The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



League Two Table

  PGDPts
1Doncaster383178
2Plymouth381872
3Portsmouth382565

4Stevenage381261
5Luton382060
6Carlisle38059
7Exeter381658

8Blackpool382057
9Mansfield38355
10Wycombe38155
11Colchester38354
12Cambridge Utd37653
13Grimsby38-251
14Accrington Stanley37-148
15Barnet38-548
16Morecambe38-1346
17Yeovil38-945
18Crewe38-1145
19Crawley Town38-1645
20Notts County38-2343
21Hartlepool38-1541
22Cheltenham38-1439

23Newport County38-2033
24Leyton Orient38-2632

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



Question of the Week

Do you support Cleethorpes Town?

Actively
Vaguely
Indifferent
I dislike them!
Who?


 

Blackburn Team News

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 20/10/2000

Town boss Lennie Lawrence is spoilt for choice up front in tomorrow's game against Blackburn at Ewood Park. The Grimsby manager has to decide whether to pair either Steve Livingstone or Bradley Allen up front with the fans' new hero David Nielsen.

Lawrence transformed the team on Tuesday night against QPR, when his half-time gamble to play three up front in the second half came up trumps, with the Mariners turning around a 1-0 deficit in the second 45 minutes, to triumph 3-1 in front of an ecstatic home crowd.

Assistant manager John Cockerill, now helping Lennie Lawrence with the first team, summed the situation up today: "It won't be three up front but what system we don't know yet. One of the three strikers will be sub. All three of them have done well. A 4-3-3 works quite well at home but you can't go and do that at Ewood Park."

On-loan Stuart Campbell, who suffered from concussion and was substituted (by Livvo), on Tuesday, has received treatment at his club Leicester City, and joins the squad for tomorrow's game, to start his second month on loan at Blundell Park from the Foxes.

John McDermott and Paul Raven both return to the squad after injury problems. Alan Pouton is still struggling with a knee injury, and failed to make the squad in time.

Blackburn have injury worries of their own with winger Damien Duff (hamstring injury) and striker Nathan Blake (Achilles) both out.

Last season Town drew with Blackburn both home and away, the scorelines being 0-0 and 1-1 respectively. The Mariners have never won at Ewood Park, but there is a first time for everything!

Grimsby Town: Coyne, McDermott, Butterfield, Raven, Handyside, Groves, Gallimore, Donovan, Coldicott, Campbell, D Smith, Allen, Livingstone, Nielsen, Croudson, Clare, Jeffrey, Burnett.

The Blackburn preview for tomorrow's game can be seen here

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
CHELTENHAM TOWN MOVED TO 1PM14adzmayte23/03 00:14
EXTREME Leisure27Simariner22/03 23:36
Germany Vs England     LIVE ITV22promotion plaice22/03 23:35
Wemberley!49KingstonMariner22/03 23:09
Ex-GTFC players thread1,986Tommy22/03 22:56
Donny 1st April16Cloudy22/03 22:27
A Retained List27Mariner_0922/03 21:57
Word Association Game38,897topuphere66622/03 21:47
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...26,283Biccys22/03 21:45
Town Reserves at Hartlepool12promotion plaice22/03 21:40

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