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Record holder of both the tallest and the worst striker ever to play for the Mariners.


In Friday's BOTB diary: false dawns; Morecambe pilgrimage; managerial theories; Gilbert O' Sullivan; mullets.

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Starter for Ten

There's clowns to the left and jokers to the right. Rich Lord has done the maths on the mystical, mythical new manager bounce.

A kaleidoscope of a game

In January 1933, Grimsby Town, under a new manager, played out a 5-5 draw, their second of the season. Pat Bell looks back

What a load of cobblers (redux)

They say AI is the future and will make humans redundant. They say our lack of a report for the 1998 Play-Off Final is a gaping gap. We have a Final Solution.

Regarding Henry

Dr Evil woz 'ere! False memory syndrome or just bad journalism? Tony Dabb delves into the murky '70s to debunk history.

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Full of Cold, Remembering Peter Handyside, Tracker Cock-up and The Dangers of the Fens


GTFC Only Connect Wall number nine, number nine, number nine.

From the archive

A good cup run can be at the heart of a club's revival. Pat Bell remembers 1988-89


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