The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



League Two Table

  PGDPts
1Portsmouth463987
2Plymouth462587
3Doncaster463085

4Luton462777
5Exeter461971
6Carlisle46171
7Blackpool462370

8Colchester461069
9Wycombe46569
10Stevenage46467
11Cambridge Utd46866
12Mansfield46466
13Accrington Stanley46365
14Grimsby46-462
15Barnet46-757
16Notts County46-2256
17Crewe46-955
18Morecambe46-2052
19Crawley Town46-1851
20Yeovil46-1550
21Cheltenham46-2050
22Newport County46-2248

23Hartlepool46-2146
24Leyton Orient46-4036

Full League Two Table
Prem|Champ|L1|NL|VN|VS
SPL|SC|S1|S2



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


Dave Boylen
Dave Boylen

Boylen on the Run-In

By: Dave Boylen
Date: 23/04/2006

NOW that we are coming to the most crucial part of the season, this is where the spirit of the club comes to the front, supporters and players alike.

Home > Features > Dave Boylen > The Run-In


It is no use complaining that we have dropped so many home points, the fact of the matter is we have one game left and one away game at Macclesfield. Whichever way you look at it that is six points which will secure promotion out of this terrible league that we are stuck in.

It seems that I kicked up a bit of a hornets nest when I mentioned how important the Youth Development is to Grimsby Town. I will repeat there are a lot of good footballers in this area. It is just that there has been no time for Grimsby to put in young players while we have been tumbling down the leagues, and maybe in the last few years we have not had the right managers to be brave enough to take a chance and play a young player. There has also been pressure on managers to get immediate results which in turn means you have to be brave to play a unknown young apprentice,

I have to say this though. Some of the loan players I have seen have been unbelievable. Remember that Frenchman from Notts County [Mickael Antoine-Curier]; he was the worst professional footballer I have ever seen: he could not even stand up never mind kick a ball.

I feel that it is now getting better at Blundell Park. Russell Slade this season has put a decent squad together and they have been in the top three for most of the season and also we have had a good cup run. Remember that Spurs game, it will be one of the moments of this season for me when the winning goal went in, and my mobile rang and it was my ex-Captain Dave Worthington screaming down the phone all the way from France where he lives what a great win it was going to be. My reply was that there were at least ten minutes left, but we survived only to fall out with Alan Shearer in the next game.

On a final note regarding young players I hope that Russell Slade gets the time to develop young players just like Town have done in the past because I honestly feel that it is the future of this wonderful football club of ours.

Dave Boylen

Thanks to Dave Boylen for taking the time to answer these questions, and to Jake Olley for organising this article.

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
Season Ticket sales.24Helgy24/05 14:26
Even Scarborough have..........5arryarryarry24/05 14:11
Bilbao & Bizkaia Ground Guide1Paris Mariner24/05 14:07
Ariana Grande concert29Skrill24/05 13:59
Danny Andrew????56Paddythebadger24/05 13:14
Name the street you grew up on27cmackenzie424/05 13:01
Chris Cornell RIP9ginnywings24/05 12:51
Word Association Game40,202topuphere66624/05 12:30
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...27,385Biccys24/05 12:30
Other Clubs Transfer News105promotion plaice24/05 11:58

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