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PHILIP DAY THE CHAIRMAN’S NOTES:

GRIMSBY TOWN FC

Blundell Park, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, DN35 7PY Tel: 01472 605050 Email: webmaster@gtfc.co.uk Web: www.gtfc.co.uk

CLUB DIRECTORY

Chairman Mr Philip Day Club President Mr J Elsom Directors Mr J Fenty, Mr M Chapman, Mr S Marley, Mr J Wood and Mr D Roberts Life President Mr B D Ramsden Vice Presidents Roy Reed, James Reed, Eurolec Services (4), Wilton Cobley (2), John Grantham, Walter Drayton, Liz Drayton, Leeson Pearce, Hendry Electrical (6), Bernard Stafford, Sheila Stafford, Mark Spencer, Michael Johnson, Premier Decorators (2), John Carter, Val Carter, Matt Boulter (2), Greg Hodge and Lester Powell Chief Executive Ian Fleming Club Secretary Rae Walker Accounts Manager Steve Wraith Stadium Manager & Safety Officer Nick Dale Ticket Office Manager Lisa Piggott Commercial Manager Dave Smith Commercial Assistant Sam Strandt Press Officer Dale Ladson Club Manager Ian Holloway Head Therapist Dave Moore Conditioning Coach Greg Howard Under 23 Manager Ben Davies Youth Team Manager Neil Woods Academy Operations Manager Adam Smith Honorary Club Physician Frank Howells Crowd Medical Officer Dr K Collett Head Groundsman Michael Phillips Safeguarding Officer Martin George Equality, Diversity & Safeguarding Officer Adie Merrikin Education Welfare Officer Oliver Cowling Family Co-ordinator Sand Stewart Disabled Liason Officer (DLO) Amanda Jane Stephenson Supporter Liason Officers (SLO) Kristine Green and Amanda Jane Stephenson Sales Executive Gayle Jackson Media Officer Ryan Petterson Media Consultant Jack Johnson

GRIMSBY TOWN

FOOTBALL

CLUB

OFFICIAL e-PROGRAMME

TUESDAY 3RD

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vs BARROW 2020 NOVEMBER

THE MARINER

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e welcome this evening the players staff and Directors of Barrow A.F.C. The last league game against Barrow at Blundell Park was on 18th December 1971. When you look back at the League table for that season a lot of long established football league clubs are no longer in the League – the likes of Workington, Darlington and Stockport to name but a few. It is therefore especially pleasing to welcome back to the League Barrow after a forty nine year absence. During the summer we were delighted with the number of shares sold and thus the number of new shareholders so that we now have in excess of 1,500. As existing shareholders are aware the Annual General Meeting of the Club takes place on the third Thursday in November. Notice of the meeting is not given to shareholders as they agreed several years ago to dispense with the same on the basis that the meeting would be held on the same Thursday each year. This year however we cannot do this because of the restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus regulations. Under the Company’s Articles the meeting must be held no later than fifteen months after the previous meeting. This means we have until the end of February to hold the meeting. As soon as the restrictions are lifted, we will hold the meeting and notice will be given on the Club’s website. It is very disappointing that we cannot hold the meeting as we are sure that many of our new shareholders would have welcomed the opportunity to attend. Whilst the formal part of the meeting to comply with the requirements of the Companies Act can be described as “dry” after the close of the formal meeting there is an opportunity for shareholders to ask questions about all things GTFC.

DURING THE SUMMER WE WERE DELIGHTED WITH THE NUMBER OF SHARES SOLD AND THUS THE NUMBER OF NEW SHAREHOLDERS

Please, therefore, keep your eyes open to see the new date for the AGM. If restrictions persist into the New Year, we will have to look at the meeting being a virtual one on Zoom. I sincerely hope however that we will be able to meet in person. Philip

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REPORT IT.

KICK IT OUT OF FOOTBALL.


IAN HOLLOWAY THE GAFFER:

Good evening and thanks for downloading the programme for our game against Barrow.

I was delighted with the point against Carlisle United in our last game here but I’ve got to be honest, it was probably one of the worst games I’ve seen! I was waiting for the confidence in my team to build after the goal but then we started giving the ball away and stopped playing the right way. Without the fans in Blundell Park, it felt absolutely horrible. I don’t want to use that as an excuse, but there’s no doubt that the fans would have lifted my lads and sometimes you need that. I was very proud of our performance against Forest Green because they are a very good team. They took their opportunity and scored a good goal but we had a lot more possession than them and I think we should have done more than just equalise. To be honest, I think we outplayed them and I would take that performance from my lads all day long but unfortunately we lost the game. Yes, I would have liked us to have created more in the final third to really hurt them but sometimes that’s life. I was pleased that James Hanson got more minutes under his belt and didn’t have a reaction and I was also pleased to see Virgil Gomis get time out on the pitch because he hasn’t been with the group long. I know some of my staff felt that we should have had a penalty at the end, but I didn’t. I felt Terry Taylor went down too easy. I would have preferred him to have a shot and then for someone to hit his ankle. We knew the Stevenage game was going to be tough because they are an improving side. They have Lennie Lawrence helping them, so if there was ever going to be a day when it went against us, it was going to be Saturday! If I’m being totally honest, there was lots of good stuff but also some poor stuff as well. I think that Stevenage deserved the point and they perhaps forced that performance out of us. We knew they’d pose a threat from set plays but the good thing is that we dealt with them all. I did think that Luke Waterfall and Mattie Pollock were excellent and Macca was back to his usual self and made a couple of great saves. There was also some seniority in the midfield as well - Danny Rose and Kyle Bennett both played really well. However, up the top end of the pitch, it felt like they didn’t know one another. But understanding comes with practice and that’s something I know will come. Before I sign off, I just wanted to say a massive thank you to everyone who’s donated to charity. You magnificent lot have raised more than £7,000 and I think your warmth and generosity is absolutely unbelievable - especially during a time like this. Ollie

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MACCA CAPTAIN’S COLUMN:

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vening all. Well a week is a long time in football and it seems a long week in these times! After a bad week at work for us as a group, results wise, and me personally performance wise, it was nice to get a clean sheet on Saturday at Stevenage which involved a really collective group effort. Obviously we now all face another mini-lockdown and who knows what’s to come. The players, like everyone in all lines of work and life, have to adapt. Whether that’s eating takeaway food, short and smaller group meetings or limited time in the gym. No one knows what this next period of time will bring. However, one thing we know as a group is that our performances and results have an enormous impact on the town and although we can’t guarantee results, I can honestly say that we will be giving 100% to try and at least put a smile on people’s faces every Saturday… and at the moment every Tuesday as well!

THE PLAYERS, LIKE EVERYONE IN ALL LINES OF WORK AND LIFE, HAVE TO ADAPT

Stay safe and please keep supporting us in any way you can. Macca

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ACTION REPLAY

MARINERS 1 CARLISLE 1 POLLOCK 24’

McKEOWN (OG) 46’

SATURDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2020

CLICK HERE TO WATCH MATCH HIGHLIGHTS 01 02 06 25 03 26 36 15 21 10 08

McKeown

07 09 13 18 29 32 38

Green

Hendrie Waterfall Pollock Preston Taylor Morton Clifton (Starbuck 60) Tilley (Hanson 53) Williams (Green 72) Windsor

21 02 06 13 03 12 08 07 09 14 20

Farman

04 05 10 15 19 27 30

Devine

Tanner Hayden McDonald Anderton Mellish Guy Riley (Reilly 66) Alessandra Kayode Toure

SUBSTITUTES Hanson Battersby Mohsni Starbuck Idehen Gomis

62% 6 3 3 16

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SUBSTITUTES Hunt Reilly Charters Furman Dewhurst Malley

POSSESSION SHOTS SHOTS ON TARGET CORNERS FOULS

38% 15 1 4 21




MATTIE POLLOCK

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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ometimes it’s easy to forget that Mattie Pollock is still a teenager. The 19-year-old has become a regular in the Town defence and continues to play with a maturity which far exceeds his years. Mattie is the son of former Middlesbrough and Manchester City midfielder, Jamie Pollock, and was originally considered a midfielder during his time in the Leeds United academy. After being let go by Leeds, Pollock turned out for his Dad’s team Polston Allstars as a defender and was soon invited to join the Grimsby Town academy in 2018. He didn’t have to wait long to get his first taste of first team football either. In December 2018, the Mariners were in the midst of a defensive crisis and following a red card to Alex Whitmore, Pollock made an impressive debut as a second half sub in a 2-1 victory at Exeter City. Since that day in Devon almost two years ago, Pollock hasn’t really looked back. He signed a new 2-and-a-half year deal in February 2019, made his full league debut two months later and then played 27 times during the 2019/20 campaign. After turning down the chance to go on trial with a Premier League team in the summer, Pollock picked up where he left off last season. Calm and collected in possession and rarely outmuscled by an opponent, the young defender appears to have all the assets needed for a long and successful career in the game.

GTFC CAREER:

Appearances 37 Goals 1

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20 QUESTIONS MATTIE POLLOCK

When and where were you born? Surrey, 28th September 2001 Are you married? No Do you have kids? No Apart from football, what other sport do you like? Them all really - I watch anything What do you like to do in your spare time? Chill with the family What TV show are you watching at the moment? None really - I just watch footy Which musician are you listening to a lot? Drake or Lil Pj Best film you have watched recently? The Kissing Booth 2 Who would you like to play you in a film about your life? Leonardo DiCaprio Career high point so far? Making my debut or playing against Chelsea Career low point so far? Moving away from home How would you sum up your time at your last club? I was only young so alright really! Who’s had the biggest influence on your career? My dad and my family What’s the best game you’ve played in? Chelsea in the cup last season Who’s the best player you’ve played with? Jack Clarke when I was at Leeds Who’s the best player you’ve played against? One of the Chelsea players, Barkley or Batshuayi What’s the worst injury you’ve had in your career? I had a cut in my knee which needed an operation. I ended up being out for quite a while. What is the best goal you’ve scored? I’ve only scored one, so Carlisle! Do you have a pre match routine or superstition? Nah, none really. Who’s your best friend in football? I’m friends with a lot but I would say either Ethan Robson or Cam Painter.

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ongratulations to tonight’s visitors on their fantastic achievement of regaining Football League status after 48 years of non-league football. We know ourselves just how difficult it is to get out of the National League and to do so with limited resources compared to some of the other clubs in that league is outstanding. ‘The Bluebirds’ are now finding their way in the league with two victories on the trot and unbeaten in four and so tonight will be another tough test for the lads. In previous notes we have mentioned iFollow and the importance of the revenue to the club. With no sign still of a rescue package, this is one area that with the support of everyone can make a significant difference to the club. We have some updated information on subscriptions which may be of interest.

MARINERS TRUST

As you can see we are well above the average for both home and away passes purchased but below the average for ST passes which probably reflects the fact that we issued ST so late compared to others and sold less because the restrictions were better known. Not surprisingly the highest for both home and way is Bolton and lowest is Salford. If you combine home match passes purchased combined with ST codes issued, ours comes in around mid-table which shows there is much more potential.

AVERAGE LEAGUE 2

GTFC

HIGHEST

Home match passes purchased

444

877

1531

LOWEST 11

Home ST codes issued

1009

690

4358

89

Away match passes purchased

640

1013

2744

64

The top six average passes sold are as follows:

HOME

AVERAGE

AWAY

AVERAGE

Bolton

1431

Bolton

Grimsby Town

877

Bradford

2467 1167

Carlisle

730

Orient

1041

Bradford

678

Grimsby Town

1041

Southend

641

Tranmere

1001

Cambridge

606

Port Vale

989

We keep all of the revenue from home subscribers and the first 500 from away subscribers. The away club keeps all of the revenue above 500 and so on average we are getting the revenue from 541 away fans (1041 less 500). After VAT we get £8 per pass and so over the season for the away games we are currently on course to receive 23 games x 541 x £8 = £100k For home games the revenue is 877 passes plus average of 390 away = 1267 passes which is worth £230k for the season giving a total of £330K. There is great potential for this to better if we can get on a good run as we see with the increase in attendances when things are going well. Please keep buying those passes. Out of interest, the clubs at the bottom are probably as you would expect, reflecting average attendances Morecambe, Crawley, Harrogate, FGR and Salford. Our friends down the road are below the average with 315 for home games and 344 for away games. We know that initially there was a lot of issues with the service but as we understand it in recent weeks the product has been much better, and we certainly have had far fewer messages about it. If you are having issues please do not hesitate to contact us at enquiries@marinerstrust.co.uk. As we hear news of another lockdown, we fully appreciate that things will be getting even tougher for some people and, if possible, we will do anything we can help. If you or someone you know need some help with food or just need someone to talk to then please do not hesitate to get in touch and we will do our best to help. We will be running the foodbank and toy appeal again this year and so please help if you can, it makes such a difference to those in need. UTMM The Mariners Trust Board

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ACTION REPLAY

STEVENAGE 0 MARINERS 0 SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER 2020

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Cumming

08 09 11 13 15 23 28

Osborne

Wildin Cuthbert Prosser Coker List Carter Vincelot Read Akinwande (Newton 63) Dinanga (Oteh 81)

01 02 06 25 21 37 26 04 03 07 08

McKeown

09 12 13 19 29 32 38

Hanson

Hendrie Waterfall Pollock Tilley (Gomis 30) Bennett (Gibson 68) Taylor Rose Preston Green (Hanson 58) Windsor

SUBSTITUTES Effiong Newton Johnson Vancooten Smith Oteh

36% 19 6 9 13

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SUBSTITUTES Gibson Battersby Wright Starbuck Idehen Gomis

POSSESSION SHOTS SHOTS ON TARGET CORNERS FOULS

64% 6 2 6 17


THE JUNIORS’ JAUNT A FOCUS ON THE ACADEMY AND YOUTH TEAM

The young Mariners got their Youth FA Cup campaign up and running with a 2-0 victory over Scunthorpe United at Blundell Park. The Iron nearly got off to a dream start when Boyes pulled off a fine save after three minutes which led to a goalmouth scramble and the opponents hitting the bar. Adlard nearly put town ahead when he broke through, only to slide the ball past the keeper and see his shot cleared off the line, and later, Tomlinson had the ball in the back of the net only for his effort to be ruled out for offside. In the second half, Town came out the stronger but Scunthorpe did have some long range strikes that were all denied by Boyes. However, Tomlinson opened the scoring for the young Mariners when his strike beat the Scunthorpe keeper. Town then sealed the victory when Braithwaite slotted home from 12 yards after great play from Adlard down the left.

Last Friday Town travelled to Accrington Stanley for their first Group game of the Youth Alliance Cup and came away from Lancashire with a point. Accrington started the game strongly and opened the scoring within minutes when a deep cross came into the box for the centre forward to head home. After a strong penalty claim for the hosts, Town got into their groove and created a number of good chances - Adlard going close on two occasions.

TOWN: Boyes, Scott (Antoine), Blakeley, Branwell, Smaller, Grist, Davey (Braithwaite), Khouri, Adlard (Stratton), Walker, Tomlinson. UNUSED SUBS: Goundry, Jacobs, Boyd, Milner

The young Mariners began the second half strongly and equalised through Smaller on 75 minutes after Blakeley’s deep cross. As the game went into the final phase, both Tomlinson and Milner went close to sealing the points for Town. However, it wasn’t to be and the tie ended 1-1. TOWN: Boyes, Blakeley, Antoine (Goundry), Bramwell, Smaller, Grist, Braithwaite (Boyd), Khouri, Walker (Milner), Tomlinson (Stratton), Adlard. UNUSED SUB: Jacobs Thanks to Adam Smith and Callum Lester for sharing the match reports, photos by Scunthorpe United

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IN PORT T ODAY:

BARROW AFC The Bluebirds

NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

FOUNDED

1901

HOLKER S TREE T

F OO T B A L L L E AGUE ME MBE RS

1921-1972

CAPACITY

5,045 LAST SEASON TOP GOALSCORER SCOTT QUIGLEY 20 GOALS IN 37 GAMES

2019-20 SEASON

1st

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THED AMANAGER VID DUNN


ONES WATCH DEFENDER

5. MATT PLATT

The former Blackburn Rovers defender missed the start of the season through injury, but since returning to full fitness, the 23-year-old has looked assured at the back for The Bluebirds. Born in Knowsley, Platt made his way through the academy system at Ewood Park, appearing for both their Under-18 and Under-21 sides. He joined Barrow on loan for the first time at the start of March 2017 and made eight appearances at Holker Street before returning to Blackburn at the end of the season. The defender signed for League One club Accrington Stanley ahead of the 2018/19 campaign but only appeared for Stanley a handful of times and later signed on loan with Southport for the second half of the season. After his successful spell with the National League North club, Platt was rewarded with a new contract at Ewood Park and rejoined Barrow on loan during 2019/20. He became a regular in Ian Evatt’s side who claimed the National League title and in the summer his move from Blackburn was made permanent for an undisclosed fee. Previous Clubs: Blackburn Rovers, Barrow (Loan), Accrington Stanley (Loan), Southport (Loan), Barrow (Loan).

MIDFIELDER

4. JASON TAYLOR

The experienced midfielder with over 400 career games to his name has been one of the Bluebirds’ star performers of late, after waiting until 17th October to make his first appearance back in the Football League! The 33-year-old began his career with Oldham Athletic but as a youngster he made over 100 appearances for Stockport County before Rotherham United secured his services. The boxto-box midfielder spent time on loan at Rochdale but returned to South Yorkshire to star for the Millers over the next two seasons. After three years with Rotherham, Taylor joined League Two rivals Cheltenham Town in 2013 and Northampton Town two years later. Spells with Eastleigh and AFC Fylde in the National League followed before agreeing a move to Barrow in the summer of 2018. Taylor scooped a host of awards for his performances during his debut campaign for The Bluebirds and was influential as they won the National League title last season. Previous Clubs: Oldham Athletic, Stockport County (Loan), Stockport County, Rotherham United, Rochdale (Loan), Cheltenham Town, Northampton Town, Eastleigh, AFC Fylde.

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FORWARD

20. DIOR ANGUS

The exciting forward is the Bluebird’s top goalscorer so far this season with four goals in 12 appearances. The 26-year-old, who’s known for his pace and never giving defenders a minute’s peace, began his career with Solihull Moors in 2011 and over two seasons at Damson Park he scored 7 goals in 31 games. Spells with Kidderminster Harriers, Solihull Moors and Daventry Town and Stratford Town followed before the young forward found his goal scoring touch during a prolific 18-month spell at Redditch United where he played under former Walsall striker Darren Byfield. After scoring 17 goals in the first half of the season for Redditch, Angus signed for League Two Port Vale. However, the lively forward spent most of his time away from Vale Park, on loan at Tamworth (3 in 6), Nuneaton Borough (13 in 25) and Barrow (2 in 11). Signing permanently for Barrow ahead of the 2019/20 campaign, Angus helped the Bluebirds win promotion to the Football League with 10 goals in 36 appearances. Previous Clubs: Solihull Moors, Leamington (Loan), Banbury United (Loan), Kidderminster Harriers, Worcester City (Loan), Solihull Moors, Daventry Town, Stratford Town, Redditch United, Port Vale, Tamworth (Loan), Nuneaton Borough (Loan), Barrow (Loan).


NO. NAT NAME

01

Joel DIXON

02

ROLL-CALL POSITION AGE PREVIOUS CLUB

APPS GLS

Goalkeeper 26 Sunderland

159

0

Connor BROWN

Defender 29 York City

58

2

03

Patrick BROUGH

Defender 24 Falkirk

40

3

04

Jason TAYLOR

Midfielder 33 AFC Fylde

84

2

05

Matt PLATT

Defender 23 Blackburn Rovers

45

0

06

Sam HIRD

Defender 33 Alfreton Town

54

0

07

Callum GRIBBIN

Midfielder 21 Sheffield United

3

0

08

Mike JONES

Midfielder 33 Carlisle United

10

2

09

Scott QUIGLEY

Forward

41

20

10

Lewis HARDCASTLE

Midfielder 22 Blackburn Rovers

61

7

11

Josh KAY

Midfielder 23 Chesterfield

86

13

12

Josh LILLIS

Goalkeeper 33 Rochdale

1

0

14

James JONES

Defender 23 Altrincham

6

0

16

Tom BEADLING

Midfielder 24 Dunfermline Athletic

8

0

17

Morgan PENFOLD

Forward

5

2

18

Yoan ZOUMA

Defender 22 Bolton Wanderers

4

0

19

Scott WILSON

Defender 20 Burnley

6

0

20

Dior ANGUS

Forward

26 Port Vale

51

16

22

Jack HINDLE

Forward

26 Colwyn Bay

74

15

23

Courtney BAKER-RICHARDSON Forward

24 Swansea City

0

0

24

Kgosi NTHLE

Defender 26 Scunthorpe United

5

0

25

Harrison BIGGINS

Forward

12

1

27

Bradley BARRY

Defender 25 Chesterfield

43

3

28

Chris TAYLOR

Midfielder 33 Bradford City

7

1

29

Jayden REID

Forward

19 Birmingham City

4

0

33

Luke JAMES

Forward

25 Hartlepool United

11

1

28 Blackpool

21 Peterborough United

24 Fleetwood Town

21

01

09

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BARROW 2-2 TOWN 21ST JANUARY 1922

Town were founder members of three divisions by 1921 – the Second Division in 1892, the Third Division in 1920, and Third Division (North) in 1921. Barrow also were founder members of Division 3 North, in a season where clubs almost always played one another home and away in consecutive matches. So it was that on 21st January Town made their way to Holker Street for the first meeting, whilst a week later the teams met at Blundell Park. The 4-0 win at BP was the start of a great run-in which saw the Mariners win 10 of the following 11 games. Jimmy Carmichael scored both goals in the game at Barrow and all four in the return in Cleethorpes!

vs Barrow

The club’s unofficial historian, John Kirk, takes a look at six memorable encounters against The Bluebirds.

TOWN 5-0 BARROW 26TH APRIL 1924

This became Town’s biggest win to date against Barrow. It occurred in the penultimate game of the season with a George Dent hat-trick, a Wilf Gillow goal (he was about to become Town’s third manager) and Jimmy Carmichael again! The league was still using the double-fixture pattern and the Mariners lost against Barrow in the final match of the season.

Manchester United were played at Maine Road, and the September 1939 0-4 defeat to United has officially been expunged, then we have a winning streak at Old Trafford going all the way back to the semi-final defeat in 1939 – over 80 years of winning at OT. Not many clubs can say that! Not many statisticians would accept my reasoning!

TOWN 4-0 BARROW 25TH FEBRUARY 1926

1925-1926 was a remarkable season for Town. They ended up as Champions of Division 3 (North), were promoted and went the entire season unbeaten at Blundell Park. The only blot on a 100% record was a draw against Wigan Borough back in mid-November. For once Carmichael only scored once against Barrow, even though he notched 33 league goals throughout the season, and another two in the FA Cup!

TOWN 4-1 BARROW 11TH AUGUST 2015

The first home game after the play-off disappointment versus Bristol Rovers saw Town score their first victory in what was to prove the promotion season from the National League (we’d drawn three days earlier at Kidderminster). A whole load of wins and draws (and three defeats) occurred before we met Barrow at their place and won 3-1, with two goals from Podge Amond. A few others in the team that day were Richard Tait, Josh Gowling, Shaun Pearson, Conor Townsend, Craig Disley, Nathan Arnold and of course James McKeown.

TOWN 2-1 BARROW 17TH SEPTEMBER 1952

Having finished runners up in Division 3 (North) the previous season, Town, still under the management of Bill Shankly were hoping to go one better as the crowds demonstrated! The home crowds for the first few games at Blundell Park were (to the nearest thousand) 17,000, 22,000, 20,000, 17,000 (v Barrow), 18,000, 14,000, 16,000 and 16,000. This match was Town’s sixth win out of eight games (we had drawn at Barrow and Mansfield). Later we dropped away and could “only” finish 5th.

TOWN 2-0 BARROW 23RD NOVEMBER 1964

What was remarkable about this FA Cup replay? It was the last time that we played at Old Trafford. As all our games in the 1940s versus

OF THE BEST

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Andy Cook is a player who’ll be remembered by fans of both clubs, although perhaps in slightly different ways… Originally a graduate of the Carlisle United academy, the big County Durham lad joined Barrow on a month’s loan in October 2009 and scored twice in four appearances before breaking his foot and ruling him out of the rest of the season. Cooky then rejoined Barrow on loan ahead of the 2010/11 season and made the move permanent in January 2011. The following year, the striker plundered 17 goals in 39 goals for the Bluebirds, including hat tricks against Fleetwood Town and Hayes and Yeading. Cook was brought to Blundell Park in the summer of 2012 by Paul Hurst and Rob Scott for an undisclosed fee. The managerial duo had obviously earmarked Cook, with his big physical presence and slightly unorthodox style, as the perfect foil for Liam Hearn. However, Hearn suffered an injury during pre-season which kept him out of the majority of the campaign and the pair very rarely got to play together during their time at Blundell Park - how frustrating that must have been for Hurst and Scott. Cook ended up being Town’s topscorer in 2012/13, as the Mariners went close to earning promotion to the Football League and winning the FA Trophy. In fact, it was Cook who scored Town’s goal against Wrexham at Wembley (a game which could also be the coldest cup final in history). The following season, Cook struggled to find the back of the net as regularly as he did in the previous two years and he was released. The frontman, who was clearly lacking in confidence after a difficult final season at Blundell Park, signed for Barrow (who had been relegated from the National League) and helped the Bluebirds win the National League North title with 23 goals. The next season, Cook scored 24 for Barrow back in the National League and earned a move to Tranmere Rovers. In two seasons at Prenton Park he twice topped the goalscoring charts as Rovers won promotion to the Football League - his final goal coming in the play-off final at Wembley against Boreham Wood. In 2018, he joined League One Walsall and scored 18 but couldn’t prevent the Saddlers from relegation and ahead of last season, he joined League Two big spenders Mansfield Town, although, so far, neither he nor the Stags have managed to live up to their reputations! Still aged just 30, Cook has played more than 450 games in his career and scored over 150 goals. Maybe there’s still time for a fourth and final spell back with tonight’s opponents? He seems to feel at home at Holker Street…

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TEEEEES! MARINERS MEMORIES:

50 years ago, Matt Tees rejoined The Mariner after a three year hiatus away from Blundell Park. Gordon Wilson remembers the impact the prolific Scot had on the club’s fortunes. Fifty years ago, on Bonfire Night 1970, The Grimsby Evening Telegraph announced the second coming of Matt Tees to Blundell Park. For a club in financial and footballing trouble this return would mark the beginning of a great revival and one of the most exciting periods in the history of Grimsby Town FC. Matt Tees and I found Grimsby Town in the same season. He first turned out in August ‘63 and I took my place in the Barrett’s boys’ paddock in January ‘64. Finding his feet in the full-time English game after coming down from part-time Airdrie, he wasn’t particularly prolific. He had scored on his league debut at Swansea and three more times before being sidelined until March. He would score just twice more in that relegation season. Five goals in 21. I wish I could have seen his first goal for the club, against the great Gordon Banks in a pre-season Stoke City friendly. In fact I had to wait until the opening day of the 64/65 campaign, at Oldham Athletic’s Boundary Park, to see him score. He was not so productive in that campaign either, with just nine goals in 26 games. But 1965-66 was a different story. Matt scored 28 of The Mariners 68 league goals, five more in the FA Cup and four in the League Cup including, possibly his greatest ever at Blundell Park, a thumping fifth-round header from a Brian Hill cross against West Ham United with their trio of World Cup winners. Thirty seven for the season.

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A partnership with Rod Green flourished into the following campaign, twenty one between them by February ‘67. Was it any surprise that someone snapped them up? Charlton Athletic had snatched Tees’ brother-in-law goalkeeper, Charlie Wright in the close-season. Now they came for Tees, and partner Green. For £23,000! A pittance then, and even today, with an equivalent value of £432,000, we might justifiably cry ‘Robbery!’ Tees scored 32 in 82 games for the Addicks, then 13 in 35 for Luton Town, alongside the great Malcolm MacDonald. Meanwhile, Town slipped into Division Four, Tees’ successors barely reaching double figures. Though Brace and Hickman managed 38 between them in 1969/70 they dried-up in the following season and things were looking bleak with Town still rooted deep in the bottom half of Division Four. Gates were low and hopes faint until Matt’s return. His immediate selection put 3,000 on the gate and 7,295 waited only 26 minutes for him to make his mark. Chairman Paddy Hamilton said that the increased gate and the debut goal had recouped the £5,000 fee (£71,000 today). Tees would finish the season as top-scorer with 10 goals in 23, leading the line in a side that secured its League status in championship form winning seven and drawing three of the final eleven games, setting up the club for a joyous season to come.


It began with a bent-kneed low header at the Osmond End in a 7-1 win over a Japanese National XI in a pre-season friendly. Next came a glorious hat-trick in the seasonopening 4-1 win over Scunthorpe with a 6th minute close-range header and a flying header at the Osmond End followed by a poacher’s snatch.

FOR A CLUB IN FINANCIAL AND FOOTBALLING TROUBLE THIS RETURN WOULD MARK THE BEGINNING OF A GREAT REVIVAL AND ONE OF THE MOST EXCITING PERIODS IN THE HISTORY OF GRIMSBY TOWN FC

A soaring header set the tone for a 4-1 win at Doncaster and a slider against Workington brought his personal total to six goals in four games in fourteen days for McMenemy’s table-topping Mariners. And so it went on until one night in May when Matt’s 30th goal of the season began the 3-0 routing of The Grecians that brought the Championship home before 23,000 adoring fans. In January ‘73, Tees scored a brace in a win at Watford that left Town on the fringe of the promotion places. He would never score for Town again. He last appeared in stripes, at home, in the final game of the season when the Telegraph reported how he “played with all his old fire… getting a rare old buffeting from the Plymouth defence.” The back page bore a picture of an airborne Tees flying-header, neck and leg sinews tensed, foiled by the goalkeeper’s perfect positioning. At the season’s end, the Telegraph’s Roy Line put the failure to win successive promotions down to the absence of frequently injured Tees. Long after his retirement, I watched Matt catching up with Mrs Tees on St Peter’s Avenue; delayed by wellwishers, I imagine. He was instantly recognisable through the stuttering, shuffling, movement of feet across that car-park entrance. How often we saw that movement, in penalty areas across the land; Matt timing the run before soaring to meet crosses from Pennington or Hill, Collins, Boylen, Lewis or Brace. That trademark manoeuvre we knew so well, sparking our anticipation of glanced or powerfully headed goals that swelled the nets and filled our dreams for years to come.

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The transfer window has closed and, barring free agents, managers know what they have to work with. They are going to have to be careful as to how they utilise the players at their disposal and rotation may well need to be the order of the day. But if there is a silver lining in football terms, it’s that young players are more likely to get a chance to show they’ve got what it takes. One of the criticisms levelled at clubs, particularly those in the upper echelons, is that youngsters aren’t blooded. After all the nurturing, training and coaching over a period of years, talented academy graduates are often left kicking their heels. They need to be out there, getting experience and playing for three points when it really matters. As managers are forced to shuffle their pack, let’s hope these starlets are given an opportunity. Of course, not all of them will turn out to be the next Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling or Jadon Sancho, but at least they won’t be able to say they never got a game. Sometimes being thrown in at the deep end is the best way for a raw recruit to find out if they have got the ability to make it. In addition, it could give them an insight into what they need to improve if they are going to carve out a career in the game.

As an unashamed FA Cup fan, it’s always a pleasure to tune in to the first round draw. Former Norwich striker Grant Holt had the responsibility of drawing both home and away teams in these Covid-19 times, and he picked out some tasty-looking ties. National League North outfit Chorley were chuffed to bag a derby trip to former winners Wigan, while there are plenty of other Non-League clubs who will be out to upset our League One and Two sides, including Tonbridge Angels who host Bradford City. There would have been more than a few eager to take on Ipswich or Portsmouth, though they were left disappointed when the two League One heavyweights were drawn against each other. It’s a real shame that fans won’t be permitted at any of the ties due to coronavirus restrictions, but there will still be a real buzz when the matches are played in early November. Bring it on!

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TUESDAY 3RD NOVEMBER Bolton Wanderers v Mansfield Town Bradford City v Southend United Cambridge United v Salford City Carlisle United v Newport County Colchester United v Stevenage Forest Green Rovers v Leyton Orient Grimsby Town v Barrow Harrogate Town v Tranmere Rovers Morecambe v Exeter City Oldham Athletic v Cheltenham Town Walsall v Crawley Town



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