Vital Football

Latest Lincoln City News

Preview: Aldershot Town V Lincoln City

Preview: Aldershot Town V Lincoln City

After last weekend's entertaining draw with Chester at Sincil Bank, The Imps make the long journey south to face Aldershot Town this Saturday at The Recreation Ground. These teams have faced each other earlier in the season, with The Shots winning the game 1-0 in October.

Cambridge United have recalled the impressive Delano Sam-Yorke so Danny Rowe may finally get the chance to stretch his legs at the top of The Imps attack. The only other change may come out wide with Jake Sheridan not really making an impact last time out, so Conner Robinson may come in.

Rumours coming out of the training ground are that The Imps will line up with two advanced wide men and Danny Rowe playing in his more withdrawn role in the usual 4 3 3 formation. This would make sense with no target man available but it will be interesting to see if this can deliver success.

Aldershot would have an identical points score to Lincoln but suffered a ten point deduction prior to the season starting. This sees them currently occupying the last relegation slot in the division, but they do have games in hand on their rivals.

The Imps will face an uphill struggle if they are to get anything Saturday, as The Shots have been in excellent form at home not losing in their last 6 games at home. They have however not won in their last 3 games, drawing all of them in the Skrill Premier.

A win would The Imps just four points from that magic 50 points mark with 11 games to go, and would add real momentum as City look to finish in comfortable mid table rather than embroiled in their usual relegation scrap.



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

Writer:Jamie Earls
Date:Friday February 28 2014
Time: 4:55PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Lincoln City Articles

Who Are The League Two Managers? No.4: Keith Curle

It is hard to believe now in these crazy days of £500,000 per week wage packets, but the £2.5 million paid by Manchester City for Wimbledon centre half Keith Curle...

Who Are The League Two Managers? No.3: Shaun Derry

Vastly experienced as a defensive midfielder, Shaun Derry enjoyed a solid Football League career over a twenty-year period.

5.08 For Sam Allison v Southport FC (a)

The Referee for our 1-1 draw away at Southport FC in the Vanarama National League was Sam Allison.

Who Are The League Two Managers? No.2: Rossi Eames (Barnet)

Not many people outside North London will have heard of Rossi Eames, unless they happen to be a fan of gymnastics.

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)

Who Do You Think Will Win Promotion Via The Play-Offs?
Suggested By: Vital Lincoln City
Tranmere Rovers45%
Forest Green Rovers55%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Lincoln 46 30 9 7 99 43
2 Tranmere 46 29 8 9 95 40
3 Forest Green 46 25 11 10 86 32
4 Dag & Red 46 26 6 14 84 26
5 Aldershot 46 23 13 10 82 29
6 Dover Athletic 46 24 7 15 79 22
7 Barrow 46 20 15 11 75 19
8 Gateshead 46 19 13 14 70 21
9 Macclesfield 46 20 8 18 68 7
10 Bromley 46 18 8 20 62 -7
11 Boreham Wood 46 15 13 18 58 1
12 Sutton 46 15 13 18 58 -2
13 Wrexham 46 15 13 18 58 -14
14 Maidstone 46 16 10 20 58 -16
15 Eastleigh 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Solihull Moors 46 15 10 21 55 -13
17 Torquay 46 14 11 21 53 -7
18 Woking 46 14 11 21 53 -14
19 Chester 46 14 10 22 52 -8
20 Guiseley 46 13 12 21 51 -17
R York 46 11 17 18 50 -15
R Braintree 46 13 9 24 48 -25
R Southport 46 10 9 27 39 -45
R North Ferriby 46 12 3 31 39 -50
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Lincoln City Results (view all)

Lincoln City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Jules501
2.Impalex320
3.Luke Imp305
4.Impartiality305
5.Davidimp209
6.Scotimp152
7.Croozey148
8.NottyImp137
9.UnbelievableJeff131
10.Cricklewoodimp128
Vital Football Comment