The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



League Two Form Guide

  PGDPts
1Stevenage61115
2Accrington Stanley6914
3Doncaster6814
4Blackpool6814
5Portsmouth6610
6Cambridge Utd6310
7Plymouth6110
8Notts County6-210
9Hartlepool639
10Wycombe629
11Crewe609
12Exeter608
13Mansfield6-18
14Luton627
15Grimsby6-27
16Yeovil6-27
17Colchester6-47
18Cheltenham6-47
19Newport County6-57
20Barnet6-33
21Crawley Town6-63
22Leyton Orient6-113
23Morecambe6-71
24Carlisle6-111

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

Latest Results (all divisions)



Question of the Week

Do you support Cleethorpes Town?

Actively
Vaguely
Indifferent
I dislike them!
Who?


 

Huddersfield 0 Grimsby 0

By: Richard Lord
Date: 06/03/2001

A spirited performance by Grimsby Town earned the Mariners a valuable point tonight as they held Huddersfield Town 0-0 at the McAlpine Stadium. In a game where the result was more important than the performance, Lennie Lawrence must be pleased with the outcome.

It was a game in which both sides could not afford to lose, and it showed as neither keeper was required to make a save during the course of the fixture.

After Saturday's poor performance, Grimsby fought back and showed sheer grit and determination to collect their first scoreless draw of the season.

In a game which was far from a classic, and where both defences dominated, the Mariners were able to carve out a superb chance made by Daryl Clare in the second half. After bursting through into the area the 22-year old striker rounded the keeper, but a Huddersfield defender got back to clear Clare's shot off the line.

The game signalled a return for both the Jersey-born forward and also Peter Handyside at the back. A small following of Town fans made the journey into West Yorkshire to witness a result Lennie Lawrence will be more than happy with.

Towards the end Grimsby were made to sweat as the Terriers piled on the pressure, but the Grimsby defence rode the storm and held out for one of the most important away results of the season.

Grimsby will now look to build on tonight's encouraging display when they entertain Wolves on Saturday.

"It was a game of few chances but the most important thing for us was to keep them three points behind us," said Grimsby manager Lennie Lawrence after the game. "They were marginally the better side. We had a few flutters but otherwise we held them quite well."

Grimsby Town: Coyne, McDermott, Handyside, Groves, Gallimore, Butterfield, Burnett, Willems, Campbell, Donovan, Clare (Allen 86)

Subs not used: Croudson, Enhua, Pouton, Black

Bookings: Clare

Huddersfield: Vaesen, Armstrong, Dyson, Jenkins, Lucketti, Irons, Gorre, Baldry, Facey, Smith, Gallen (Thornley 90)

Subs not used: Margetson, Gray, Heary, Moses

Attendance: 9,494

1st Division Table


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
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...26,316Biccys25/03 07:43
Word Association Game38,934topuphere66625/03 07:43
Accrington (A) Predictions11promotion plaice25/03 07:34
Gtfc capped players ?27dapperz fun pub25/03 07:10
The Icenian Predicition League - WEEK 11360Les Brechin25/03 07:01
Danny Newton12Sigone25/03 03:40
Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot25/03 03:23
Ex-GTFC players thread1,989Tommy24/03 23:58
England fans chants and songs etc26Grantham_Mariner24/03 23:47
Sam Jones23sam gy24/03 22:29

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