Rob’s Column September 2023 No 1

On 18th November 2000 I sat, slightly bewildered, in the chairman’s seat in the ground as the Imps beat Bracknell Town in an early round of FA Cup. John Reames had just stood down and, as new acting chair of the club, I was essentially the dummy in the shop

Rob’s Columns for May 2023

Maybe it’s just me but Supporters Trusts sometimes have a bit of a dour image. You know; earnest middle-to-late aged people huddled together discussing serious issues like an increase in burger prices as if the world depended on the outcome. It’s true of course that our Trust bods are involved in

More Rob’s Column from the Lincolnshire Echo

Maybe it’s just me but Supporters Trusts sometimes have a bit of a dour image. You know; earnest middle-to-late aged people huddled together discussing serious issues like an increase in burger prices as if the world depended on the outcome. It’s true of course that our Trust bods are involved in

Rob’s Column Omnibus

Catching up on the last few Rob’s Column from the Lincolnshire Echo. Breaking news for you…when it comes to how football is governed in the future, Lincoln City don’t want to reach minimum standards. I’ll let that sink in. They don’t want to do what the newly published football governance

Rob’s Column Extra from December 2022

What is a fan? The determinedly non-sporting types amongst us would probably say it something to keep you cool.…either hand-held or mechanical. To those reading the Lincoln City section of this excellent newspaper however a fan is of course a football supporter, and it’s quite interesting to look into what

Rob’s Echo Column January 2023

Courtesy of the Lincolnshire Echo The Trust stand in the Fan Village at home games looks to add to the entertainment provided for Imps fans. One of the things we do is sell new books with Imps connections, and we’ve been delighted to market Sally Mears’ biography of Colin Murphy.Last

Rob’s Notes

Courtesy of the Lincolnshire Echo  The Trust stand in the Fan Village at home games looks to add to the entertainment provided for Imps fans. One of the things we do is sell new books with Imps connections, and we’ve been delighted to market Sally Mears’ biography of Colin Murphy.  Last

Rob’s First November Column

Courtesy of Lincolnshire Echo The Red Imps Community Trust constantly look to be well run. We regularly carry out examinations of what our aims are and how we achieve them. Having been involved in a few organisations over the years it’s clear this is a worthwhile exercise. In sport or

Rob’s Column October 2022

The perception of people who run the Trust used to be that we’re middle-to-old-aged, enjoy spending hours examining things like our rules and  constitution, and don’t get too excited at matches in case our blankets slip off our knees. I’m joking of course but I’ve heard it hinted a few