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Will Paul Hurst stay at Grimsby?
Thompson Treble Sinks York
By: Martin Copass
ON A WET and dismal afternoon, a few hardy souls turned out to watch Town reserves take on York City reserves. The Town line-up included the returning Michael Jeffery, as well as Paul Raven and David Smith.
The first half was a lively end to game, with York coming close on three occasions in the first ten minutes. After 11 minutes however it was Town who went ahead when Jefferyâ€™s shot rebounded off the bar to Thompson who made no mistake from close range.
After 18 minutes, Jeffery again set up Thompson for his and Townâ€™s second goal. Town were well on top now, and after 28 minutes Thompson went on a run of his own, and completed his hat-trick with a well taken goal after taking on two York defenders.
With just five minutes of the half remaining, Jeffery hit a twenty five yard lob shot that hit the under side of the bar and went in to make it 4-0. The score was a reflection of their fine performance, but that unfortunately were it ended.
The second was not a memorable one, as the game was mainly played out in midfield. Steve Croudson got more of a workout in the second half, as he made several fine saves. There wasn't too much to be done about Yorkâ€™s only goal though, as it was scored from close range following a corner.
Jeffery did have a late chance to add to Townâ€™s tally, but the chance was not taken. On the plus side, the return from injury players seemed to get through the game ok, and this can only be a bonus for LLâ€™s depleted squad.
I haven't mentioned the second half too much, but then if you had witnessed it compared to the first one then you would understand why.
Town: Croudson, Ward, Smith, Busscher, Ford, Raven (Moran 75), Downes, Bolder, Jeffery, Thompson (Thorne 85), Hockless (Mansaram 75)
Not used: Ermes, Kirwin.
I have it on good authority that a player from Swiss club Young Boys is coming to Town on trial. He is a defender, and is also an international. If I had placed my report on earlier, I could have claimed it as an exclusive!! If it hasn't already been on the site yet, then I still can.
Town reserves are at home again next week, when they entertain Shrewsbury Town.
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