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We really could do with 3 points huh?

Lincoln City Win
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Ipswich Win
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Draw
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Lincoln City vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Frosty » Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:01 pm

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Sunday 29th December 2019 – 15:00

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Pre-Match Thoughts - Mike




Are Cracks Starting To Appear ?


So much for getting our season back on track, with a visit from mid table Gillingham on Boxing day giving us the ideal chance to right some wrongs it is fair to say that once again we choked, with another large Portman Road crowd looking on in anticipation of some festive cheer the Boy's in Blue failed to live up to expectation and all the pre match talk from the players was nothing more than hot air once more, I think it is fair to say that despite a slightly improved second half we can count ourselves lucky that we came away with a point, the first half for me was horrendous and at times I was left shaking my head at the ineptitude of the Town players, the inability to do the basics was scary, passing the ball to a teammate seemed beyond them as time and time again we gave it away cheaply, the defence looked all at sea, the keeper was shaky every time the ball came close to our box and our strikers were bereft of service from a misfiring Midfield which at times seemed overrun and clearly missing the influencial Flynn Downes.

If the game itself didn't raise a lot of questions the reaction from Paul Lambert in his post match interview most certainly did and raised suspicions among town fans that something isn't right within the confines of Portman Road, it may just be Lambert finding it hard to accept criticism for the first time in his tenure at Town or god forbid something more sinister, he repeatedly implies he isn't bothered if he stays or goes and while I like Paul Lambert and want him here I do fully understand why it gets under the skin of many Town fans, it just seemed to come out of nothing and was so unnecessary but it's not the first time he has reacted in this way and probably won't be the last, while I also see it from his side too with town sitting in second place he most definitely could and perhaps should have handled it in a better way.


Where Does The Next Win Come From ?


From looking at Six points from the Two games against Gillingham & Lincoln I now find myself questioning if we will in fact get more than One or Two at best and you then start to wonder just where will the next win come from, following Lincoln we have a trip to the lead leaders Wycombe Wanderers on New years day and while I didn't rate them at all when I saw them at Portman Road they are still top, thankfully they too now seem to be finding it tough and it may just be my expected fall from grace for the Chairboys is coming to pass as they have now lost their last Two outings, following Wycombe we have a home game against Accrington, a team who have already beaten us and a trip to Tranmere, suddenly every game looks tricky !!

For me a few things need to happen, first off we need a relatively settled side with some key players certain starters, Chambers, Downes, Nolan, Holy, Jackson, Norwood and Woolfenden should pick themselves but you can never be sure, I think we also need to keep form players in there to so quite why Dozzell has disappeared again is odd, he was finally starting to look half decent, Wilson too has fallen out of favour despite doing little wrong and while Toto does a lot of things ok he is a disaster just waiting to happen and for me Wilson looks the better bet, maybe as some have suggested it is time for Myles Kenlock to be back in the LB slot with Garbutt in his preferred more advanced role in Midfield, so many options and yet we seem hell bent on getting it wrong.

I think we have to come away with something from Lincoln and in an ideal world it needs to be a win but the way the teams in this division keep on dropping points an away draw would not be a disaster, we've already won there, admittedly in the cup so we can do it, we just need to get back to basics and create some damn chances, nothing on target at home to Gillingham is just not acceptable and we will win very few games should that scenario continue. I think this has draw written all over it and in the grand scheme of things I'll take that right now. COYB'S.



The Opposition – Lincoln City




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Having formed officially as an amateur association in 1884 after the disbanding of Lincoln Rovers (formerly Lincoln Recreation).

Lincoln soon helped to form what was then the Second Division in 1892–93 season, as an increasing number of clubs wished to join the Football League. The first game at Sincil Bank was in 1895, after moving from the John O'Gaunts Ground, was a friendly draw with local rivals, Gainsborough Trinity.

Up until the 1920s Lincoln spent most of their time swinging between the Second Division and the more localised leagues, the Midland and also the Central league. After then, however, in the 1921–22 season, Lincoln, along with several other clubs from the Central and Midland leagues, founded the Third Division (North). The newly founded league and the Second Division would take turns in becoming Lincoln's home up until the early 1960s where they would drop a further division to the Fourth Division in the 1962–63 season.

Their championship honours include three Division 3 (North) championships in 1931–32, 1947–48 and 1951–52, a Division 4 (now League Two) championship in 1975–76 (when they were managed by future England manager Graham Taylor).

It was the 1975–76 season where the club broke the record for most points for a whole season when 2 instead of 3 points were awarded for a win with 74 points in total (this was and still is the record amount of points achieved under the 2-point system); the record of winning the most games (32) and losing the fewest (4), was also set. City also become the first club in nearly a decade to score over 100 league goals (111 in total). They also won 21 out of 23 home league games in this season (the other 2 were drawn) and also won 11 games away from home, another impressive bout from the club. It was the season where, Graham Taylor recalls, "teams were petrified of coming to Sincil Bank".

In 1982 and again in 1983, Lincoln narrowly missed out on promotion to the Second Division. In 1985, Lincoln were the opposition at Bradford City when the Bradford City stadium fire claimed the lives of 56 spectators – two of them, Bill Stacey and Jim West, were Lincoln fans, and subsequently these fans had the Stacey West stand named after them.

Lincoln were relegated on the last day of the following season, and the year after that they became the first team to suffer automatic relegation from the Football League. This was a dramatic decline for a club who had almost reached the Second Division four years earlier and has been linked to the trauma arising from the disaster. This marked the fourth occasion on which Lincoln were demoted from the Football League, a record that still stands.

They regained their Football League place automatically via promotion as champions of the Conference (beforehand it was done by re-election) at the first attempt with a long ball game devised by eccentric manager Colin Murphy and held on to it until the end of season 2010–11. On 8 September 1990, Lincoln were the opposition when David Longhurst suffered a fatal heart attack during the first half of a game against York City at Bootham Crescent.

On 3 May 2002 Lincoln successfully petitioned to go into administrationbut the financial crisis would leave the first team squad bereft of players as the day saw five senior players –released at the end of their contracts with a sixth, departing for Leyton Orient. A hectic day finished with confirmation of Keith Alexander's official appointment as team manager.

In 2002–03, Alexander was given the task of keeping the team in the football league, he proved the many pundits and fans who believed that Lincoln would be relegated and sent out of business due to financial irregularities wrong. With a team made up of cheap ex-non-league players and the lower paid members of the previous season's squad he managed to take them to the play-off final which they lost to Bournemouth. The team were rewarded with a civil reception in Lincoln, and an open-top bus ride through Lincoln, an event usually preserved for the winners of such competitions, but was awarded to the team because of the massive achievement.

In 2003–04 Alexander again confounded the critics by coaching the Imps to another play-off position, this time losing to eventual winners Huddersfield Town in the semi-finals. Alexander, one of the very few black managers in the Football League, had a very serious brain injury (a cerebral aneurysm) halfway through the season, but made a full recovery. In the 2004–05 season they again qualified for the play-offs, for a third year running, and in the semi-finals Lincoln beat Macclesfield Town 2–1 on aggregate over two legs but lost in the final against Southend United 2–0 after extra time.

In the 2005–06 season finished 7th in League 2 after only losing 3 games since the new year. Lincoln were to face local neighbours Grimsby Town in the play-offs, a side they had beaten 5–0 at Sincil Bank earlier in the season. However, once again it was not to be, as Lincoln lost 3–1 on aggregate to become the first team ever to lose four consecutive play-off competitions.

Keith Alexander left his position as manager of Lincoln City by mutual consent on 24 May 2006 stating that he could take the club no further, and shortly after on 15 June John Schofield was appointed his successor. For the fifth year in a row, under a different manager, however, Lincoln City reached the League Two play-offs after finishing 5th in the league (the highest position that they have qualified for the play-offs in). Once again, however, they lost, this time to Bristol Rovers in the semi-finals courtesy of a 2–1 defeat away and a 3–5 defeat at home. The failure to succeed in five successive Play-off competitions is a record for any club.

After a run of nine losses and a draw in the final ten games, Lincoln City were relegated from League Two on the last day of the end of the 2010–2011 season, finishing in 23rd Place.

Following relegation to the Conference Premier, Tilson released all but three members of the squad, telling them they had no future at Sincil Bank. By early October, Lincoln were one point above the relegation zone and the management were coming under fire after a run of one win in four; Tilson was sacked as manager on 10 October 2011 and Grant Brown was put in temporary charge.

Brown remained in charge for four games, winning the first but none of the subsequent three, before former Mansfield Town manager David Holdsworth was confirmed as manager. Holdsworth managed the Imps to safety but only by 8 points.

On 17 February 2013, David Holdsworth left the club by mutual consent following twelve games without a win. On 27 February 2013, Gary Simpson, a former assistant of Keith Alexander during his time at the club, was appointed manager until the end of the season. Safety was secured on the final day with an away win against Hyde.

After a good start to the 2013–14 season, Lincoln went on a run of just two wins in seventeen games, which saw the Imps embroiled in relegation trouble once more. From the start of February to the end of the season, Lincoln lost just three games, and finished 14th in the league, their best placing since relegation.

Gary Simpson was placed on gardening leave on 3 November 2014. Assistant manager Chris Moyses was placed in temporary charge and then appointed permanently on 8 December 2014. Lincoln finished 15th that season. 2015–16 would prove to be largely a season of mid-table stability, eventually culminating in a 13th-place finish. Just before the season ended, Moyses announced that he would leave the club in order to focus on his business interests outside of football, and was subsequently replaced by Braintree Town manager Danny Cowley.

City started the 2016–17 season with mixed form, winning two and losing two of their opening four games. This was followed by a run of victories that resulted in the Imps sitting top of the table after a victory at Tranmere. The good form continued into the New Year as the Imps gradually started to pull clear of the group. Despite a bit of a dip of form in March, Cowley would go on to lead the Imps to a National League title and a return to League Two for the first time since their relegation six years earlier.

In the 2016–17 FA Cup, Lincoln beat Championship side Ipswich Town, in a replay, before defeating Championship leaders Brighton and Hove Albion at Sincil Bank to make the fifth round of the FA cup for the first time since the end of the Victorian era. On 18 February, Lincoln went on to beat top flight side Burnley 1–0 to historically go through to the FA Cup quarter final, the first time a non-league club had progressed to the last eight since 1914. In the quarter finals, they were defeated 5–0 at Arsenal.

In the 2017–18 season, on 6 February 2018, Lincoln beat Chelsea U21s in the semi-final of the 2017–18 EFL Trophy, taking them to Wembley Stadium for the first time in the 134 years of the club. They went on to win the final against Shrewsbury Town on 8 April 2018. They also qualified for the semi-finals of the League 2 playoffs, but were knocked out by Exeter over the two legs.

Lincoln won League Two, on 22 April 2019, after a 0–0 draw against Tranmere Rovers, having been top of the table since 25 August 2018.





The Manager – Michael Appleton



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Form Guide





Lincoln City Last 5 Matches, currently in 17th place with 24points




16 Nov Gillingham 1 - 0 Lincoln City


7 Dec Burton Albion 0 - 2 Lincoln City


14 Dec Lincoln City 1 - 0 Tranmere


21 Dec Coventry City 1 - 0 Lincoln City


26 Dec Oxford Utd 1 - 0 Lincoln City





Ipswich Last 5 Matches, currently in 2nd place with 37 points




26 Nov Ipswich Town 0 - 0 Wycombe


7 Dec Coventry City 1 - 1 Ipswich Town


14 Dec Ipswich Town 1 - 2 Bristol Rovers


21 Dec Portsmouth 1 - 0 Ipswich Town


26 Dec Ipswich Town 0 - 0 Gillingham





Marko's Caption Contest – THE DON CUP



TO FOLLOW



Match referee – James Oldham




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LINCOLN CITY 0 IPSWICH TOWN 1

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Post by Ando » Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:31 am

I know there has been a lot of chop and change but I really hope PL goes with a 3 5 2 on Sunday. I think this gives us better balance especially when team sit back. it was really noticeable in the first half against Gillingham that we were outnumbered in centre midfield midfielder especially when both sets of wide players and fullbacks hugged the touch line meaning we never broke their lines threw the middle. It was better second half because judge and Edwards mixed it up a bit by coming inside more.

We are also a little lightweight and the extra CB helps especially at set pieces. It also allows a little more creativity with 3 in the middle like Dozzell or judge with skuse Nolan and Downs to make up the other 2 places. We really lack a goal threat from outside the box skuse is never going to add to his one goal for the club and Downs is not prolific. Nolan Dozzell and Judge should give us this threat.

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Holy
Chambers CB
Wilson CB
Woolfenden CB
Donacien RWB
Garbutt LWB
Downes CM
Nolan CM
judge CM
Jackson CF
Norwood CF

Skuse looks like he needs a break to me. Dozzell could easily start ahead of judge.

We should not underestimate the impact of losing KVY has had on the team , especially at home when you need someone to beat a player or break the lines when teams sit back. Teams have well and truly sussed out how to set up at PR.

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Post by hallamblue » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:18 am

I think Lambert will just throw all the squad numbers up in the air and the first 11 numbers to hit the deck will be the team!

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Post by Bluemike » Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:20 am

I agree with you Ando on the 3-5-2, for me we are poor with a flat back Four, I agree with your team too lthough I would probably have Dozzell in ahead of Judge who just offers nothing for me and Andre was at last starting to look like he had something to offer.

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Post by derick_ipsw » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:03 am

Will be watching on ifollow Tomorrow praying for a better performance and result.

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Post by hallamblue » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:26 am

Bluemike wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 9:20 am
I agree with you Ando on the 3-5-2, for me we are poor with a flat back Four, I agree with your team too lthough I would probably have Dozzell in ahead of Judge who just offers nothing for me and Andre was at last starting to look like he had something to offer.
Problem is Mike, Lambert doesn’t appear to pay any attention to a player’s form. But hopefully going forwards he may start to amend his approach . 🤞

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Post by Ricco » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:39 am

So the last 3 or 4 matches have been "must win games", so that makes this...

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Post by Ando » Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:53 am

derick_ipsw wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:03 am
Will be watching on ifollow Tomorrow praying for a better performance and result.
Agree, we need a win desperately, I’m not bothered how we get it. But the reality is we are approaching a cross roads in the season and these next two games are vital where we need a good performance just to get us back on track. Although I have seen people on twitter wanting PL out now.

I have tickets but not been well since Boxing Day evening, laid up in bed all day yesterday. Wonder if my body knows something I do not. So hopefully I will be going.

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Post by tangfastic » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:36 am

It’s interesting that Kenlock’s name is being touted for a recall. He was a scapegoat early in the season. Sounds a bit desperate, but I don’t rate Garbutt highly as a defender and maybe Kenlock wouldn’t weaken the defence in place of Garbutt. I think Garbutt higher up the pitch would benefit us.

With all the changes in personnel and systems it’s really hard to know who to pick and which way to go.
There should be a core group of players who should play every week. It’s finding those extra 2 or 3 who can fit in. I wouldn’t include Skuse anymore in that core group - steady player, but he’s looking more off the pace.

We should have worked out our best eleven and system by now. Other sides seem to have done that. I think that’s a major factor in the season so far - at the start, we relied getting points of weak teams, but they’ve since worked things out and improved and we can’t rely anymore on easy pickings. All these changes seems more akin to an experimental pre-season team. It seems more arrogant, than desperate - like we’re not giving this League and other League 1 teams enough respect.

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Post by Marvinbay1973 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:40 am

Ando wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:53 am
derick_ipsw wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:03 am
Will be watching on ifollow Tomorrow praying for a better performance and result.
Agree, we need a win desperately, I’m not bothered how we get it. But the reality is we are approaching a cross roads in the season and these next two games are vital where we need a good performance just to get us back on track. Although I have seen people on twitter wanting PL out now.

I have tickets but not been well since Boxing Day evening, laid up in bed all day yesterday. Wonder if my body knows something I do not. So hopefully I will be going.
Hope you are well enough Ando, did you catch something from the team ?

I will watch on I follow but that may be a waste of a good tenner, hopefully not though

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Post by JohnnyB » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:42 am

Ando wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:31 am

My team
Holy
Chambers CB
Wilson CB
Woolfenden CB
Donacien RWB
Garbutt LWB
Downes CM
Nolan CM
judge CM
Jackson CF
Norwood CF
Agreed. Let’s hope PL’s reading this! 🙂

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Post by derick_ipsw » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:37 pm

JohnnyB wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:42 am
Ando wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:31 am

My team
Holy
Chambers CB
Wilson CB
Woolfenden CB
Donacien RWB
Garbutt LWB
Downes CM
Nolan CM
judge CM
Jackson CF
Norwood CF
Agreed. Let’s hope PL’s reading this! 🙂
Knowing PL team selection we will probably start with Keane and Sears up front. :roll:

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Post by JohnnyB » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:06 pm

derick_ipsw wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:37 pm
JohnnyB wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:42 am
Ando wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:31 am

My team
Holy
Chambers CB
Wilson CB
Woolfenden CB
Donacien RWB
Garbutt LWB
Downes CM
Nolan CM
judge CM
Jackson CF
Norwood CF
Agreed. Let’s hope PL’s reading this! 🙂
Knowing PL team selection we will probably start with Keane and Sears up front. :roll:
It wouldn’t be beyond the bounds of possibility! Seriously, I’d say some of the above are non-negotiable starters. They are Holy, Chambers, Woolfenden, Downes, Jackson, Norwood. From what people have said here from week to week over the season, it appears not starting them would be just plain wrong. In the other positions there’s more latitude. For example, making a case for Dozzell rather than Judge seems fair enough.

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Post by Bluemike » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:11 pm

The six you highlight Johnny are the exact same Six I would always start with, when fit KVY in there too and Garbutt in some capacity.

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Post by JohnnyB » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:29 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:11 pm
The six you highlight Johnny are the exact same Six I would always start with, when fit KVY in there too and Garbutt in some capacity.
And as you are there every week you are totally qualified to speak, unlike myself. Thanks for all the reports and seasons greetings!

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Post by Bluemike » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:33 pm

JohnnyB wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:29 pm
Bluemike wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:11 pm
The six you highlight Johnny are the exact same Six I would always start with, when fit KVY in there too and Garbutt in some capacity.
And as you are there every week you are totally qualified to speak, unlike myself. Thanks for all the reports and seasons greetings!
Its all about opinions and favs mate but those players really should pick themselves. As for my waffle, you are welcome lol. All the best to you too bud.

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Post by hallamblue » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:52 pm

JohnnyB wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:06 pm
derick_ipsw wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:37 pm
JohnnyB wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:42 am


Agreed. Let’s hope PL’s reading this! 🙂
Knowing PL team selection we will probably start with Keane and Sears up front. :roll:
It wouldn’t be beyond the bounds of possibility! Seriously, I’d say some of the above are non-negotiable starters. They are Holy, Chambers, Woolfenden, Downes, Jackson, Norwood. From what people have said here from week to week over the season, it appears not starting them would be just plain wrong. In the other positions there’s more latitude. For example, making a case for Dozzell rather than Judge seems fair enough.
TBF I’d say thats the spine of our 1st team ..... why the hell Lambert can’t see that is anybody’s guess.

Let’s see what he does for tomorrow 🤞

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Post by goldandblack » Sat Dec 28, 2019 3:23 pm

best of luck and hope you get back on track today, and a safe trip to all those traveling,

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Post by marko69 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:58 pm

Appleton Press Conference caption:

Reporter: “Have you ever thought about maybe mixing it up a bit Michael and rotating your squad?”
Appleton: (picture)
Reporter: “Mr Appleton, did you hear what I said? Was saying rotate everything so no one knows who’s playing?”
Appleton: (picture)
Reporter: “So you can feel like the big man with all the answers? And no one else has a clue because all the fans are d!ckheads?”
Appleton: (picture)
Barnaby from Midsomer bursts in: “Michael Appleton, we are arresting you for looking like you’re guilty of murder in every picture taken.”

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Post by marko69 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:04 pm

Ref caption:
Interview:

“James, your brother, Ed changed his name to Sheerin and became very rich?”

“Yes, he always made good decisions. I’m ALWAYS making bad decisions.”

“And is this what has drawn you to refereeing, James?”

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Post by saint jude » Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:50 pm

Voted for the home team to win it, I got no shame with it. Time and again have voted for the team to do something or get a result and time and again
have been let down with it. We're a poor team that while possess players that could make a difference, are too often not utilized to proper effect and there's an evident disharmony between certain individuals within the club structure. Still be everything to play for, and Lambert will continue, but once again an opportunity missed. I hope other scores in and around the top positions are favorable should we lose out again as expected.

Lincoln 2 Town 1

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Post by tangfastic » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:07 pm

Looks like a 4-4-2.

No Skuse or Nsiala in the 18.

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Post by derick_ipsw » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:07 pm

Chambers, Dozzell and Downes start for Nolan, Skuse and Toto.

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Post by Andym » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:33 pm

derick_ipsw wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:07 pm
Chambers, Dozzell and Downes start for Nolan, Skuse and Toto.
None of those left out are on the bench so do we assume Nolan and Skuse are injured?

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Post by hallamblue » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:35 pm

Am encouraged by the team .... just hope Edwards / Judge will “ show”, and provide our strikers with some much needed service 🤞

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Post by Andym » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:35 pm

What is like to see (as well as a win) are:
A minimum of 15 shots
A minimum of 5 shots on target
A maximum of 15 fouls conceded.

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Post by Andym » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:36 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:35 pm
Just hope Edwards / Judge will “ show”, and provide our strikers with some much needed service 🤞
I admire your optimism 😏

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Post by tangfastic » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:43 pm

Andym wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:33 pm
derick_ipsw wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:07 pm
Chambers, Dozzell and Downes start for Nolan, Skuse and Toto.
None of those left out are on the bench so do we assume Nolan and Skuse are injured?
Maybe, but I’m thinking rotation with a place in the starting line up on New Years Day. Who knows?

I am surprised about Nolan - but hopefully Dozzell can link play better than we have done.

I’m not surprised that Toto’s not in the 18, though.

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Re: Lincoln City vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by Charnwood » Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:53 pm

Is Norris our No 1 keeper now ?

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Re: Lincoln City vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by hallamblue » Sun Dec 29, 2019 4:10 pm

Foul by Edwards...free kick....goal for Imps. Ffs!

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