The Grimsby Town FC


League Two Table


6Notts County14121
7Accrington Stanley14120

9Crawley Town14-120
19Cambridge Utd14-516
20Leyton Orient14-215

24Newport County13-88

Full League Two Table

Question of the Week

How long before new manager arrives?

By weekend
Two weeks
Three weeks
Four weeks

Gowling: Red Card
Gowling: Red Card

Town Draw with Imps

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 30/08/2015

GRIMSBY came from behind for the third game in succession. This time however the Mariners had to do so with ten men after Josh Gowling was sent off for an off-the-ball incident and Lincoln scored from the ensuing penalty.

The Mariners had started the stronger of the two sides and had had the better of chances before the Gowling incident. In the second half ten men Grimsby once again looked dangerous and drew level when Bogle scored a spectacular individual goal. Both teams had chances to win it, but Town finished stronger and can be satisfied with a deserved draw, although it leaves them further behind in the promotion race.

Paul Hurst brought back East at right back, which meant Toto Nsiala dropped to the bench. In midfield Clay was still left out in place of new loan signing Matt Robinson, but Padraig Amond came into the side up front and Mackreth dropped to the bench.

Town started the game strongly and had great opportunities to take the lead with Amond and Bogle both having chances to score, and Arnold volleying just over. Lincoln rarely threatened Town until the penalty incident which came from a free kick into the box. The ball was played out towards the corner flag but Gowling was adjudged to have struck his opponent after the ball had gone. Rhead sent McKeown the wrong way when the spot kick was eventually taken.

Lincoln could have gone two up when the unmarked Brown headed wide from a set piece, but eventually Town settled into their new 4-3-2 formation, with Nsiala replacing Robinson. By the time the second half was underway they were once again starting to threaten Lincoln's goal. The equaliser came when Bogle controlled the ball on his chest, swivelled and half-volleyed into the net in front of the jubilant Grimsby supporters.

Town finished the stronger and left the game claiming a moral victory. There is little time to dwell on the match however as Grimsby return to Blundell Park to face Macclesfield on Bank Holiday Monday. Grimsby have now gone three games without a win and desperately need three points to lift them up the table.

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
Bad feeling36OllieGTFC27/10 23:35
Paul Peschisolido24Fat Cobra27/10 23:34
Robbie stockdale56Superdan14727/10 23:31
Alan stubbs4forza ivano27/10 23:28
Interviewing the candidates44dapperz fun pub27/10 22:56
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...24,010Biccys27/10 22:42
Word Association Game36,465topuphere66627/10 22:41
Town centre paving4cmackenzie427/10 22:12
The Football Manager - new reality TV show!6Bristol Mariner27/10 22:06
Train to Bolton 6Youngy27/10 21:24

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2016