The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC




League Two Table

  PGDPts
1Luton273554
2Notts County271851
3Accrington Stanley261446

4Wycombe271346
5Exeter26445
6Lincoln City271144
7Mansfield27944

8Coventry27944
9Swindon26544
10Newport County27642
11Colchester28341
12Cambridge Utd27-638
13Carlisle27137
14Crawley Town27-436
15Stevenage27-334
16Cheltenham28-434
17Grimsby28-1134
18Port Vale28-632
19Morecambe27-1029
20Crewe27-1329
21Yeovil27-1128
22Chesterfield28-2324

23Forest Green27-2223
24Barnet27-1520

Full League Two Table
Prem|Champ|L1|L2|NL|NLN|NLS
SPL|SC|S1|S2




Question of the Week

Should Russell Slade be sacked?

Yes immediately
Give him one more game
No


 

Crewe Preview

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 29/08/2000

In our preview of Town's game tonight at Crewe we're predicting that the Mariners will travel to Gresty Road with an unchanged squad. After yesterday's results both clubs are marooned in the bottom three in what is already been dubbed as a "six pointer" by the doom sayers - in August!

With Town only having a small squad and injured trio Richard Smith, Peter Handyside and Wayne Burnett still out, even if he wanted to, the opportunties to change the line-up after just one game are limited for Lawrence.

The Town lineup for tonights game therefore is: Coyne, McDermott, Raven, Livingstone, Butterfield, D Smith, Pouton, Groves, Coldicott, Black, Allen, Clare, Jeffrey, Allen, Croudson, Buckley, Chapman.

It's almost certainly too early to change the formation either, so our prediction is for the team and formation to stay the same way (with maybe a slight tinker) as they were in Saturday's home defeat against Sheffield Wednesday.

Both teams will be seeing this as an oppurtunity to chalk up their first three points of the season. Town have been traditional slow starters in recent seasons. Even in Town's promotion season three years ago, it took them seven games to chalk up their first win. In the two intervening seasons it took three and five games respectively.

We spoke to our opposite number at the Crewe Rivals site crewealex.co.uk and asked them which Crewe player should Town be looking out for.

Mike Lawson from Crewe replied: "Our best Player at the moment is Rodney Jack, he's got the pace of Michael Owen, the skill of Di Canio. He will be a big asset in the game, at the moment he's reaching the peak of his performance, and ran the QPR defenders inside out in our last game."

Expected Town line-up: McDermott, Butterfield, Raven, Livingstone, Pouton, Coldicott, Groves, D Smith, Jeffrey and Allen.

Subs: Croudson, Clare, Black, Chapman and Buckley

Expected Crewe line-Up: Kearton, S Smith, D Wright, Sodje, Macauley, Sorvel, Lunt, Street, Jack, Rivers, Hulse.

Subs: Bankole, Foster, Little, Grant, Collins.

Prediction: 1-1

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
Thread TitlePostsLatest Post
Asante coming back56Maringer19/01 17:01
Change of Formation???1Stew0_019/01 16:59
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...30,644grimsby pete19/01 16:51
Word Association Game44,577grimsby pete19/01 16:50
Quiz Question19golfer19/01 16:30
ICENIAN PREDICTION LEAGUE 2018. WEEK 162bartgtfc19/01 16:30
Out of curiosity?5The Old Codger19/01 16:27
No movement, no news, no hope!!13grimsby pete19/01 16:25
Junior Aged 14 and under Season Ticket9arryarryarry19/01 16:24
Players own research 27moosey_club19/01 16:23

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2018 TheFishy.co.uk