Resurgent Imps back from the brink – but lacking the final piece of comeback jigsawEmbed from Getty Images
LINCOLN CITY tasted Wembley glory this season, for the first time in their proud history.
Okay, it might ‘only’ be the Checkatrade Trophy (or The Auto Windscreens Shield, in old money) but the fans are on cloud nine and flocking back in real numbers.
Make no mistake, under the Cowley brothers this is a club that’s going places. If another promotion doesn’t happen next year then it’s surely in the post.
No-one could argue the players are world-beating individuals. But they pull together, they scrap, they play to their strengths and they’ve always got a plan.
Nicknamed the ‘Imps’ after the carving of a little goblin-type thingy on their magnificent cathedral, the football club is a health barometer for the City itself.
In recent seasons there is no doubt that supine City have turned into the mouse that roared. But what of the women?