The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



League Two Form Guide

  PGDPts
1Crewe6611
2Forest Green6311
3Exeter6211
4Newport County6211
5Wycombe6111
6Luton6910
7Carlisle6310
8Barnet6110
9Accrington Stanley619
10Coventry619
11Notts County609
12Mansfield618
13Colchester6-18
14Lincoln City607
15Grimsby6-27
16Port Vale6-27
17Swindon6-37
18Cambridge Utd6-16
19Stevenage6-26
20Cheltenham6-106
21Morecambe6-45
22Yeovil6-104
23Chesterfield6-63
24Crawley Town6-62

Full Form Table
Prem|Champ|L1|NL|VN|VS
SPL|SC|S1|S2

Latest Results (all divisions)



Question of the Week

Why so many sendings off?

Wrong tactics
Players not good enough
Cute opposition
Refereering conspiracy
Just coincidence


 

Rushden 1 Town 0

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 21/08/2004

TOWN were left cursing their luck this afternoon, after dominating the vast majority of the game against Rushden and Diamonds, only to concede a goal against the run of play, and end up losing 1-0.

Russell Slade promoted star striker Michael Reddy from the bench to the Starting XI (at the expense of Darren Mansaram), and the optimism at the away end was cleared shared in the visiting dressing room as Grimsby spent the early period of the game virtually camped in Rushden's half.

Grimsby's domination, however, did not generally lead to gilt-edged chances, with moves either breaking down with the final pass going astray or somebody choosing to shoot from distance. The best chances of the opening period fell to Jason Crowe.

Towards half time Rushden did come into the game a little more, but a Grimsby win looked the only result.

Any seasoned Town watcher knows the rest of the story. Rushden scored against the run of play through a Kevin Braniff tap-in, spent the rest of the game wasting even more time than they had been when the score was 0-0, and could have gone on to score a couple more but for good saves by Town 'keeper Anthony Williams.

Mansaram came on for Sestanovich, and a few late chances fell Grimsby's way, but in the end they just could not score.

The system Town play with just three at the back means they are likely to concede goals (as they have done in every game). Grimsby have gone 1-0 down now in all 4 games this season. On one occasion they have come back on win; on another they have drawn 1-1; in the remaining two games they have been unlucky to lose 1-0.

League Table

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
Mansfield Tickets15Rodley Mariner24/08 00:56
Football Quiz1Mighty_Mariner24/08 00:13
Enter your Derby Player Ratings1SitePublisher23/08 23:34
Mariners Trust letter to Stevenage F.C.143heppy8823/08 23:31
Just back68The Old Codger23/08 22:46
Hooper - RANT27The Old Codger23/08 22:18
State pension40cmackenzie423/08 22:15
Amond45arryarryarry23/08 21:47
Word Association Game42,128topuphere66623/08 21:08
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...28,944Biccys23/08 21:06

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