The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS

Question of the Week

Will you attend any Checkatrade Trophy games next season?

All of them
All home games
The odd game
Knock out games
Final only
Total boycott


 

Player Database: Nigel Batch

By: Tony Hamilton
Date: 03/08/2002

Home > Features > Player Database > Nigel Batch


Nigel Batch 1978-1983403 (0)0 goals

Nigel Batch

Released by Derby County for being too small at 5ft 10, Nigel was signed by Tom Casey in 1976 and spent the following two seasons as understudy to Harry Wainman. But when Harry broke his arm in training, Nigel took his chance and went on to play 224 consecutive games for the Mariners. He then went on to play 348 league appearances over 10 years.

In 1986 Batch went on a free transfer to Lincoln then followed Dave Booth to Darlington, and had a spell on loan at Stockport County. When he retired from football he went into the pub trade.

Next Player: Harry Wainman

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
Season Ticket sales.38Helgy26/05 08:05
Mickey Mouse Outfit11KingstonMariner26/05 08:00
General election167jaygy26/05 07:44
Word Association Game40,249topuphere66626/05 07:44
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...27,421Biccys26/05 07:43
Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot26/05 04:21
contracts update and latest174Stew0_026/05 00:28
Freeview on MP.1ginnywings25/05 23:36
Ariana Grande concert50Skrill25/05 22:54
Hull and Leeds2grimsby pete25/05 22:22

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