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1Luton142230
2Notts County14929
3Exeter14629

4Wycombe14726
5Accrington Stanley14626
6Newport County14824
7Stevenage14124

8Coventry14623
9Lincoln City14323
10Swindon14222
11Grimsby14-221
12Mansfield14120
13Cambridge Utd14-120
14Colchester14018
15Carlisle14-118
16Cheltenham14-117
17Crewe14-517
18Yeovil14-815
19Crawley Town14-414
20Barnet14-213
21Morecambe14-813
22Port Vale14-511

23Forest Green14-199
24Chesterfield14-158

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Handy/Burnett Countdown - Six Trialists Due

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 29/06/2001

IT APPEARS that Grimsby manager Lennie Lawrence will be looking to a final showdown with Peter Handyside and Wayne Burnett regarding their future at Blundell Park. In talking about his plans for next season, Lawrence indicated that he would be sorting it one way or another.

Announcing that six players will be arriving at Blundell Park next week, he told the Grimsby Telegraph, "If we cannot resolve them then we will be looking at bringing in a couple of Bosmans," referring to Handyside and Burnett.

"...On Monday there will be six players coming in on trial ..."

"There will certainly be some action. We need to get this thing up and running. On Monday there will be six players, foreign and British, coming in on trial with a view to loan deals. Things have gone a bit flat lately and we need to step them up a bit."

Handyside this week has been linked with second division Stoke City, after three Scottish Premier sides (Dundee, Aberdeen, and Livingston) were reported to be amongst a number of clubs poised to make a move for the Dumfries-born defender, who is available on a 'Bosman'.

There has been no mention so far of new players being bought, which could mean, that the interest in Cornwall may have dissipated leaving the question of a striker still in the air. The inability to score goals over the last two seasons clearly calls for some action on that front but so far no announcement has been made although there could be a couple of strikers among the trialists coming in.

With Lennie Lawrence getting back behind his desk next week, it seems certain that more news will be forthcoming.



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