The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS



Player Minutes

PlayerMinutes
Danny Andrew2,681
Omar Bogle2,343
Luke Summerfield2,256
James McKeown2,145
Danny Collins1,763
Brandon Comley1,734
Shaun Pearson1,724
Zak Mills1,683
Josh Gowling1,628
Ben Davies1,535
Kayden Jackson1,531

Full Stats
Latest Scores




Question of the Week

How much would you accept for Omar Bogle?

500k
750k
1m
1.5m
2m
Not for sale!



Wembley!
Wembley!

Town see off Guiseley in Cup

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 25/10/2014

THREE second half goals by Grimsby saw Town ease through the final qualifying round of the FA Cup and take their place alongside the Football League clubs in Monday's draw. But the Mariners had a frustrating first half where they were unable to make their advantage count.

The introduction of Nathan Arnold, who has been a bit-player at best so far this injury-hit season, at half time made the difference and Town took command of the game Arnold scored the first goal himself then got two assists for striker John-Lewis to take his tally for the season so far to nine,

Paul Hurst was forced into two changes: Craig Clay replacing the injured Scott Brown in midfield and the departure of Danny Parslow allowed Hurst to bring in Ross Hannah to partner John-Lewis and switch to 4-4-2. The only other change was Pearson came back into the side after Doig deputised at centre back at Torquay,

Town failed to make the breakthrough in the first half with John-Lewis guilty of missing two headed chances which went wide of the goal. A Neilson free kick which was palmed away by the 'keeper was the closest Grimsby came to scoring.

Following Arnold's introduction for Neilson at half time, Town finally broke down their opponents on the hour mark. A Mackreth run on the right wing picked out Hannah on the near post who nodded it to Arnold on the far post who flicked it in the net with his head

A minute later Town more or less sealed their passage into Round Two, and this time Arnold played the role of provider, making an incisive run deep into the box then flicked the ball into the centre where John-Lewis used his strength to bundle it in.

Any Guisley resistance was quashed 15 minutes later when a long ball from Disley picked out Arnold who crossed for John-Lewis to score at the far post from point blank range.

Town did what they had to to beat a stubborn opponent, and Hurst's early substitution meant there was plenty of time to score the goals they needed to make the game secure. With Pittman also getting 12 minutes at the end Town finally have a bench which gives the manager attacking options during the game, something they've not had for large parts of the season.

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
Osbourne 23thebuckleyway22/01 20:12
The Icenian Predicition League - WEEK 378Les Brechin22/01 20:05
Listen34AussieMariner22/01 19:58
Stevenage - 3 points from 6 games6Trawler22/01 19:53
New Fishy Pontoon Buster Game48Les Brechin22/01 18:31
Word Association Game37,698topuphere66622/01 18:23
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...25,238Biccys22/01 18:21
Danny Andrew19The Old Codger22/01 17:05
Play offs?30ginnywings22/01 16:27
Dean Henderson Interview on RH65Spidey22/01 15:38

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2017 TheFishy.co.uk