Ex-Town boss snatches Sam Jones in eleventh hour deal

Former Mariners’ boss Paul Hurst emerged as the shock winner in the race to sign Grimsby Town attacker Sam Jones in a dramatic deadline day deal sealed 20 minutes after the window slammed shut. Continue reading

Connections: Gateshead and Grimsby Town

Versatile attacker Peter Bore (left) burst onto the Blundell Park scene on the first day of the 2006/07 season, scoring twice in a 3-2 win over Boston United, having only come into the game as a second half substitute.

Bore enjoyed an excellent first senior season with the Mariners, finishing as joint top scorer with nine goals, including a hat-trick in the reverse fixture against Boston – a resounding 6-0 success for the Mariners. Continue reading