Articles by Rich Mills

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A rough guide to... Dover Athletic

30 September 2021

All is not well at the far end of the Garden of England. Rich Mills uncovers the bones on our weekend opponents Dover

A rough guide to... Torquay United

8 September 2021

Torquay United have had no time to feel sorry for themselves after missing out on promotion in the play-off final. Rich Mills reports

A rough guide to... Weymouth

24 August 2021

They've got the most middle-class nickname in football and they've also got Ahkeem Rose. Rich Mills introduces you to Weymouth

Chronic Town: REM and the Mariners

1 June 2021

With titles like Chronic Town and Everybody Hurts, REM could only be Town fans. Rich Mills explores the Athens' rockers Grimbarian roots

Oh, my bagel!

Match report

29 September 2019

Oh, my bagel!

Out with the old

Match report

30 December 2018

Out with the old

The Cod Almighty guide to modern football

21 November 2018

Cut through modern football's inpenetrable jargon with our simple guide

Great Scott!

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

GTFC Happiness Index July 2018

16 July 2018

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

GTFC Question Time: Q1 - can the Mariners stay up?

29 March 2018

We asked a panel of Mariners fans, journalists and ex players "can Town stay up, and how will Michael Jolley manage it?"

The beginning of the end?

Match report

31 January 2018

The beginning of the end?

Now that's over we can concentrate on the League

Match report

5 November 2017

Now that's over we can concentrate on the League

A rough guide to... Chesterfield

27 July 2017

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

Make 'em wait: Town's season ticket policy

23 June 2017

Town's season tickets went on sale later than any other club in the fourth flight. Why is that, and does it matter?

It was the bus's fault

Match report

15 March 2017

It was the bus's fault

We plough the fields and scatter

Match report

15 February 2017

We plough the fields and scatter

You don't know you're born, Jürgen

19 January 2017

Do we need a Christmas break or are fixtures over the festive period just a part of football culture in the UK?

How's Omar doing? part deux

29 December 2016

Halfway through the season, how does Bogle's goalscoring compare with past top strikers? Rich Mills draws some more charts

Can kids win anything?

20 December 2016

What can Town do to improve the progression of young players into the first team, asks Rich Mills

Exeter City 0 Grimsby Town 0

Match report

9 October 2016

Exeter City 0 Grimsby Town 0

How's Omar doing? Part 1

30 September 2016

How does Omar Bogle's start to the season compare with Podge, Super Clive, Pat Glover and .. Omar Bogle?

If the kids are United XI

5 September 2016

Man Utd's Dean Henderson has become the latest in a select band of Red Mariners. Rich Mills compiles a team

Cloughie's Mariners XI

8 August 2016

A Town XI endorsed by Brian Clough? This ain't no fantasy, young man!

A rough guide to... Exeter City

1 August 2016

Exeter are a modest club run the right way. Except when they inflate prices for big matches and vote for B teams. Rich Mills reports

A rough guide to... Yeovil Town

1 August 2016

Yeovil's a small place, but its club has a record to be proud of. Rich Mills reports

A rough guide to... Carlisle United

1 August 2016

Keith Curle's Carlisle United are going great guns, but what else do you need to know about them? Rich Mills fills you in

First Team Vacancy (Voluntary)

6 July 2016

Town are looking for a 30+ goals-a-season striker. Is that you? Could you offer your time for free?

Play-off tickets: giving fans the bird

3 March 2016

Ticketing arrangements for the play-off final have been announced and once again nobody has considered the fans

The one-hit wonders

3 February 2016

Blink and you'll miss 'em: the Town players who pulled on the jersey one time only

Fox, Murdoch and Man Utd

16 January 2016

Is global media tyrant Rupert Murdoch trying again to get hold of Man Utd? Why should we care?

Why the FA Trophy matters

14 January 2016

We are a non-League team. So we should take the FA Trophy seriously, argues Rich Mills

Family matters

5 December 2015

No list of footballing dynasties is complete without Grimsby's own Moore family, writes Rich Mills

Call off the search

Match report

19 October 2015

Call off the search

Bluebirds and dragons

20 July 2012

Ben Dudley is a Cardiff supporter who is auctioning the support of his club. Rich Mills investigates why