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Telford1Lincoln City0

AFC Telford United 1-0 Lincoln City

Already-relegated Telford made it back-to-back wins as Neill Byrne's late goal proved enough to see off Lincoln City.

Lincoln made the better start, nearly taking the lead when Tom Miller's header was saved by James Montgomery.

The away side continued to dominate, Jordan Burrow heading Ben Tomlinson's cross wide before Kegan Everington's volley flew just past the post.

But, with just seven minutes left, Byrne's flying header earned Telford only their ninth win of the season.

The Bucks remain bottom of the Conference, just two points behind Dartford and Nuneaton Town.

AFC Telford United manager Steve Kittrick told BBC Radio Shropshire:

"The pitch hasn't helped us - but we've stuck at it and got the three points. But it's all too late. I keep thinking about the mistakes we made in the Kidderminster game.

"We'll have to wait and see what happens with new arrivals. I am looking at bringing in new faces for next season. But I can't force anyone into it yet, until the season's over.

"I want players to make the right decision rather than bully them into making decisions. I want players who want to come in and take the club forward."

Line-ups

Telford

  • 31Montgomery
  • 23Disney
  • 4Byrne
  • 20Poku
  • 11Clancy
  • 27Sharps
  • 9Farrell
  • 24VentreBooked at 84mins
  • 30ReidSubstituted forMatthewsat 68'minutes
  • 10Gray
  • 18SmithSubstituted forDyerat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Pryce
  • 25Hall
  • 26Matthews
  • 29Dyer

Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 17Caprice
  • 2Miller
  • 20Keane
  • 6Diagne
  • 5Bencherif
  • 18EveringtonBooked at 90mins
  • 14NolanSubstituted forSam-Yorkeat 60'minutes
  • 21Wallace
  • 9BurrowSubstituted forSimmonsat 76'minutes
  • 11TomlinsonBooked at 30mins

Substitutes

  • 10Marsden
  • 15Sam-Yorke
  • 19Simmons
  • 23Brown
  • 30Grant
Referee:
Robert Jones
Attendance:
1,243

Match Stats

Home TeamTelfordAway TeamLincoln City
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home13
Away13
Fouls
Home10
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, AFC Telford United 1, Lincoln City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, AFC Telford United 1, Lincoln City 0.

Booking

Kegan Everington (Lincoln City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Danny Ventre (AFC Telford United).

Jordan Keane (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Hamza Bencherif (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Danny Ventre (AFC Telford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! AFC Telford United 1, Lincoln City 0. Neill Byrne (AFC Telford United) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Danny Ventre with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Telford United. Ross Dyer replaces Sam Smith.

Foul by Delano Sam-Yorke (Lincoln City).

Danny Ventre (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City).

James Montgomery (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Alex Simmons replaces Jordan Burrow.

Corner, AFC Telford United.

Attempt saved. Sean Clancy (AFC Telford United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Foul by Tony Diagne (Lincoln City).

Adam Farrell (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Delano Sam-Yorke (Lincoln City).

Ian Sharps (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Telford United. Glenn Matthews replaces Bradley Reid.

Foul by Jordan Keane (Lincoln City).

Danny Ventre (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Foul by Bradley Reid (AFC Telford United).

Tom Miller (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Kegan Everington (Lincoln City) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Lincoln City. Delano Sam-Yorke replaces Jon Nolan because of an injury.

Foul by Sean Clancy (AFC Telford United).

Jordan Burrow (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Ben Tomlinson (Lincoln City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Corner, Lincoln City.

Attempt missed. Danny Ventre (AFC Telford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Offside, Lincoln City. Jordan Burrow tries a through ball, but Jordan Burrow is caught offside.

Foul by Sam Smith (AFC Telford United).

Kegan Everington (Lincoln City) wins a free kick.

Foul by Kegan Everington (Lincoln City).

Sean Clancy (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Bradley Reid (AFC Telford United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Foul by Jon Nolan (Lincoln City).

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