The Fishy - Grimsby Town FC



League Two Form Guide

  PGDPts
1Mansfield6514
2Accrington Stanley6712
3Wycombe6412
4Luton6412
5Coventry6312
6Crawley Town6212
7Exeter6112
8Swindon6-112
9Newport County6111
10Carlisle6110
11Lincoln City629
12Cambridge Utd609
13Stevenage638
14Notts County628
15Port Vale627
16Yeovil617
17Morecambe6-27
18Chesterfield6-47
19Forest Green606
20Crewe6-36
21Colchester6-36
22Cheltenham6-54
23Grimsby6-82
24Barnet6-71

Full Form Table
Prem|Champ|L1|NL|VN|VS
SPL|SC|S1|S2

Latest Results (all divisions)




Question of the Week

When should John Fenty stand down?

Immediately
End of season
When successor found
Job for life!


Martin Butler
Martin Butler

Town Swarm All Over Bees

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 11/03/2008

ANY lingering fears of relegation were finally put to bed tonight as Grimsby soared past the magical 50 point mark with an impressive demolition of struggling Barnet at Blundell Park.

Injuries once again forced Alan Buckley to shuffle his pack and tonight he started with a new strike force of Jones and Butler. Ryan Bennett also came into the starting line up in place of Hunt, with Clarke moving into midfield.

Town made a promising start with Butler looking much more effective than when he first arrived and linking up well with Jones and the midfield. Hegarty and Butler both had chances, before Town got the goal their play deserved after 30 minutes. Hegarty burst into the box after playing a 1-2 with Butler, and slotted the ball past Harrison with some aplomb.

Just before half time Town added a second, Butler latching on to a ball headed down to him and, with an excellent piece of close control, turning and firing it past the Barnet keeper.

Bolland made it three a few minutes after the break when he dispossessed Nicolau then ran on and slotted the ball past Harrison.

Barnet caused a five minute scare when Akurang headed a reply with a towering header with 10 minutes to go.

But then man of the match Martin Butler set up substitute Taylor for a 1 on 1 with the keeper. The young striker made no mistake and restored Town's four goal cushion.

Town always seem to beat Barnet handsomely and they deserved this victory. With the teams immediately above them losing tonight the possibility that the season could have another twist is not yet beyond the realms of possibility. The next two fixtures, away at Darlington and Mansfield, will go a long way to deciding whether Town are playing for pride or a promotion place in the subsequent seven games.

A full report will appear later.

League Table


Vote for your Man of the Match

Your Name (optional)
Your Email Address (optional)
Your Man of the Match

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
Gullivers4oochiad22/01 16:17
The real face of Lincoln city 21Ipswin22/01 15:37
Slade interview24arryarryarry22/01 15:36
Mariners Trust supporter survey29realist22/01 15:34
New Fishy Pontoon Buster Game4Les Brechin22/01 15:26
Change/add-a-letter/remove-one Word Game thread...30,679grimsby pete22/01 15:18
Word Association Game44,629grimsby pete22/01 15:16
Nathan Arnold63The Old Codger22/01 15:11
1516629090<>Separated at birth?1Les Brechin22/01 14:55
Separated at birth?1Bristol Mariner22/01 13:51

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