Silkmen frustrated by Burch heroics

Ten-man Lincoln finished the League Two season with a 0-0 draw against Macclesfield at Sincil Bank on Saturday thanks to goalkeeper Rob Burch.

Last Updated: 09/05/10 at 13:22 Post Comment

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Burch: Kept a clean sheet

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Burch did well to keep out an early shot from Colin Daniel and made a string of fine saves throughout as the Silkmen dominated the first half.

When Burch was beaten five minutes before half-time by a header from Nathaniel Brown, Joe Anderson cleared the ball off the line.

Lincoln only really sparked into life in the second half. Steven Lennon put Lenell John-Lewis clear, but the striker's shot was blocked. Davide Somma fired against the post after 58 minutes and from the rebound Lennon sent his follow-up shot against the opposite upright.

The home side were then reduced to 10 men after 66 minutes when Somma was shown a straight red card for an off-the-ball incident involving Sean Hessey.

Lincoln had their best chance six minutes from time when Brian Gilmour played in Matthew Saunders, but the midfielder's left-foot shot was saved by Jose Veiga.

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Position Team P GD PTS
1 AFC W'don 0 0 0
2 Accrington 0 0 0
3 Burton Alb 0 0 0
4 Bury 0 0 0
5 Cambridge Utd 0 0 0
6 Carlisle 0 0 0
7 Cheltenham 0 0 0
8 Dag + Red 0 0 0
9 Exeter 0 0 0
10 Hartlepool 0 0 0
11 Luton Town 0 0 0
12 Mansfield 0 0 0
13 Morecambe 0 0 0
14 Newport 0 0 0
15 Northamptn 0 0 0
16 Oxford Utd 0 0 0
17 Plymouth 0 0 0
18 Portsmouth 0 0 0
19 Shrewsbury 0 0 0
20 Southend 0 0 0
21 Stevenage 0 0 0
22 Tranmere 0 0 0
23 Wycombe 0 0 0
24 York City 0 0 0

Updated Wed, 09 Jul 2014

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