19 April 2008

The Grimsby Connection

Players .... League ... Career .... Caps
........... St(Sb)/Gl .......... w/GT . Tot
Players Capped by the IFA while with Grimsby
Andrews W. 105 (0)/ 2 1912-1914 .. 2 ... 3
Coulter J.. 25 (0)/11 1937..... .. 2 .. 11
Davison A. 109 (0)/ 0 1997-2003 .. 1 ... 3 (two spells 97/98-98/99 and 03/04)
Nicholl C.. 70 (0)/ 0 1983-1984 .. 2 .. 51 player/assistant-mananager
Scott J... 241 (0)/51 1956-1962 .. 2 ... 2 also B

Other players Capped by IFA who have played for Grimsby
Walsh W..... 0 (0)/ 0 1954..... .. 0 ... 5
Paterson M. 15 (0)/ 6 2006..... .. 0 ... * (Loan)
Black K.... 91(49)/ 8 1996-2000 .. 0 .. 30 also B
Toner C..... * (*)/ * 2005-date .. 0 ... 2
McAuley J.. 16 (0)/ 4 1920..... .. 0 ... 6
Fettis A... 11 (0)/ 0 2003..... .. 0 .. 25 (Loan)
Elleman A... ? (?)/ ? 1891..... .. 0 ... 2 (pre Football League)
Coyle R.... 24 (0)/ 1 1974-1975 .. 0 ... 5

Players who guested for Grimsby in War-Time football
Doherty P.. 14 (0)/11 1941..... .. 0 .. 16
Baird H..... 4 (0)/ 0 1945..... .. 0 ... 1
* still active

Paul Agnew played for Grimsby from 1983/84-1994/95 (219(23)/3) during which time he won a Northern Ireland Under-23 cap.
Harold Leddy, who represented the Irish League while with Shelbourne, played for the Mariners 13 times in the 1923/24 season.

Tommy Casey (12 caps 1955-1958) managed Grimsby from 1975-76.
Lawrie McMenemy, Northern Ireland manager from 1998-99 was also in charge at Blundell Park from 1971-1973, winning the Division Four title.

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