April 27, 1899
Match: Football League, Second Division, at Sincil Bank.
Lincoln City – Grimsby Town 1-1 (1-0).
Attendance: 7,500; gate receipts: £66.
Referee: Mr. Stott (Rawtenstall)
Lincoln City (2-3-5): Alf Webb, William McWilliam, Will Gibson, Peter O’Rourke, Charles Bannister, Jack Cowley, Harry Pugh, Frank Scott, Tommy McCairns, Wally Smith, Jock Henderson.
Grimsby Town (2-3-5): Fred Nidd, George “Bodge” Mountain, John McAvoy, John Griffiths, Patrick Gray, Alf Nelmes, Thomas Jenkinson, Charles Richards, Bill Hemmingfield, George Ratcliffe, Thomas Lakey.
The goals: 1-0 Pugh, 1-1 Lakey (80 min.).
** The match was originally played on March 17 but had to be abandoned half-way through the second half due to the stress of the weather.