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Bournemouth keeper Allsop proud to help Lincoln win Checkatrade Trophy final

Bournemouth goalkeeper Ryan Allsop was thrilled to help Lincoln City win the Checkatrade Trophy final on Sunday.

The on-loan Imps keeper produced a clean sheet as they defeated Shrewsbury Town 1-0.

The showpiece final saw the Imps come up against a Shrews side flying high a league above them, Elliott Whitehouse's first-half goal ensuring Lincoln upset the odds and claimed the silverware on what was also the club's first match at Wembley.

Allsop told afcb.co.uk, "The clean sheet was massive, the lads defended tirelessly from the front and we pride ourselves on our hard-work ethic and being able to help each other out in defence and attack. We score a lot from set plays, the defenders chipping in with goals, while the strikers do their defensive duties as well. It's all very much a team effort.

"It was a bit surreal.

"I don't think it had sunk in for a lot of us, it definitely hadn't for me, I still don't think it has to be honest! It was a great day."

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