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!



 

Harsh Words From Lennie As Mariners Come Home!

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 26/07/2001

THE MARINERS arrived back in England today from their tour in Scandinavia with Manager Lawrence talking of harsh words being spoken after the final game. The match with Koge BK finished in a draw after Alan Pouton scored from the penalty spot.

The Danish part-timers gave Town a hard game in a sweltering Copenhagen with temperatures soaring towards the 90-degree mark.

The Grimsby Telegraph reported that with striker Bradley Allen sent off for retaliating after he was struck in the face after 75 minutes but for some splendid saves from Danny Coyne, it could have been an embarrassing defeat for the Mariners.

Lawrence said he had experimented with a 4-3-1-2 system during the duration of the tour, but said, "We can't do it and I may as well find out here. It worked on occasions last year, but it's got to be 4-4-2. Although the game was a draw it flattered us. You hope after the first two games that we would be progressing and that was obviously a disappointing performance."

"We didn't get anything out of it at all. I learned a lot of things but most were negative. I've used this tour to get 17 players somewhere near match fitness. What I'm going to do now is look at the players who I think might start and make sure they're ready in the next two weeks, starting against St Mirren."

Phil Jevons played a delightful nutmeg to win yesterday's late penalty, which proved the highlight of his tour. "We've badly missed Steve Livingstone and when the ball goes up there it comes straight back," said Lawrence. Phil Jevons just lacks fitness full stop. He got us a goal out of nothing but that's it. I think he's been struggling for fitness. He needs Livvo alongside him just like everybody else. We've worked them quite hard and they've trained every day and had no days off."

"I think the players have conducted themselves very well on and off the field. It's been an excellent workout for us but unfortunately the last game was an anti-climax. Other than that it's been first class. "I speak as somebody who's done 17 or 18 pre-seasons and I know all the excuses - it was a hot day and the rest of it. "

"Danny Butterfield has played well and the keeper has been sound. John McDermott and Paul Groves as usual have been good and Jonny Rowan has played well."



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
Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot22/01 03:26
The Icenian Predicition League - WEEK 373Les Brechin22/01 02:56
Danny Andrew13The Old Codger22/01 02:41
Just Back69Mikoo22/01 02:20
Omar45Mikoo22/01 01:37
New Fishy Pontoon Buster Game46Les Brechin22/01 01:32
Dean Henderson Interview on RH54Spidey22/01 01:02
Away Fans16Freemoash8822/01 00:45
Notts County Match Thread62MarinerDevil21/01 23:41
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...25,230Biccys21/01 23:30

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