One of the Mariners’ Wembley heroes has moved into the managerial game.Continue reading
A former Grimsby Town striker has found himself a new club ahead of the 2020/21 season.Continue reading
FROM WIMBLEDON to Wembley to the World Cup, goalkeeper Dave Beasant will forever be remembered for being the first goalkeeper to save a penalty in an FA Cup Final, when he denied John Aldridge on the way to the Dons’ famous 1-0 victory in 1988.
What many football fans outside North East Lincolnshire will forget is that the stopper, affectionately referred to as ‘Lurch’, had to resurrect his career with Grimsby Town after being cast onto the scrap heap at Chelsea.
In 2006, I was fortunate enough to sit down with the former England international, who talked about everything from the ’88 Final to his spell in Cleethorpes to the fortunes of then-club Fulham. Continue reading
Ahead of Saturday’s FA Trophy tie between the Mariners and Darlington, here’s an interview I did with Brian Keeble, a Lincolnshire-born defender who turned out for both clubs. Brian is famous for lobbing goalkeepers from distance before David Beckham was even born!
JB: How did you get started at Grimsby Town? Continue reading