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League Two Table

  PGDPts
1Portsmouth463987
2Plymouth462587
3Doncaster463085

4Luton462777
5Exeter461971
6Carlisle46171
7Blackpool462370

8Colchester461069
9Wycombe46569
10Stevenage46467
11Cambridge Utd46866
12Mansfield46466
13Accrington Stanley46365
14Grimsby46-462
15Barnet46-757
16Notts County46-2256
17Crewe46-955
18Morecambe46-2052
19Crawley Town46-1851
20Yeovil46-1550
21Cheltenham46-2050
22Newport County46-2248

23Hartlepool46-2146
24Leyton Orient46-4036

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Will you attend any Checkatrade Trophy games next season?

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All home games
The odd game
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Final only
Total boycott


 

Stopping the Rot Part 3

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 06/12/2001

ARTICLES have been flooding in by desperate Grimsby fans concerned about their team's slide down the First Division table. Continuing the series "Stopping the Rot" we look at YOUR ideas on what should be done to improve the situation.

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Andrew

It was good to see that at last Lennie can see that we really need a big front man.All season watching from the stand you can see what and how the visiting sides use the target man. I know when AB was in charge his style of football worked, however other teams reached our standard and overtook us - this was followed by our relegation. The favoured system now is a large mobile force that attack and defend in numbers, something we don't have and don't do.


Tony Hamilton

The best way of stopping Grimsby Town's decline in the 1st division is to get rid of Lennie Lawrence because in most of Towns game's this season his tactics have been poor for a man of his experience. We have never been able to play against a 3-5-2 system (that's with wing backs) and all the teams we have played have beaten us well using this system. Norwich played 3-5-2 in the 1st half against us but because they scored then they swapped it to a 4-4-2 in the 2nd half which to me is taking the mickey as we were the home side that night.


Timmy Boy

What do I think of that bloke who wears a tracksuit and calls himself coach? Get rid of him, come to think of it, is he still here? Why are we being patient, do you really think he's going to turn it around? Course not!! With LL at the helm Town are on course for the Second division and if they don't change now then it will be a case of "Told you so!"

A number of foreign managers, with proven credentials in leagues such as France and Holland would, in my opinion, jump at the opportunity to make their mark on our shores. The slide down the table tells everyone that something is wrong...The players aren't reacting, some aren't good enough and I think that is blatantly obvious. Fresh blood is needed..I simply can't understand those who are backing the boss...He's lost the plot, it's a case of the club or him...I know which one I back, do you?


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