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1Doncaster393078
2Plymouth391975
3Portsmouth392668

4Stevenage391262
5Blackpool392160
6Luton391960
7Exeter391659

8Carlisle39-259
9Mansfield39558
10Colchester39457
11Wycombe39055
12Cambridge Utd39454
13Accrington Stanley39152
14Grimsby39-252
15Barnet39-351
16Crewe39-948
17Crawley Town39-1348
18Yeovil39-946
19Morecambe39-1546
20Notts County39-2246
21Hartlepool39-1641
22Cheltenham39-1639

23Newport County39-2133
24Leyton Orient39-2932

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A Wanted Man?
A Wanted Man?

Slade Linked with Pirates

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 09/10/2005

RUSSELL Slade has been linked with manager-less Bristol Rovers according to a report in a Sunday newspaper. The Town boss has been in the media spotlight recently after masterminding Grimsby's Carling Cup victory over Spurs, as well as the Mariners' lofty position in the League Two table.

The Pirates, who are currently languishing in a mid-table position in League Two, are said to be willing to double Slade's wages from their current level at Blundell Park, according to the unconfirmed newspaper article.

Russell Slade is out of contract at the end of the season, having signed a one year deal last year once Grimsby were safe from relegation at the end of 2004-2005. If Rovers were to persuade Slade to join them then Town would be entitled to compenstation, although with less than a year left on his contract this probably wouldn't amount to much.

Grimsby are no strangers to having their manager poached by a wealthier club. In 1994 Alan Buckell was lured away from Blundell Park by West Brom, only to rejoin the club just over two years later after being sacked from the Hawthorns.

The Mariners could of course end the speculation by offering their manager a new contract before the end of the season.

Russell Slade is currently ranked 8th in the country on the League Managers' Performance Table, a league maintained by the managers themeselves on their web site, leaguemanagers.com.

Bristol Rovers are currently managed by former Mariner Paul Trollope on a caretaker basis.

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