The Fishy - Grimsby Town FC



Upcoming Fixtures

Mon 22/04
Danish Superliga
Hobro v Vendsyssel FF
League One
Portsmouth v Coventry
Championship
Aston Villa v Millwall
League One
Southend v Burton Albion
Danish Superliga
Randers Freja v Aalborg
Kenyan Premier League
Homeboyz v Nakumatt
Belgian Pro League
Royal Antwerp v Club Brugge
Swedish Allsvenskan
IFK Goteborg v Helsingborg IF
Italian Serie B
Verona v Benevento
Southern Premier Central
Rushden & D'mnds v Kettering
Isthmian League South Central
Chipstead v Molesey
Championship
Blackburn v Bolton
Derby v QPR
Hull v Sheffield Utd
Ipswich v Swansea

Full Fixture List




Question of the Week

How do you feel about next season?

Very optimistic
Optimistic
Neutral
Pessimistic
Very pessimistic

We are Town!
We are Town!

Town in Shock Win!

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 13/09/2017

FEW people expected Grimsby to return home from Accrington with all three points. Stanley were second in the league and had a 100% record at home, while Town had just been thumped 4-1 at Mansfield.

However goals from Sam Jones and Martyn Woolford either side of half time was enough for Town to grab a valuable three points to lift them away from the danger zone.

Russell Slade made four changes from the Mansfield side where Town had been poor. Ben Davies was a forced change at right back for the injured Zak Mills but Danny Collins, Sam Jones and Jamille Matt were all tactical changes.

Town threatened early on with Siriki Dembele prominent and the young winger forced a good save from Stanley keeper Aaron Chapman. Accrington had a header cleared off the line, but it was Sam Jones who broke the deadlock just before half time with a superb chip over 'keeper Chapman before racing past him for a tap-in on the line.

Stanley equalised almost immediately when Jordan Clark picked out ex-Mariner Kayden Jackson who drilled the ball past McKeown.

Substitute Mallik Wilks and forced James McKeown into a good save with his legs. However, Town went down the other end of the ground and Jones set up Woolford who curled the ball past the 'keeper with a d deft touch.

Town had to survive a few scares but Matt went very close to adding a third, and the Mariners held on for what was an important win. Confidence had dipped following the Mansfield debacle, but Grimsby have shown they are capable of matching the better sides with wins over Crewe and now Accrington either side of that game.

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
I feel sick33BeijingMariner22/04 00:58
The “Wright” time? 7The Grim Reaper21/04 23:42
Looking forward to tomorrow. 21LH21/04 23:17
These John Coleman/Accrington Stanley comparisons11lew chaterleys lover21/04 20:18
Notts county away 22GollyGTFC21/04 17:28
ICENIAN PREDICTION LEAGUE, SEMI-FINALS368ponnyfan21/04 16:59
Nothing has changed and never will7Helgy21/04 16:34
Bank Holiday Bonanza Ticket Offer!14promotion plaice21/04 16:13
Limbrick6Gaffer5821/04 16:11
Carlisle (H) Predictions29Gaffer5821/04 13:18