West Brom have opened talks with Lincoln boss Danny Cowley as they step up their hunt for a new manager.
Middlesbrough are considering rivalling West Brom for Lincoln boss Danny Cowley, Press Association Sport understands.
Lincoln boss Danny Cowley will cost West Brom £500,000 if they want to take him to The Hawthorns.
It proved to be a bittersweet afternoon for Colchester manager John McGreal whose side missed out on a play-off spot despite thrashing Sky Bet League Two champions Lincoln at Sincil Bank.
Colchester ran riot in the first half at Sky Bet League Two champions Lincoln to secure a thumping 3-0 win only to agonisingly miss out on the play-offs.
Sky Bet League Two champions Lincoln will have defender Jason Shackell available for their final match of the season against Colchester.
Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley warned his players that they will have to improve on their finishing if they are going to make an impact in League One.
Newport remain on course for a League Two play-off place as Scot Bennett’s early goal proved enough to claim a 1-0 triumph over champions Lincoln.
Newport boss Michael Flynn is likely to restore Jamille Matt to his starting line-up for the clash with League Two champions Lincoln.
Danny Cowley was left overjoyed after Lincoln did enough to secure the League Two title by drawing 0-0 with Tranmere at Sincil Bank.
Lincoln were crowned League Two champions despite only claiming a 0-0 draw against Tranmere.