The Grimsby Town FC


League Two Table

2Notts County211542
3Accrington Stanley201037

6Lincoln City21733

12Newport County21531
13Cambridge Utd21-829
17Crawley Town21-424
19Port Vale21-1021

23Forest Green21-1720

Full League Two Table

Question of the Week

Priority for transfer window?

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


Scores Are Not Important Says Groves!

By: Bill Osborne
Date: 22/07/2002

TALKING to the Grimsby Telegraph about the Scandinavian tour and the games Paul Groves emphasised that the results meant nothing but their place in the preparation for the upcoming season was vital.

"The game was a good exercise for us and that's the first outing in the first team shirt for the majority of them. That's their first outing for a long period of time and some of them didn't even play that many reserve games last year, like Stephen Downes."

"The aim of coming over here is to get some ideas into the lads' heads and it isn't going to happen over night. There's still work to be done and we played some good stuff in the second half. This game showed that we're getting there and we need to step it up another notch next time. I don't care if we lose 4-0 as long as there is an improvement on the performance again."

"Let me reiterate that the results are not important at this stage."

"The most important thing is that, on August 10, the personnel we have at our disposal are as fit as we can possibly get them. It's vitally important that everyone is given a fair share of games and if that means playing some of the young kids then that's what I have to do."

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- New appointment21moosey_club12/12 13:11
Word Association Game44,070FishOutOfWater12/12 13:09
Grimsby Town. Seven Seas11Dan12/12 12:57
Twat of the Week33Green2712/12 12:48
Will we finish above Lincoln ?11Les Brechin12/12 12:45
Next 4 games.. 11OllieGTFC12/12 10:55
Promotion Calculator2OllieGTFC12/12 10:50
Unity Day/Trust71mickylyons12/12 10:38
Future of Europe after Brexit.50Manchester Mariner12/12 10:30
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...30,318cmackenzie412/12 08:01

News  | Features  | Submit Article  |   | 
© 2017