IT is not often an England International goalkeeper arrives in Cleethorpes looking to resurrect his career but that is exactly what happened when Dave Beasant rolled into town in October 1992. Continue reading
A FIVE-star performance from Grimsby Town saw them sweep past Winterton Rangers in their latest pre-season friendly at a sweltering West Street.
Lenell John-Lewis’ spectacular strike kicked things off, with Liam Hearn, Dayle Southwell, Joe Colbeck and an own goal completing the rout. Although with better finishing on the evening, it was no exaggeration to say that Town could have hit 20.
The Mariners included trialist goalkeeper Jake Turner, formerly of Scunthorpe, in their ranks, as well as giving Chris Doig another run-out after he impressed against Cleethorpes Town on Tuesday night.
Grimsby Town are still searching for their first win of the season after a lacklustre 0-0 draw with newly-promoted Nuneaton Town on a baking hot summer’s afternoon at Blundell Park.
The visitors came in to the game having shipped nine goals in their two outings so far, whilst Town had seen victories snatched away from them in the closing stages of both their previous matches. The Mariners will have seen this as a perfect opportunity to register their first maximum haul of the 2012/13 season but they rarely threatened in a match were both teams laboured thanks to the substantial heat.
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DATE: 13.05.98 | COMPETITION: Nationwide Division Two Play Off Semi Final Second Leg