The Grimsby Town FC


Player Minutes

Nathan Clarke2,090
James McKeown2,070
Danny Collins2,038
Siriki Dembele1,902
Ben Davies1,721
Paul Dixon1,652
James Berrett1,620
Luke Summerfield1,612
Sam Jones1,592
Mitch Rose1,297
Martyn Woolford1,185

Full Stats
Latest Scores

Question of the Week

Priority for transfer window?

Reduce squad size
Strengthen defence
Strengthen midfield
Strengthen attack
No change needed

Dave Boylen
Dave Boylen

We need to kick start our season

By: Dave Boylen
Date: 30/10/2008 (Last updated: 31/10/2008)

WELL we really have got our backs against the wall, if ever there was a time when the Football Club needed players with guts and character it is certainly now.

Home > Features > Dave Boylen Column

  • 28-May-2009 Where Do We Go From Here?
    With just a few weeks since the season ended Dave Boylen is positively drooling at Town's prospects next season.

  • 06-Mar-2009 Grimsby Town Survival Pack
    Dave Boylen believes the Mariners can survive if they get the support which will help the players over the line.

  • 31-Oct-2008 We need to kick start our season
    Dave Boylen looks how Grimsby can turn around their fortunes after the recent disastrous run.

  • 23-Sep-2008 What Have We Got to Lose with Waktkiss?
    Dave Boylen has his say on the Buckley sacking, says what it is like to have a manager come in, and has his say on Watkiss.

  • 08-Aug-2008 Take the Gauntlet, Town!
    Dave Boylen looks at the start of the new season from the players' perspective.

  • 05-Jul-2008 This Could be Our Year!
    Dave Boylen believes that 2008-2009 could be the year when Town finally start to turn the corner.

  • 31-May-2008 The Future's Healthier
    Dave Boylen has his say on recent issues which have hit the headlines at Blundell Park including Alan Buckley's health.

  • 13-Mar-2008 I Told You So
    Dave Boylen believes the future has never been brighter for the Mariners with a good manager and crop of young players.

  • 04-Jan-2008 Club Needs Stability and Support
    Dave Boylen looks back on the last few weeks when Grimsby have enjoyed a much better spell of results.

  • 06-Nov-2007 Club Needs Stability and Support
    Dave Boylen believes changing the manager is a bad move at the present moment.

  • 11-Sep-2007 Boylen Backs Buckley
    Former Grimsby player Dave Boylen believes the fans should see Town through their current poor run.

  • 16-Aug-2007 The Season so Far
    Dave Boylen looks at the start Grimsby have made to the season, and feels hopeful for the future.

  • 12-Apr-2007 Goodbye Macca
    Dave Boylen looks ahead to John McDermott's last few games in a Grimsby Town shirt, and wonders where to next for Macca.

  • 21-Mar-2007 Bring Back Our Stripes
    Dave Boylen has his say on recent issues and looks forward to next season, in which he would like to see a new home kit.

  • 22-Feb-2007 Run Run Run
    Dave Boylen looks back on Town's great run, and asks if they can keep it up when they visit Macclesfield.

  • 18-Jan-2007 Don't Write Town Off!
    Dave Boylen believes we have come to a period in the history of GTFC which will probably be the most crucial in its history.

  • 04-Jan-2007 Has the Bubble Burst?
    Dave Boylen asks whether Alan Buckley's bubble has first following a disastrous period over Christmas.

  • 12-Dec-2006 Let's Back the Ground
    Dave Boylen pleas for the politicians of Grimsby to back the club's proposal for a new home.

  • 15-Nov-2006 What a Difference a Week Makes!
    Dave Boylen finds that the arrival of Alan Buckley at Blundell Park seems to have lifted everybody at the club.

  • 09-Nov-2006 Long Live the King!
    Dave Boylen comments on the departure of Graham Rodger and his replacment Alan Buckley.

  • 10-Oct-2006 Half Bore
    Dave Boylen has his say on the latest developments at Blundell Park, including some advice to young Peter Bore.

  • 20-Sep-2006 The Tide is Turning
    Dave Boylen feels that maybe the tide is turning a little bit for Graham Roger following the much needed away win.

  • 05-Sep-2006 Give Rodger a Chance
    Dave Boylen pleads with the fans to give Graham Rogder a chance to get his side to gel and work their way up the table.

  • 22-Aug-2006 Transfer Troubles
    Dave Boylen looks at the problems Grimsby Town have in getting new players to come to Blundell Park.

  • 16-Aug-2006 Shame on You, Humberside!
    Dave Boylen has his say on the Radio Humberside impasse, and believes John Fenty is right to stick up for the club.

  • 11-Aug-2006 New Signings Needed
    Dave Boylen has his say after the Wrexham game, and looks ahead to Grimsby's next game in Bristol.

  • 07-Aug-2006 A Tale of Two Halves!
    Dave Boylen looks back on Saturday afternoon as one of the great turnarounds and in Peter Bore a true local hero.

  • 04-Aug-2006 Reddy or Not
    Dave Boylen has his say ahead of the start of the new season, including what he thinks of the Michael Reddy situation.

  • 28-Jul-2006 Watkiss is the Man!
    Dave Boylen talks about the appointment of new Grimsby Town assistant manager Stuart Watkiss.

  • 12-Jul-2006 Beagrie is the Lynchpin
    Dave Boylen believes Peter Beagrie is an excellent signing for the Mariners and signals the start of a new fluent passing era.

  • 04-Jul-2006 Up The Mariners
    Dave Boylen responds to criticism about his previous article which appeared on this web site last week.

  • 29-Jun-2006 The Hard Work Starts Now
    Dave Boylen comments on the latest happenings at Blundell Park since the arrival of Graham Rodger.

  • 14-Jun-2006 Slade Should Have Gone
    Dave Boylen gives his views on the Russell Slade saga, and believes he should have been relieved of his duties before Cardiff.

  • 01-Jun-2006 My View on Slade's Exit
    Fishy columnist Dave Boylen gives his views on the sudden departure of Russell Slade from Blundell Park and what it means.

  • 31-May-2006 Memories of Cardiff
    Dave Boylen looks back on a disappointing day spent travelling to watch Town in the play-off final at Cardiff.

  • 18-May-2006 Half Way to Paradise
    Dave Boylen pens his diary in the early part of the week during which Town beat Lincoln twice in three days!

  • 11-May-2006 One Final Push!
    Dave Boylen looks back at the final game against Northampton and the need to now focus on the play-offs.

  • 02-May-2006 Down to the Wire!
    Dave Boylen contemplates Grimsby's final game against Northampton knowing that they must win to have a chance!

  • 25-Apr-2006 The Final Countdown
    Dave Boylen urges Town supporters to get behind the lads in the last two vitally important games starting at Macclesfield.

  • 23-Apr-2006 Boylen on the Run-In
    Dave Boylen has his say on the run-in, loan players, the season so far and the future of Grimsby Town.

  • 12-Apr-2006 The Talent in Grimsby
    Dave Boylen looks back at his years spent in local football, and believes there is a lot of untapped football talent in town.

  • 05-Apr-2006 Boylen on Town Managers
    Former Mariner Dave Boylen looks back at some of the managers to grace Blundell Park during his time at the club.

  • 28-Mar-2006 Football in the Seventies
    Dave Boylen explains what the football scene was like in the 1960s and 1970s compared to today's game.

    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
    SLO Quits!!!821mickylyons14/12 08:04
    FAO getyourfactsright / Extreme31mickylyons14/12 08:02
    Leave JF alone . . .13oochiad14/12 08:00
    F.A.O Adie Merikin.161mickylyons14/12 06:46
    Next 4 games.. 28H19P114/12 06:32
    New SLO (merged)80Cloudy14/12 05:10
    Upcoming Fixtures1SiteBot14/12 03:12
    Notts County Tickets Available On The Day?2GrimRob13/12 22:56
    Time Wasting 21KingstonMariner13/12 22:50

    News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
  • © 2017