Vital Football

Latest Lincoln City News

U18's play Notts County in the FA Youth Cup

U18's play Notts County in the FA Youth Cup

This Wednesday night sees Lincoln City under 18's take part in the first round of the FA Youth Cup against Notts County under 18's at Sincil Bank with a kick off time of 7pm. Unlike County the Imps have had to navigate the qualifying rounds to get to this stage of the competition.

Both sides have struggled in the Youth Alliance North East league so far this season, Notts County are propping up the table with just five points from their opening nine fixtures whilst Lincoln are fairing only slightly better sitting just two places above County with seven points but an inferior goal difference of -14 from their opening nine fixtures.

To get to this stage Lincoln City firstly had to beat Lutterworth Athletic away in the preliminary qualifying round, a match they overcame easily with a 9-0 scoreline. The goals in this game came from Everington, Simmons, Weaver (all two a piece), Rice, Leggett and Taylor.

The first qualifying round saw the Imps once again on their travels this time against Blaby and Whetstone. The goals in this encounter cam from Everington, Weaver, Taylor and an impressive hat trick from newly professional striker Jordan Thomas.

The second qualifying round saw the Imps in their first home tie of the competition against Mansfield Town at Sincil bank. This was another easy victory for the young imps beating the stags by an impressive score of 8-1. The goals in this match came from Bowles, Robinson, Rawdon (2) and a another impressive performance saw Thomas get four goals.

The Third qualifying round saw the imps travel to Ilkeston, but once again they came away with a victory, this time a fairly comfortable 4-1. The goals for this match came from Simmons, Taylor and another double from Thomas.

Tonights match should see the imps encounter their sternest test of the competition so far but I do think the young Imps will come out of the this match with a win and a second round match against the winners of Hartlepool United and Fleetwood Town at Sincil Bank. Notts County haven't had a good season so far and haven't had a confidence boosting Cup run to fall back on like the Imps.

If you enjoy talking about The Imps then please REGISTER HERE

This site brings in extra money for our Football Club so the more you visit, click and post the more it raises!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:dutch1585
Date:Wednesday October 24 2012
Time: 8:46AM

Comments

0
Hopefully another victory for them tonight!
julestheimp
24/10/2012 09:29:00
0
Hopefully another victory for them tonight!
julestheimp
24/10/2012 09:29:00
0
Both play at the same level yet Lincoln have had to play three games to get to this stage and County none. Doesn't seem right that.
The Imposter
24/10/2012 10:19:00
0
Both play at the same level yet Lincoln have had to play three games to get to this stage and County none. Doesn't seem right that.
The Imposter
24/10/2012 10:19:00
0
It is due to their club being in League one and our side is in non-league. Does seem odd though for this competition.
dutch1585
24/10/2012 11:19:00
0
It is due to their club being in League one and our side is in non-league. Does seem odd though for this competition.
dutch1585
24/10/2012 11:19:00
0
Genuinely think its unfair and believe this should be changed for future FA Youth Cup competitions.
Julestheimp
24/10/2012 13:46:00
0
Genuinely think its unfair and believe this should be changed for future FA Youth Cup competitions.
Julestheimp
24/10/2012 13:46:00
0
Three qualifying rounds does sound a bit excessive. I think it would be more appropriate to play one qualifier, keeping more in line with the full competition
Huntsward
24/10/2012 21:24:00
0
Three qualifying rounds does sound a bit excessive. I think it would be more appropriate to play one qualifier, keeping more in line with the full competition
Huntsward
24/10/2012 21:24:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Lincoln City Articles

Deacon denies Imps victory at Sutton

...but point still leaves Lincoln in pole position

Stats: Sutton United v Lincoln City

All the stats from Sutton United (1) vs (1) Lincoln City, Gander Green Lane, 28/3/17 - 19:45 Att: 2,246

28/3/17: Results, Scorers, Attendances & Table

Chester FC lost 2-1 at home against Barrow AFC, Macclesfield Town lost 3-1 at home against York City and Tranmere Rovers won 1-0 at home against Dover Athletic.

Sutton United (a): Form, Past Results & More

Ahead of tonight's game against Sutton United we take a look at the Current Form of both sides, Attendance Stats, Top Goalscorers & More!

Archived Vital Lincoln Articles

Vital Lincoln articles from

Site Journalists

Jules
Editor email
Profile
The Imposter
Editor email
Profile
BrownImp
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will we win, lose or draw against Bromley FC?
Suggested By: Vital Lincoln City
Win69%
Lose19%
Draw12%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Lincoln 37 23 7 7 76 35
2 Tranmere 38 23 7 8 76 25
3 Forest Green 39 22 9 8 75 31
4 Dag & Red 39 22 4 13 70 18
5 Aldershot 40 19 11 10 68 21
6 Barrow 40 18 14 8 68 20
7 Gateshead 40 18 13 9 67 26
8 Dover Athletic 39 20 6 13 66 17
9 Macclesfield 37 17 6 14 57 8
10 Wrexham 40 14 12 14 54 -11
11 Eastleigh 40 13 14 13 53 0
12 Boreham Wood 40 13 13 14 52 6
13 Chester 39 13 10 16 49 2
14 Sutton 39 13 10 16 49 -6
15 Bromley 39 14 7 18 49 -13
16 Solihull Moors 40 13 9 18 48 -5
17 Guiseley 40 12 10 18 46 -14
18 Braintree 40 12 9 19 45 -17
19 Maidstone 38 12 8 18 44 -17
20 Torquay 40 11 10 19 43 -10
21 Woking 40 11 8 21 41 -17
22 York 39 8 15 16 39 -17
23 Southport 39 9 7 23 34 -39
24 North Ferriby 40 10 3 27 33 -43
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Lincoln City Results (view all)

Lincoln City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Bromley (H)
Conference National
Apr 3 2017 7:45PM : Dagenham & Redbridge (H)
Conference National
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Eastleigh (a)
Conference National
Apr 11 2017 7:45PM : Chester (H)
Conference National
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Torquay United (H)
Conference National
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Gateshead (a)
Conference National

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Jules1283
2.Stevie_imp725
3.Croozey314
4.Impalex284
5.NottyImp266
6.Luke Imp235
7.SalfordImp225
8.Barney Imp202
9.German Imp194
10.Cricklewoodimp191
The Vital Football Members League