The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS

Question of the Week

Will you attend any Checkatrade Trophy games next season?

All of them
All home games
The odd game
Knock out games
Final only
Total boycott


His Answers
His Answers

Between The Lines

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 03/05/2005

CHAIRMAN John Fenty's comments on Mariners Net were quite informative. He certainly answered the question about the appointment of Russell Slade and gave a clue about the oncoming new season.

"Obviously with the position the club was in it was paramount that we got on with the task of finding a manager. We received many applications - upwards of 50 - but we whittled that down to 12 or 15 that were suitable for interview."

On players Slade brought in, he said;

"We were delighted with the calibre of some of the players that Russell was able to bring to the club during the close season and throughout the season as well. People like Dean Gordon, Terrell Forbes and Michael Reddy are good players for any club at our level, not just Grimsby Town."

"Anyone who saw those opening games of the season will agree that we deserved more from them, we just needed to be more ruthless in front of goal."

Russell has done a great job of halting the rot and brought a positive atmosphere to the place."

Perhaps those early season performances raised everyone's expectation levels a little too far."

(Few would agree that Slade brought a positive atmosphere to the club beyond the first few weeks of the season. Towards the end, some were suicidal!)

It was good to see Fenty come out and show his hand. Probably the best statement he has made so far and it answers many questions. The full statement can be seen on Mariners net.

It would be interesting to see what others thought of it and get their reaction. Let us know.

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
Ariana Grande concert1Skrill23/05 01:32
Mitch Rose100Mikey_34522/05 23:38
Today's football day at BP - anyone got a report?21LondonMariner4322/05 23:13
Other Clubs Transfer News97promotion plaice22/05 23:10
Word Association Game40,170topuphere66622/05 22:40
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...27,359Biccys22/05 22:21
Twat of the Week23GrimRob22/05 22:10
Cleethorpes Town at Wembley Match Day Vlog2adzmayte22/05 22:09
Season Ticket sales.20Helgy22/05 22:09
contracts update and latest151Stew0_022/05 21:08

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