All posts tagged with: GTFC

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 →

Cambridge v Grimsby: ruthlessness

“Success always necessitates a degree of ruthlessness.” – a quote once made by rock star Sting. On that basis, Grimsby Town manager Paul Hurst deserves credit for his controversial summer transfer policy. Rather than stay loyal to those who helped the club to promotion, he has instead made big changes. Nine of the 15 players who started 10+ games in the National League last year are… Read more →