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Pre-Season Friendly Dates

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 23/07/2000

Pre-Season Friendly Dates

News From 6th June 2000

Ivano with Bill Carr

With last season not long finished, the pre-season friendlies for next season are just over a month away.

The highlight without question is the return of former Grimsby player and fans' idol Ivano Bonetti (now manager of Dundee), to the club where in a brief spell he made such an impression. This match is on Friday 21st July, followed by Grimsby's "Tour" of Ireland (actually 2 games in Derry).

Apart from Dundee and Ireland, the other highlights are local derbies against Lincoln and Brian Laws' Scunthorpe.

The full list of pre-season fixtures is as follows:

Domestic Friendlies:

  • Brigg Town, Friday July 14th (A)
  • Ilkeston Town, Tuesday July 18th (A)
  • Dundee, Friday, July 21st (H)

Tour Of Ireland (all games at Derry City)

  • Derry City, July 25th
  • Tranmere Rovers or Finn-Harps, Thursday July 27th

Domestic Friendlies

  • Lincoln City, Saturday July 29th (A)
  • Luton Town, Monday July 31st (H)
  • Spalding Town, Thursday August 3rd (A)
  • Scunthorpe Utd, Saturday August 5th (A)

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