The Grimsby Town FC


Upcoming Fixtures

Fri 20/01
Dutch Eredivisie
Twente v Heracles Almelo
German Bundesliga
Freiburg v Bayern Munich
Belgian Pro League
Gent v Charleroi
Brighton v Sheff Wed
League One
Port Vale v Bury
National League
Lincoln City v Dover
Spanish La Liga
Las Palmas v Deportivo de La Coruna
French Ligue 1
Bastia v Nice
Portuguese Primeira
Pacos Ferreira v Moreirense
Sat 21/01
Spanish La Liga
Espanyol v Granada
Premier League
Liverpool v Swansea
QPR v Fulham
Scottish Cup
Rangers v Motherwell
German Bundesliga
Augsburg v Hoffenheim
Schalke v FC Ingolstadt 04

Full Fixture List

Question of the Week

How much would you accept for Omar Bogle?

Not for sale!

Boshell: MOM
Boshell: MOM

Bore Draw

By: Jake Olley
Date: 02/09/2006

GRAHAM Rodger and assistant Stuart Watkiss made wholesale changes from the team that embarrassed us at Bury. Gary ‘Lump’ Jones was replaced by Michael Reddy while new boy Danny Boshell replaced Gary Harkins. Most surprisingly though was the omission of Peter Bore for Beagrie.

Home > 2006-2007 Season > Reports > Macclesfield (h)

Bore had impressed and arguably been man of the match for most of the games this season while Ciaran Toner, who has failed to impress, kept his place - to eventually prove me wrong and score Town’s goal!

To be quite honest the first half was appalling. The ball was constantly lost by both sides as Macclesfield, with their 57 fans, looked to leave Blundell Park with a point.

And when I say the first half was poor, I mean poor. Though despite this the Mariners took the lead on eighteen minutes thanks to a push on Danny Boshell. The previously poor Ciaran Toner picked up the ball and sent the 'keeper the wrong way to give the Mariner’s an undeserved lead.

Town should have then gone at a poor Macc Town side but failed to do so as both sides hung on with no further goals or action in the first period.

HT: Town 1-0 Macclesfield - Only 45 More Minutes to go!

At half time unsurprisingly neither side made any changes. Though Macclesfield did make a change - they decided to play and within three minutes of the second half they were level. The Official Site called it a moment of magic, I call it poor defending. The ball came to the right as Macclesfield went towards Barnes’ Osmond goal and was whipped in only for an unmarked Andrew Teague to glance the ball past a rooted Barnes. Would this have happened if Whittle was in the side?

Town almost hit back immediately as Toner on the right was sent back a cross for a flying Danny Boshell to power his header straight at the keeper from eight yards. Anywhere else and the shaky Macc keeper was beaten.

Town finally changed it after seventy minutes with Peter Bore coming on for Beagrie and G.Jones for Reddy. Reddy, who goes under the knife next week, was booed off by the Mariners' faithful.

Minutes after these changes Macclesfield almost took the lead as McNeil out sprinted Fenton only for his scuffed finish to be collected by Barnes.

The crowd’s tempo was really up now as the Mariners searched for the illusive winner.

Nothing more came of this poor game though and if Town are going to get out of this mess Rodger needs to seriously consider his tactics and gain the players' respect as today they were just not good enough again.

Man of the Match - Danny Boshell - Battled hard and could be a decent player.

League Table

Vote for your Man of the Match

Your Name (optional)
Your Email Address (optional)
Your Man of the Match

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
Team for Notts county19gtfc9819/01 21:25
The Icenian Predicition League - WEEK 155Les Brechin19/01 21:21
Players to depart40Jarmo.Is.God19/01 21:15
New Fishy Pontoon Buster Game27Les Brechin19/01 21:11
Am I the only one?15Cloudy19/01 20:59
Chris Clements55Ascend19/01 20:53
Jacob Norburn  11Scarborough Seadog19/01 20:43
3 new signings38The Singing Fisherman19/01 20:41
Word Association Game37,650topuphere66619/01 20:06
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...25,194Biccys19/01 20:06

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2017