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Young Imps impress Kennedy

26 July 2023

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Mark Kennedy was pleased with the performance of a young Imps side in Tuesday’s friendly at Grimsby Town.

The match was an opportunity to get vital minutes on the pitch for players as preparation continues for the 2023/24 campaign.

Head coach Kennedy said: “It was great for the young lads, a really useful exercise and experience. Some of the play was very good - no one likes losing football games, but baring the result it was a pleasing night.

“And we saw a real professionalism in the second half when we made the changes, it’s hard to keep that flow when changing eight players.”

City’s pre-season campaign draws to a conclusion on Saturday when Sky Bet Championship side Rotherham United visit the LNER Stadium.

Kennedy added: “It’ll be a good test and I’m looking forward to it, I hope fans come down to the LNER Stadium.

“It will be a really good game, it will be more of a real reflection of what the EFL season looks like.”

Tickets for Saturday’s match are available now - click here to secure your place at the game.

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