The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



Player Minutes

PlayerMinutes
Danny Andrew3,626
James McKeown3,045
Danny Collins2,628
Shaun Pearson2,580
Zak Mills2,438
Omar Bogle2,433
Luke Summerfield2,256
Brandon Comley2,239
Ben Davies1,844
Tom Bolarinwa1,717
Josh Gowling1,628

Full Stats
Latest Scores




Question of the Week

Do you support Cleethorpes Town?

Actively
Vaguely
Indifferent
I dislike them!
Who?


 

Darren's No 'Flash' In The Pan!

By: Richard Lord
Date: 10/03/2002

After scoring a great goal for the Reserves in the 4-1 win over Stockport in midweek, coach Paul Wilkinson took time out to praise the promising Darren Mansaram. Speaking to the Sports Telegraph, Wilko held high praise for the youngster.

"He came off the bench and scored a 'worldy'," explained Wilkinson. "For about five minutes he was struggling with his touch and stuff. Then he got the ball about 25 yards out, took a touch and smashed it in the top right-hand corner.

"It was one hell of a goal. He can do that. He just turns on a sixpence sometimes and bang!"

17-year old Mansaram, nicknamed 'Flash' by his coach, is in his second year of his scholarship but could be offered professional terms at the end of the season, as a reward for his hard work at Blundell Park.

"I hope he can make the step up soon and he's certainly got an eye for goal and he's scored in nearly every game," continued Wilko. "He's got 10 goals in the league and two in the cup. He's played in the youth team a few times and not done as well, but he relishes playing in the reserves."

However Wilkinson was quick to point out that he wasn't the finished article, and the emerging striker still has a lot to learn. "He's got a lot to learn technically, but you'd rather him be banging in the goals, because you can always work on the technical side."

"We can always get him stronger in the air. That's his fault and I never let him forget it" Wilko added, in reference to the 6 foot 1 inch striker.



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
Germany Vs England     LIVE ITV27promotion plaice23/03 10:24
Arthur Drewry5ex-merseymariner23/03 10:15
Awful Game53TheCodfather196623/03 10:15
CHELTENHAM TOWN MOVED TO 1PM17adzmayte23/03 10:00
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...26,287Biccys23/03 09:42
Word Association Game38,901topuphere66623/03 09:40
Twat of the Week41GrimRob23/03 09:29
EXTREME Leisure29Simariner23/03 03:35
Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot23/03 03:23
Wemberley!49KingstonMariner22/03 23:09

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