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Alan Power earned National League leaders Lincoln a 1-1 draw against bottom-placed York in the first of three meetings between the sides in 19 days.

The Minstermen took a 14th minute lead when Asa Hall spread the ball to the right for Simon Heslop to deliver a low cross, which Jon Parkin steered into the bottom right-hand corner from 10 yards.

Two minutes later, Adrian Moke tested home goalkeeper Paul Farman with a curling effort from 15 yards.

Josh Ginnelly had Lincoln's best chance of the first half a minute before the break with a shot from 15 yards which York keeper Kyle Letheren did well to save to his right.

The Imps' pressure finally told 14 minutes from time as Ginnelly's cross was nodded down by Matt Rhead for Power to fire home and earn a draw which stretched Lincoln's lead at the top to four points.

The sides will meet again in the two-legged FA Trophy semi-finals in the middle of March.

Report supplied by the Press Association.


Lincoln City

  • 1Farman
  • 25RaggettSubstituted forHoweat 46'minutes
  • 12LongSubstituted forWoodat 15'minutes
  • 28Arnold
  • 5Waterfall
  • 3Habergham
  • 8Power
  • 30Woodyard
  • 34KnottSubstituted forWardat 46'minutes
  • 36Ginnelly
  • 9Rhead


  • 2Wood
  • 4Whitehouse
  • 6Howe
  • 10Marriott
  • 38Ward


  • 28Letheren
  • 33Newton
  • 36Parslow
  • 17Hall
  • 8Heslop
  • 3Whittle
  • 37Bencherif
  • 29OliverBooked at 45minsSubstituted forFenwickat 46'minutesBooked at 80mins
  • 31ParkinBooked at 42mins
  • 34Moke
  • 9Morgan-Smith


  • 2Rooney
  • 7Nti
  • 12Connolly
  • 13Simpson
  • 21Fenwick
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Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Lincoln City 1, York City 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Lincoln City 1, York City 1.

  3. Booking

    Scott Fenwick (York City) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! Lincoln City 1, York City 1. Alan Power (Lincoln City).

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Lincoln City. Joe Ward replaces Billy Knott.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Lincoln City. Callum Howe replaces Sean Raggett.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, York City. Scott Fenwick replaces Vadaine Oliver.

  8. Second Half

    Second Half begins Lincoln City 0, York City 1.

  9. Half Time

    First Half ends, Lincoln City 0, York City 1.

  10. Booking

    Vadaine Oliver (York City) is shown the yellow card.

  11. Booking

    Jon Parkin (York City) is shown the yellow card.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Lincoln City. Bradley Wood replaces Sean Long.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Lincoln City 0, York City 1. Jon Parkin (York City).

  14. Kick Off

    First Half begins.

  15. Post update

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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