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Nuneaton Town 0-2 Grimsby Town

Ross Hannah
Ross Hannah has scored three goals this season

Grimsby kept up their Conference promotion push with a comfortable win over struggling Nuneaton.

Jon-Paul Pittman came closest for the Mariners in the first half but his long-range effort hit the crossbar.

Pittman pounced on a rebound to open the scoring before Ross Hannah secured the points late on when he latched onto Aristote Nsiala's knock-down.

Grimsby extend their unbeaten away run to 10 league matches, while Nuneaton have lost their last three.

Grimsby Town manager Paul Hurst told BBC Radio Humberside:

"It was a great result on the back of Wednesday night when the lads put in one hell of a shift. Extra-time is bad enough, but with 10 men, so the lads that have certainly played all that game and 90 minutes today, that's a big credit to them.

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Hurst on Nuneaton v Grimsby Town

"I don't care what position they are in the league, it's never easy. But, you have to do your job when you turn up so delighted that we managed to get the win.

"When you're playing against a team like Nuneaton it doesn't matter if you've looked the better team, if they get something to hold on to your task becomes far more difficult. "

Line-ups

Nuneaton

  • 1Dibble
  • 17Smith
  • 5Dean
  • 11StreeteBooked at 15minsSubstituted forCowanat 87'minutes
  • 3Franklin
  • 28Sodje
  • 18Brown
  • 26FowlerSubstituted forNardielloat 76'minutes
  • 16MafutaBooked at 72mins
  • 8Ogleby
  • 10Brown

Substitutes

  • 4Cowan
  • 6Walker
  • 21Quinn
  • 25Nardiello
  • 29Charles

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 19Parslow
  • 5Pearson
  • 22Nsiala
  • 6Magnay
  • 7Mackreth
  • 8Disley
  • 16Clay
  • 20ArnoldSubstituted forMcLaughlinat 74'minutes
  • 33PalmerSubstituted forWatsonat 90'minutes
  • 18PittmanBooked at 54minsSubstituted forHannahat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Bignot
  • 10Hannah
  • 24Walker
  • 26McLaughlin
  • 31Watson
Referee:
Robert Whitton
Attendance:
989

Match Stats

Home TeamNuneatonAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home7
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Nuneaton Town 0, Grimsby Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nuneaton Town 0, Grimsby Town 2.

Foul by Ryan Smith (Nuneaton Town).

Patrick McLaughlin (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Hamish Watson replaces Ollie Palmer.

Goal!

Goal! Nuneaton Town 0, Grimsby Town 2. Ross Hannah (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Aristote Nsiala with a headed pass.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Gavin Cowan replaces Theo Streete.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Jack Nardiello replaces Lee Fowler.

Attempt blocked. Anton Brown (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Patrick McLaughlin replaces Nathan Arnold.

Booking

Gus Mafuta (Nuneaton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gareth Dean (Nuneaton Town).

Nathan Arnold (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Hand ball by Jack Mackreth (Grimsby Town).

Offside, Grimsby Town. Ross Hannah tries a through ball, but Ross Hannah is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Gus Mafuta (Nuneaton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Ollie Palmer (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Craig Disley (Grimsby Town).

Anton Brown (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Ollie Palmer (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Craig Disley (Grimsby Town).

Anton Brown (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Grimsby Town. Ross Hannah tries a through ball, but Ross Hannah is caught offside.

Foul by Robert Ogleby (Nuneaton Town).

Aristote Nsiala (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Grimsby Town. Ollie Palmer tries a through ball, but Ollie Palmer is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Ross Hannah replaces Jon-Paul Pittman because of an injury.

Foul by Robert Ogleby (Nuneaton Town).

Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Theo Streete (Nuneaton Town).

Ollie Palmer (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Booking

Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Nuneaton Town 0, Grimsby Town 1. Jon-Paul Pittman (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Nathan Arnold (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved. Assisted by Jon-Paul Pittman.

Ollie Palmer (Grimsby Town) hits the woodwork with a right footed shot from the right side of the box.

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