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Leyton Orient 0 Grimsby 0

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 17/04/2006

MARC Goodfellow almost capped a superb performance for Grimsby with a last minute winner, but somehow contrived to miss an opportunity his Grandmother could have slotted in 9 times out of 10. It was harsh on the Mariners, who had just shaded a cagey game with few chances for either side.

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Town could not afford to lose and that, combined with injuries, meant Russell Slade set his stall out to defend. The Town boss played Gary Jones alone up front, and brought in Jean-Paul Kalala into a five man midfield. Gary Croft also started at left back in place of the injured Tom Newey. Michael Reddy was absent from the 16 man squad.

In the first half there were very few chances for either side. Grimsby got some set pieces in good positions, but failed to make the most of them, with Mildenhall in particular guilty of some poor kicks which didn't even trouble the opposition. Gary Jones had one or two half chances, mainly created by Goodfellow, but failed to make the most of them. Goodfellow was also guilty of making poor crosses when he'd got himself into a good position.

John McDermott went off after 20 minutes with a hamstring injury. Mendes came on on the right side of midfield, with Cohen dropping to right back.

Leyton Orient's best chance in the first half fell to Wayne Corden, who was allowed the time and space to shoot, but Mildenhall managed to punch the ball clear from danger.

The main action of the second half was in the final few minutes. Both sides looked basically happy to settle for a draw, but Town (now playing 4-4-2) looked the more likely to nick it with a string of chances.

The first fell to Andy Parkinson and was created inevitably by Goodfellow. A superb run through half the Orient team ended up with a pass into the patch of a completely unmarked Parkinson. Sadly though it was just out of reach of the Town substitute.

On the stroke of 90 minutes, Wayne Corden blasted the ball wide for Orient when he was well placed. Then at the other end Goodfellow planted a delicate chip onto the bar. Almost immediately Goodfellow was put through in the six yard box with the goal at his mercy, but somehow missed.

That was it. Town got what they came for, a point, and both sets of supporters left the game wondering how many more points their teams would need.

Throughout the match, Goodfellow was the star of the show, and easily the best player on the pitch. He covered an enormous amount of ground, and cropped up all over the pitch. A winning goal would have been a fitting tribute to the former Swan.

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