Grimsby Town

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Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football team based in the town of Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England. The team currently competes in League Two, which is the fourth tier of English football. While the club has a history of playing an attractive, attacking style of football, they have struggled in recent seasons and will be looking to rebuild and regain their place among the top teams in English football.

Our Grimsby Town Football Club guide provides comprehensive information on the team’s current squad, upcoming fixtures, and results, as well as the rich history of the club.

Grimsby Town Registered Squad

Here is a list of the registered squad for Grimsby Town 2024:

Goal Keepers

GoalkeeperPldGYCRC
James McKeown
Harvey Cartwright32 (0)010
Jake Eastwood21 (0)010
Sam Russell
Ollie Battersby
Sebastian Auton

Defender

DefenderPldGYCRC
Liam Smith10 (1)120
Bradley Garmston
Anthony Driscoll-Glennon19 (2)010
Danny Preston
Ludvig Öhman
Harvey Rodgers46 (1)180
Shaun Pearson
Joseph Hope
Toby Mullarkey46 (2)240
Niall Maher29 (3)140
Denver Hume13 (3)171

Midfielder

MidfielderPldGYCRC
Danny Rose
Kieran Green19 (14)150
Curtis Thompson16 (0)250
Abobaker Eisa29 (8)910
Arthur Gnahoua0 (1)000
Harry Clifton38 (7)490
Filipe Morais
Lewis Richardson
Jamie Andrews21 (14)130
Joel Grant
Douglas Tharme15 (0)110
Donovan Wilson14 (16)710
Brandon Buckley
Harvey Tomlinson
Gavan Holohan32 (11)470
Evan Khouri3 (4)000
Jock Curran
Brandon McPherson
Ben Davies
Louis Boyd
Kyle Bennett
Jamie Bramwell1 (2)000
Justin Obikwu10 (6)310
Virgil Gomis
Aaron Braithwaite0 (2)000
Harry Wood3 (7)100
Callum Ainley0 (9)010

Attacking Midfielders

Attacking MidfielderPldGYCRC
Giles Coke
Charles Vernam12 (7)000

Strikers

StrikerPldGYCRC
Rekeil Pyke12 (20)830
Sean Scannell
Elliot Grandin
Arthur Gnahoua22 (7)330
Thomas Dickson-Peters
Luis Adlard
Danny Rose40 (1)1570
Cameron Gardner1 (3)000
Edwin Essel
Keyendrah Simmonds

Grimsby Town Upcoming Fixtures

Grimsby Town Previous Results

DateMatchResultScoreCompetition
05 Aug 2023Grimsby Town v AFC WimbledonD0-0League Two
08 Aug 2023Mansfield Town v Grimsby TownL2-0League Cup
12 Aug 2023Notts County v Grimsby TownL3-2League Two
15 Aug 2023Grimsby Town v Salford CityW2-0League Two
19 Aug 2023Grimsby Town v Mansfield TownD1-1League Two
26 Aug 2023Walsall v Grimsby TownD1-1League Two
29 Aug 2023Grimsby Town v Manchester City AcademyD2-2Football League Trophy
02 Sep 2023Grimsby Town v GillinghamW2-0League Two
05 Sep 2023Barnsley v Grimsby TownL2-0Football League Trophy
09 Sep 2023Bradford City v Grimsby TownD1-1League Two
16 Sep 2023Wrexham v Grimsby TownL3-0League Two
23 Sep 2023Grimsby Town v Crawley TownL2-3League Two
30 Sep 2023Swindon Town v Grimsby TownL2-1League Two
03 Oct 2023Grimsby Town v BarrowW2-1League Two
07 Oct 2023Tranmere Rovers v Grimsby TownD2-2League Two
10 Oct 2023Grimsby Town v Bradford CityL1-2Football League Trophy
14 Oct 2023Grimsby Town v Accrington StanleyL0-2League Two
21 Oct 2023Stockport County v Grimsby TownL3-2League Two
24 Oct 2023Grimsby Town v Colchester UnitedL2-3League Two
28 Oct 2023Doncaster Rovers v Grimsby TownL1-0League Two
05 Nov 2023Slough Town v Grimsby TownD1-1FA Cup
11 Nov 2023Grimsby Town v MorecambeW3-2League Two
14 Nov 2023Grimsby Town v Slough TownW7-2FA Cup
18 Nov 2023Forest Green Rovers v Grimsby TownD2-2League Two
25 Nov 2023Grimsby Town v Sutton UnitedD1-1League Two
28 Nov 2023Milton Keynes Dons v Grimsby TownD1-1League Two
02 Dec 2023Oxford United v Grimsby TownL2-0FA Cup
09 Dec 2023Grimsby Town v Crewe AlexandraW2-1League Two
16 Dec 2023Newport County v Grimsby TownD1-1League Two
23 Dec 2023Grimsby Town v Harrogate TownL1-2League Two
26 Dec 2023Mansfield Town v Grimsby TownL2-0League Two
29 Dec 2023Salford City v Grimsby TownW0-3League Two
01 Jan 2024Grimsby Town v WalsallL1-6League Two
13 Jan 2024Grimsby Town v Notts CountyD5-5League Two
27 Jan 2024Grimsby Town v Tranmere RoversL1-2League Two
03 Feb 2024Accrington Stanley v Grimsby TownD0-0League Two
10 Feb 2024Grimsby Town v Stockport CountyL1-3League Two
17 Feb 2024Grimsby Town v Doncaster RoversL1-5League Two
24 Feb 2024Morecambe v Grimsby TownD1-1League Two
02 Mar 2024Grimsby Town v Forest Green RoversW1-0League Two
05 Mar 2024AFC Wimbledon v Grimsby TownD0-0League Two
09 Mar 2024Sutton United v Grimsby TownD1-1League Two
12 Mar 2024Grimsby Town v Milton Keynes DonsW1-0League Two
16 Mar 2024Gillingham v Grimsby TownD1-1League Two
23 Mar 2024Grimsby Town v WrexhamL1-3League Two
29 Mar 2024Barrow v Grimsby TownL3-1League Two
01 Apr 2024Grimsby Town v Bradford CityD1-1League Two
06 Apr 2024Grimsby Town v Newport CountyW1-0League Two
09 Apr 2024Harrogate Town v Grimsby TownL1-0League Two
13 Apr 2024Crewe Alexandra v Grimsby TownW0-3League Two
16 Apr 2024Colchester United v Grimsby TownL2-0League Two
20 Apr 2024Grimsby Town v Swindon TownW2-0League Two
27 Apr 2024Crawley Town v Grimsby TownL2-0League Two

Popular Questions

What is the nickname of Grimsby Town Football Club?

The nickname of Grimsby Town Football Club is “The Mariners”. This name refers to Grimsby’s history as a fishing port and the town’s association with the sea.

What is the club’s most significant achievement to date?

Grimsby Town Football Club’s most significant achievement to date is winning the Football League Trophy twice, in 1998 and 2016. They also won promotion to the Football League Championship in the 1997-1998 season, where they spent five seasons before being relegated. Grimsby Town has also won the old Third Division (now EFL League One) four times in their history, with their most recent success in the 1971-1972 season.

What is the capacity of Grimsby Town Football Club’s home stadium?

Grimsby Town Football Club’s home stadium is called Blundell Park and has a current capacity of 9,052, all-seated. The stadium has been the club’s home since 1899 and has undergone various improvements and renovations over the years, including a new stand in 2015.

Manager History

PeriodManagerCountryborn
27/11/2023 – 30/06/2026David ArtellGibraltar22/11/1980
29/10/2023 – 26/11/2023Ben DaviesWales27/05/1981
30/12/2020 – 28/10/2023Paul HurstEngland25/09/1974
24/12/2020 – 29/12/2020Ben DaviesWales27/05/1981
31/12/2019 – 23/12/2020Ian HollowayEngland12/03/1963
16/11/2019 – 30/12/2019Anthony LimbrickAustralia09/04/1983
05/03/2018 – 15/11/2019Michael JolleyEngland30/03/1977
12/02/2018 – 04/03/2018Paul WilkinsonEngland30/10/1964
12/04/2017 – 11/02/2018Russell SladeEngland10/10/1960
07/11/2016 – 10/04/2017Marcus BignotEngland22/08/1974
24/10/2016 – 06/11/2016David MooreEngland17/12/1959
23/03/2011 – 23/10/2016Paul HurstEngland25/09/1974
18/10/2009 – 23/02/2011Neil WoodsEngland30/07/1966
06/10/2008 – 19/10/2009Mike NewellEngland27/01/1965
16/09/2008 – 05/10/2008Stuart WatkissEngland08/05/1966
09/11/2006 – 14/09/2008Alan BuckleyEngland20/04/1951
06/11/2006 – 09/11/2006Stuart WatkissEngland08/05/1966
05/06/2006 – 06/11/2006Graham RodgerScotland01/04/1967
01/07/2004 – 04/06/2006Russell SladeEngland10/10/1960
05/03/2004 – 30/06/2004Nicky LawEngland08/09/1961
09/02/2004 – 04/03/2004Graham RodgerScotland01/04/1967
29/12/2001 – 04/02/2004Paul GrovesEngland28/02/1966
01/07/2000 – 28/12/2001Lennie LawrenceEngland12/12/1947
01/07/1999 – 30/06/2000Mark FlattsEngland14/10/1972
21/05/1997 – 22/08/2000Alan BuckleyEngland20/04/1951
15/11/1996 – 20/05/1997Kenny SwainEngland28/01/1952
02/11/1996 – 14/11/1996John CockerillEngland12/07/1961
29/11/1994 – 01/11/1996Brian LawsEngland14/10/1961
06/06/1988 – 20/10/1994Alan BuckleyEngland20/04/1951
01/07/1987 – 30/06/1988Bobby RobertsScotland02/09/1940
01/01/1986 – 30/06/1987Mick LyonsEngland12/12/1951
01/01/1982 – 31/10/1985Dave BoothEngland02/10/1948
21/12/1976 – 11/07/1979Johnny NewmanEngland13/12/1933
01/07/1973 – 30/06/1975Ron AshmanEngland19/05/1926
01/07/1971 – 30/06/1973Lawrie McMenemyEngland26/07/1936
01/07/1968 – 30/06/1969William HarveyEngland00/00/1920
01/11/1964 – 30/06/1967Jimmy McGuiganScotland01/03/1924
01/07/1962 – 31/10/1964Tom JohnstonScotland30/12/1918
01/01/1960 – 30/06/1962Tim WardEngland17/09/1917
01/07/1955 – 30/06/1959Allenby ChiltonEngland16/09/1918
01/07/1954 – 30/09/1955Elemér BerkessyHungary20/06/1905
01/07/1951 – 30/06/1954Bill ShanklyScotland02/09/1913
01/06/1951 – 30/06/1951Charles SpencerEngland04/12/1899
01/01/1951 – 31/05/1951Frank WomackEngland16/09/1888
01/07/1937 – 31/12/1950Charles SpencerEngland04/12/1899
01/05/1932 – 30/06/1936Frank WomackEngland16/09/1888
01/07/1924 – 30/04/1932Wilf GillowEngland08/07/1892

Grimsby Town Trophies

HonourPositionYear
League Division TwoChampion1900-01
Division Three (North)Champion1925-26
League Division TwoRunner-up1928-29
League Division TwoChampion1933-34
Division Three (North)Runner-up1951-52
Division Three (North)Champion1955-56
League Division ThreeRunner-up1961-62
League Division FourChampion1971-72
League Division FourRunner-up1978-79
League Division ThreeChampion1979-80
Football League Group CupWinner1981-82
League Division FourRunner-up1989-90
Football League TrophyWinner1997-98
Football League TrophyRunner-up2007-08
FA TrophyRunner-up2012-13
FA TrophyRunner-up2015-16

Summary

Grimsby Town Football Club is a professional football club based in the town of Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, England. The club was founded in 1878 and currently plays in the National League, the fifth tier of the English football league system.

Over the years, Grimsby Town has developed a reputation for playing an attractive, attacking style of football. The team typically employs a possession-based game, focusing on short, quick passing and movement off the ball. Under the guidance of manager Paul Hurst, who has returned to the club for a second spell, Grimsby Town has continued to play a high-pressing, attacking style, with an emphasis on playing with width and getting the ball into the box early.

Despite their attractive style of play, Grimsby Town has struggled in recent seasons, having suffered relegation from the English Football League in 2019. However, with a new manager at the helm and a young, hungry squad, Grimsby Town will be looking to bounce back and regain their place in the top tiers of English football.

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