GRIMSBY TOWN 1 (Black) FULHAM 1 (Finnan) | Saturday 21 August 1999 | Football League Division One | 6,196Continue reading
Grimsby Town are lining up a deadline day swoop for Nigerian striker Moses Ogbu, according to sources in Sweden, where the player turned out last season for IK Sirius. Continue reading
THE VANARAMA Conference title race is well and truly on after Grimsby Town sent long-time leaders Barnet spiralling to a second successive defeat after an excellent 3-1 victory in this televised clash at Blundell Park.
Martin Allen’s side looked to be on their way to another victory after top scorer John Akinde netted a sixth-minute penalty but that lead was overturned within ten minutes thanks to strikes from Ollie Palmer and Lenell John-Lewis’ own spot kick.
Despite a spirited start to the second half, it was the Mariners who took full control of the game on 52 minutes when Jack Mackreth slid home to cap off a fine team move. Continue reading
Paul Hurst’s men came into the game brimming with confidence after their 6-1 hammering of Gateshead on Saturday but they went one better on the afternoon thanks to a scintillating display of pace, power and precision.
A last-minute free kick from loan defender Conor Townsend kept Grimsby Town firmly in the play-off hunt and perhaps extinguishing any hopes that Forest Green Rovers had of reaching the top five.