Imps beat Shrimps~to continue rise

Lincoln made it three wins on the trot courtesy of a battling and determined 2-1 victory against mid-table rivals Morecambe at Christie Park.

Last Updated: 26/04/08 at 18:30 Post Comment

Green: First Imps' goal

Green: First Imps' goal

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Imps were second best for long periods but they kept their cool in front of goal to pick up an excellent three points in League Two.

After being under constant pressure for the opening 40 minutes, Lincoln opened the scoring on the break when Gary King found Ben Wright and the striker slotted home with style from an acute angle.

Paul Green made it 2-0 with his first goal for the Imps following an excellent run into the box and fine left-foot finish 20 minutes from time.

Shrimps striker Matty Blinkhorn was rewarded for his efforts three minutes into injury time when he pulled one back with a shot from close range.

Blinkhorn had come close on a number of occasions as Morecambe dominated for long periods, firing three efforts wide of the target and having one shot cleared off the line by Adie Moses.

Shrimps midfielder Craig Stanley also saw a shot cleared off the line by Gary Croft before the unfortunate Blinkhorn hit the post with a curler from the edge of the box.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 28 February 2015
15:00
Burton Alb 0-1 Newport Report
Cheltenhm 2-0 Tranmere Report
Hartlepool 1-0 AFC W'don Report
Luton 2-0 Accrington Report
Mansfield 2-1 Dag + Red Report
Morecambe 0-2 Cambridge Utd Report
Plymouth 0-2 Bury Report
Portsmth 0-0 Oxford Utd  
Shrewsbury 1-2 Northamptn Report
Southend 2-0 Carlisle Report

Footer 365

Mauricio Pochettino proud of Tottenham players despite Capital One Cup loss

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said he was proud of his players despite losing to Chelsea in the Capital One Cup final.

Jose Mourinho hails players for adapting to gameplan in Capital One Cup success

Jose Mourinho hailed his players for adapting to his gameplan after Chelsea’s Capital One Cup final success against Spurs.

John Terry targets more Chelsea trophies after Capital One Cup success

John Terry says Chelsea's "massive" Capital One Cup final win over Tottenham could be the start of something special.

Mail Box

Are Tottenham Right To Redevelop?

It's a really good Friday afternoon Mailbox, with thoughts on Spurs' ground development, the Europa league (leave it alone) and one man running for a very good cause...

Rodgers Is More Of A Paisley Than A Rafa

Most Liverpool fans in the Mailbox are claiming to be pleased to see the back of the Europa League. Plus merging the Europa and Champions League, and winter WC...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company