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1Luton223245
2Notts County221543
3Exeter22539

4Wycombe221037
5Accrington Stanley21837
6Lincoln City22936
7Coventry22835

8Colchester22635
9Newport County22634
10Mansfield22533
11Grimsby22-133
12Swindon21432
13Cambridge Utd22-929
14Carlisle22028
15Cheltenham22-227
16Stevenage22-627
17Crawley Town22-724
18Port Vale22-924
19Crewe22-1123
20Morecambe22-922
21Yeovil22-1321
22Barnet22-820

23Chesterfield22-1420
24Forest Green22-1920

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Mike Newell Sacked

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 18/10/2009

MIKE Newell has been sacked by Grimsby Town after a disappointing start to the season and a string of poor results. Youth Team Manger Neil Woods will take over the role in a caretaker capacity. Newell managed just over a year in the Blundell Park hot seat, and kept Town up last season.

The board say he has been sacked for "irretrievable breakdown", rather than citing recent results. There has also been a suggestion that he has been linked by Tranmere, following the dismissal of John Barnes last week.

No doubt the full story will emerge shortly, and will be posted on here as soon as the information is made public.

Newell has also been criticised for the poor disciplinary record at the club (including himself) and for allowing a "drinking culture" amongst some of the players.

A statement by the club explains the board's thinking: "Despite the intention for continued support beyond the recent poor results and disappointing performances the club has dismissed Mike Newell due to irretrievable breakdown.

"The directors believe they have done everything possible to back him during his period with the club but were left with no alternative but to terminate his contract with immediate effect.

"The club appreciates Mike Newell's efforts to take this football club forward and wish him all the best for the future."

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