The Fishy - Grimsby Town FC



League Two Form Guide

  PGDPts
1Northampton6+815
2Leyton Orient6+715
3Stevenage6+415
4Bradford6+614
5Swindon6+313
6Tranmere6+212
7Mansfield6+411
8Salford6+211
9Carlisle6+210
10Barrow6+09
11Grimsby6+18
12Hartlepool6-17
13Stockport6-16
14Crewe6-16
15Doncaster6-26
16Gillingham6-26
17Sutton Utd6-36
18Walsall6-25
19Crawley Town6-45
20Rochdale6-45
21AFC Wimbledon6-44
22Newport County6-54
23Colchester6-52
24Harrogate Town6-81

Full Form Table
Prem|Champ|L1|NL|VN|VS
SPL|SC|S1|S2

Latest Results (all divisions)

Follow the Fishy on Twitter
NewsNow logo


Question of the Week

Where will Grimsby be in 5 years time??

Championship
League One
League Two
National League Prem
National League North

In the hat!
In the hat!

Over to Newport

By: Rob Sedgwick
Date: 10/11/2019

GRIMSBY beat the weather to host their FA Cup tie with Newport but they could not beat the Welsh side and the game will go to a replay after a 1-1 draw.

Sam Russell replaced James McKeown in goal in a surprise change by Michael Jolley, and former Town favourite Padraig Amond started on the bench much to the relief of the Town faithful.

After a slow first quarter, another former Mariner Jamille Matt looked to have scored for Newport but his attempt was disallowed for offside.

Town scored when Tom King failed to hold on to a routine header by Waterfall and Town were fortunate to take the lead thanks to the goalkeeping mistake.

Newport hadn't really threatened but they stepped up a gear after the break and Amond came on an was unlucky not to score when his header hit the post.

Ahkeem Rose had a good chance to put Town further ahead but failed to react quickly enough from a breakaway opportunity and the ball was cleared. Rose then had another good chance but fired just wide from a Hanson assist.

With ten minutes to go, Jake Hessenthaler fouled an opponent on the edge of the box and the ref deemed in inside the area and pointed to the spot. With a sense of inevitability, Amond stepped up and scored.

Robson had a great chance to win it for Town in injury time but skied his effort.

Grimsby will be forced to head to Newport, in the third scheduled meeting between the sides in a short period (although the league game at Blundell Park next week has been postponed)

Town at least have the consolation of being in the hat for Round 2.

Add To Facebook


This site is by the fans, for the fans, and we will consider articles on any subject relating to the Mariners whether it be related to current news, a nostalgic look back in the past, a story about a player, a game or games in the past, something about Blundell Park or football in general. Click here to submit your article!


Related Stories

Forum Latest
Thread TitlePostsLatest Post
Crawley Support7arryarryarry05/10 09:29
Stockport tickets39pontoonlew05/10 09:26
How times changed 10GollyGTFC05/10 08:45
Fans forum.18lew chaterleys lover05/10 07:47
Weird Kick off times in Nov/ Dec10GollyGTFC05/10 07:01
Ryan Bennett 214WOZOFGRIMSBY05/10 05:23
FA Cup 4th Qualifying draw18WOZOFGRIMSBY05/10 04:55
Tonight's games / scores11Poojah04/10 22:05
Derby Sack Manager, Rotherham Gaffer favourite....264Gaffer5804/10 18:59
ICENIAN PREDICTION LEAGUE. WEEK 8144Connecticut Mariner04/10 15:57