The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



Player Ratings

PlayerRating
Dean Henderson7.4
Danny Collins7.2
Adi Yussuf7.1
Sean McAllister7.0
Zak Mills6.6
Craig Disley6.5
Josh Venney6.5
Josh Gowling6.3
Danny Andrew6.2
Omar Bogle6.2
Ben Davies6.0

Average ratings
Enter your ratings
Latest Scores




Question of the Week

How much would you accept for Omar Bogle?

500k
750k
1m
1.5m
2m
Not for sale!



Good Riddance!
Good Riddance!

Butler Shown The Door

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 15/10/2008

STRIKER Martin Butler has been released from his contract by the Mariners, ending the ongoing issue he had with the 350-mile round trip he chose to undertake from his home to train with the club.

Mariners manager Mike Newell explained to Radio Humberside: "It was a situation I inherited and needed addressing sooner rather than later. Thankfully the chairman and the club have helped make it easy as I wanted to do it straight away".

Butler was finally signed around a year ago after Town had spent months searching for a striker, but failed to have much of an impact as he did not score until Christmas. The 34-year-old appeared to have sorted his problems on the field and with travelling later in the season, and ended up scoring six goals in the second half of the season. looking at times like he had been worth the money.

Once again Butler looked good in the first couple of games this season, but failed to score and his form dipped. The travelling soon became a problem and he has been left out of the side for the last two months.

It does however leave Grimsby without an out an out target man in their permanent squad.

Grim Rob Says: Butler should have been shown the door weeks ago. He has been an unsettling factor around the club at a difficult time. It's pointless keeping somebody on board who does not want to be there. Hopefully the existing strikers will see a big improvement over the coming weeks and Mike Newell will be able to see if he needs anyone new in the New Year.

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
Sam Jones come and get him19The Grim Reaper16/01 23:36
Sam Jones, Asante and Osborne126The Old Codger16/01 23:32
Hignett sacked by Hartlepool15wormy16/01 22:14
Our Midfield41grimsby pete16/01 21:53
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...25,151Biccys16/01 20:54
Word Association Game37,611topuphere66616/01 20:50
Jack Lester10Chris Packit16/01 20:13
Lack of entertainment 42Balaby16/01 19:32
Match highlights5oldun16/01 19:12
Twat of the Week21GrimRob16/01 18:21

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