The Grimsby Town FC


Upcoming Fixtures

Sun 23/10
Spanish La Liga
Celta de Vigo v Deportivo de La Coruna
Italian Serie A
Udinese v Pescara
Dutch Eredivisie
N.E.C. v Vitesse Arnhem
Scottish Premiership
St Johnstone v Dundee
Danish Superliga
AC Horsens v Randers Freja
Swiss Super League
Young Boys v Grasshoppers
Finnish Veikkausliiga
HJK Helsinki v SJK
IFK Mariehamn v Ilves
KuPS Kuopio v PS Kemi
PK35 v Inter Turku
RoPS Rovaniemi v HIFK Helsinki
VPS Vaasa v Lahti
Premier League
Man City v Southampton
Belgian Pro League
Club Brugge v Anderlecht
Dutch Eredivisie
FC Groningen v AZ Alkmaar

Full Fixture List

Question of the Week

Will Paul Hurst stay at Grimsby?



Grimsby v Luton Team News

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 29/01/2013

GRIMSBY take on cup kings Luton Town tonight in the FA Trophy Quarter final, with the winner doubtless strong favourites to overcome Dartford/Halifax and get to Wembley. The match has an added edge because of the recent animosity between the two sides over player "acquisitions".

Luton have attempted to lure several Grimsby loan players to Kenilworth Road, although so far only Scott Neilson has joined the Hatters. Ironically Neilson can't play in tonight's game though as he has already featured in the competition for the Mariners.

Both sides are likely to make several changes for the match, with the league the main priority for both Grimsby and Luton, who still of course remain in the FA Cup after a fantastic win at Norwich at the weekend. As Bradford have shown this season however, success in big cup games does not guarantee wins in the bread and butter encounters that take place every week.

Town have no injuries or suspensions. Striker Andy Cook went off with a head injury at Cambridge but has had stitches and is back in training, so is likely to play after such a short amount of time on the pitch on Saturday. Grimsby are likely to play one or two fringe players as well to give the chance for others to recover fully from the Cambridge match.

Luton defender Simon Ainge was cup-tied for Saturday’s game, but can play in the FA Trophy. Winger Scott Neilson and full-back Greg Taylor have the opposite problem - they can play in the FA Cup but not the FA Trophy.

Grimsby thrashed Luton 4-1 back in September when the two sides met in the league at Blundell Park, but tonight's game will probably see quite different line ups to what took place that evening.

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
Doig says no contact made 122dapperz fun pub23/10 08:55
Loan strikers10BartonianMariner23/10 08:45
Word Association Game36,355topuphere66623/10 08:30
Soccer Express to Bolton6GrimRob23/10 08:28
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...23,912Biccys23/10 08:27
Operation keep hursty 56Superdan14723/10 07:57
Just back.60ginnywings23/10 07:15
Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot23/10 04:30
Twat of the Week38Wrawby_Mariner23/10 01:06
Hurst replacement88Superdan14723/10 00:57

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016