The Grimsby Town FC


Player Minutes

Danny Andrew1,440
Luke Summerfield1,341
James McKeown1,335
Ben Davies1,170
Omar Bogle1,132
Shaun Pearson1,062
Josh Gowling987
Dominic Vose967
Ashley Chambers806
Kayden Jackson776
James Berrett743

Full Stats
Latest Scores

Question of the Week

Will Paul Hurst stay at Grimsby?


Celebration Time!
Celebration Time!

Town Win A Game!

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 15/11/2008 (Last updated: 17/11/2008)

TONIGHT there will be celebrations across NE Lincs after Grimsby won their first league game for eight months and 22 matches at Bury this afternoon. Ironically they managed to do it despite playing the majority of the game with ten men.

Town started with expected with a recall for Trotter in midfield after missing the FA Cup match last week through ineligibility.

Town started brightly and Nick Hegarty had a golden chance to give the Mariners the lead but delayed shooting and Sodje managed to clear for a corner.

Then Kalala and Proudlock were both booked for arguing on 10 with the referee when Proudlock was challenged and the ref gave nothing.

On 17 a poor clearance by Bury saw the ball fall to Trotter who needed a simple header to put the ball into the net from close range.

On 22 a terrific cross by Jamie Clarke fell to Jarman who doubled Grimsby's lead when he buried it at the far post.

Atkinson and Bennett had a chance to make it three, but neither had a shot, believing they were offside.

Kalala was then sent off on 35 for making a reckless tackle, having previously been booked. Town switched to 4-4-1 with Proudlock up front.

Bury pressed forward for a goal in the remainder of the first half, winning a string of corners, and had 'keeper Phil Barnes to thank for a couple of smart saves.

Bury had most of the possession in the early part of the first half and Barnes had to tip over a shot from Dawson.

Town lived dangerously throughout the second half but defended stoutly and Bury did not have many clear cut chances. With 10 mins to go Hurst volleyed narrowly wide.

Bore and North has two clear chances to make it three for Town in the 90th minute as Bury piled forward.

Then in the dying embers of the game Hurst fired wide with only Barnes to beat.

Town hung on to win their first league game since March, even though they played most of the game with ten men!

A full report will appear later.

League Table
Match Ratings

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

Message Board Latest
TitlePostsLatest Post
Twat of the Week38Wrawby_Mariner23/10 01:06
Hurst replacement88Superdan14723/10 00:57
Just back.57ginnywings23/10 00:39
Operation keep hursty 54Superdan14723/10 00:08
Doig says no contact made 116dapperz fun pub22/10 23:30
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...23,911Biccys22/10 23:14
Word Association Game36,354topuphere66622/10 23:13
Soccer Express to Bolton2GrimRob22/10 23:02
Idiot town fan on Sherews forum14Hagrid22/10 22:58
Loan strikers8BartonianMariner22/10 22:36

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016