Features (2017-18)

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Fish, football, but no Grimsby?

By David Martin, 26 October 2017

You can't have a display about fish and football without mentioning Grimsby, right? That's what David Martin thought

Rees, love and understanding

By Chris Fisher, 19 October 2017

Before we hurl abuse, Chris Fisher says, we should remember that footballers are people, modestly plying their trade. Even Harry Pell

The lowest of the low

By Ron Counte, 17 October 2017

Blundell Park must look up to every other ground in the League. Ron Counte explains why

A rough guide to... Lincoln City

By Tony Butcher, 28 September 2017

They followed us down, and they've followed us back up again. Tony Butcher offers the lowdown on Lincoln City

Right place, right time: following Town in the late 1980s

By Bruce Fenwick, 20 September 2017

Mates' tales, indulgent parents and a sport-mad teacher... Bruce Fenwick arrived at the start of a golden era

A traditional Grimsby Town rant

By Richard Lord, 10 September 2017

Town have recruited a manager and players with no loyalty, no ties to the club. Has the board learnt nothing, asks Rich Lord

Come together

By Tony Butcher, 31 August 2017

Tony Butcher reports on the Town v Donny B team boycott fans' game

Renewing my vows: the B team boycott match

By Lee Johnson, 30 August 2017

The B team boycott match was a reminder why we love football in the first place. Lee Johnson reflects

What if... John Newman had acted like a modern manager?

By Pat Bell, 15 August 2017

A new manager must always bring in his own players, yes? It wasn't always like that, Pat Bell suggests

A rough guide to... Swindon Town

By Barry Whittleton, 10 August 2017

Whatever the Mariners have done, Swindon have been there and bought the T-shirt. Barry Whittleton explains

Behind the lines: an alternative view of the Chesterfield game

By John England, 8 August 2017

Never watch an away game with the home fans? John England not only lived to tell the tale: he enjoyed it

A rough guide to... Port Vale

By Miles Moss, 4 August 2017

The revolving doors are supercharged at Vale Park. Miles Moss tries to catch up with who is still there

Seasons in the sun

By Ron Counte, 3 August 2017

When you started watching shapes your expectations of the Mariners' league status. Ron Counte explains

A rough guide to... Forest Green Rovers

By Richard Hallam, 31 July 2017

After successive play-off failures, the rich club from a small place is finally in the Football League. Richard Hallam looks them over.

An open letter to the Mariners Trust

By Richard Hallam, 28 July 2017

The Mariners Trust want input on their future direction. Here are Trust member Richard Hallam's thoughts

A rough guide to... Chesterfield

By Rich Mills, 27 July 2017

Town's season kicks off away to Chesterfield and the pies are damn good

The Blundelles: a female perspective on the beautiful game

By Hannah Dawson, 20 July 2017

There's a new voice among Town fans online. And it aims to encourage women to express themselves about the club

A rough guide to... Coventry City

By Tony Butcher, 18 July 2017

They were the Stoke City of the early Premiership years, and now they're playing us in the fourth division. Tony Butcher gets close up on the Sky Blues

The Wembley XI: the definitive team

By Pat Bell & Richard Lord, 17 July 2017

Who has given the best Town performances in a Wembley appearance? The final team unveiled

We are not Worthy

By Ron Counte, 5 July 2017

Encounters with your Mariners heroes don't always go how you would like, or expect. Ron Counte shares his embarrassments