The Fishy - Grimsby Town FC



League Two Table

  PGDPts
1Swindon342366
2Crewe342264
3Exeter341263

4Plymouth341762
5Cheltenham342360
6Colchester351455
7Northampton351255

8Port Vale35655
9Bradford35551
10Forest Green35146
11Cambridge Utd35-645
12Crawley Town35144
13Salford35-144
14Grimsby34-244
15Walsall35-1144
16Newport County33-143
17Scunthorpe34-839
18Leyton Orient35-939
19Oldham35-1538
20Carlisle34-1736
21Mansfield35-835
22Morecambe35-2431

23Macclesfield35-1030
24Stevenage35-2422

Full League Two Table
Prem|Champ|L1|L2|NL|NLN|NLS
SPL|SC|S1|S2




Question of the Week

Best new signing?

Billy Clarke
Anthony Glennon
Evan Khouri
Josh Benson
James Tilley
A N Other

All change!
All change!

All Change at Crewe

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 28/10/2018

GRIMSBY'S fine run ended at Crewe with a 2-0 reverse at Gresty Road which also saw the Mariners end their run of clean sheets in the league. The Mariners never came close to scoring, and it was Crewe who eventually broke the deadlock with two second-half goals.

Michael Jolley kept the same side for the fifth game running, unsurprisingly as the team had brought him ten points from the last four games and lifted Town away from the bottom two.

Neither side really tested the 'keeper in the first half, with both shot stoppers making saves you'd expect them to make. McKeown made a save with his feet to deny Miller, and Hooper had two shots which both lacked the power to trouble Garratt in Crewe's goal.

Wes Thomas had Town's best chance shortly before halftime when he turned a defender to go through on goal, but Garratt did well to save Thomas's effort.

Both keepers were in action early in the second half. McKeown saved Ainley’s effort at one end before Town went down the other end and Garratt clawed away a good effort by Charles Vernam.

Crewe finally broke the deadlock with a Bowery run was picked out which split Town's defence and he shot under McKeown to give Crewe the lead.

Crewe made sure of their win with a second goal within 10 minutes after Miller headed in a cross to double the lead.

Town had the chances in the first half but suffered from the usual problem of goal-shy strikers. They have been relying on not conceding for most of their recent points, with goals few and far between. That wasn't going to last forever, though, and the match reiterated again the need for a goalscorer.

Michael Jolley now has to decide whether to persevere with the 11 players who had done so well, or use the opportunity to make chances that might have been at the back of his mind to try.

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
ICENIAN PREDICTION LEAGUE, WEEK 7202Grantham_Mariner28/02 13:01
Club Statement.. Fenty stepping back / down! 106Maringer28/02 12:52
Mariners Trust Forum - Weds 26th65promotion plaice28/02 12:11
Grimsby V Northampton (H) Predictions 29pkscouse28/02 11:33
MSTREAMS84golfer28/02 11:23
Old mates?3pizzzza28/02 11:08
4-2 wins38The Yard Dog28/02 11:04
Ifollow30arryarryarry27/02 23:21
Just back83The_Laughing_Mariner27/02 23:06
Scunny Tickets53KingstonMariner27/02 22:42