Lincoln City 1 Shrewsbury zero: Imps win Checkatrade Trophy at Wembley thanks to Elliott Whitehouse winner

LINCOLN CITY gained the Checkatrade Trophy in entrance of forty,000 at Wembley thanks to Elliott Whitehouse's first-half winner.

Danny Cowley and brother Nicky led the Imps to silverware towards a luckless Shrewsbury City.

 Lincoln City beat Shrewbury Town to win the Checkatrade Trophy

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Lincoln City beat Shrewbury City to win the Checkatrade Trophy

The Shrews have now visited the nationwide stadium 4 occasions – dropping each time.

Whitehose scored from shut vary within the first-half however the Imps rode their luck.

Bryn Morris hit the bar for crushed Shrewsbury and they need to even have been awarded a penalty.

Lincoln defender Luke Waterfall additionally dealt with inside the world.

 Elliott Whitehouse scored the winner in front of 41,000 at Wembley Stadium

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Elliott Whitehouse scored the winner in entrance of forty one,000 at Wembley Stadium

Profitable supervisor Cowley stated: "It was all the time about profitable. We have been solely going to benefit from the event if we gained. And the truth that we have been in a position to do this makes me very pleased and proud.

"To have 27,000 followers watch a League Two membership play at Wembley for the primary time, having been a non-league membership so just lately, after which additionally win too makes it much more particular.

"We have been very respectful of Shrewsbury. Paul Hurst has finished a tremendous job there. However we caught to our recreation plan and the gamers executed it so properly. We matched them and managed to prohibit their extra technical gamers.

"We awoke this morning figuring out we had an opportunity to do one thing particular. One of the best groups seize the chance and we did that."

Crushed boss Paul Hurst stated: "I've been advised there was a few selections which have been main speaking factors. However it's a pointless train making excuses because it's not going to change the end result.

 Delighted Imps manager Danny Cowley with the trophy

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Delighted Imps supervisor Danny Cowley with the trophy

"I definitely wouldn't need to run into Matt Rhead, that's for positive. He's an enormous lad. Clearly, there was an incident, one thing occurred. Whether or not Dean Henderson was winded, or dazed, or no matter you need to name it, he had each proper to be on the ground and take a little bit of time.

"A number of the choices made have been debatable. Should you tried to rise up to it, you bought pulled up.

"However I don't need to child anybody. I simply don't assume we have been ok. As gamers, we discovered the event troublesome to deal with."

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LINCOLN CITY gained the Checkatrade Trophy in entrance of forty,000 at Wembley thanks to Elliott Whitehouse's first-half winner.