FA Cup: Lincoln beat Burnley - five Imps-ressive facts on the win

  • 18 February 2017
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It's one of the biggest underdog stories in FA Cup history.

Non-league side Lincoln City, nicknamed the Imps, have beaten Premier League opponents Burnley 1-0 in the fifth round.

Here about five facts about this Imp-ressive victory...

1. This is the first time a non-league side has made it to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup in 103 years!

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Image caption Around 3,000 Lincoln fans travelled to Burnley for the game

2. There are 81 places between the two sides in the league pyramid.

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Image caption Lincoln's Samuel Habergham and Sam Vokes from Burnley fight for the ball

3. Only three other teams have beaten Burnley at home this season, across all competitions.

They are Arsenal, Manchester City and Swansea City.

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Image caption Burnley's Andre Gray - looking blue

4. The only goalscorer of the game, Sean Raggett, has only been playing full-time footy since this season.

The 23-year-old centre-back signed from Dover.

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Image caption Sean Raggett celebrates his goal, which came in the 89th minute!

5. This is the first time Lincoln City have gone this far in the competition... EVER!

They've reached the fifth round before, but the last time they did it was in 1902!

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Image caption Can Nathan Arnold and his teammates get their hands on the real thing?!

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