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Lincoln City's chanting Chairman who sits with the fans

Clive Nates - Lincoln City Chairman Photo: ITV Calendar

Lincoln City's owner Clive Nates swaps the boardroom for the terraces, because he says he likes celebrating with the fans.

The South African-based chairman was among 6,000 travelling Imps supporters who made the trip to Milton Keynes.

And he was cheering on the side to a 2-0 victory with the fans.

Cheering Chairman - Clive Nates among the fans Credit: ITV Calendar

If you sit in the boardroom, you are sitting among the opposition fans. I like to get excited during the game, and I am able to do that and share the excitement with our fans."

– Clive Nates - Lincoln City Chairman

Clive Nates joined the board in 2016 before becoming chairman two years later.

He splits his time between the UK and South Africa, but thanks to modern technology he can run the club from eight thousand miles away in Johannesburg.

The 6,000 imps fans at MK Dons Credit: ITV Calendar

Lincoln are within touching distance of promotion to League One for the first time in 20 years

The Imps need just one more win to clinch promotion.

Calendar's Arif Ahmed reports.