Question of the Week
How long before new manager arrives?
By: Rob Sedgwick
Once in a while one of us will have a ramble. You can see all the current and previous editorials in the list below.
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monday 29 may: Deal or No Deal?
Jake Olley looks at how Alan Buckley is doing and whether the lack of transfer activity is justified.
monday 29 may: Should Slade Go
The Fishy believes the GTFC board should no longer show faith in Russell Slade and withdraw their new contract offer.
wednesday 16 march: Mr Slade - Our Hero!
The board's decision to give Russell Slade a further year will bring joy to some and despair to others.
wednesday 09 march: It Is Not Over Yet!
Billo warns of the danger of people thinking our troubles are over now an agreement has been reached over the tax bill.
monday 14 february: Humberside Petition
The Fishy believes the ban on Radio Humberside not to be in the interest of Grimsby Town Football Club and its supporters.
thursday 10 february: End It Now!
Billo says the club should end the ban on Radio Humberside.
tuesday 18 january: Put Up Or Shut Up
Billo calls for supporters to stop moaning and get behind the club in their hour of greatest need.
wednesday 01 december: Dear Mr Fenty
Billo writes an open letter to John Fenty about the tax bill, which is back in the news again.
sunday 14 november: How Much Time Is Too Much Time?
Has Russell Slade reached his time? Should he be given more time to get us clear of relegation? Billo has his say.
thursday 07 october: Another Step Forward
Billo believes the move by the club to take the players to a local factory is a huge step in the right direction.
wednesday 06 october: GTFC And Man Utd
Billo rants about the the share holdings at GTFC and why the fans should buy into their beloved Mariners!
monday 02 august: The FA or Coronation Street?
Billo rants about the latest scandal from the FA over Sven Goran Erikson, comparing it to a TV soap.
friday 30 may: Fenty's Doomsday Book
Billo comments on the so-called "book of conditions" issued to the players at Blundell Park by the board.
monday 12 may: Going The Right Way?
Billo feels that Russell Slade looks like he is going the right way in preparation for the new season
thursday 06 may: The Vicious Circle!
Billo rants about the lack of support at Blundell Park which he blames for Town's current predicament.
friday 05 march: Are We Ever Satisfied?
Billo thinks Town fans should be a little more positive about our current position than they are inclined to be.
friday 05 march: Taking The Risk!
Billo looks at the ramifications to the club of appointing a new manager, in particular the question of money.
wednesday 21 january: Sack The Board? Are You Crazy?
Billo responds to people calling for the sacking of the Blundell Park board after Town's recent problems.
saturday 18 january: Farewell Paul Groves
Billo calls for the sacking of Paul Groves after yet another crushing defeat, this time against Port Vale.
wednesday 12 october: Justice For All
Billo rants about the new FIFA red card instant suspension rules which will come into place next season.
saturday 13 september: Dear Mr Furneaux
Billo's reaction to Stuart Rowson having his press pass removed by the club.
sunday 02 march: Play The Game!
Billo chastises Grimsby fans who boo individual players at games, calling for a halt of the practise.
thursday 21 march: League Clubs Facing Financial Disaster!
Billo looks at the prospect of league clubs facing financial ruin and possibly closing down after the collapse of the ITV Digital deal.
wednesday 13 feburary: The Media And Grimsby Town
Billo looks at the media's relationship with Grimsby Town and their support of the Mariners.
wednesday 22 january: Sack The Board? No Way!
Billo rants about the GTFC board and why they should be supported.
wednesday 02 january: The Time Has Come To Protect The Club's Future!
Billo looks at the current need to cut costs at Blundell Park and where savings might be found.
sunday 30 december: Give Groves A Chance!
Billo thinks Paul Groves deserves the chance he has been given and calls for Town supporters to back him.
sunday 16 december: Go, in the Name of Cod, Go!
The supporters of Grimsby Town have had enough and are planning a protest at the next home game on Boxing Day.
friday 14 december: Why Sack The Chairman?
Billo rants again about the backlash to the Broomes saga and the calls for the chairman to resign!
wednesday 15 august: The Winds Of Change
Billo looks at the ramifications of the recent additions to the board and the changes taking behind the scenes.
friday 13 july: Huxford Must Speak
Bryan Huxford's bid to take over Grimsby Town FC may well depend upon him naming his backers.
saturday 24 june: Letter to the Chairman
The Fishy asks the GTFC chairman Peter Furneaux about the reasons for changes to the stadium plans and sources of funding.
friday 25 may: The GTFC Investment in Youth!
Billo gains encouragement from recent moves at Blundell Park to turn to youth in the quest for future players and fans alike.
friday 18 may: We're In this Together!
Billo tries to estimate what the repercussions are likely to be with the loss of the two main players on the board.
wednesday 16 may: Stand By Your Man
Stephen Bateman analyses Bryan Huxford's enigmatic statement "The future is bright so let nobody turn off the light."
wednesday 9 may: Vote "No" to DeFreitas!
The Fishy calls on GTFC Supporters to vote No for Lib Dem Andrew DeFreitas in the General Election on June 7th
friday 07 april: Paying the Piper
Billo says if the fans are prepared to help fund the club, one would expect that we would be presented with the chance to do so.
monday 04 march: Change of Priority
Billo calls for a change in priority at the club if a new striker is to be brought in.
monday 26 february: Fair Play For Fans
Billo speaks in the aftermatch of the Steward Incident at Forest.
tuesday 12 february: The Search Goes On
Billo pleads for patience in Lennie Lawrence's quest for a new stiker.
monday 6 february: We Could Be Next
Billo takes a look at the developing situation at Hull City and argues that it could be Grimsby Town who will follow the Tigers into receivership.
monday 15 january: We must be doing something right?
Billo on the success which The Fishy is enjoying after the site was unfavourably mentioned in the club's programme.
sunday 03 december: A New Mood
Stephen Bateman senses a new mood amongst the supporters at Blundell Park.
tuesday 31 october: Time to Act!
The time for fans to take direct action against NELC has come
friday 01 october: What now NELC
Our verdict now that the report has been made official.
friday 23 september: NELC Report Verdict
Our verdict on the first draft of the report commissioned by NELC.
saturday 25 july: AGM Plea
A plea for shareholders' unity at this year's AGM.
saturday 15 july: Planning Permission Disgrace
Our views on this week's outrageous events.
sunday 28 november: Too much police involvement in football
Rob gets very angry about the Danny Coyne incident with the police.
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