee Casciaro (Lincoln Red Imps FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

The Red Imps grew out of a youth side linked to the Gibraltar police in the mid-1970s and rose to the top flight by 1984. Since then they have dominated the 10-club Premier Division, lifting 22 titles in the next three decades. They have also won the treble of the League, the Rock Cup and the Senior Cup seven times.

Lincoln was once served by two railway stations, but since the closure of Lincoln St. Marks in 1985, Lincoln Central is the only station serving the city. Lincoln Central has five platforms and a steady flow of trains and passengers. Trains run to various destinations including Newark-on-Trent, Grimsby and Peterborough. Virgin Trains East Coast run a direct train service to London, calling at Newark, Peterborough and Stevenage. One service in each direction operates daily.[46]

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Like the rest of the territory’s teams, the Red Imps play at the 5,000-capacity Victoria Stadium, located close to Gibraltar airport just off Winston Churchill Avenue. Thanks to the artificial pitch, this is also the venue of the annual Gibraltar Music Festival – this year’s line-up on the first weekend of September includes Bryan Ferry, Stereophonics, Ne-Yo, Jess Glynne, Travis, All Saints and ... Europe. The MCC also played there in 1993 against the Gibraltar cricket side.

Located just seven miles southwest of Lincoln, Whisby Nature Park is home to plenty of wildlife in its 160 acres of lakes, ponds, woodland, scrub and grassland. For a wonderful day's exploring and sightseeing, follow the pathways and trails past Grebe Lake, beyond Orchid Glade and past the Railway Pit into Nightingale Marsh and through the Dead Forest (filled with dead birch).

The Referee for our 3-0 win at home against Braintree Town in the Vanarama National League was Steve Rushton....

All the stats from Bromley FC (1) vs (1) Lincoln City, Hayes Lane, 8/10/16 - 15:00 Att: 1,511...

The hosts had the first chance when Liam Walker forced a routine save from goalkeeper Craig Gordon after some tidy approach play, while moments later Celtic had a goal disallowed after Dembele jumped with goalkeeper Raul Navas to contest a Scott Brown free kick.

The Vital Lincoln City Members Voted for who they believe was The Imps Man of The Match in our 2-1 win away at Wrexham AFC in the Vanarama National League....

Lincoln was described in the famous Domesday Book as a prosperous town with a sizable population, and its office of mayor, established in 1206, is the oldest in Britain. Following its integration into the railroad network in 1846, Lincoln became a center of the iron and steel industry. While manufacturing is still important, it's today best known for its beautifully preserved historic buildings.

The Referee for our 2-1 win away at Wrexham AFC in the Vanarama National League was Anthony Backhouse....

In 1952, William Farr School was founded in Welton, a nearby village. Lincoln itself had four single-sex grammar schools until September 1974.

Three goals in six first-half minutes swiftly overturned the 1-0 deficit from last week's shock first-leg result.

Two popular culture websites are based from the city of Lincoln; Faux Magazine, an online arts & culture website & Shout4Music, an online music publication.

In 1982 and again in 1983, Lincoln narrowly missed out on promotion to the Second Division. In 1985, Lincoln were the opposition at Bradford City when the Bradford City stadium fire claimed the lives of 56 spectators – two of them, Bill Stacey and Jim West, were Lincoln fans, and subsequently these fans had the Stacey West stand named after them.

Red Imps players form the backbone of the Gibraltar side which took part in qualifying for this year’s European Championship, losing all 10 of their games and conceding 56 goals but getting their first goal in a competitive match in a 6-1 defeat by Scotland at Hampden Park in March 2015 – Casciaro again. The Enfield-born defender and club captain, Roy Chipolina, is also the Gibraltar captain as well as being a customs officer.

During the 13th century, Lincoln was the third largest city in England and was a favourite of more than one king. During the First Barons' War, it became caught up in the strife between the king and the rebel barons, who had allied with the French. It was here and at Dover that the French and Rebel army was defeated. In the aftermath of the battle, the town was pillaged for having sided with Prince Louis.[21]

Well, now you have the opportunity to do just that. Due to its increasing readership and popularity, Vital Lincoln City needs new contributors......

Among the most famous bishops of Lincoln were Robert Bloet, the magnificent justiciar to Henry I, Hugh of Avalon, the cathedral builder canonised as St Hugh of Lincoln, Robert Grosseteste, the 13th century intellectual, Henry Beaufort, chancellor of Henry V and Henry VI, Thomas Rotherham, a politician deeply involved in the Wars of the Roses, Philip Repyngdon, chaplain to Henry IV and defender of Wycliffe, and Thomas Wolsey, the lord chancellor of Henry VIII.

Do you know someone who has been caught up in clashes at the Euro 2016 tournament? Get in touch via news@thelincolnite.co.uk or by calling 01522 837217.


Imps star Paul Farman, along with first team goalkeeper coach Jimmy Walker, helped launch the Academy's brand new specialist GK Dev Centre this week.

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Celtic’s conquerors in the first leg of their Champions League qualifier on Tuesday night are a club of mostly part-timers, many of whom had to do a full day’s work before going out to play Brendan Rodgers’ side.

The club's highest-ever position is fifth in the Second Division in 1901–02. They have not been higher than the third tier since 1960–61, and they hold the record for the most seasons in the Football League without reaching the top tier (104), and the most demotions from the League (five, in 1908, 1911, 1920, 1987 and 2011 – though in all but the last case, they returned to the League the following season).

Substitution, Lincoln Red Imps FC. Fernando Livramento replaces Liam Walker.

Coupled with the arrival of the railway links, Lincoln boomed again during the Industrial Revolution, and several world-famous companies arose, such as Ruston's, Clayton's, Proctor's and William Foster's. Lincoln began to excel in heavy engineering, building locomotives, steam shovels and all manner of heavy machinery.

“From what I’ve seen it wasnt the England fans at all. All the England fans were there to enjoy the experience.

Rodgers shuffled his pack, bringing on Kristoffer Ajer, Emillio Izaguirre and later Nadir Ciftci as the tempo slowed.