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1Luton61416
2Wycombe6614
3Newport County6512
4Cheltenham6412
5Accrington Stanley6212
6Stevenage6-112
7Colchester6311
8Lincoln City6011
9Notts County6310
10Cambridge Utd6110
11Swindon639
12Grimsby619
13Coventry608
14Carlisle6-18
15Port Vale617
16Yeovil6-17
17Mansfield6-47
18Exeter6-47
19Crewe6-36
20Crawley Town6-35
21Morecambe6-64
22Forest Green6-94
23Barnet6-43
24Chesterfield6-53

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Rodger's Dodgy Start

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 30/08/2006

IT'S Official! After just six games in charge Graham Rodger has the worst record of any Grimsby Town manager in history over the same period. Rodger joins a cluster of five managers of 4 points from 6 games, including Alan Buckley, but Town's current boss has the worst goal difference.

If nothing else the table shows how poor a guide the first six games of a manager can be for his overall record, and that there is plenty of opportunity to turn things around yet, if given the time.

Rodger's mentor Alan Buckley, probably the most successful Town manager since the war, is second from bottom of the list. Likewise, the much vilified Mike Lyons stands third in the overall table.

ManagerYearPWDLFAGDPts
Lawrie McMenemy19716510189916
George Kerr19796411127513
Mike Lyons198563121610610
Russell Slade2004631294510
Charlie Spencer193763121511410
Bobby Kennedy1969624074310
Don McEvoy1967631275210
Kenny Swain199662317619
Bill Shankly195163039909
Haydn Price19206303810-29
Jimmy McGuigan196461508628
Ron Ashman197362228718
Tom Casey197561413217
Tim Ward196062139907
Bobby Roberts198762136607
Frank Womack19326213912-37
Bill Harvey19686213711-47
George Fraser19216213610-47
Paul Groves2001613234-16
Brian Laws19946132812-46
Allenby Chilton19556204610-46
Wilf Gillow1924620449-56
Billy Walsh19546204618-126
David Booth19826123811-35
Lennie Lawrence2000612337-45
Nicky Law20046123712-55
Johnny Newman19766114610-44
H N Hickson190261141015-54
Tom Johnston19626114611-54
Alan Buckley19886114311-84
Graham Rodger20066114413-94

Last season's manager Russell Slade got off to a good start in his first of two seasons at Blundell Park, and his record earns him a respectable fourth place in the table,

Nevertheless Friday's clash at home to basement club Macclesfield represents a massive game for the club. Falling as it does the day after tomorrow's transfer deadline, Town (and Rodger) will have run out of excuses for not picking up maximum points at home to one of the weakest sides in the division.



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