LINCOLN CITY
Record while in the Football League

Election to the League and final non-league table

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Season

Div

P W D L F A Pts Pos

FA Cup - Round reached

League Cup - Round reached

1892/93 Div 2 22 7 3 12 45 51 17 9th Re-election Position Table Results 4th Qual -
1893/94 Div 2 28 11 6 11 59 58 28 8th Table Results 2nd Qual -
1894/95 Div 2 30 10 0 20 52 92 20 13th Re-election Position Table Results 1st Qual -
1895/96 Div 2 30 9 4 17 53 75 22 13th Table Results 3rd Qual -
1896/97 Div 2 30 5 2 23 27 85 12 16th Re-election Position Table Results 5th Qual -
1897/98 Div 2 30 6 5 19 43 82 17 14th Re-election Position Table Results 4th Qual -
1898/99 Div 2 34 12 7 15 51 56 31 12th Table Results 4th Qual -
1899/00 Div 2 34 14 8 12 46 43 36 9th Table Results 3rd Qual -
1900/01 Div 2 34 13 7 14 43 39 33 8th Table Results 4th Qual -
1901/02 Div 2 34 14 13 7 45 35 41 5th Table Results 2nd -
1902/03 Div 2 34 12 6 16 46 53 30 10th Table Results 1st -
1903/04 Div 2 34 11 8 15 41 58 30 12th Table Results 3rd Qual -
1904/05 Div 2 34 12 7 15 42 40 31 9th Table Results 1st -
1905/06 Div 2 38 12 6 20 69 72 30 13th Table Results 2nd -
1906/07 Div 2 38 12 4 22 46 73 28 19th Re-election Position Table Results 2nd -
1907/08 Div 2 38 9 3 26 46 83 21 20th Re-election PositionLeft League Table Results 1st -
1908/09 Lincoln failed to gain re-election at the end of the 1907/08 season (voting details). They spent one season in the Midland League - finishing as champions - and were elected back into the League at the end of that season (1908/09 Midland League table and election details). -
1909/10 Div 2 38 10 11 17 42 69 31 15th Table Results 4th Qual -
1910/11 Div 2 38 7 10 21 28 72 24 20th Re-election Position Left League Table Results 5th Qual -
1911/12 Lincoln again failed to gain re-election at the end of the 1910/11 season (election details). Again they had a season in the Midland League before regaining their place in the Football League (1911/12 Midland League table and election details). -
1912/13 Div 2 38 15 10 13 50 52 40 8th Table Results 5th Qual -
1913/14 Div 2 38 10 6 22 36 66 26 19th Re-election Position Table Results 1st -
1914/15 Div 2 38 11 9 18 46 65 31 16th Table Results 1st -
1915/16 to 1918/19 Football League suspended due to World War 1

Season

Div

P W D L F A Pts Pos FA Cup  L Cup
1919/20

Div 2

42 9 9 24 44 101 27 21st Re-election Position Left League Table Results 1st -
1920/21 Once again Lincoln failed in a re-election bid, losing their League place at the end of the 1919/20 season (election details). One more season in the Midland League (they were champions) before becoming founder members of Division 3 (North) - 1920/21 Midland League table and election details. -
1921/22 Div 3(N) 38 14 6 18 48 59 34 14th Table Results 5th Qual -
1922/23 Div 3(N) 38 13 10 15 39 55 36 13th Table Results 4th Qual -
1923/24 Div 3(N) 42 10 12 20 48 59 32 19th Table Results 5th Qual -
1924/25 Div 3(N) 42 18 8 16 53 58 44 8th Table Results 5th Qual -
1925/26 Div 3(N) 42 17 5 20 66 82 39 15th Table Results 1st -
1926/27 Div 3(N) 42 15 12 15 90 78 42 11th Table Results 3rd -
1927/28 Div 3(N) 42 24 7 11 91 64 55 2nd Table Results 3rd -
1928/29 Div 3(N) 42 21 6 15 91 67 48 6th Table Results 3rd -
1929/30 Div 3(N) 42 17 14 11 83 61 48 5th Table Results 2nd -
1930/31 Div 3(N) 42 25 7 10 102 59 57 2nd Table Results 2nd -
1931/32 Div 3(N) 40 26 5 9 106 47 57 1st Promoted Table Results 2nd -
1932/33 Div 2 42 12 13 17 72 87 37 18th Table Results 3rd -
1933/34 Div 2 42 9 8 25 44 75 26 22nd Relegated Table Results 3rd -
1934/35 Div 3(N) 42 22 7 13 87 58 51 4th Table Results 2nd -
1935/36 Div 3(N) 42 22 9 11 91 51 53 4th Table Results 1st -
1936/37 Div 3(N) 42 25 7 10 103 57 57 2nd Table Results 2nd -
1937/38 Div 3(N) 42 19 8 15 66 50 46 7th Table Results 2nd -
1938/39 Div 3(N) 42 12 9 21 66 92 33 17th Table Results 3rd -
1939/40 Div 3(N) 3 1 1 1 6 7 3 - Table & Results - -
1939/40 to 1945/46 Football League suspended due to World War 2

Season

Div

P W D L F A Pts Pos FA Cup  L Cup
1945/46

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1946/47 Div 3(N) 42 17 5 20 86 87 39 12th Table Results 3rd -
1947/48 Div 3(N) 42 26 8 8 81 40 60 1st Promoted Table Results 1st -
1948/49 Div 2 42 8 12 22 53 91 28 22nd Relegated Table Results 3rd -
1949/50 Div 3(N) 42 21 9 12 60 39 51 4th Table Results 1st -
1950/51 Div 3(N) 46 25 8 13 89 58 58 5th Table Results 1st -
1951/52 Div 3(N) 46 30 9 7 121 52 69 1st Table Results 3rd -
1952/53 Div 2 42 11 17 14 64 71 39 15th Table Results 3rd -
1953/54 Div 2 42 14 9 19 65 83 37 16th Table Results 4th -
1954/55 Div 2 42 13 10 19 68 79 36 16th Table Results 3rd -
1955/56 Div 2 42 18 10 14 79 65 46 8th Table Results 3rd -
1956/57 Div 2 42 14 6 22 54 80 34 18th Table Results 3rd -
1957/58 Div 2 42 11 9 22 55 82 31 20th Table Results 3rd -
1958/59 Div 2 42 11 7 24 63 93 29 19th Table Results 3rd -
1959/60 Div 2 42 16 7 19 75 78 39 13th Table Results 3rd -
1960/61 Div 2 42 8 8 26 48 95 24 22nd Relegated Table Results 4th 1st
1961/62 Div 3 46 9 17 20 57 87 35 22nd Relegated Table Results 1st 2nd
1962/63 Div 4 46 13 9 24 68 89 35 22nd Re-election Position Table Results 3rd 2nd
1963/64 Div 4 46 19 9 18 67 75 47 11th Table Results 3rd 3rd
1964/65 Div 4 46 11 6 29 58 99 28 22nd Re-election Position Table Results 3rd 1st
1965/66 Div 4 46 13 11 22 57 82 37 22nd Re-election Position Table Results 1st 1st
1966/67 Div 4 46 9 13 24 58 82 31 24th Re-election Position Table Results 1st 3rd
1967/68 Div 4 46 17 9 20 71 68 43 13th Table Results 1st 4th
1968/69 Div 4 46 17 17 12 54 52 51 8th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1969/70 Div 4 46 17 16 13 66 52 50 8th Table Results 2nd 1st
1970/71 Div 4 46 13 13 20 70 71 39 21st Re-election Position Table Results 3rd 3rd
1971/72 Div 4 46 21 14 11 77 59 56 5th Table Results 1st 3rd
1972/73 Div 4 46 16 16 14 64 57 48 10th Table Results 1st 1st
1973/74 Div 4 46 16 12 18 63 67 44 12th Table Results 1st 1st
1974/75 Div 4 46 21 15 10 79 48 57 5th Table Results 3rd 1st
1975/76 Div 4 46 32 10 4 111 39 74 1st Promoted Table Results 4th 3rd
1976/77 Div 3 46 19 14 13 77 70 52 9th Table Results 3rd 1st
1977/78 Div 3 46 15 15 16 53 61 45 16th Table Results 1st 2nd
1978/79 Div 3 46 7 11 28 41 88 25 24th Relegated Table Results 1st 1st
1979/80 Div 4 46 18 17 11 64 42 53 7th Table Results 1st 1st
1980/81 Div 4 46 25 15 6 66 25 65 2nd Promoted Table Results 2nd 2nd
1981/82 Div 3 46 21 14 11 66 40 77 4th Table Results 1st 3rd
1982/83 Div 3 46 23 7 16 77 51 76 6th Table Results 1st 3rd
1983/84 Div 3 46 17 10 19 59 62 61 14th Table Results 2nd 2nd
1984/85 Div 3 46 11 18 17 50 51 51 19th Table Results 1st 1st
1985/86 Div 3 46 10 16 20 55 77 46 21st Relegated Table Results 1st 1st
1986/87 Div 4 46 12 12 22 45 65 48 24th Left League Table Results 1st 2nd
1987/88

At the end of the 1986/87 season Lincoln were the first club to suffer automatic relegation to the Vauxhall Conference, being replaced by Conference champions Scarborough. They themselves finished as champions in their only season in the Conference and were promoted, replacing Newport - 1987/88 Conference table.

1988/89 Div 4 46 18 10 18 64 60 64 10th Table Results 1st 2nd
1989/90 Div 4 46 18 14 14 48 48 68 10th Table Results 2nd 1st
1990/91 Div 4 46 14 17 15 50 61 59 14th Table Results 1st 1st
1991/92 Div 4 42 17 11 14 50 44 62 10th Table Results 1st 1st
1992/93 Div 3 42 18 9 15 57 53 63 8th Table Results 1st 2nd
1993/94 Div 3 42 12 11 19 52 63 47 18th Table Results 2nd 2nd
1994/95 Div 3 42 15 11 16 54 55 56 12th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1995/96 Div 3 46 13 14 19 57 73 53 18th Table Results 1st 1st
1996/97 Div 3 46 18 12 16 70 69 66 9th Table Results 1st 3rd
1997/98 Div 3 46 20 15 11 60 51 75 3rd Promoted Table Results 2nd 1st
1998/99 Div 2 46 13 7 26 42 74 46 23rd Relegated Table Results 3rd 1st
1999/00 Div 3 46 15 14 17 67 69 59 15th Table Results 2nd 1st
2000/01 Div 3 46 12 15 19 58 66 51 18th Table Results 2nd 1st
2001/02 Div 3 46 10 16 20 44 62 46 22nd Table Results 2nd 1st
2002/03 Div 3 46 18 16 12 46 37 70 6th Play Off Table Results 1st 1st
2003/04 Div 3 46 19 17 10 68 47 74 7th Play Off Table Results 2nd 1st
2004/05 Lea 2 46 20 12 14 64 47 72 6th Play Off Table Results 1st 2nd
2005/06 Lea 2 46 15 21 10 65 53 66 7th Play Off Table Results 1st 2nd
2006/07 Lea 2 46 21 11 14 70 59 74 5th Play Off Table Results 1st 1st
2007/08 Lea 2 46 18 4 24 61 77 58 15th Table Results 1st 1st
2008/09 Lea 2 46 14 17 15 53 52 59 13th Table Results 1st 1st
2009/10 Lea 2 46 13 11 22 42 65 50 20th Table Results 3rd 1st
2010/11 Lea 2 46 13 8 25 45 81 47 23rd Left League Table Results 2nd 1st

For the fifth time in their history Lincoln City lost their Football League place, finishing second-to-bottom of the League they were relegated along with Stockport County, their places being taken by Blue Square Conference promoted clubs Crawley Town and AFC Wimbledon 2010/11 Conference table and play-off results.

 
 
 

 


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