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Gordon Simmonite



What position(s) did you use to play at Lincoln City?

Right back / centre back

Which seasons did you play for Lincoln City?

1982 - 1985 & 1987 - 1988

What is your favourite memory from playing for Lincoln City?

Winning the conference and City being promoted back to the football league.

What did you enjoy most whilst living in the city of Lincoln?

I lived in Sheffield and travelled daily to Lincoln.

What is the funniest recollection you have from a Lincoln City football match and why?

The time when manager Colin Murphy put John Fashanu as a substitute for a home game.

Do you remain in contact with some of your Lincoln City team-mates or the Lincoln community?

Yes. I keep contact with a number who played between 1982 - 1985.

Who was the most talented player that you played with for Lincoln City? And, who was the most talented player that you played against?

Difficult to select the best player but Trevor Peake, Glen Cockerill and Steve Thompson were all very talented.

What are your thoughts on the growth of the city and the football club when you visit now?

The home games are very well supported with average crowds being higher than 1982 - 1985 seasons.


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