All posts tagged with: James McKeown

Grimsby v Wycombe: set pieces the key

One would normally expect solidity to be at the essence of any Russell Slade or Gareth Ainsworth side, but these teams have shipped 14 league goals between them in six games combined. Grimsby’s defence had a busy opening day at Chesterfield, where Siriki Dembele and Sam Jones combined for an impressive counter-attacking goal. The Mariners… 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 →