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Club You Have Seen Lincoln City Play By Alphabet

Jules

Alert Team
Staff member
#1
I've just seen this on Facebook, so thought I'd get the ball rolling on here. I'll just name the first side that comes into my head that I have seen us play! It doesn't have to be League matches, it can include pre-season and Cup matches.

Accrington Stanley
Birmingham City
Cheltenham Town
Doncaster Rovers
Everton
Ferencvaros
Guiseley
Hull City
Ipswich Town
J
Kettering Town
Leicester City
Manchester City
Nuneaton Town
Oxford United
Port Vale
Q
Retford United
Stalybridge Celtic
Torquay United
U
V
Watford
X
York City
Z

Please try to complete the whole alphabet!
 

sedgleyimp

Vital 1st Team Regular
#4
Aldershot ( can't get the 3-0 loss out of my head)
Blackburn (League cup last season)
Cheltenham ( home and away loads)
Darlington ( 5-0 win in the dark days)
Everton ( League cup back in August )
Fleetwood ( 2-0 win in August and no I didn't go to Fulham in 82)
Gillingham (Couple of weeks ago)
Hull ( another 5-0 win early 80's with a Harford hat-trick if memory serves)
Ipswich ( last December )
J
Kidderminster ( Plenty of times at their place as 20 mins away for me)
Luton ( a rather strange end of season friendly in mid 80's)
Mansfield ( many many times)
Notts County ( again many times usually losing)
Oxford ( a 1-0 loss in 2003 which I though had buggered up our play offs)
Peterborough ( Quite a few both home and away)
Q ( although I somewhat randomly went to Loftus Road to see QPR
play against Oxford in the Mid 80's)
Rotherham ( win at their place last August)
Stoke ( a really bad loss at their place last time we were in L1)
Tottenham ( 84 League cup game 2-1 win.....great night)
U
V
West Ham ( 1-1 draw in the League Cup early 80's)
X
Yeovil ( 3-2 loss last game of the regular season 05 I think)
Z

20 then as it stands

So we could do with matches against the following

Jarrow
Uttoxeter
Vauxhall Motors

or if we could get some European teams

Jeuness D'Esch ( Luxembourg )
Ujpest and Videoton ( Hungary )
Xerex CD ( Spain)
Zaglebie Lubin ( Poland )
 

The Imposter

Vital 1st Team Regular
#5
Aldershot (3-0 win at The Recreation Ground, the Shots' last game in the Football League)
Bolton (FA Cup 3rd rnd defeat)
Crystal Palace (League Cup at Selhurst Park in the 90s)
Doncaster (Several trips to Belle Vue)
Everton (League Cup tie at the Bank, 90s)
Fulham (1-1 draw at Craven Cottage in early 90s)
Grimsby (5-0 home win the highlight)
Hull (remember us winning 2-0 at Boothferry Park, Bimmo's debut?)
Ipswich (the Max Arnold thriller)
J
Kettering (FA Cup away when N'Guessan grabbed us a replay)
Leyton Orient (trip to Brisbane Road in the early 90s)
Manchester City (both League Cup ties when we 4-1 and 1-0)
Norwich (pre-season friendly)
Oldham (3-2 FA Cup win)
Preston (2-0 win in the early 90s, Joe Allon's debut)
Q
Rotherham (League Cup loss a couple of years ago at their place)
Scunthorpe (those play-off games stand out)
Torquay (Habergham's free-kick)
U
V
Wycombe (the match that won us the Conference title)
X
York (several losing trips to the KitKat Stadium or whatever it is called)
Z
 

ImpAlaska

Vital Squad Member
#6
These are all away fixtures

A - AFC Bournemouth
B - Bury
C - Carlisle
D - Darlington
E - Exeter
F - Fulham
G - Gillingham
H - Hull
I -
J -
K - Kidderminster
L - Leicester City
M - Macclesfield
N- Northampton
O - Orient
P - Peterborough
Q -
R - Rochdale
S - Sheffield Utd
T - Tottenham
U -
V -
W - Wycombe
X
Y - York City
 

Merthyr Imp

Vital 1st Team Regular
#9
At random with some random games:

A - Aldershot (2-1 in the snow in 1966)
B - Bradford (Park Avenue) (5-1 home and away in the same season)
C - Crewe Alexandra (FA Cup giant killers in 1987/88)
D - Derby County (0-7 away)
E - Exeter City (my first game 'back' in 2017)
F - Fulham (2-0 at home in the mid-1990s)
G - Grimsby Town (3-0 at home 1971)
H - Huddersfield Town (1-0 away early in the 1975/76 season)
I - Ipswich Town (FA Cup away last November)
J -
K - Kidderminster Harriers (3-3 away in 1987/88)
L - Liverpool (4-2 at home when I was nine years old)
M - Manchester City (4-1 in the League Cup)
N- Notts County (5-0 at home when Graham Taylor scored on his debut)
O - Oxford United (3-2 at home when Ron Atkinson was playing for them)
P - Peterborough United (4-4 away in 1972/72)
Q
R- Rochdale (1-1 away last September)
S - Sheffield Wednesday (1-1 at home 1976/77)
T - Tottenham Hotspur (2-1 at home in the League Cup)
U
V
W - Wycombe Wanderers (last game of the Conference-winning season 1988)
X
Y - York City (4-5 at home in 1970/71)
Z

I've not seen Queens Park Rangers against City, but there must be someone who went to the League Cup tie with them in 1971/72?
 

Gratzimp

Vital Reserves Team
#10
Aldershot - 0-3 sending us down
Billingham Symphonia -1-0 FA Cup last minute goal putting us through.
Celtic - pre season friendly
Darlington 2-0 first ever game in the season we were runners up to Southend.
Exeter lost 5-0
Fulham 1-1 coach windows bricked on way home
Grimsby - too many to mention
Hull - John Fashanu game
Ipswich - what a night
J
Kettering - friendly abandoned after 10 minutes, like playing in a paddling pool
Leeds United friendly, times of Vinnie Jones and Gordon Strachan
Mansfield
Northampton in 80's
Oxford
Peterborough 4-2 1/4 final checkatrade. Posh supporting landlord threatened to kick me out!
Q
Rotherham 1-1 threw (by accident when cheering) my bovril over a copper on horseback.
Swansea
Tottenham home and away in League cup
USA team Chicago Rapids in a friendly
V
West Ham league cup home and away x2 (1st game abandoned when we got there)
X rated - against North Ferriby in FA Trophy
York city
Zzzzzzz York City game sent me to sleep, most boring 0-0 EVER!!
 

Spilsby52

Vital Squad Member
#11
Arsenal
Barnet
Cheltenham
Darlington
Enfield
Fisher Athletic
Gillingham
H
Ipswich
J
Kidderminster
Luton
Mansfield
Notts County
Oxford
Peterborough
Q
Reading
Stoke
Telford
U
V
Wealdstone
X
York
Z

All of those are away games, I can't rememeber the home ones so highly likely I've seen us play Hull, Hereford (most likely) or Huddersfield at some point.
 

Impalex

Alert Team
Staff member
#14
Queen's Park Rangers (A); League Cup 1971, lost 4-2.
I went with my dad by train from Peterborough where we had recently moved to (May 1971) from Lincoln. I was then 16 and had just started my A-levels at Peterborough Technical College. It was October when we played the game so I suspect it was the Third Round. Rodney Marsh played against us.
 

Rasenimp

Vital Champions League
#15
Trying to do away only:

Alfreton (draw with wild celebrations as Sean Newton scored the late equaliser)
Blackburn (League Cup last year)
Chesterfield (few trips to new ground and one to Saltergate where we got slapped)
Doncaster Rovers (loss earlier this season)
Everton (FA Cup last season)
F
Guiseley (Windy 1-0 Farman clanger loss)
Hyde (the Vadaine Oliver hat trick keeping us on last day)
Ipswich Town (the 2-2 draw)
J
Kidderminster Harriers (2-1 loss, Gowling was playing for them in NL)
Leeds (4-0 thumping in Johnstone's Paint Trophy)
Macclesfield Town (1-0 win away at Moss Rose with dodgy Rene Howe penalty)
Northwich Victoria (televised cup win with volley from Fagan, I was on ITV wildly celebrating)
O
Peterborough (couple of times, remember getting thrashed there 4-0 when they were signing all the good players from NL)
Q
Rochdale (Draw with Tyler Walker goal this season under McCombe)
Shrewsbury Town (1-0 loss when still in L2 circa 2009)
Telford United (Away win over them in the cup when Sutton (?) was manager, people all had cabbages)
U
V
Woking (missed a half due to traffic on the M25, 0-0)
X
York City (a few times, 4-1 win, loss under Holdsworth)
Z
 

exhertsimp

Vital Squad Member
#16
Queen's Park Rangers (A); League Cup 1971, lost 4-2.
Was before I was 'smitten/able'
Done all (Imps) except J, Q, U, V, X & Z which seem unlikely to feature but have seen Jamaica, QPR, Queens Park, Queen of South, Valencia, Venezuela over the years. The latter in a bizarre international friendly versus Nigeria at Watford on 26/07/03 which kicked off at least an hour late whilst the teams were refusing to appear unless they were guaranteed to get paid.
 

Chesterimp

Vital Squad Member
#17
Arsenal (I mean...)
Bury (1-2 FA cup loss a real bummer early 70s)
Chester (Sealand Road, Deva, all incarnations usually not a dull match)
Darlington (win most, but Mickey Bloor's back pass...)
Everton (I mean again...)
Forest Green Rovers (Fairhusrt or Gordon for the winner)
Gillingham (not my first, couldn't type it)
Hyde (Oliver's hat-trick as above)
I....
J...
K
Leicester (Smithy sublime, lost to a blatant dive)
Manchester City (Gisbert!!!)
Nantwich (FA trophy)
Oldham (with a world cup winner on show)
Preston (ugh; we always lose, frequently get spanked)
Q...
Rochdale (usually a win)
Stoke City (Ratter and the wall)
Tranmere Rovers (least favourite, never won there but some good home memories including last season)
'uddersfield (Butch and Bailey and a dodgy penalty)
V...
Wigan (drowning in the mud in Springfield Park)
..xeter (usually win)
York (usually wins but a surreal 5-4 loss sticks in the mind)
Z.....
Still work to do!
 

Warrington Imp

Vital 1st Team Regular
#18
Altrincham (3-2 FACup defeat late 80’s nipped out of Work for that one)
Blackpool (5-0 defeat on a Sunday)
Crewe (3-2 win in 75/76 with a Peter Graham hat trick)
Darlington (3-2 defeat at Feethams on a Grand National day)
Everton (Last seasons FA Cup defeat)
Fleetwood (2-2 draw in Conference)
G
Hull (1-0 FACup win with Gary Bannister scoring)
I
J
K
L
Man City (4-0 defeat in League 1)
Northampton Town (3-1 defeat at Sixfields)
Oldham (2-0 defeat in 97-98)
Preston (3-2 defeat in the late 70’s after been 2 up at half time)
Rochdale (1-0 away win Tony Loughlan scoring)
Southport (that infamous 3-2 defeat in 74-75 season)
Tranmere (1-0 defeat to 9 men on a Monday night)
U
V
Walsall (3-2 defeat in late 90’s)
X
York (a boring nil nil draw when Buckley was in charge)
Z

Away games only
 
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clanford

Vital Squad Member
#19
These are for both home and away games trying to do the more unusual opponents.
A- Arsenal - Forget the result, this was history in the making 😃
B - Boston United - Boxing day Cumming winner. 👊💥
C - Crystal Palace - My 1st league game. 3-2 home win 76/77
D - Darlington - 1-1 at The Feethams in our promotion year. What great old ground this was.
E - Everton - Goodson is great with 37,000 in.
F - Fulham. Boxing Day 4-0 in the snow with the orange ball. Brilliant.
G - Grimsby Town. Adams screamer.
H - Halifax Town. Crap game and got beat but Jimmy Case scored a stunner for them.
I - Ipswich Town - 5-3. What a game that was
J - Errr is there one ??
K- Kidderminster Harriers. Think it was 5-3 in conf year.
L - Leicester City. 1-0 in League Cup against Lineker, Smith etc.
M - Man City. Bos couldn’t miss. Pandemonium at Maine Road
N - Newcastle United. Shearers debut. Great night
O - Oxford United. They begin with O!!
P - Preston North End. The game Beckham played in
Q-
R - Rotherham United. Various Millmoor. Loved that ground although NYS is also the best of the newbies
S - Scunthorpe United. Yeo was never going to miss. What a night
T - Tottenham Hotspur. White Hart Lane with A full strength Spurs
U -
V -
W - West Ham United. 1-1 at home. Fantastic night
X - Barnet in the conf. Well it was an X rated match 🤔
Y - York City. Bootham Crescent. It will be sorely missed. 4-1 will do nicely.
Z -
 

Red Wimp

Vital Football Hero
#20
Alfreton
Brigg Town
Cambridge City
Dagenham (not Redbridge)
Enfield
Fisher Athletic
Guiseley
Hayes & Yeading
Ipswich
J
Kettering
Lincoln United
Matlock
Northwich Victoria
Oldham
Preston
Q
Raith Rovers
South Liverpool
Tulsa Roughnecks
U
V
Wealdstone
X
Yeovil
Z