The Grimsby Town FC


Player Minutes

Danny Andrew1,511
James McKeown1,425
Luke Summerfield1,416
Omar Bogle1,222
Ben Davies1,170
Josh Gowling1,077
Shaun Pearson1,062
Dominic Vose1,043
Kayden Jackson866
Ashley Chambers806
James Berrett788

Full Stats
Latest Scores

Question of the Week

How long before new manager arrives?

By weekend
Two weeks
Three weeks
Four weeks


Laws Swipe at Bonetti

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 23/07/2000

Laws Swipe at Bonetti

News From 15th May 2000

Ivano with Bill Carr

Former Grimsby boss Brian Laws, now manager of relegated Scunthorpe United, has blasted his former player Ivano Bonetti, now himself a manager of Scottish club Dundee. Laws claimed that Bonetti would be better suited to running an Italian restaurant than a football team!

Bonetti's response has been to try and set up a pre-season friendly between Grimsby and Dundee. Town have already booked their traditional pre-season tour of Ireland, but there are several slots free in which the Dundee game could be played, and both clubs are keen for the fixture to go ahead.

Dario Magri, Benetti's translator (as he was in Ivano's Grimsby days) said:

"It would be a dream and it would give us all a great experience.
"It would be a very emotional experience for Ivano.
"He might have to play a half on each side!"

Magri also revealed that Ivano has not forgotten Grimsby, and like many of the readers of this site, he looks out for their results from afar.

"He always looks for their result and always knows where they are in the table whenever I ask him.
"And he's always asking about his good friends, like Paul Groves, Macca, Mark Lever and Livvo. He has never forgotten that very special time we had at Grimsby"

Dundee have already organised their pre-season tour of, where else, the Italian Alps.
They too have space in their calendar for a match, probably in late July, which would inevitably draw a big crowd to Blundell Park for Town fans to see their former hero.


The club have provisionally agreed to a pre-season fixture with Bonetti's Dundee on Friday July 21st.

Add To Facebook

This site is by the fans, for the fans, and we will consider articles on any subject relating to the Mariners whether it be related to current news, a nostalgic look back in the past, a story about a player, a game or games in the past, something about Blundell Park or football in general. Click here to submit your article!

Related Stories

Message Board Latest
TitlePostsLatest Post
Bad feeling39OllieGTFC28/10 02:33
Martin Gray16meggietown28/10 02:03
Robbie stockdale58Superdan14728/10 00:52
Paul Peschisolido24Fat Cobra28/10 00:24
New Fishy Pontoon Buster Game43Les Brechin28/10 00:18
the walking dead3jonnyboy8228/10 00:08
Karl Robinson leaves role as MK Dons manager57StaffsMariner27/10 23:56
Alan stubbs4forza ivano27/10 23:28
Interviewing the candidates44dapperz fun pub27/10 22:56
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...24,010Biccys27/10 22:42

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016