Articles by Richard Lord

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Starter for Ten

30 January 2024

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

Gimme Five (or more)

30 August 2023

Rich Lord looks at Town's history of conceding (and scoring) five goals or more over the last 40 years.

Increasing capacity at Blundell Park

15 February 2023

Rich Lord argues that waiting for Blundell Park to sell out more regularly may not be the best policy to decide when its capacity should be increased

Knowing us, knowing Rich Lord

7 June 2022

Hallelujah! You’ll really wanna know Rich after reading some sweet words from the man behind All That and a Bag of Chips

The late, late show

24 May 2022

Town have scored 17 late goals this season. That's no coincidence writes Rich Lord, and it gives us an edge

Two ways to draw at Bolton

16 October 2020

Town's game at Bolton brought back memories for Rich Lord. Two very different games, but the same result, and the same away team manager

The Grim Reality October 2019: thin pickings

4 November 2019

Applying fantasy football scoring to the performances of Town players in October did not do too many of them any favours. Rich Lord reports

The Grim Reality September 2019: Robson rises

10 October 2019

How would Town players perform in fantasy football? Richard Lord does the sums for September

The Grim Reality August 2019: Hanson soars

5 September 2019

How would Town players fare in fantasy football? Rich Lord does the adding up

I wasn't there: The day we hammered Huddersfield 2-2

15 February 2019

In 1997, a Mariners performance left a young Rich Lord unable to tear himself away from the radio, then unable to listen to it

A traditional Grimsby Town rant

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

The Wembley XI: the definitive team

17 July 2017

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

Video nicey

17 October 2012

In 1994 part-time Kidderminster Harriers reached the fifth round of the FA Cup. Rich Lord has the VHS tape to prove it

It's all my fault

13 April 2011

A jinx, a curse, or just bad luck? Richard Lord has a bit of a moan about why he never sees those rare occasions when the Mariners impress

Rough Guide to... Fleetwood Town

2 August 2010

2010-11 Rough Guide to Fleetwood Town

Rough Guide to... Gateshead

1 July 2010

2010-11 Rough Guide to Gateshead

The naked truth

22 December 2009

Richard Lord looks back fondly on his time as presenter of Mariners' World

Where were you when Grimsby hammered Boston?

30 May 2007

There were moments to remember this season, says Richard Lord

You can't hide your love forever

4 September 2005

Richard Lord won't keep his love of Town in the closet any longer

From Cape Town to Rochdale

1 April 2005

Richard Lord impresses his South African girlfriend with a nice trip to Spotland

Video review: Down... But STILL Not Out

5 January 2005

Richard Lord grimmaces through last season's highlights video

Flawed Diamonds?

5 April 2004

Rushden & Diamonds have slowly started to slip towards the relegation zone, notices Richard Lord