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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1884
Turned Professional: 1892

Current Division: EFL League One
Home Stadium: LNER Stadium (Sincil Bank)
Address: Sincil Bank, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 8LD

Nicknames: The Imps, The Red Imps
Main Sponsors 2021/22: Virgin Wines, Light Source & SRP Hire Solutions
Club Mascot: Poacher the Imp

Derby Matches

Grimsby Town, Boston United, Scunthorpe United

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History and Honours

Stadium History

LNER Stadium (Sincil Bank) (1895-Present) / View Stadium

Club Honours

League 2 Champions: 2018/19
Division 4 Champions: 1975/76
Division 3 North Champions: 1931/32, 1947/48, 1951/52
Football League Trophy Winners: 2017/18
National League Champions: 2016/17
Football Conference Champions: 1987/88
Central League Champions: 1911/12
Anglo-Italian Cup Winners: 1889/90, 1908/09, 1920/21
Conference Championship Shield Winners: 1987/88

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Club Staff

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: Michael Appleton (Age 46 years) / Appointed 20th September 2019 (2 years, 9 months, 10 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Head of Coaching: David Bridges
Coach: Jamie McCombe
Goalkeeping Coach: Steve Croudson
Head of Football: Jez George

Former Managers

Jamie McCombe (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Danny Cowley (May 2016-Sep 2019) /  Soccerbase  
Chris Moyses (Nov 2014-May 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Simpson (Feb 2013-Nov 2014) /  Soccerbase  
David Holdsworth (Oct 2011-Feb 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Tilson (Oct 2010-Oct 2011) /  Soccerbase  
Scott Lindsey (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2010-Oct 2010) /  Soccerbase  
Chris Sutton (Sep 2009-Sep 2010) /  Soccerbase  
Simon Clark (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2009) /  Soccerbase  
Peter Jackson (Oct 2007-Sep 2009) /  Soccerbase  
Grant Brown (Joint Caretaker Manager, Mar 2008-May 2008) /  Soccerbase  [i]
Iffy Onuora (Joint Caretaker Manager, Mar 2008-May 2008) /  Soccerbase  [ii]
John Schofield (Jun 2006-Oct 2007) /  Soccerbase  
Keith Alexander (May 2002-May 2006) /  Soccerbase  
Alan Buckley (Feb 2001-Apr 2002) /  Soccerbase  
Phil Stant (Jun 2000-Feb 2001) /  Soccerbase  
John Reames (Nov 1998-Jun 2000) /  Soccerbase  
Shane Westley (Mar 1997-Nov 1998) /  Soccerbase  
John Beck (Oct 1995-Mar 1997) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Wicks (Sep 1995-Oct 1995) /  Soccerbase  
Sam Ellis (Aug 1994-Sep 1995) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Thompson (Nov 1990-May 1993) /  Soccerbase  
Allan Clarke (Jun 1990-Nov 1990) /  Soccerbase  
Peter Daniel (Player/Manager, Mar 1987-May 1987) /  Soccerbase  
George Kerr (Dec 1985-Mar 1987) /  Soccerbase  
John Pickering (Jul 1985-Dec 1985) /  Soccerbase  
Willie Bell (Dec 1977-Oct 1978) /  Soccerbase  
Graham Taylor (Dec 1972-Jun 1977) /  Soccerbase  
David Herd
Bert Loxley
Ron Gray
Roy Chapman
Con Moulson
Bill Anderson
Joe McClelland
Harry Parkes
Horace Henshall
David Calderhead Jr /  Soccerbase  
George Fraser
John Henry Strawson
David Calderhead Sr /  Soccerbase  
James West
Alf Martin
John Strawson


[i] Grant Brown appointed temporary joint caretaker manager (with Iffy Onuora) during Peter Jackson's absence due to illness.
[ii] Iffy Onuora appointed temporary joint caretaker manager (with Grant Brown) during Peter Jackson's absence due to illness.

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