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Lincoln City 0-0 Tamworth

Tamworth earned a valuable and deserved point with a gritty away display against Lincoln City at Sincil Bank.

Neither side were able to create much in the way of clear chances during an uninspiring first half.

But the game opened up slightly after the interval, with Imps goalkeeper Paul Farman making a fine save to keep out a Ben Richards-Everton header.

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Lincoln City manager Gary Simpson speaking after the 0-0 draw with Tamworth

Lincoln's best chance saw Luke Foster's shot scrambled off the line after an error by keeper Cameron Belford.

The hosts, who could have moved into the play-off places had they won and other results gone their way, pressed late on as the Lambs tired.

But neither side were able to break the deadlock and Tamworth, who stay 17th in the Conference Premier table, held on.

Line-ups

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 2MillerBooked at 90mins
  • 5Boyce
  • 3Newton
  • 27Foster
  • 23Brown
  • 8Power
  • 4JordanBooked at 26minsSubstituted forDixonat 83'minutes
  • 19Nolan
  • 10WrightSubstituted forFairhurstat 59'minutes
  • 11TomlinsonBooked at 66mins

Substitutes

  • 7Fairhurst
  • 6Fofana
  • 15Gray
  • 12Sheridan
  • 17Dixon

Tamworth

  • 1Belford
  • 2Evans
  • 19Capaldi
  • 6Richards-Everton
  • 15Courtney
  • 20Todd
  • 7KerryBooked at 37minsSubstituted forHarrisat 70'minutes
  • 8Baker
  • 27Wright
  • 17PeniketBooked at 90mins
  • 26Elford-AlliyuSubstituted forWooleryat 81'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 10Byfield
  • 23Wren
  • 18Woolery
  • 3Gudger
  • 12Harris
Referee:
Peter Banks
Attendance:
2,603

Match Stats

Home TeamLincoln CityAway TeamTamworth
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home4
Away5
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Lincoln City 0, Tamworth 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Lincoln City 0, Tamworth 0.

Booking

Richard Peniket (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Richard Peniket (Tamworth).
Paul Farman (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Booking

Kaiyne Woolery (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Kaiyne Woolery (Tamworth).
Paul Farman (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Booking

Tom Miller (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Tom Miller (Lincoln City).
Kaiyne Woolery (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Corner, Lincoln City.
Attempt saved. Bohan Dixon (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Foul by Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth).
Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Foul by Tom Miller (Lincoln City).
Richard Peniket (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Bohan Dixon replaces Todd Jordan.

Substitution

Substitution, Tamworth. Kaiyne Woolery replaces Lateef Elford-Alliyu.
Foul by Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City).
Duane Courtney (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Corner, Lincoln City.
Foul by Nathaniel Brown (Lincoln City).
Cameron Belford (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Corner, Lincoln City.

Substitution

Substitution, Tamworth. Louis Harris replaces Lloyd Kerry.

Booking

Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City).
Duane Courtney (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Foul by Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City).
Duane Courtney (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Luke Foster (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved. Assisted by Sean Newton.
Foul by Jack Evans (Tamworth).
Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Attempt saved. Richard Baker (Tamworth) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
Foul by Jon Nolan (Lincoln City).
Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Waide Fairhurst replaces Nick Wright.
Foul by Duane Courtney (Tamworth).
Jon Nolan (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Offside, Tamworth. Lateef Elford-Alliyu tries a through ball, but Lateef Elford-Alliyu is caught offside.
Corner, Tamworth.
Corner, Tamworth.
Attempt saved. Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Tony Capaldi.
Corner, Tamworth.
Foul by Lateef Elford-Alliyu (Tamworth).
Sean Newton (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Foul by Tony Capaldi (Tamworth).
Luke Foster (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Attempt missed. Lateef Elford-Alliyu (Tamworth) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.
Foul by Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City).
Ben Richards-Everton (Tamworth) wins a free kick.
Corner, Lincoln City.

Second Half

Second Half begins Lincoln City 0, Tamworth 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Lincoln City 0, Tamworth 0.
Foul by Alan Power (Lincoln City).
Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) wins a free kick.

Booking

Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Lloyd Kerry (Tamworth).
Luke Foster (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.
Attempt blocked. Lateef Elford-Alliyu (Tamworth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jack Evans.
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