Question of the Week
Will Paul Hurst stay at Grimsby?
By: Tony Hamilton
THIRD time lucky. Iâ€™ve delved into The PFA list to see which goalies are available and would fancy being our No. 1 now Danny Coyne has gone. With having only youngsters available in this position at the moment, I wonder if Town could sign two goalies instead of the one to beef our squad up.
Iâ€™ve picked these goalies and as usual I'll rate their likelihood of signing for Town. I think this signing could surprise a few people as to who comes to Blundell Park in the next few days.
So hereâ€™s my list and a rating out of 5 on each player
|Aidan Davidson (Ex-Bradford) Davo did us proud in his first spell at Blundell Park and would be a worthy replacement for the departed Danny Coyne. I wonder if his friendship with the Gaffer will swing his signature for Town.
|Andy Marshall (Ex-Ipswich) Played for their rivals Norwich for most of his career and must wonder if it was worth moving to Ipswich now he is going for a free transfer.
|Andy Petterson (Ex-Bournemouth) Turned down a move a few years ago to Grimsby Town when Alan Buckley was the manager, but since then has had a few clubs to put on his CV and I wonder if heâ€™s worth taking a gamble on.
|Andy Marriott (Ex-Birmingham) Started out as a trainee at Arsenal and then has played in the top three divisions of English football with a list of numerous clubs in England, but I think heâ€™s the outsider of all my list.
|Gary Kelly (Ex-Sheff Utd) Has a famous dad who was also a goalie and is well known for his spell at Newcastle early in his career. Has aged well against signing for another team, never mind Town.
|Gary Walsh (Ex-Bradford) Fought with Davidson for the Bantam's number one jersey and won, he played 127 games for them over 5 years but is another one whoâ€™s getting on a bit.
|John Karelse (Ex-Newcastle) A former NAC Breda player who signed for the Geordies in 1999 for Â£500,000 and has been their number 3 'keeper during that period. I just wonder if he will get another club now his Newcastle career is over.
|Peggy Arphexad (Ex-Liverpool) Started out his career in English Football with Martin Oâ€™Neill at Leicester City and then was snapped up by Liverpool a few years later but had a bit part to play there with Kirkland and Dudek both at Anfield.
|Marlon Beresford (Ex-Burnley) Another goalie that has had 2 spells with the same club and underachieved as well. I donâ€™t think thereâ€™s much chance of him signing for Town.
|Nik Michopoulos (Ex-Burnley) I've picked him out as you need an XL shirt to fit his name on your shirt and would help the coffers out at Blundell Park if we signed him. Heâ€™s got 13 caps for Greece and I wonder if he'll get many more if thereâ€™s any chance of him signing for the Mariners.
So hereâ€™s my list and over the next few days I wonder if I'm even close to the new goalkeeper who'll sign for us
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