The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC

RSS

Question of the Week

Best "new" signing?

Adi Yussuf
Akwasi Asante
Calum Dyson
Chris Clements
Gavin Gunning
Jamey Osborne
Luke Maxwell
Sam Jones


A new dawn!
A new dawn!

Marcus Bignot Joins Town!

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 07/11/2016

MARCUS Bignot has joined Grimsby Town as their new manager after a deal was reached with his former club Solihull Moors, who Bignot guided to the National League title last season. Micky Moore, Bignot's assistant at Solihull, will also join the Mariners.

Bignot, a full back (predominantly in the Football League) as a player like his predecessor Paul Hurst, managed Birmingham City Ladies as a part-time role, before joining Solihull, initially as Assistant Manager. Bignot has spent six years at Solihull, and Moors won the National League title last season.

Bignot's last game at Solihull Moors was in the FA Cup at the weekend when Solihull fought back from a two-goal deficit to earn a replay against Yeovil.

Bignot's first game will be the meaningless EFL Trophy game against Sheffield United in midweek, before the first proper game on Saturday when Town face Barnet at Blundell Park.

Town's best managers have come from non-league including Alan Buckley, Russell Slade and Paul Hurst. Hopefully Bignot, on a six-month rolling deal, will emulate their achievements at Blundell Park.

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
BP tour8Danny Coynes Left Glove26/02 23:57
We've got the X-Factor! Marcus Bignot says2HotToddy26/02 23:54
Attendances27TheCodfather196626/02 23:54
ST holders, how far are you from BP?28thevera26/02 23:53
The Icenian Predicition League - WEEK 8246Les Brechin26/02 22:59
It's Goodbye from me (at least for the moment)53MarinerRob26/02 22:58
Word Association Game38,453topuphere66626/02 22:24
Fishy Pontoon Buster9Les Brechin26/02 21:41
Highlights?13Hagrid26/02 20:28
Ice Rink22Jaws26/02 20:16

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