Features (2018-19)

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A hero and the price he paid: Matt Tees and dementia

By Ron Counte, 8 November 2018

Matt Tees made a generation of fans fall in love with Grimsby Town, but at a price. Ron Counte remembers. Now with your comments added

Brian Hill: wonderful wing-raider

By Gordon Wilson, 29 October 2018

In the 1960s, Grimsby enjoyed the services of a winger who could torment England internationals. Gordon Wilson remembers Brian Hill

A Tommy of the Town digest

By Cod Almighty, 4 October 2018

There's more Tommy on the way so why not remind yourselves what your heroes got up to last season

Great Scott!

By Rich Mills, 18 September 2018

Andy Freeman's two-parter on the career of Johnny Scott inspired Cod Almighty's readers to draw on their memories of the great man

April showers

By Ron Counte, 1 August 2018

Last season Town fans experienced every possible emotion in one remarkable month. Ron Counte will never forget how it felt

Parklife: a seventies childhood on Sussex Rec

By Ron Counte, 24 July 2018

"We played football. Lots of it. Every day." Ron Counte remembers the long summer holidays of the early 1970s

Of Owls and Cods

By Gordon Wilson, 19 July 2018

Could the Mariners face Cleethorpes Town in a league fixture one day? Gordon Wilson knows a club that's risen from the same level as the Owls

They used to play on gravel: seven intriguing GTFC friendlies

By Pete Green, 17 July 2018

The club's first ever match in 1878, a thrashing of Japan under McMenemy, a gravel pitch in Iceland, and much more...

GTFC Happiness Index July 2018

By Peter Anderson & Rich Mills, 16 July 2018

We're here to help you track the local mood, despite the Grimbarian's binary think-habit of despair or euphoria

Think of a number!

By Pete Green, 2 July 2018

Fans have hailed Michael Jolley's squad numbering as final proof of the manager's godlike genius