The Fishy.co.uk Grimsby Town FC




Upcoming Fixtures

Thu 18/01
Australia A-League
Brisbane v Perth
Spanish Segunda
Osasuna v Gimnastic
Spanish Copa del Rey
Leganes v Real Madrid
Australia A-League
Western Sydney v Melbourne Victory
Turkish Super League
Kasimpasa v Alanyaspor
Spanish Segunda
Granada v Real Zaragoza
Dutch Eredivisie
FC Utrecht v AZ Alkmaar
Portuguese Primeira
Vitoria Setubal v Sporting Lisbon
French Ligue 2
Bourg Peronnas v Reims
Brest v Lens
Lorient v Clermont
Orleans v Auxerre
Quevilly v Gazelec Ajaccio
Sochaux v Nancy
Tours v Chamois Niortais

Full Fixture List




Question of the Week

Should Russell Slade be sacked?

Yes immediately
Give him one more game
No


 

Reserve Match Abandoned

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 14/02/2001

Grimsby Town's reserve fixture against close rivals Scunthorpe was called off this evening after 80 minutes following an horrific injury to Scunthorpe winger Peter Morrison. The 20 year old had to be taken to hospital by ambulance following a tackle by a Grimsby player and the game was abandoned.

Scunthorpe reserve coach Russ Wilcox described the injury as as bad as the one suffered by David Busst of Coventry, when the Sky Blues defender suffered a double fracture of his leg against Manchester United at Old Trafford, and it is possible that Morrison's football career could be over.

Wilcox told Annova: "It was a sickening challenge and Peter went down really badly. He was in a very bad way and the ambulance had to come onto the pitch in order to take him to hospital as other staff at the ground couldn't move him.

"I don't want to get into who did what but it looked a very very bad break. It is sickening that something like this can happen in reserve team football. It is something that it not expected."

Morrison was taken to Scunthorpe General Hospital where the extent of his injury will be assessed and is expected to remain for some time in hospital while doctors monitor the former Bolton player's condition.

The Scunthorpe reserve coach added: "Everybody was sickened by what had happened and the game was abandoned because nobody really wanted to carry on"


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
British Restaurants1Southwark Mariner18/01 01:50
Tickets for Colchester 28Grimal18/01 00:13
Clee Town5Abdul1918/01 00:07
Video Assistant Refereeing21Teestogreen17/01 23:28
Latest episode of Tommy Of The Town1Badger5717/01 23:24
The Fishy 521ginnywings17/01 22:58
McDermott available!!!39KingstonMariner17/01 22:19
What's your taste in music then?230KingstonMariner17/01 22:00
Your favourite TV as a child71KingstonMariner17/01 21:58
Word Association Game44,552KingstonMariner17/01 21:56

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