The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS

Question of the Week

What is more important, result or style of football?

Result
Style of Football


 

Town Back in Div Two!

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 10/06/2004

GRIMSBY have been "reinstated" to Division Two next season following the league's announcement of a bizarre renumbering system - for the second time in a just over a decade. Division One, formerly known as Division Two, will now be known simply as "The Championship".

The idea is to raise the profile of the Football League, despite the fact that it (with the notable exception of Blundell Park) enjoyed the best attendances for 40 years last season.

"The Championship is a term steeped in the history of the League. It will place a new emphasis on its status," League chairman Sir Brian Mawhinney told the BBC.

"Not only is it a gateway to the Premiership, it is one of Europe's leading league competitions, in terms of the standard of football, the stadia and the numbers of supporters attending".

The repeated renumbering of the leagues would now appear to be Grimsby's best chance of returning to Division One.




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
Jf8fleabag197021/10 20:43
Let's be positive! 5Mighty_Mariner21/10 20:41
Just back to the car17jonnyboy8221/10 20:36
Shock Result6Gaffer5821/10 20:28
League 2 latest form table1promotion plaice21/10 20:19
Dembele Scores 12grimsby pete21/10 19:56
Keeping track on our loanees10forza ivano21/10 19:52
Gutted last night13yeovilmariner21/10 19:37
Morecambe 0-0 Grimsby MATCH REPORT1d3d421/10 19:19
Word Association Game43,051topuphere66621/10 19:08

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