Lincoln United's Paul Grimes

Lincoln United have made it official that assistant manager Paul Grimes will continue as a player for the upcoming season.

The 39-year-old ended last season as Winterton Rangers’ joint-top goal scorer in step four.

The striker will now embark on a fourth stint as a Lincoln player, after playing during current director of football Dave Frecklington’s days as manager, vice-chair Sam Wilkinson’s stint in charge and for Chris Funnell last season.

He made three appearances for The Whites last season as the team juggled a vat of games towards the end of the campaign, while battling in the latter stages of the Isuzu FA Vase.

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When the new management trio took to the helm at the Sun-hat Villas & Resorts Stadium, it was expected that Paul Grimes would assume the role of assistant manager, while continuing his playing career. That has now been confirmed as The Whites’ confirm their eighth addition to the squad ahead of the 2024/25 season.

During his three game at Lincoln United last term, he played in the FA Vase quarter-final win over Deal Town.

Lincoln United's Paul Grimes
New assistant manager Paul Grimes is going to continue playing for The Whites. Credit: Ed Mayes Photography

Attention now turns towards the upcoming campaign, as the club take another stab at securing promotion into step four.


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Feature Image Credit: Ed Mayes Photography