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
GRIMSBY Town booked their place back in the Football League with a dramatic 3-1 Vanarama National League Promotion Final victory over Forest Green Rovers at Wembley.
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.