The Grimsby Town FC


Upcoming Fixtures

Fri 26/05
Irish Premier Division
Bray v Sligo Rovers
Cork City v Shamrock Rovers
Drogheda v Derry City
Galway Utd v Bohemians Dublin
St Patricks v Dundalk
Finn Harps v Limerick FC
Sat 27/05
Toronto FC v Columbus
Finnish Veikkausliiga
HIFK Helsinki v Inter Turku
Lahti v HJK Helsinki
Scottish Cup
Aberdeen v Celtic
Celtic v Aberdeen
Finnish Veikkausliiga
RoPS Rovaniemi v KuPS Kuopio
Swedish Allsvenskan
Djurgardens v AFC United
Kalmar FF v GIF Sundsvall
Italian Serie A
Atalanta v Chievo

Full Fixture List

Question of the Week

Will you attend any Checkatrade Trophy games next season?

All of them
All home games
The odd game
Knock out games
Final only
Total boycott

Fortress BP
Fortress BP

Grimsby Town Survival Pack

By: Dave Boylen
Date: 06/03/2009

WELL who would have thought it would come to this. There we are on the edge of the river with the league status just ebbing away at our feet.

Home > Features > Dave Boylen > Grimsby Town Survival Pack

I never in my wildest dreams thought when Mike Newell came to the club that we would still be in this predicament just a few months later. It really does show what state the club was in when he took over.

The boss has tried to change things around by bringing different players into positions he thought needed improving, but this thing called luck just does not seem to go Town's way. In the last few games where we have failed to gain any points Town just seemed to have collapsed at the most vital part of the games, usually just at the beginning of the game where they have for instance conceded two goals, for example at Rochdale.

And when they were winning at home against Morecambe by two goals to nil they ended up losing by three goals to two. It's all about concentration and we are not doing it, you have always got to keep your eye on the ball, as well as your man who is in immediate opposition to you. We do not seem to pick men up quick enough and then when they are left unmarked they usually score and leave us with a bloody nose, never mind tears in your eyes. It's really heartbreaking.

Well this is it, we the supporters have got to get ourselves together and support the lads, and here is a list of how we can help the lads out on the pitch.

  1. Get behind the players, do not boo them. Cheer instead.
  2. Get back into the habit of singing and chanting for your favourite player
  3. Get all your Wembley scarves and rosettes out once more and pretend that Blundell Park is Wembley.
  4. Get all your mates and family to turn up once again at Blundell Park to cheer the lads on for the last quarter of the season.
  5. Be nice to the Lincoln fans tomorrow when we beat them and thank them for turning up to cheer for Grimsby instead of Lincoln
  6. Finally I sincerely hope and pray that we get out of this mess and that I do not have to go through a season like this ever again.

We have now got twelve games left in the fight for survival, six at home and six away, still enough in my eyes to get out of this mess, so lets start with a win tomorrow.

Dave Boylen
GTFC 1966/1977

See Dave's other articles

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
Word Association Game40,247topuphere66626/05 06:27
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...27,419Biccys26/05 06:27
Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot26/05 04:21
General election166jaygy26/05 01:34
contracts update and latest174Stew0_026/05 00:28
Freeview on MP.1ginnywings25/05 23:36
Ariana Grande concert50Skrill25/05 22:54
Hull and Leeds2grimsby pete25/05 22:22
Hamburg SV15Mariner Ronnie25/05 22:00
Crawley next season5Admiralskate25/05 21:43

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2017