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Jay Freeman

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  1. Goodbye for now

    FT: Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Well what an afternoon that has been. Lincoln City have capped off a memorable debut trip to Wembley and lift the Checkatrade Trophy.

    Credit to Shrewsbury Town, who fought valiantly to get back into the game after the break, but their winless run at Wembley continues.

    In the mean time, you can read Ged Scott's report on all the action from Wembley, by clicking the link.

    For now, thanks for joining us and goodbye.

    Lincoln City 1-0 Shrewsbury Town

    Lincoln City player's celebrate victory

    Elliott Whitehouse scores the goal as League Two Lincoln upset Shrewsbury to win the Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley.

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  2. 'It's a boyhood dream'

    FT: Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Quote Message: It's a boyhood dream, in the national stadium - it's unbelievable. The manager might let us have a few hours to celebrate tonight but then all eyes will be on Port Vale on Saturday from Luke Waterfall Lincoln City captain told Sky Sports
    Luke WaterfallLincoln City captain told Sky Sports
  3. Get Involved #bbcefl

    FT: Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Sheldon: The Cowley brothers are going to get so many management offers based on the work they've done at Lincoln City. FA Cup Quarter Final and now a win at Wembley.

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  4. Post update

    FT: Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Lincoln lift trophy

    And the trophy is lifted on Wembley's royal balcony to cheers from the bumper travelling support from Lincoln.

    What a tremendous few seasons this has been for the Cowley brothers. Can they use their win to spur them on for a second successive promotion?

  5. 'I'm so proud of them'

    FT: Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Quote Message: The players were magnificent, I’m so proud of them. Some of them have come right from the bottom of non-league to get here from Danny Cowley Lincoln City manager told Sky Sports
    Danny CowleyLincoln City manager told Sky Sports
  6. 'Nobody beats us for spirit'

    FT: Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Quote Message: What a journey and what a way to finish it off. We might not be the prettiest team but I tell you what, nobody beats us for spirit and determination from Elliott Whitehouse Lincoln City matchwinner told Sky Sports
    Elliott WhitehouseLincoln City matchwinner told Sky Sports
  7. Post update

    FT: Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Lincoln celebrate

    Tremendous scenes post-match as Lincoln drink in a first win at Wembley in their history.

    What a way to do it. They weathered the storm from an excellent Shrewsbury Town side and Danny Cowley's side will lift the Checkatrade Trophy.


    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Lincoln fans

    That it. It's all over. Elliott Whitehouse's first-half goal has won Lincoln City the Checkatrade Trophy.

    What a return on the Imps' first visit to Wembley!

    Meanwhile the wait goes on for Shrewsbury who have lost each of their four appearances at the national stadium.

  9. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Sean Long replaces Matt Green as Lincoln see out this final. One minute remains.

  10. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Arthur Gnahoua delivers a free-kick into the box which almost meets Toto Nsiala at the near post, but he's brought down and the ball sails out of play.

    The Shrewsbury man is struggling with cramp at the end of this game. Warrior.

  11. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Lincoln v Shrewsbury

    Five minutes have been added on. Can Shrewsbury take it to extra time?

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    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    It's been a fine season for Shrewsbury Town and Paul Hurst, but the way these final stages are going, it looks as if Lincoln could become the fifth fourth-tier side to win the Checkatrade Trophy.

  13. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Five minutes to play. Can Lincoln lift the Checkatrade Trophy on their maiden visit to Wembley?

    It's looking good, so far.

  14. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Alex Rodman goes on a mazy run towards the Lincoln box but he's brought down by Lee Frecklington, who earns a yellow card for his troubles and concedes a free-kick 35 yards out.

    Shaun Whalley fires straight into the wall, however, and there's an audible sigh from 12,000 Shrewsbury fans.

  15. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Elliott Whitehouse could have added a spectacular goal to his tally this afternoon.

    With his back to goal and a marker on his tail he tries to turn and volley a high delivery goalwards, but it misses the target.

    Lincoln look the more comfortable going into the final 10 minutes.

  16. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Ged Scott

    BBC Sport at Wembley

    Shrewsbury fans

    It might be one of Wembley's smaller crowds, but there's certainly no shortage of noise.

    Shrewsbury's 12,000 following from Shropshire might be more than doubled in size by the 26,000 army of Lincolnshire fans.

    But they have certainly made themselves known. And the Shrewsbury team have responded well since the break - and Imps boss Danny Cowley has just had to give it a bit of the old double windmill on the touchline to get his side's supporters roaring raucously again.

  17. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Last roll of the dice? Shrewsbury's Nathan Thomas comes off for Stefan Payne.

    15 minutes of normal time remain in this game. Can Lincoln hold on?

  18. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    This game is getting tetchy. Toto Nsiala brings down Ollie Palmer to a chorus of jeers from the Lincoln supporters.

    However the free-kick that follows is easily collected by Dean Henderson.

  19. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Shrewsbury's Shaun Whalley plays through Bryn Morris to shoot on the edge of the Lincoln box but it fires off a Lincoln body and out for a corner.

    Omar Beckles strikes from the corner that follows but again it's high and out of play.

    Meanwhile, Alex Rodman replaces Bryn Morris.

  20. Post update

    Lincoln 1-0 Shrewsbury

    Danny Rowe is the second player to be taken off by Lincoln in as many minutes. He's replaced by Harry Anderson.