Grimsby Town

Manager

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Nickname The Mariners

Founded 1878

Stadium Blundell Park

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Grimsby Town have appointed Russell Slade as their manager following the sacking of Marcus Bignot after just five months. More to follow.

Bignot left his post at non-league side Solihull Moors in order to take up the position at League Two outfit Grimsby in November, replacing Paul Hurst who had departed for Shrewsbury Town. However, despite a 3-1 victory over Blackpool in their last game.

Bignot is well-known at non-league level for his work at the helm of Moors, with whom he led up to the National League last season (for the first time in the club’s history) as National League North champions. The 42-year-old, who also hoisted the Birmingham Senior Cup last term, had been in charge of the Midlands club for six years, before making the move to the Mariners.

Between 2010 and 2016 Grimsby spent sox straight seasons trapped in the Conference, until Paul Hurst led the club up into the Football League after beating Forest Green Rovers 3-1 in the play-off final.

Recent Form

Won
30%
Drawn
30%
Lost
40%

A mixed set of recent results has seen Grimsby Town collect wins versus Yeovil Town, Cambridge United and Blackpool while suffering adverse results at Barnet, Cheltenham Town, Doncaster Rovers and Portsmouth. Draws against Plymouth Argyle, Accrington Stanley and Crawley Town has seen them show mid-table form at best.

Fixtures

Recent Results

Manager History

ManagerStart Date - End DateRecord
Russell Slade12 Apr 2017 - PresentWon: 2, Drawn: 1, Lost: 2
Marcus Bignot07 Nov 2016 - 10 Apr 2017Won: 9, Drawn: 7, Lost: 11
Paul Hurst19 Sep 2013 - 24 Oct 2016Won: 89, Drawn: 46, Lost: 45
Paul Hurst23 Mar 2011 - 19 Sep 2013Won: 58, Drawn: 38, Lost: 35
Neil Woods23 Nov 2009 - 23 Feb 2011Unknown
Mike Newell06 Oct 2008 - 18 Oct 2009Won: 13, Drawn: 11, Lost: 29
Stuart Watkiss *16 Sep 2008 - 05 Oct 2008Won: 0, Drawn: 1, Lost: 2
Alan Buckley09 Nov 2006 - 15 Sep 2008Unknown
Russell Slade28 May 2004 - 31 May 2006Won: 41, Drawn: 30, Lost: 34
Nicky Law01 Mar 2004 - 30 May 2004Won: 3, Drawn: 2, Lost: 7
Paul Groves28 Dec 2001 - 09 Feb 2004Won: 24, Drawn: 31, Lost: 48
Alan Buckley21 May 1997 - 22 Aug 2000Unknown
Kenny Swain *15 Nov 1996 - 21 May 1997Won: 8, Drawn: 9, Lost: 13
Brian Laws29 Nov 1994 - 01 Nov 1996Won: 30, Drawn: 28, Lost: 41
Alan Buckley06 Jun 1988 - 20 Oct 1994Unknown
Dave Booth01 Jan 1982 - 01 Nov 1985Won: 64, Drawn: 50, Lost: 63
George Kerr13 Jul 1979 - 11 Jan 1982Unknown
Lawrie McMenemy01 Jul 1971 - 30 Jun 1973Unknown
Bill Shankly01 Jul 1951 - 30 Jun 1953Won: 47, Drawn: 16, Lost: 17

* Caretaker/Interim Manager

Trophies Won

2
Championship

1934
1901

3
League One

1980
1956
1926

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League Performance
PWDLGDPts
12. Mansfield Town46171514466
13. Accrington Stanley46171415365
14. Grimsby Town46171118-462
15. Barnet44141416-656
16. Crewe Alexandra46141319-955
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