The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



League Two Form Guide

  PGDPts
1Exeter61416
2Colchester6916
3Doncaster6716
4Cambridge Utd61114
5Wycombe6514
6Plymouth6613
7Crawley Town6412
8Portsmouth6111
9Luton6310
10Grimsby6110
11Barnet6-19
12Morecambe628
13Mansfield618
14Blackpool608
15Carlisle6-38
16Cheltenham6-26
17Stevenage6-36
18Hartlepool6-25
19Accrington Stanley6-64
20Leyton Orient6-74
21Yeovil6-43
22Crewe6-62
23Newport County6-91
24Notts County6-101

Full Form Table
Prem|Champ|L1|NL|VN|VS
SPL|SC|S1|S2

Latest Results (all divisions)



Question of the Week

How much would you accept for Omar Bogle?

500k
750k
1m
1.5m
2m
Not for sale!



 

Buckley Tactics

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 21/08/2000

Alan Buckley confirmed today that his plan at the Portsmouth game was to stifle Portsmouth by playing 5 across the middle and although this inhibited the Mariners from playing their usual passing game it served its purpose and Grimsby came away with a point.

"We didn't come here to make friends" he said, "We came for points" (or words to that effect.)

David Smith, who scored the equaliser, said " Donovan delivered a 'quality cross' which I decided to hit first time and it buried itself in the net"

According to some of the fans that went to Portsmouth it was not a pretty game but they were delighted to come home with a point.

Praise too for Alan Buckley. He changed the tactics to suit the game and the opposition something for which he has been criticised for not doing. We cannot have it both ways. If the need arises Buckley must depart from his usual tactical plan and field a lineup that is intended to gain us points even at the expense of the usual good football that Grimsby play.

This is a critical season for the Mariners and surely fans will be more pleased in taking the points than the pretty football we have been playing without result.

Saturday was a good result for Town. We look forward to many more!!

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

Forum Latest
TitlePostsLatest Post
Match highlights5oldun16/01 19:12
Sam Jones come and get him6The Grim Reaper16/01 19:05
Jack Lester8Chris Packit16/01 18:59
Lack of entertainment 40Balaby16/01 18:58
Word Association Game37,608topuphere66616/01 18:57
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...25,148Biccys16/01 18:56
Our Midfield36grimsby pete16/01 18:44
Hignett sacked by Hartlepool10wormy16/01 18:41
Twat of the Week21GrimRob16/01 18:21
The Icenian Predicition League - WEEK 149Les Brechin16/01 17:32

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2017 TheFishy.co.uk