The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



Upcoming Fixtures

Wed 29/03
Scottish Championship
Hibernian v Morton
National League North
Darlington v Bradford PA
Danish Superliga
AC Horsens v OB Odense
French Ligue 1
Guingamp v Nancy
Portuguese Primeira
GD Chaves v Pacos Ferreira
Danish Superliga
Nordsjaelland v Lyngby BK
German Bundesliga
Hertha Berlin v Hoffenheim
Belgian Pro League
Zulte-Waregem v Anderlecht
Championship
Derby v QPR
Scottish Premiership
Dundee v Aberdeen
Spanish La Liga
Espanyol v Real Betis
Irish Premier Division
Bohemians Dublin v St Patricks
Dundalk v Drogheda
Galway Utd v Sligo Rovers
Shamrock Rovers v Finn Harps

Full Fixture List



Question of the Week

Do you support Cleethorpes Town?

Actively
Vaguely
Indifferent
I dislike them!
Who?


 

Good Guys Or Rats?

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 13/06/2003

A unanimous agreement by all the 22 First Division clubs last April was that the promoted clubs would make payments totalling £100,000 to each of the 3 relegated clubs: Grimsby Town, Sheffield Wednesday and Brighton.

But it is becoming somewhat doubtful that any of the three clubs will receive what is in effect 'parachute' money.

Wolves, Leicester and Portsmouth the three clubs promoted to the premiership, have not been forthcoming with the payments and as there is no agreed procedure for the cash to be handed over, the worry is that the payments could be delayed for a very long time or not made at all.

Regardless of the agreement, the Football League has no power over clubs in the premier league, and the clubs concerned could take the stand that agreements made when in the football league, are not enforceable on clubs in the premier.

The Mariners were relying on the payment to fulfil the commitments they made in regard to their current financial plan for their second division campaign this season.

It is not clear if the loss of this money will affect the war chest allocated to Paul Groves




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
Reserves Aim To Secure Title45promotion plaice28/03 22:40
Thoughts on Bignot?109Gabriel28/03 22:37
Word Association Game39,004topuphere66628/03 22:27
Gimps79Hagrid28/03 22:17
France Spain itv44forza ivano28/03 21:40
Ex-GTFC players thread1,992Tommy28/03 21:10
CHELTENHAM TOWN MOVED TO 1PM65adzmayte28/03 20:34
Donny 1st April34Cloudy28/03 20:32
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...26,377Biccys28/03 20:19
Twat of the Week25GrimRob28/03 19:41

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