LINCOLN CITY 3
Russell 28, Barraclough 39, Perry 45 (pen)
GRIMSBY TOWN 4
Makofo 23, Disley 45, Coulson 85, Hearn 90
Tuesday 2nd August 2011 | Lincolnshire Senior Cup Final | Sincil Bank | 1,426
Imps: Lindberg; Eckhardt, Watts, Hone, Nicolau; Fuseini (Power 46), O’Keefe, Russell, Barraclough (McCallum 72), Perry, Smith (Wilson 76). Subs not used: Coupland, Draper.
Mariners: McKeown; Silk, Ridley (Wood 76), Garner, Pearson (I’Anson 46); Coulson, Disley, Artus (Thanoj 76), Makofo; Hearn, Elding. Subs not used: Duffy, Eagle
6 mins: James McKeown dives full length to keep out a powerful header from Adam Watts following a corner by Simon Russell.
17 mins: OFF THE BAR! Serge Makofo cuts inside and his curling 20-yarder clips the crossbar and is claimed by Doug Lindberg in the City goal.
23 mins: GOAL! A deep cross by Gary Silk is met by Makofo and his looping header gives the Mariners the lead.
28 mins: GOAL! Lincoln draw level when the Mariners fail to clear their lines and Russell is allowed time and space to pick his spot in the top corner from 25 yards.
35 mins: OFF THE LINE! Hearn muscles his way to the by-line and pulls the ball back for Frankie Artus but the midfielder sees his shot blocked on the line by Danny Hone.
39 mins: GOAL! City break at pace with Kyle Perry picking out Sam Smith on the right. He cuts inside and forces McKeown side with Bradley Barraclough on hand to tap home the loose ball.
45 mins: GOAL! Perry nets from the spot after referee Porter decides that Scott Garner has impeded Hone.
45 mins: GOAL! It’s a frantic end to the half as Craig Disley goes straight up the other end and plants a 25-yard volley beyond Lindberg.
47 mins: A long cross by Michael Coulson finds Makofo at the far post but his effort is blocked by the legs of Lindberg.
57 mins: Artus’ free kick is deflected into the path of Disley but there are enough City bodies to clear the danger.
64 mins: OFF THE LINE! Makofo works space on the left and beats Lindberg with his effort, only to see Watts frantically get back to hook off the line.
69 mins: Makofo releases Anthony Elding on the right but the former Imps’ man pulls his effort wide of the target when well placed.
85 mins: GOAL! A Disley corner causes problems and Garner and substitute Charlie I’Anson keep the ball alive before Coulson keeps his composure to score from inside the area.
88 mins: Coulson bursts down the right and crosses for Elding but the Mariners’ striker lifts his effort over the bar.
90 mins: GOAL! Hearn nets a dramatic winner after being played in by Coulson and finishing emphatically with his right foot.