The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



League Two Form Guide

  PGDPts
1Exeter61516
2Doncaster6816
3Colchester6513
4Plymouth6513
5Grimsby6413
6Crawley Town6412
7Wycombe6312
8Mansfield6511
9Cambridge Utd6411
10Portsmouth6111
11Luton6310
12Barnet6010
13Morecambe628
14Hartlepool607
15Cheltenham6-16
16Blackpool6-26
17Carlisle6-46
18Accrington Stanley6-55
19Yeovil6-34
20Leyton Orient6-74
21Stevenage6-63
22Newport County6-72
23Crewe6-72
24Notts County6-111

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!



 

The Handyside Debate

By: David Peasgood
Date: 17/11/2000

David Peasgood this week finds that Fred and Bert have read that Portsmouth want to buy Handyside. According to reports in the press the 26-year-old Scot, who has been in superb form since his return from injury, is a target of temporary Pompey boss Steve Claridge.

The Handyside Debate

Hear their views and YOU decide in our latest 'fishy' poll.

Bert & Fred

The Handyside Debate

FRED:
Sell him

BERT:
No way. Keep him.

FRED:
He is out of contract in 7 months and can walk out on a Bosman for nothing. Sell him now for about 600 thousand, invest half back in a new central defender and let the lad go.

BERT:
We need him in the team. We've stood by him for a year ill and he should repay loyalty.

FRED:
I bet he wont earn over 2 to 3 grand a week here and he must be one of our top earners, but Portsmouth can offer double that without batting an eyelid. Loyalty you ask? Well he has a family and about 5 to 8 years left in the game so he needs to earn a few bob while he can. He owes that to his family.

BERT:
We'll suffer without him.

FRED:
I'll not deny it, but no point hanging on to him if he wants to go, and at the end of the day can town afford to lose 600 thousand to keep him here for the rest of the season?

BERT:
He could be worth more than that.

FRED:
He'll be worth nil to town come next august, and de devalues with every passing month. Same as Jack Lester. We got a few bob while we could but in the end Forest tripled his wages.

BERT:
I bet Lennie wants to keep him.

FRED:
I agree, but the board have to be businessmen and a sale may be good business for the bank and for the lad Peter himself.

BERT:
And just GTFC suffer?

FRED:
Unless we replace him then yes, but we'd find another fullback. I admit I don't like it, but sometimes it's like that and you lose both ways.

Now for the vote...

Would you let Handyside leave if town were guaranteed at least £500,000?

Strong yes
Weak yes
Neutral
Weak no
Strong no

Do you think Handyside should put his livelihood before loyalty to GTFC?

Strong yes
Weak yes
Neutral
Weak no
Strong no

Do you think we can replace Handyside?

Yes, easily
Yes, within 2 months
With difficulty
Not at all

What would be the effect of Handyside's departure?

Relegation as a direct consequence
We are doomed anyway
Negative but not life-threatening
Negligible
Surge up the table
Unsure

What would you do if you were Peter Handyside?

Sign a new contract with Town
Sign for Pompey
Wait for a bigger club than Pompey
Don't even think about it

Results

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
MB in the Tellywag14The Old Codger24/01 23:33
Imps vs Ipswich Predictions1781mickylyons24/01 23:26
Dean Henderson Interview on RH98Spidey24/01 23:24
Nothing To Do With Paul Hurst1grimsby pete24/01 23:15
full back pairings20TheRonRaffertyFanClub24/01 22:55
Ex-GTFC players thread1,913Tommy24/01 22:26
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...25,290Biccys24/01 22:20
Word Association Game37,755topuphere66624/01 22:16
Marty Taylor34Chris Packit24/01 21:57
I have spare Stevenage ticket5Posh Harry24/01 21:28

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