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Blast From The Past

The illustrious 1800s!

1883 - Lincoln City were officially formed as an amateur association, even though there had been a teams palying in Lincoln since the 1860s.

1886-87 - Lincoln City win the Lincolnshire Senior Trophy for the first time. The Imps were among the last 16 survivors in the FA Cup from an entry of 126 clubs. City were knocked out of the Cup by Glasgow Rangers!

1889-90 - Lincoln City again reached the last 16 of the FA Cup being beaten this season by Preston North End. This season saw the Imps win the Midland Counties League.

1891-92 - Lincoln City turned professional and repeated their success of five years previous by again winning the Lincolnshire Senior Trophy.

1892-93 - Lincoln City become one of the 12 founder members of the 2nd Division. The other clubs were Small Heath, Sheffield United, Darwen, Grimsby, Ardwick, Burton Swifts, Northwich Victoria, Bootle, Crewe, Burslem, Port Vale and Walsall T. Swifts.

1895 - Lincoln City moved to a new ground at Sincil Bank from their previous location at John O'Gaunts. They drew tgheir first game at Sincil Bank against Gainsborough 0-0 and also drew their first league game 1-1 with Woolwich Arsenal.

Coming up next the period prior to the First World War.



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Writer:Bradders
Date:Saturday June 29 2013
Time: 11:52AM

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