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FPA guests vs Stevenage

1 March 2024

Club News

FPA guests vs Stevenage

1 March 2024

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The FPA guests for Saturday’s game against Stevenage are Gavin Gordon, Matt Carmichael and Denny Oliver.

Gavin Gordon

Gavin Gordon was a striker who signed for the Imps as an 18-year-old in November 1997 from Hull City. In his first season at Sincil Bank he helped City gain promotion from Division Three and continued to feature regularly in the team during his time with the club. In the first half of the 2000/01 he scored regularly and was leading scorer netting 10 goals before being sold to Cardiff City for a reported six-figure fee. Gavin, who had made his senior debut for Hull at the age of 16, later played for Notts County and Crawley Town.

Debut vs Swansea City away, 8 November 1997

Lincoln City record:

Football League: 87 appearances plus 12 as substitute, 28 goals

FA Cup: nine appearances, two goals

Football League Cup: two appearances, one goal

Matt Carmichael

Matt Carmichael was signed by Colin Murphy in August 1989. At the time he was planning to join the Met Police after having previously served in the British Army but Colin offered him a professional contract and his career changed track. He was initially used as a striker and scored on his debut against Scunthorpe United but later converted to centre back. He was voted the Supporters Player of the Season in 1991/92 and made over 150 first-team appearances before moving on to Scunthorpe in July 1993. Matt later played for Preston, Mansfield, Doncaster and Darlington. 

Debut vs Scunthorpe United, home 19 August 1989

Lincoln City record

Football League: 113 appearances plus 20 as substitute, 18 goals

FA Cup: four appearances plus one as substitute

Football League Cup: nine appearances plus one as substitute, one goal

Denny Oliver 

Denny Oliver is a midfielder who has appeared regularly for both of City’s under 18 and under 21 teams this season and has contributed several goals. He is a local lad who has been with the Imps for a number of years and appeared in the FA Youth Cup in the last two seasons.

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