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‘No real surprise’ – Plenty of Lincoln fans react to recent exit

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Lincoln City have parted company with defender James Wilson, terminating his contract by mutual consent.

As reported by the official club site, Wilson has been released with one year left of a two-and-a-half year deal signed in January 2018. He joined from Sheffield United having spent the start of that campaign on loan with Walsall.

The former Welsh international found chances limited at Sincil Bank. Despite netting on his debut, he broke his ankle against Cambridge in March and struggled to fight his way back into the side.

Last season The Imps signed Jason Shackell and he formed a terrifying partnership with Michael Bostwick, meaning Wilson struggled for game time.

Imps manager Danny Cowley said although Wilson had played a part in their title win, his departure is good news for the club’s budget.

“James played his part in our success last season,” he told Lincolnshire Live.

“He didn’t play as much as he would have liked because he was behind two very, very consistent performers in Michael Bostwick and Jason Shackell. That meant his opportunities were limited.

“James wanted to play and we had to free up some space in the budget, hence we’ve been able to do this.”

Some Imps fans thanked Wilson for his efforts on social media, but few seemed devastated at him leaving Sincil Bank.


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