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Todd Bontoft Column
By: Todd Bontoft
Todd Bontoft, a weekly guest columnist for The Fishy, takes an in-depth look at the stories making the news at Blundell Park each week. Todd, like most Grimsby fans, has a keen interest in the new stadium project.
Todd Bontoft's Column
Below you will a list of all Todd Bontoft's articles to date:
tuesday 13 march: We're In This Together!
Todd was disappointed - but sadly not surprised - to see the mass exodus after the second goal went in for Wolves.
monday 05 march: Itâ€™s a Mugâ€™s Game
Todd Bontoft asks why, despite the terrible form of the Mariners recently, he's still going to Huddersfield on Tuesday?!
monday 26 february: Things Are On The Up
Todd argues that things are on the up as far as the team's performances are concerned and the club's prospects as a whole.
monday 19 february: Bums on Seats
Todd despairs at the missing fans at Blundell Park and looks at some of the cold facts facing the club.
monday 12 february: Town's PR has TB
Todd Bontoft feels like calling for a public enquiry after the disappointment of the Trevor Benjamin affair
monday 05 february: Sodden February
Todd Bontoft looks at the ramifications of the weather and recent match postponements at Blundell Park.
monday 29 january: It's a Worry Football!
'It's not a matter of life and death, it's more important than that' said Shankley. Todd questions the famous statement
monday 22 january: Who'd Be a Manager Todd Bontoft reflects on the ups and downs of life in the hot seat of football management.
monday 15 january: Fingers Crossed
As a football fan, don't you find yourself doing those 'quirky' little routines? Todd admits his own superstitions!
tuesday 9 january: Out with the New
Todd Bontoft reflects that fundamentally nothing has changed at Blundell Park since the club was founded in 1878!
monday 18 december: Forget the Turkey!
Todd Bontoft explains why he isn't going anywhere this Christmas, which is reserved for Town games!
monday 11 december: That Wednesday
Todd Bontoft describes his experience on Wednesday night at the Town Hall when NELC backed the stadium plans
monday 04 december: The Reckoning
Todd Bontoft looks ahead to Wednesday's meeting of NELC having seen a copy of the NIMBY's report.
monday 27 november: A Few Good Men
Todd Bontoft analyses the increasing problem of racism in Italian Football.
monday 20 november: Transfers Will End
Todd Bonoft looks into radical changes afoot in the transfer system due to EU regulations.
monday 13 november: Go on Macca!
Todd Bontoft recognises John McDermott's magnificent contribution to the Mariners over the last 12 years.
monday 06 november: Weather Report
Todd Bontoft examines the stormy seas surrounding the Mariners and NELC.
monday 30 october: Shrewd Move
Todd Bontoft draws parallels between the NELC debacle and the situation at Gay Meadow.
monday 23 october: PPV Tamed!
Todd Bontoft has looks at the ramifications on NTL's decision to wthdraw fro Pay-Per-View TV.
monday 16 october: Mission Impossible
Todd Bontoft has a look at the requirements of the next England manager.
monday 09 october: Luddite and Proud!
Todd Bontoft examines the increasing roll of technology in today's game.
monday 02 october: Consultants Verdict!
Todd Bontoft has had a look at the final version of NELC consultant's report.
monday 25 september: People Power!
Todd takes a look what Town fans can do about the NELC decision.
monday 18 september: Hull's Stadium Plans
Todd contrasts the attitude of Hull City Council towards Hull's plans for a new stadium with those of NELC.
monday 11 september: Vive la EU!
Todd argues that the end of the transfer system can only be good for football.
monday 04 september: Poor Cousin Cup?
Todd questions the value of English football's second cup competition.
saturday 26 august: One Out One In!
Todd looks back at the Buckley years and forward to new King Lennie's reign.
monday 21 august: Council in Dock
Todd Bontoft takes a look at the possiblity of a new site for a stadium at the Docks becoming a reality.
monday 14 august: Wot No Players?
Todd looks into the implications for Town of the over-heating Premiership.
saturday 29 july: Council Ponders
Todd looks into the various options open to the council with respect to GTFC's ground relocation.
thursday 27 july: Brighton's Fight
A look at Brighton's problems with their ground relocation over the past few years.
tuesday 25 july: Ray of Hope
So our dream of a new stadium in Great Coates is dead in the water or is it?.
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