The Grimsby Town FC


Player Minutes

Danny Andrew1,511
James McKeown1,425
Luke Summerfield1,416
Omar Bogle1,222
Ben Davies1,170
Josh Gowling1,077
Shaun Pearson1,062
Dominic Vose1,043
Kayden Jackson866
Ashley Chambers806
James Berrett788

Full Stats
Latest Scores

Question of the Week

How long before new manager arrives?

By weekend
Two weeks
Three weeks
Four weeks

We are Town!
We are Town!

Cambridge v Grimsby Team News

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 10/01/2012

GRIMSBY head to Cambridge tonight hoping to prove they can beat one of the teams above them in the division. Ironically the only time they have managed to do that was when Cambridge visited Blundell Park back in August.

Since then Town have generally picked off the lesser teams in the league, but have never beaten a top ten outfit other than the 2-1 victory over United. If they are to have any hope of challenging for the play-off spots the Mariners have to start taking points off the teams above them in the league. Cambridge currently sit in eighth place, five points ahead of Town,

Town's biggest problem is the goals they concede. The Mariners have rarely kept a clean sheet this season, and generally concede at least 2 goals to the top teams. This means they need to score at least 2 themselves to get anything from these games, a tall order against the best defences in the division. However they have had a long run without playing one of the top teams and their consistency during this time has seen them go nine league games since their last defeat.

Town look to continue with a similar lineup to the team that won 5-2 at Alfreton. Andi Thanoj is likely to continue in midfield, and Gary Silk at right back as Wood is still suspended. The only doubt is midfielder Anthony Church (back). New signing, striker Kiernan Hughes-Mason will be looking to make his full debut, but he's unlikely to be given the nod over either Hearn or Elding, and it's more likely that if he does begin the game it will be on one of the two wings,

Cambridge, who were impressive in the 3-0 televised clash over Southport, will be looking to play much the same side against Town. However centre-back Michael Wylde (groin), defender Rory McAuley (knee) and striker Michael Gash (knock) are all doubts..

Town (probable): McKeown; Silk, Garner, Miller, Townsend; Coulson, Thanoj, Disley, Artus; Elding, Hearn.
Subs (from): Pearson, I'Anson, Church, McCarthy, Makofo, Duffy, Hughes-Mason.

Cambridge (from): Naisbitt, Roberts, Jennings, Coulson, Shaw, Carew, Dunk, Berry, Gash, Marriott, Blaine Hudson, Thorpe, Jarvis, Patrick, Hughes, McAuley.

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
Shortlist of 6167WestLeedsMariner25/10 14:42
Town Legends23Mariner_0925/10 14:34
Lincoln city 43dapperz fun pub25/10 14:25
Theme for Saturday......15chipsandgravy25/10 14:17
Blades Fixture Switch15promotion plaice25/10 14:00
Very reliably informed19The Old Codger25/10 13:56
Alan knoll being interviewed today?15forza ivano25/10 13:56
Next Manager Poll88Bigdog25/10 13:54
Watkiss18Mikey_34525/10 13:52
Word Association Game36,432topuphere66625/10 13:43

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016