EXCLUSIVE | Mariners set to complete striker signing

Grimsby Town are finally set to complete their first new signing of the summer with the arrival of a new striker early next week.

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Gulls Swoop for Victory over Mariners

GRIMSBY TOWN 0 TORQUAY UNITED 2

GTFCINJURIES to first-choice strikers Lenell John-Lewis and Jon-Paul Pittman helped pile on the misery for Grimsby Town as they slumped to a 2-0 home defeat against Torquay United.

First half goals from Courtney Richards and Luke Young were enough to send the hosts to a second successive defeat, despite a spirited second half comeback, and make it a happy homecoming for Cleethorpes-born boss Chris Hargreaves.

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League Two Team of the Year

Last season’s League Two ended up being dominated by Paulo Di Canio’s Swindon Town with some other surprising names making up the chasing pack, whilst traditional big hitters like Bradford and Rotherham struggled to make an impact.

The transfer of Nick Powell to Manchester United and Jack Butland’s call-up for England’s Euro 2012 squad shows there is plenty of talent in the Football League’s basement division and 2012/13 is shaping up to be a very competitive season.

The team of the season is a 4-4-2 formation and again comprises just one player per club.

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