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  PGDPts
1Lincoln City6414
2Colchester6812
3Newport County6-212
4Luton6511
5Wycombe6311
6Exeter6310
7Grimsby6210
8Accrington Stanley6110
9Cambridge Utd639
10Forest Green629
11Carlisle619
12Mansfield608
13Cheltenham6-68
14Crewe617
15Notts County6-27
16Coventry6-47
17Barnet6-36
18Morecambe6-36
19Swindon6-45
20Yeovil6-44
21Chesterfield6-74
22Port Vale6-74
23Crawley Town6-43
24Stevenage6-92

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Question of the Week

Is the squad strong enough to challenge for promotion?

Strong yes
Weak yes
Neutral
Weak no
Strong no


 

The Trialists Debate

By: David Peasgood
Date: 30/11/2000

The Trialists Debate

David Peasgood this week finds that Fred and Bert are considering the sudden input of trialists

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

Bert & Fred

The Trialists Debate

FRED:
Admit it Bert. Lennie has gone too far with these trialists. We finished the Fulham game with 4 trialists who had never played together. It hardly makes a settled team.

BERT:
Maybe not, but we didn't do as bad as many others against Fulham and anyway we have injuries.

FRED:
Buckley scratched teams out week in week out without all these newcomers.

BERT:
And we criticised him for NOT bringing in new faces. Seems to me you want to moan at Lennie whatever he does. Bring in new faces shouts everyone, but when he does they say whoa hang on.

FRED:
Yeah but we've got about five foreigners now that the Chinese player has arrived, and there's even two English lads playing for the reserves in the Lincs cup alongside the New Zealand goalie Batty. On top of that we've the Newcastle under 19 goalie on trial too. That's 4 goalies at the moment we're paying for.

BERT:
Like I say it'll all come out in the wash. At least the lads Lennie is bringing in have potential. If they we're totally out their depth we'd be in the bottom three but we've survived November and at least we get a few home games now.

FRED:
Survived November!! We got murdered in November.

BERT:
Yeah but we knew we would anyway. Christ we played the top sides away from home and with a weakened squad. At least it is behind us now.

FRED:
Anyway who's paying the wages and travel and accommodation for all these new blokes anyway?

BERT:
Dunno. Maybe it's Sky TV money. I do think it means that Lennie is due to scrap a few players soon though. I can't see Kingsley or Dave Smith staying much longer.

FRED:
Yeah I don't think Lennie rates Smithy. Shame. Young Buckley may have to go too. and Clare should sign for Northampton soon. Raven is a bit out of his depth maybe.

BERT:
We've got about 31 in the squad now so some must go, and there's a few youngsters may ask to go cos they must be wondering how they'll ever break through.

FRED:
One things for sure. After years of nothing happening under Buckley, I don't think us supporters can handle all this sudden excitement.

BERT:
Well as soon as we hit our next winning run and Lennie settles his squad I expect great things. Wait and see.

Now for the vote...

Has Lennie got it right trying all these players?

Strong yes
Weak yes
Neutral
Weak no
Strong no

Do you think it's too risky making these big team changes?

Strong yes
Weak yes
Neutral
Weak no
Strong no

Where is the best source of new players?

Foreign trialists
Youth players
Ageing pros
Premier League/First Division squad players
Second division
Third division
Non-league

Why do you think the trialists want to come to Grimsby?

Money
Lifelong ambition
To get a foot in the door of British football
To play under Lennie Lawrence
Other

Who should go to cut the wage bill?

Daryl Clare
Kingsley Black
Adam Buckley
David Smith
Paul Raven
Peter Handyside
Wayne Burnett
Dale Ladson

Results

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