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Braintree Town 0-0 Grimsby Town

Grimsby Town extended their unbeaten league run to nine games as they drew away at Braintree Town.

Craig Disley and Danny East both went close for the visitors in a largely uneventful first half.

Sam Habergham had to be alert to clear a threatening Grimsby attack after the break, while Sean Marks shot over the bar for the Iron.

Disley went closest in the final minutes, rising to meet Richard Tait's cross, but his header hit the bar.

Grimsby Town manager Paul Hurst told BBC Radio Humberside:

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Hurst on Braintree Town v Grimsby Town

"It wasn't the prettiest of games. It very rarely is in truth when you come here.

"With the injuries we've picked up as well I'm happy with a clean sheet.

"We're in October, I don't think we've particularly had a bad spell of weather and we were hoping the pitch would be a bit better than it was."

Line-ups

Braintree

  • 1Norris
  • 2Clerima
  • 15PhillipsBooked at 36mins
  • 8DavisSubstituted forWalkerat 75'minutes
  • 3Habergham
  • 5Paine
  • 7Brundle
  • 30Woodyard
  • 22EdgarSubstituted forMilesat 69'minutes
  • 10Akinola
  • 23CheekSubstituted forMarksat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Marks
  • 14Miles
  • 20Walker
  • 25Walker
  • 31Haigh

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 23East
  • 6GowlingSubstituted forNsialaat 38'minutes
  • 16Clay
  • 3RobertsonSubstituted forTaitat 40'minutes
  • 5Pearson
  • 20ArnoldSubstituted forMarshallat 73'minutes
  • 8Disley
  • 11Monkhouse
  • 27TomlinsonBooked at 45mins
  • 9Bogle

Substitutes

  • 2Tait
  • 7Mackreth
  • 10Amond
  • 14Marshall
  • 22Nsiala
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
1,394

Match Stats

Home TeamBraintreeAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home5
Away8
Shots on Target
Home2
Away1
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Braintree Town 0, Grimsby Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Braintree Town 0, Grimsby Town 0.

Foul by Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town).

Mitch Brundle (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Craig Disley (Grimsby Town) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box.

Foul by Jeremy Walker (Braintree Town).

Danny East (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Alex Woodyard (Braintree Town).

Richard Tait (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Braintree Town. Mitch Brundle tries a through ball, but Mitch Brundle is caught offside.

Foul by Aristote Nsiala (Grimsby Town).

Sean Marks (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town).

Matt Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Jeremy Walker replaces Kenny Davis because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Marcus Marshall replaces Nathan Arnold.

Attempt missed. Sean Marks (Braintree Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Sean Marks (Braintree Town).

Richard Tait (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Taylor Miles replaces Anthony Edgar.

Attempt saved. Nathan Arnold (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Braintree Town. Sean Marks replaces Michael Cheek.

Foul by Anthony Edgar (Braintree Town).

Craig Clay (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Foul by Aristote Nsiala (Grimsby Town).

Michael Cheek (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Foul by Kenny Davis (Braintree Town).

Craig Clay (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Attempt missed. Sam Habergham (Braintree Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Braintree Town.

Attempt blocked. Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Omar Bogle (Grimsby Town).

Matt Paine (Braintree Town) wins a free kick.

Offside, Grimsby Town. Omar Bogle tries a through ball, but Omar Bogle is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Mitch Brundle (Braintree Town).

Ben Tomlinson (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

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