All posts tagged with: Danny Collins

Morecambe v Grimsby: Shrimps in peril?

Tuesday night could not have got much worse for Morecambe. Not only did they lose 3-0 to Port Vale, their other relegation rivals won too. So far this season, they have looked overly reliant on the goalkeeping of Barry Roche. The long-serving stopper has turned in some important performances – most notably to preserve a… Read more →

Grimsby v Crawley: the summer ahead

Unless an extra space is randomly added on to the League Two play-off and relegation places, the Towns of Grimsby and Crawley are set for low key finales to their respective campaigns. To make the play-offs, Grimsby need from their final nine games around 21 points. That tally is almost double their total from the previous nine,… Read more →

The Grimsby View: Bignot should play wingers

The last time a League Two club poached a manager from the division below was in January 2011 – Aldershot took Dean Holdsworth from Newport. That underlines the audacity – or indeed foolishness depending on results – Grimsby Town have shown to hire Solihull Moors’ Marcus Bignot. The Football Lab discusses the appointment, along with Paul Hurst’s controversial exit… Read more →

Rotherham United Season Preview

The Football Lab interviewed Rotherham United correspondent Russ Vernon, who shares his views ahead of the new season. You can follow Russ on Twitter @_sportscoverage Last season was a difficult one for Rotherham United. Could it be argued that the club stayed up due to the inadequacies of Blackpool, Wigan and Millwall, rather than on its’ own… Read more →