The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS

Question of the Week

Is the squad strong enough to challenge for promotion?

Strong yes
Weak yes
Neutral
Weak no
Strong no


Mildenhall: MOM
Mildenhall: MOM

Grimsby 0 Darlington 1

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 20/08/2005

TWO sendings off and two penalties awarded against them by Hull referee Carl Boyeson saw the Mariners' unbeaten run ended by bogey side Darlington at Blundell Park.

Grimsby had their best chances early in the game when Darlo 'keeper Sam Russell made a superb double save to deny Michael Reddy and later Paul Bolland.

But Darlington came into the game as the half progressed and should have scored before half time when a poor Gary Croft back pass was intercepted by Simon Johnson only for Steve Mildenhall to somehow deny him with a double save.

In the second half Darlington were awarded a harsh penalty against Tony Crane for impeding a Darlington player, which Town's man of the match Steve Mildenhall superbly saved from Wijnhard.

Darlo were given a second bite at the cherry when the diminutive Peacock skipped past a challenge into the box and appeared to be brought down by Newey, who was shown a second yellow card.

This time substitute Nsungu took the penalty, blasting it straight down the centre of the goal.

In the dying seconds of the game Tony Crane was shown a straight red card presumably for something he said to the referee, A vintage Tony Crane sending off.

Although Grimsby can berate the referee, who also sent two players off when Grimsby lost to Doncaster in the cup two years ago, they would have been fortunate to have held onto a point in this drab game.

A full report will appear later.

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
Belgian Left back on Trial26Cloudy27/07 17:28
Omar Bogle12Hagrid27/07 17:16
Chris Clements?7Old Cleeful27/07 17:02
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...28,463Biccys27/07 16:55
Word Association Game41,516topuphere66627/07 16:54
New Fishy Pontoon Buster Game59Les Brechin27/07 16:49
Club bar Clee Chronicle from interviewing Slade35Chrisblor27/07 16:37
Jamey Osborne27Mariner197227/07 16:08
Karleigh Osborne57brigg_mariner27/07 15:54
Disley Testimonial5AussieMariner27/07 14:55

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