Title Race is on after Town Sting the Bees

Screen shot 2015-01-18 at 18.29.47THE 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

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Mariners’ Magnificent Seven Sends out Statement of Intent

10626596_830054813695124_5200881764952178473_nGRIMSBY Town’s bumper Bank Holiday weekend continued in style as they routed sorry Alfreton for seven goals at a wet and windy Blundell Park.

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.

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