The Grimsby Town FC


League Two Form Guide

3Cambridge Utd6313
6Notts County6210
9Accrington Stanley619
10Crawley Town619
21Leyton Orient6-44
24Newport County6-71

Full Form Table

Latest Results (all divisions)

Question of the Week

Will Paul Hurst stay at Grimsby?



Jonny Rowan And Simon Ford Talk About Their Roles

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 22/08/2001

GRIMSBY fans were delighted to see young Jonny Rowan claim the winning goal against Lincoln City at Blundell Park last night. Striking in injury time, when the game was at 1-1 with the first goal for Phil Jevons, Rowan's goal put Grimsby into the next round of the Worthington Cup.

After the game Rowan told the Grimsby Telegraph: "The first half was a bit dull, but we knew in the second half we had to pick it up, the crowd got behind us and we think we did what we had to do."

"Phil Jevons and I seem to be beginning to know each others' play, which is quite good for me and him, and hopefully the club, and hopefully we will strike up an even better partnership and get even more goals."

"I don't know who it was, but I just heard someone shout, "turn". I was surprised how much time I had in the box. I took a touch and struck it towards the goal, it took a deflection, but it was on target and didn't really move that much, it just flicked up over the keeper."

"It has been in my mind not scoring in the first two, but this is a lucky cup for me, that's two goals in two appearances, and I'm obviously really pleased. It was a local derby, there was an extra edge to it, and we want to go as far as we can in the cup."

"Alan Buckley contracted me from a YT and I had only just started as a professional when he left, which was a big shock. The new gaffer came in, and I was in a couple of weeks later - which was an even bigger shock, and hopefully I can take it on from here."

"It is going to be a very busy weekend, but the lads are buzzing at the minute, it is three wins out of three now, we want to make it four wins out of four and maybe five out of five on Monday!"

Simon Ford who was a subby for the game and nearly scored from a corner said "I thought I would sit on the bench for the whole game and just see it out in case there was an injury. That is what happened, Ben Chapman pulled up with something and I got on."

"I wasn't even supposed to go up for the corner, but Gally stayed back and he said go up, so I went up. I didn't know what position I was, he just said "go on get in there". I got sight of the ball, went round the back post and I thought it was in. I ran in, headed into the top corner, and the defender came out of nowhere."

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

Message Board Latest
TitlePostsLatest Post
Twat of the Week38Wrawby_Mariner23/10 01:06
Hurst replacement88Superdan14723/10 00:57
Just back.57ginnywings23/10 00:39
Operation keep hursty 54Superdan14723/10 00:08
Doig says no contact made 116dapperz fun pub22/10 23:30
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...23,911Biccys22/10 23:14
Word Association Game36,354topuphere66622/10 23:13
Soccer Express to Bolton2GrimRob22/10 23:02
Idiot town fan on Sherews forum14Hagrid22/10 22:58
Loan strikers8BartonianMariner22/10 22:36

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016