Date: 16th February 2021 at 8:20pm
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The Vital Lincoln City members’ voted for whom they believe was The Imps Man of The Match in their 2-2 draw at home against Accrington Stanley in League One.

Views from hulloutpost: “Walsh was trying to hold a floundering backline together and was the only defender to come out with an above-average performance. However, Hopper was a man on a mission and his drive and determination was the catalyst to firstly get us back into and then ahead in the game.

We really needed somebody to put himself about and get amongst a very strong Accrington side, and his performance was very much one of defending from the front before then taking it to them. On that basis, he shades it from Walsh.”

You can discuss what has been said in this article HERE, as well as many other topics on our 100% Imps forum! We have also published a Lincoln City v Accrington Stanley Quiz, which can be found just below the previous Man of The Match poll winners. Every page view helps raise money for Lincoln City Football Club!

Here’s how the poll finished:

Palmer: 0 votes – 0.0%
Poole: 0 votes – 0.0%
Bramall: 0 votes – 0.0%
Montsma: 0 votes – 0.0%
Walsh: 9 votes – 18.0%
Grant: 2 votes – 4.0%
Jones: 0 votes – 0.0%
McGrandles: 1 vote – 2.0%
Hopper: 36 votes – 72.0%
Johnson: 0 votes – 0.0%
Rogers: 1 vote – 2.0%
Edun: 1 vote – 2.0%
Scully: 0 votes – 0.0%

More views from the forum:

sedgleyimp: “I’ve gone for Tom Hopper. Plenty tonight didn’t play to their usual standards but he was striving throughout to get us going. Couple that with his defensive work at their corners etc and the fact that his goal very nearly got us the 3 points.”

The Imposter: “Tom Hopper. The only one of our front three who put a ‘shift‘ in, grabbed his goal and also defended particularly well in our own box. Walsh next best.”

Chesterimp: “Hopper for me, too. Worked his socks off, made life difficult for the Accy defence when we were missing so badly in the first half, bagged the late goal which could have won it for us though the Accy defence did go awol.

Walsh held a defence together which was otherwise fragile with new and returning faces.”

PerthImp: “Funny how they either all play well or no-one stands out. I’ve gone for Walsh – once again he makes the hard stuff look effortless and reads the game so well. Honourable mention to Hopper who played really well and had a well-taken goal – great gamble at the back post 👍”

September Man of The Match winners:

Crewe Alexandra (a – EFL Cup): Lewis Montsma: 39 votes – 83.0%
Scunthorpe United (h – EFL Trophy): Jorge Grant: 22 votes – 78.6%
Oxford United (h): Alex Palmer: 17 votes – 29.8%
Bradford City (a – EFL Cup): Harry Anderson: 25 votes – 53.2%
Milton Keynes Dons (a): Tom Hopper: 20 votes – 45.5%
Liverpool (h – EFL Cup): Tayo Edun: 25 votes – 48.1%
Charlton Athletic (h): Adam Jackson: 31 votes – 50.0%

October Man of The Match winners:

Blackpool (a): Liam Bridcutt: 22 votes – 43.1%
Mansfield Town (a – EFL Trophy): Jorge Grant: 17 votes – 51.5%
Bristol Rovers (h): Lewis Montsma: 20 votes – 62.5%
Fleetwood Town (a): Jorge Grant: 25 votes – 55.6%
Plymouth Argyle (h): Brennan Johnson: 21 votes – 38.9%
Ipswich Town (h): Harry Anderson: 48 votes – 67.6%
Crewe Alexandra (a): Lewis Montsma: 49 votes – 79.0%
Doncaster Rovers (a): Alex Palmer: 24 votes – 57.1%

November Man of The Match winners:

Portsmouth (h): Harry Anderson: 10 votes – 37.0%
Forest Green Rovers (h – FA Cup): Harry Anderson: 32 votes – 60.4%
Manchester City U21s (h – EFL Trophy): Harry Anderson: 16 votes – 64.0%
Accrington Stanley (a): Alex Palmer: 21 votes – 84.0%
Swindon Town (a): Lewis Montsma: 25 – 64.1%
Plymouth Argyle (a): Harry Anderson, Robbie Gotts & Tayo Edun: 9 votes – 30.0%

December Man of The Match winners:

Wigan Athletic (h): Tom Hopper: 18 votes – 36.7%
Rochdale (a): Lewis Montsma: 42 votes – 70.0%
Shrewsbury Town (a – EFL Trophy): Zak Elbouzedi: 28 votes – 65.1%
Sunderland (h): Harry Anderson: 16 votes – 69.6%
Shrewsbury Town (h): Tayo Edun: 12 votes – 34.3%
Northampton Town (a): Brennan Johnson: 14 votes – 35.0%
Burton Albion (h): Anthony Scully: 18 votes – 30.0%

January Man of The Match winners:

AFC Wimbledon (a): Jorge Grant: 23 votes – 42.6%
Peterborough United (h): Anthony Scully: 41 votes – 85.4%
Accrington Stanley (h – EFL Trophy): Zak Elbouzedi: 37 votes – 71.2%
Northampton Town (h): Tayo Edun: 33 votes – 50.8%
Portsmouth (a):</strong> Conor McGrandles: 38 votes – 69.1%
Doncaster Rovers (h): Timothy Eyoma: 28 votes – 53.8%

February Man of The Match winners:

Hull City (a – EFL Trophy): Alex Palmer: 41 votes – 83.7%
Gillingham (a): Joe Walsh: 32 votes – 51.6%
Hull City (a): Joe Walsh: 40 votes – 71.4%

Have a go at our Lincoln City v Accrington Stanley Quiz below:

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Who scored his first goal for Lincoln in the 4-0 win over Accrington in the Papa John's Trophy last month?

Thank you to Graham Burrell and Lincoln City Football Club for the photograph!

 
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