Three points but the sweating continues

We’ve just won more points in our last three games than in our previous 20. Three points at Swindon on Saturday keep us five clear of Barnet with two to play but my arse remains tightly clenched. Continue reading


Disinfectant, a stuffed aubergine, Chesterfield and a calendar of cute cats

It’s tough being a Grimsby Town fan right now.

No win in 20 is abysmal, even by Sunderland’s standards, and when you’re not witnessing the depression first-hand because you’re skint and you have a newborn to look after, you’re still reminded of the perpetual bleakness. Continue reading

This is 2009/10 happening all over again – and here’s the proof

In 2009/10 the Mariners set a new club record of 25 league games without a win.

The first five matches of that run came under the guidance – if you want to call it that – of Mike ‘it’s tokenism’ Newell, who was a big hit with our female fans (and local bars). Continue reading

Conversations that definitely did not happen at Grimsby Town: Part I

Russell Slade: Hi Harry. Thanks for signing this two-year contract. Welcome to Grimsby Town Football Club.

Harry Cardwell: Thanks boss, delighted to be here. Looking forward to getting some games under my b- Continue reading