The Grimsby Town FC


Upcoming Fixtures

Thu 27/10
Swedish Allsvenskan
AIK Solna v Hacken
GIF Sundsvall v IFK Goteborg
Helsingborg IF v Djurgardens
Jonkopings Sodra IF v Orebro SK
Belgian Pro League
Gent v Standard de Liege
Waasland-Beveren v Mouscron Peruwelz
Italian Serie A
Palermo v Udinese
Danish Superliga
Silkeborg v OB Odense
Dutch Eredivisie
Twente v Roda JC Kerkrade
Portuguese Primeira
Benfica v Pacos Ferreira
Danish Superliga
Nordsjaelland v Viborg
German Bundesliga
Borussia Monchengladbach v Eintracht Frankfurt
QPR v Brentford
Spanish La Liga
Leganes v Real Sociedad
French Ligue 1
Lille v Paris Saint Germain

Full Fixture List

Question of the Week

How long before new manager arrives?

By weekend
Two weeks
Three weeks
Four weeks



By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 13/05/2004

WITH Bradford and Wimbledon both in danger of being thrown out of the Football League due to financial problems, there is a possibility of Grimsby being reinstated to Division Two next season.

Bradford's remaining money runs out at midnight on Thursday, after which the administrators at the club are due to announce their plans on Friday. Even if the Bantams do survive, they will not be able to play games next season at Valley Parade - owned by former chief Gordon Gibb - as it is too expensive.

The Bantams, who are reported to be £36m in the red, have also advised their entire playing staff to leave the club. They have until 1st June to show the Football League they will be able to fulfil their entire fixture list next season.

Wimbledon, meanwhile, are being taken to court by the Inland Revenue, who object to the terms of a takeover proposal of the Dons, which sees the Inland Revenue losing out at the expense of the club's other creditors.

"Unless Wimbledon exit administration by 31 July their League membership will be terminated," the Football League have stated. Football League rules state that a club is not allowed to start two consecutive seasons in administration. Wimbledon have already been in administration for the whole of last season.

If either Bradford or Wimbledon are thrown out of the Football League, Grimsby would be restored to Division Two since they finished 4th bottom, and 91st club Carlisle United would return to the League. This has not been confirmed with the Football League.

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

Message Board Latest
TitlePostsLatest Post
Martin Gray12meggietown26/10 20:12
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...23,999Biccys26/10 20:11
Shortlist of 6236WestLeedsMariner26/10 20:10
Word Association Game36,453topuphere66626/10 20:09
Not going to Yeovil?15Patto196526/10 20:06
Mark Robins32chaos3326/10 19:52
Robbie stockdale21Superdan14726/10 19:51
Keeping the squad together8malkamalka26/10 19:48
Wanted 2Cod Cheeks26/10 19:47
Town centre paving2cmackenzie426/10 19:42

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016