FA Cup: Fifth-division English club breaks a 103-year-old non-league drought

The year 1914 was the last time a non-league side made it to the FA Cup quarterfinals ... until Saturday. 

Lincoln City, from England’s fifth division, stunned Premier League side Burnley 1-0 on the road to snap non-league clubs’ 103-year drought in making the quarterfinals, as Sean Raggett scored in the 89th minute to secure the stunning win.

Here is the winning goal, which goal-line technology confirmed:

It’s been an unbelievable run for the 133-year-old club, which has never finished higher than fifth place in the second division. To translate this to American sports, imagine a Class A baseball team beating a Major League Baseball team in a knockout, one-game playoff. 

This team has taken down second-division Brighton and a Premier League club all in one cup run.

This is the definition of a sports Cinderella. 

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