The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



League Two Form Guide

  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

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

Latest Results (all divisions)



Question of the Week

Is the squad strong enough to challenge for promotion?

Strong yes
Weak yes
Neutral
Weak no
Strong no


 

Kippe Seeking Bigger Fish than Grimsby

By: Jostein Jensen
Date: 15/08/2001

LIVERPOOL defender Frode Kippe speaking in the Norwegian media has said that he doesn't see Grimsby as an attractive enough club to justify moving across the country for. The 23 year old central defender has settled for playing reserve football with Liverpool until his contract ends next summer.

Lennie Lawrence's defensive target, whose wife had a baby this week, is believed would eventually cost Grimsby about £300.000 in a permanent move. Kippe claims he isn't interested in a short loan spell, saying that he was not prepared to depart from his exclusive apartment in Albert Dock for a new home in Grimsby, even on the same money that he is currently earning at Anfield.

Speaking in the Norwegian paper Romerikes Blad, Kippe said: "Nothing new has happened. I have purposely waited until the birth, but now I hope that something permanent will come along. So far there have not been any concrete offers that I have been tempted by".

Although Kippe uses the former Lillestrøm player Erik Solérm as his agent, who has himself been linked with Grimsby as the possible identity of former Vice Chairman's Bryan Huxford's "backer", Kippe would rather stay in England than move back to Norway.

"Playing in Norway is not an alternative before next year. I will consider all alternatives, but I don't want to let the economic deal I have with Liverpool just now slip away. Grimsby wanted to pay me the same wage that I had at Liverpool, but it didn't tempt me to move to the east coast to play 1st division football," stated the Norwegian.

"Grimsby is too far away from Liverpool where I have my apartment and my social network. I would have to move and that I don't want to do. I would rather stay in Liverpool and play Reserve team football," said Kippe.



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
Club bar Clee Chronicle from interviewing Slade20Chrisblor27/07 13:41
Disley Testimonial4AussieMariner27/07 13:35
Belgian Left back on Trial15Cloudy27/07 13:32
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...28,459Biccys27/07 13:17
Word Association Game41,512topuphere66627/07 13:16
The Politics Thread .139grimsby pete27/07 13:09
New Fishy Pontoon Buster Game58Les Brechin27/07 12:48
Squad available for start of season...13LondonMariner4327/07 12:00
GTFC Dream League (Fantasy Football)5Simariner27/07 11:21
BBC25cmackenzie427/07 11:21

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