The Grimsby Town FC


Player Minutes

James McKeown3,765
Danny Collins3,168
Zak Mills2,953
Luke Summerfield2,256
Ben Davies2,074
Tom Bolarinwa1,857
James Berrett1,534
Scott Vernon1,463
Sam Jones1,402
Jamey Osborne1,354
Andrew Boyce1,348

Full Stats
Latest Scores

Question of the Week

Is the squad strong enough to challenge for promotion?

Strong yes
Weak yes
Weak no
Strong no


ITV Digital To Be Broken Up!

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 26/04/2002

THE Minister for Culture, Tessa Jowell, is to make a statement about ITV Digital in the House of Commons this morning but administrators Deloitte & Touche say the company could be broken up and sold off within days.

It did not have enough funding to be able to a commit to a long-term sale process but is instead offering the business and assets of the company for sale with immediate effect. If a sale is not agreed within a short time the company could be forced into liquidation.

A spokesman for Granada said: "We were happy to provide further funding but were unable to agree terms." Meaning the football league would not give them any freebies or accept a lower offer.

".…Poor business decisions…."

Jamie Cowling, media researcher at the Institute for Public Policy Research, said "ITV Digital has collapsed arguably due to a number of poor business decisions, such as paying over the odds for second rate football and filling the platform with unconvincing fare such as the Carlton Food Network, not because digital television itself was bound to fail."

Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn says the Football League have "an excellent case" against Carlton and Granada if the ongoing TV deal row reaches the High Court.

"If you have a legal contract in place you should be expected to rely on it. We will look to Carlton and Granada, who we believe are underwriting this entire adventure. "This will end up in court and we'll get our chance. Our legal advice is we have an excellent case against Carlton and Granada as, effectively, guarantors of the whole ITV Digital."

"Solicitors will be the winners because it could drag on forever, but as far as we're concerned - any company is entitled to go out of business and go into liquidation, there's nothing you can do about it, if they haven't got any assets then generally you don't get paid."

"Our view here is that we have a legally enforceable contract and we have rights against Carlton and Granada and that has been our plan from day one."

"We'll now pursue Carlton and Granada through the courts to get the money we feel we're entitled to."

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
Why I hate the Premier League19immariner23/07 09:40
Other Clubs Transfer News255promotion plaice23/07 09:39
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...28,397Biccys23/07 09:30
Word Association Game41,441topuphere66623/07 09:29
Boston - Saturday48Youngy23/07 09:07
Tyler walker4Jarmo.Is.God23/07 07:39
Jack Keeble7Oly198723/07 07:05
Ex-GTFC players thread2,096Tommy23/07 06:18
Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot23/07 04:18
Ahkeem Rose17Willgtfc22/07 22:26

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2017