General
Sincil Bank
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Full name Sincil Bank Stadium
Owners Lincoln City
Location Sincil Bank Stadium
Lincoln LN5 8LD
Built 1894
Opened 1895
Renovated May 1999
Tenants Lincoln City
Capacity 10,120
Field dimensions 110 x 73 yards
Surface Grass

Sincil Bank Stadium, known for sponsorship reasons as LNER Stadium, is a football stadium in Lincoln, England which has been the home of Lincoln City since 1895. Previously, Lincoln City had played at the nearby John O'Gaunts ground since the club's 1884 inception. The stadium has an overall capacity of 10,120 and is colloquially known to fans as "Sinny Bank". It is overlooked by Lincoln Cathedral. Former Lincoln City chairman John Reames re-purchased the ground from the local council in 2000 at a cost of £175,000. The club had sold it in 1982 for £225,000 in order to fend off the threat of eviction, arranging a 125-year lease.

On 28 November 2008, the stadium hosted England U16s' 2–0 win over Scotland U16s to win the Victory Shield, an annual football competition between the four Home Nations at the Under 16 level. Martin Peters paraded the FIFA World Cup Trophy at the ground in March 2010 as part of its global tour.

On 10 December 2019, London North Eastern Railway (LNER) was confirmed as Lincoln City’s new stadium sponsor. Sincil Bank – the Imps’ home since 1895 – was renamed to the LNER Stadium in a 3 year partnership agreement. The stadium has previously been renamed in 2012 and 2013.

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