The Grimsby Town FC


Upcoming Fixtures

Wed 26/10
German DFB Cup
FC-Astoria Walldorf v SV Darmstadt 98
Greuther Furth v Mainz
Hannover 96 v Fortuna Dusseldorf
Heidenheim v Wolfsburg
Swedish Allsvenskan
Elfsborg v IFK Norrkoping
Falkenbergs v Malmo
Kalmar FF v Gefle
Ostersunds FK v Hammarby IF
Belgian Pro League
Anderlecht v KV Mechelen
Charleroi v KRC Genk
Club Brugge v Westerlo
Kortrijk v Eupen
Sint Truidense VV v Zulte-Waregem
Southampton v Sunderland
West Ham v Chelsea

Full Fixture List

Question of the Week

How long before new manager arrives?

By weekend
Two weeks
Three weeks
Four weeks

Neilson: MOM
Neilson: MOM

Forest Groan

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 19/03/2014

GRIMSBY gave themselves a mountain to climb at Forest Green last night after conceding two poor first half goals. They almost did it however after Neilson pulled a goal back and the Mariners dominated the whole of the second half.

It wasn't to be and Grimsby will once against point to mistakes which gifted the opposition a lead. Lee Hughes opened the scoring for Forest Green after 2 minutes when Pearson lost his footing and allowed the former WBA striker clean through on goal.

Forest Green were unlucky not to double their lead when Norwood was allowed the space to shoot and struck the post.

Rovers scored their second goal from a corner, Oshodi rose in the box to head uncontested into the net.

Just before half time Andy Cook missed a golden chance, mishitting his shot from a good position.

Right at the start of the second half Thomas crossed for Cook to force a good save from the 'keeper with his head.

A few minutes later a good spell of pressure by Town saw Kerr set up Neilson who hit the outside of the post.

A few minutes later Neilson's shot from a corner hit the inside of the post and went in.

Town pressed forward for an equaliser and dominated the rest of the game but were unable to press home a deserved leveller.

Forest Green: Russell, Turley, Bennett, Oshodi, Stokes, Norwood, Green, Barry, Kelly, Taylor, Hughes

Subs: White, Hodgkiss, Wright, Asafu-Adjaye, Rodgers

Grimsby: McKeown, Hatton, Pearson, Boyce, Thomas, Kerr, Disley, Thanoj, Neilson, Cook, Jennings

Subs: Tounkara, Bignot, Hannah, Rodman, McLaughlin

Referee: Adam Bromley (Plymouth)

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
The PH years531mickylyons26/10 12:18
Mark Robins16chaos3326/10 12:13
Shortlist of 6224WestLeedsMariner26/10 12:11
The Board20headingly_mariner26/10 12:02
Hope Powell 12moosey_club26/10 11:43
Lincoln city 67dapperz fun pub26/10 11:18
yeovil roll call22lukeo26/10 10:32
Next Manager Poll103Bigdog26/10 10:27
Blades Fixture Switch26promotion plaice26/10 10:20
Fishy busy again 5LondonMariner4326/10 09:39

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016