A polite tap to the balls. Match report: Grimsby 0-1 Mansfield

In the words of Unlucky Alf… oh bugger.

If supporting your club was about selecting the games in which you’re most likely to see a victory, then I’d have probably avoided our New Year’s Day match against Mansfield Town.

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Alternative commentary: Grimsby 1-1 Lincoln

Despite a swashbuckling performance against the big-spending Imps, the Mariners were denied all three points in Saturday’s Lincolnshire derby when Carl Boyeson – yes, that absolute nutcase – adjudged Danny Collins to have fouled John Akinde (pen) in the box and awarded a penalty (which, of course, Akinde scored). Continue reading

Pain and agony. Match report: Grimsby 0-2 Coventry

I’m not sure what was more brutal – The Revenant, which I watched on Friday night, or the physiotherapy I endured on Saturday morning. I’d never had physio before and I must admit, I’d grossly underestimated the whole experience. By the end of it I kind of knew how Di Caprio felt after being thrown around by that bear. Continue reading