Club Profile

Lincoln City

A club that has recently risen to new heights in a city whose history and architecture reaches back to medieval times.

LOCATION: Lincoln, which is about three hours north of London and an hour east of Sheffield by train.

CONTACT:, 01522 880011, #WeAreImps 

NICKNAMES: The Imps, for a 13th-century figure in the Lincoln Cathedral about which there are many, many legends and poems.


Lincoln City was founded in 1884 as an amateur club and went pro in 1891. The following year they helped form the Second Division of the Football League. In 1895 Lincoln moved to Sincil Bank Stadium, where they have played since 1895. In 1908, they failed re-election back to the Football League, but they were promoted the next year after winning…


Lincoln City’s two main rivals are Lincolnshire neighbors Grimsby Town and Scunthorpe United. The main rival has switched over the years, but both remain significant rivals to this day. Mansfield Town and Notts County are also considered rivals, but not to the same…

Women's Team

The women’s team was originally founded in 2008 as the Nettleham Ladies FC. From 2008 to 2019, the club secured three promotions and ended up in FA Women’s National League Division 1 Midlands. In 2019, the club underwent a massive rebrand and the club name was changed to Lincoln City Women FC. The club came fully under the men’s team as of…


Nothing specific I noticed


Lincoln City has played at Sincil Bank since 1895. The name comes from the fact that it sits on the banks of the Sincil Dike. The stadium has a capacity of 10,669 and is known as “The Bank” to local fans despite being officially the LNER Stadium. Its four stands are quite different, with the most unique one being the St. Andrews Stand. It was…

Going to a Game at Lincoln City

GETTING THERE: It’s an easy 15-minute walk from the train station, though it is in the opposite direction from everything else you will want to do in town. PUBS: The Centre Spot Tavern is a supporters’ club in the stadium. Along the walk out there, look for the Castle View, the Victoria, and The Treaty of Commerce. GRUB: The usual fare at the…

Lincoln City Tickets

They go from £10 to £25, and I can’t imagine they ever sell out. Check the club’s website for more.

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