The Grimsby Town FC


League Two Table


7Accrington Stanley13119

9Crawley Town13-119
12Notts County13018
21Cambridge Utd13-613
22Leyton Orient13-412

24Newport County11-67

Full League Two Table

Question of the Week

Will Paul Hurst stay at Grimsby?



Town 0 Bristol Rovers 0

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 16/10/2004

TOWN drew 0-0 with Bristol Rovers this afternoon in a disappointing game with few chances and little action. With most of the highlights during the first half, the introduction of Colin Cramb after the break coincided with an utterly sterile 45 minutes of football.

Russell Slade elected to stick to his tried and tested front trio of Sestanovich, Reddy and Parkinson, with former Crewe striker Colin Cramb having to be satisfied with a place on the bench.

Town had a few opportunities to take the lead early in the game. Pinault blasted a shot wide from close range after just 10 minutes. Terry Fleming had earlier had a shot blocked, and a Richard Walker attempt on goal had gone just wide of the post for Rovers.

Veteran full back John McDermott twice went close to scoring. On the first occasion a great ball from Sestanovich saw Macca roll the ball past the 'keeper, only for it to flash across the face of the unguarded goal.

At the other end Town 'keeper Anthony Williams made a superb save from Walker after a mistake by Dean Gordon let him in.

After the break Cramb came on for Reddy, and the Mariners barely created a chance in the second half. In fact the visitors came closest to scoring and could have won the game in the final minute through Jamie Forrester, but his shot was saved by Williams.

Town's unbeaten run is extended to five games, and they can take some consolation from another clean sheet and the fact that they got something from a game they did not play well in - something that was not the case a few weeks ago. Next up are two consecutive away games in the space of a week to struggling Shrewsbury and Chester.

A full report will appear later.

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

Message Board Latest
TitlePostsLatest Post
Scenarios for tomorrow.....7The Old Codger22/10 06:07
Shrewsbury make approach for Hurst164bax22/10 04:56
Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot22/10 04:30
Twat of the Week29Wrawby_Mariner22/10 00:13
The Icenian Predicition League - WEEK 11394Les Brechin21/10 23:31
Stadium revenue stream24The Old Codger21/10 23:12
Paul Hurst87totalidiot21/10 22:52
Internet down...due to GTFC fans pressing refresh.7LondonMariner4321/10 22:43
Neil Woods Returns86Hagrid21/10 22:42
Any south Devon mariners3Torquaymariner21/10 22:31

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016