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1Doncaster393078
2Plymouth391975
3Portsmouth392668

4Stevenage391262
5Blackpool392160
6Luton391960
7Exeter391659

8Carlisle39-259
9Mansfield39558
10Colchester39457
11Wycombe39055
12Cambridge Utd39454
13Accrington Stanley39152
14Grimsby39-252
15Barnet39-351
16Crewe39-948
17Crawley Town39-1348
18Yeovil39-946
19Morecambe39-1546
20Notts County39-2246
21Hartlepool39-1641
22Cheltenham39-1639

23Newport County39-2133
24Leyton Orient39-2932

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Gloom Ends at Gateshead

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 14/08/2013

GRIMSBY came from behind to record their first win of the season at Gateshead at go some way to banish the memories of Aldershot following a much improved display on Tyneside.

Chris Doig came in for Clayton McDonald in defence, and Lennel John-Lewis replaced Scott Neilson in the front 3.

After a slow start Turnbull put the home side in front on 20 with a powerful strike.

The lead only lasted five minutes though as Hearn nodded in from close range after a terrific cross by Colbeck.

John-Lewis went off injured and Town were down to 10 men for the last 10 minutes of the first half, during which time the floodlights went off in the fading light but play went on in the gloom.

10-men Town made it to half time, and the lights came back on.

The lights failed at the start of the second half, which put the game in doubt, but the game eventually restarted.

Town went in front from a short corner which was played to McLaughlin who crossed for Doig to stoop in.

Several of the pre-season favourites dropped points, meaning only one club Southport have six points from two games. Forest Green drew at Nuneaton thanks to a late Hodgkiss equaliser, Kidderminster lost at Alfreton and Wrexham were defeated at Halifax. Suddenly Grimsby's league position doesn't look so bad now they are one of eight clubs on four points.

Grimsby weren't unduly troubled as they saw out the game.

Gateshead: Bartlett, Magnay, Tait, Clark, O'Brien, Chandler, Walker, Turnbull, Brown, Boyes, Brodie

Subs: Larkin, Cummins, Nixon, Baxter, Maddison

Grimsby: McKeown, Bignot, Pearson, Doig, Thomas, Disley, Kerr, McLaughlin, Colbeck, John-Lewis, Hearn

Subs: Cook, McDonald, Thanoj, Southwell, Rodman

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