Lincoln City 1 v 3 Manchester United, League Division Two, Matchday 28, 1st April 1897, Season 1896-1897, Venue: Sincil Bank
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Thursday 1st April 1897

Matchday 28
Sincil Bank
Match 6 of 29 vs Lincoln City


Albut, Alf West, James
Red Card
Portrait Player Name RED CARD
Portrait Player Name Kept Clean Sheets
Lincoln City
HAN P W D L F A Diff Win%
H 15 10 3 2 35 14 +21 0.67
A 14 3 1 10 12 28 -16 0.21
Totals 29 13 4 12 47 42 +5 0.45
EVERY GAME VS Lincoln City
Lincoln City 1
Jimmy Hartley 35'
Manchester United 3
Ceaser Jenkyns 15', 50' (pen), 55' (pen)
Lincoln City's manager is future Man Utd manager James West. Match referee Mr Fox of Sheffield awarded Newton Heath two penalty kicks in quick succession during the match, the crowd so agitated by this decision he was forced to take shelter in the Lincoln secretary's office, when he did eventually leave his sanctuary he was "badly assaulted by several roughs" & the windows of his cab on his journey to his hotel were completely smashed.

Barrett, Frank

Cartwright, Walter

Erentz, Fredrick

Draycott, Levi

Jenkyns, Ceaser 15', 50' (pen), 55'' (pen)

McNaught, James

Bryant, Willie

Donaldson, Robert

Boyd, Henry

Gillespie, Matthew

Cassidy, Joe
Newspaper Match Report

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