Sheffield Daily Telegraph – Monday 12 December 1927
Denaby Experiment Succeeds.
Denaby United 4 Lincoln City Reserves 3
Denaby United secured victory over Lincoln City Reserves four goals to three, after having played four successive games to earn a single point.
The feature the game was the success of Rodgers, who filled the centre-forward berth with skill and enterprise. He has previously played at back in the reserve side. Denaby’s vanguard benefited through his dash. Jones again showed promise the left wing, and the back line was the only unsatisfactory department. Taylor and Hunter were apt to get flurried against a fast-moving Lincoln attack, which Keeting was a power. Russell, in the visitors’ goal, gave great display, and Birch, between the other sticks, brought off two sensational saves from Maidment when Lincoln were granted a penalty.
Wroe, Rodgers (twolj and Ingledew scored for Denaby, and Maidment, Keeting, and Osgerby for City