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Lincoln sign Gibraltar international Scott Wiseman

Lincoln Red Imps have this afternoon announced the signing of Salford City and Gibraltar defender Scott Wiseman on a two-year deal.

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Wiseman, who has played his whole career in England, joins Lincoln on a two-year deal after leaving Salford on a free transfer after the termination of the English League Two season.

The 34-year-old, who can play at right-back or centre-back, has 10 caps for Gibraltar, but hasn’t featured since a 6-0 defeat to Belgium back in 2016 – however, Wiseman, talking to the official Lincoln website, said: “Earlier this year I would have been playing for the national side again”, presumably referring to the cancelled March international friendlies against Malta and Liechtenstein. His return would give another option, and one with vast experience, to Julio Ribas side ahead of the upcoming Nations League.

Wiseman, on Lincoln’s official site, continued by saying: “I’m absolutely delighted to finally get things signed. After having countless conversations with the club about coming over, it was an easy decision for myself and my family to make.” With nearly 500 appearances in English football, from the National League to the Championship, the defender will add a lot of experience to the Lincoln team for the upcoming season.

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Lions Gibraltar v Lincoln Red Imps preview

Today’s early kick-off sees Lions Gibraltar FC take on Lincoln Red Imps with both teams searching for their first win of the season.

Lions Gibraltar come into this game on the back of a 1-1 draw with St Joseph’s, Lions played well and will be hoping they can produce another great performance today as they hope to overcome the odds and produce a shock win today. Lions are without Jaydan Catania & Jose Luis Romero through injury, Raul Segura is a doubt after receiving a knock in a reserve game but Juanlu is able to welcome back Rafa Bado to the squad after the midfielder has returned from injury.

Lincoln Red Imps come into this game as favourites and will be hoping to get their first three points of the season after their 1-1 draw against Europa on Monday. Lincoln did struggle for major parts of the game but as the game went on but will be happy to walk away with a point. Red Imps are without Anthony Bardon through injury but Procopio is able to welcome back Kyle Casciaro the winger was missing through injury.

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