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Lincoln City boss Michael Appleton praises ‘unfriendly’ atmosphere as Sheffield wins on Wednesday UK News

The Imps clinched 3-1 victories on Saturday in front of a crowd of over 10,000, including 2,067 on Wednesday, resulting in a spirited affair on a miserable afternoon.

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Two John Marquis goals either side of Brooke Norton-Cuffy’s first senior goal was enough to seal the three points for the home side after Saido Berahino equalized for the visitors.

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Lincoln City Manager Michael Appleton. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Appleton said: “We played a very good team, a team that looked like they had won eight games out of 10, had confidence and a lot of experience in the league, but matched them.

“We went toe to toe with them. I’m really happy with the aggression we showed all over the park, I thought we were great in ball possession and we had that little bit of quality when we had it. need.

“To be fair, I think everyone was there. Both groups of fans were there, the players were there. It was a really good game of football and luckily we came out on top.

“We needed that. We almost needed a hostile atmosphere type game to fight back and react like we did because of last weekend’s performance.”

Several supporters were kicked out of the adjacent Lincolnshire Co-op Stand at the away end throughout the game, with a fight also appearing to break out during the first half.

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