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Ainsworth to wear City shirt again

5 October 2022

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Iconic former City player Gareth Ainsworth will pull on the famous red and white stripes again to raise money for the club's Foundation as part of the Selebrity Soccer match.

Ainsworth, who was voted Player Of The Season in both campaigns he featured for the Imps in the 90s, will be back at the LNER Stadium for the match on Sunday 23 October.
 
He made more than 80 appearances in that time and scored close to 40 goals, helping City to promotion in 1996/97 and being named in the PFA Third Division Team of the Year.
 
He will join former Imps Simon Yeo, Terry Fleming, Paul Miller, Paul Mayo and Gavin Gordon in the match.
 
Celebrities participating in the charity football game include model Calum Best, former Eastenders actor Dean Gaffney, ITV 2’s Survival of the Fittest contestant Warren Phillips, Britain’s Got Talent 2022 finalist Flintz, TV chef Dean Edwards and Bad Education star Charlie Wernham.
 
Kick-off is at 3pm on Sunday 23 October, but fans can enjoy the buzz of the stadium with the University of Lincoln Fan Village - open from 1pm.
 
Tickets cost £10 for adults, £5 for U16s and OAPs and £40 for VIPs. A booking fee also applies. Executive boxes, which can house up to 10 people, are £100.
 

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