The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



League Two Table

  PGDPts
1Luton142230
2Notts County14929
3Exeter14629

4Wycombe14726
5Accrington Stanley14626
6Newport County14824
7Stevenage14124

8Coventry14623
9Lincoln City14323
10Swindon14222
11Grimsby14-221
12Mansfield14120
13Cambridge Utd14-120
14Colchester14018
15Carlisle14-118
16Cheltenham14-117
17Crewe14-517
18Yeovil14-815
19Crawley Town14-414
20Barnet14-213
21Morecambe14-813
22Port Vale14-511

23Forest Green14-199
24Chesterfield14-158

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



Question of the Week

What is more important, result or style of football?

Result
Style of Football


Atkinson: MOM
Atkinson: MOM

Grimsby 1 Lincoln 0

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 29/12/2007

GARY Jones was again the hero as Town won their Lincolnshire derby against fellow relegation strugglers Lincoln City. The result meant Town did the double over their neighbours and elevates Grimsby up to 17th place in the table.

Home > 2007-2008 Season > Reports > Lincoln (h)


Alan Buckley made two changes to the starting line-up. Atkinson came in as a straight swap for the suspended Fenton in the back three, and Danny North started up front in place of Gary Jones, who was not fit enough to play 90 minutes.

Lincoln had most of the possession in first ten minutes without troubling Phil Barnes, then Town come into the game more with left wing back Nick Hegarty once again their most creative player.

In the 12th minute Beevers cleared a shot over his own bar, and from the resultant corner Atkinson's header was cleared at the near post for another corner by Smith.

In the 29th minute Town had a great chance to take the lead. North and Hegarty broke and had a , two on one with the Lincoln defender Bencherif. North was in possession but his pass to Hegarty on the overlap was wayward and Bencherif was able to clear.

Half Time: Grimsby 0 Lincoln 0

Town had looked the more creative side but had failed to take their chances.

Hird found himself in a good position in the box early in the second half but was unable to pick out the well placed Hunt.

Town's attacking threat had reduced in the second half which prompted Gary Jones to come on for North, and Taylor for Butler not long after.

The match was becoming a stalemate with neither side looking like scoring. In the meantime the referee brandished yellow cards like confetti.

With 15 minutes to go Gary Jones was put though but could not control the ball. Ten minutes later Jones went one better, right out of the blue. A Boshell free kick should have been an comfortable take for Lincoln's keeper Smith. Smith though fumbled the ball and first to react was Gary Jones, who had a simple header to give Grimsby the lead.

In injury time Lincoln's Kerr received a second yellow card and was sent off for a foul made when Grimsby were playing down time by retaining possession.

Town hung on to record a well deserved win. Lincoln had been restricted to very few chances by an excellent Grimsby defensive performance, with recalled Rob Atkinson the pick of the back three. Town had enough chances to win the game on their own but in the end had to rely on a mistake by Lincoln to give them the three points their play merited.

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
THE ICENIAN PREDICTION LEAGUE. WEEK 11400Les Brechin20/10 15:38
Morecambe (A) Predictions21promotion plaice20/10 15:36
FA CUP Draw73Simariner20/10 15:17
(Brexit) Japan wants a trade deal you say? 70Skrill20/10 15:10
NEW STADIUM22The Dogs Testicles20/10 14:42
Dembele83TAGG20/10 14:01
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...29,623Biccys20/10 13:54
Word Association Game43,032topuphere66620/10 13:53
New Fishy Buster Game32Les Brechin20/10 13:14
Morcambe Roll Call16Simariner20/10 12:01

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