Same shit, different season. Match report: Grimsby 1-4 Forest Green

Please don’t let my first blog of the season be a rant. Please don’t let my first blog of the season be a rant. Please don’t let my first blog…

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From sleepwalkers to hard workers: Jolley has performed a miracle

Well, that’s a wrap for another season. It’s just typical of Town that you spend most of your time wishing it away and then, just as we find some form and start to get interesting, it ends. Continue reading

An outpouring of emotion: what Grimsby Town’s return to the Football League really means

In April 2003 I watched my beloved Grimsby Town surrender meekly at home to Walsall and drop out of the second division with two games still to play.

The following season, after an 8-1 defeat at Hartlepool, a 6-0 defeat at Oldham and a 5-1 defeat at Port Vale, I stood on the terrace at Tranmere, staring into the abyss, as news of a 90th minute goal elsewhere relegated us from the third division. Continue reading

Play-offs: why it’s Grimsby’s time

Town have limped into the play-offs. Typical of the way we go about things, we did it by losing at home to a lower mid-table team. I was going to do my blood-pumping, finger-pointing Kevin Keegan-style ‘love it’ speech about denying Tranmere a place alongside us in the top five next weekend, but who am I kidding? We won’t win on the Wirral. Continue reading