Lincoln 3 Brighton 1: Imps complete biggest upset of the tournament

Lincoln 3 Brighton 1: Seagulls out as Imps achieve spherical five for very first time in 130 years

LINCOLN’S FA Cup journey that was historical extended once they achieved the fifth-round for that very first time in 130 DECADES and surprised Tournament commanders Brighton.

Theo Robinson


Theo Robinson remembers his aspectis next objective that established their devote the following round

Boss Danny Cowley described beating at Ipswich round the process to “getting to the moon” of repeating the.

Lincoln gained the difficult approach to it, going behind an objective to first half hit.

But Alan penalty Tomori own-goal a late and hit from Theo Robinson finished transformation that was a famous in sent Lincoln and half through.

PE instructor Cowley, who just gave his day-job up summer to handle Lincoln full time, explained the entire knowledge as unique.

He explained: “I’m amazed. It’s seldom soccer surprises me, but nowadays…”

“You usually get into activities thinking you’ve an opportunity, but this really is my wildest dreams beyond all.

“It’s unique, and it’s been surreal for a significant time period – possibly post-Ipswich, to become honest”

Lincoln chef Ken Cowley on his aspectis renowned mug work

“The kids inspired and were organized and that I really was happy that people were able after dropping the target to remain in the overall game. Half time offered an opportunity to regroup to us.

“We were courageous – start to become devoted to our design and we desired to push large and what we believe.

“It’s unique, and it’s been surreal for a significant time period – possibly post-Ipswich, to tell the truth. The very first Ipswich sport, reading the sound they made and viewing these 5,000 absent followers onwards it’s been a great insane although crazy –.

Everyone was simply thrilled for by “I’m. I can’t think the moments and also the feeling and also the support.”

Brighton chef Chris Hughton an FA Cup champion like a participant with Tottenham in 1981 stated: “It’s an effect I undoubtedly couldn’t observe at half time.

“I believed together we coped within the first-half. Lincoln really are a large strong-side having a large amount of power plus they perform really immediate, and we’d our moments.”