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Woking 1-2 Grimsby Town

Craig Disley

Grimsby beat struggling Woking thanks to Craig Disley's stunning late strike.

The visitors got off to a flying start when Ross Hannah headed home Scott Kerr's corner inside the first 30 seconds of the match.

The Cards drew level just before the half-hour mark when Kevin Betsy steered home from the edge of the box.

Woking debutant Charles Banya was denied by a fine save from goalkeeper James McKeown before Disley struck from the edge of the box in injury time.

Grimsby move up to fourth in the Conference Premier table while Woking are 21st, three points from safety.


Woking manager Garry Hill told BBC Surrey:

"There was nothing between the two sides and I think when you see them sitting in the top four and us in the bottom four, it was a very close game.

"Again we gave ourselves a handicap in the first thirty seconds of the game.

"I thought we showed great character and we got back in the game very well and we deserved the equaliser. We looked like the team who wanted to win the game and we got caught out late on.

"You are judged getting goals and and getting results and things are not going for us at the moment. But I think anybody who witnessed today's game would say we were very unlucky."

Grimsby Town boss Paul Hurst speaks to BBC Radio Humberside:

"It is always nice to get three points in that fashion so late on.

"It wasn't a classic game by any stretch but the performance was dogged rather than sparking. There were good bits of play but Woking looked like they might hit us on the break.

"I heard the words smash and grab used but I don't see it as that at all.

"We had a chance and took it. It wasn't backs to the wall all afternoon - far from it."



  • 18Beasant
  • 5McNerney
  • 8Parkinson
  • 2Newton
  • 3Nutter
  • 20Payne
  • 11Betsy
  • 4Ricketts
  • 30Banya
  • 21Rendell
  • 10SoleSubstituted forGoddardat 46'minutes


  • 22Goddard
  • 14McNamee
  • 15Cestor
  • 34Beckles
  • 1Howe


  • 13McKeown
  • 12McDonald
  • 2HattonBooked at 32mins
  • 5Pearson
  • 3Thomas
  • 19Jones
  • 8Disley
  • 4Kerr
  • 7Colbeck
  • 17HannahSubstituted forWinfarrahat 87'minutes
  • 9CookSubstituted forHearnat 26'minutes


  • 18Thanoj
  • 15Bignot
  • 24Walker
  • 10Hearn
  • 25Winfarrah
Paul Rees

Match Stats

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  1. Post update

    Match ends, Woking 1, Grimsby Town 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Woking 1, Grimsby Town 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Woking 1, Grimsby Town 2. Craig Disley (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the top left corner.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Craig Disley (Grimsby Town).

  5. Post update

    Josh Payne (Woking) wins a free kick.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Grimsby Town. Caine Winfarrah replaces Ross Hannah.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town).

  8. Post update

    Joseph McNerney (Woking) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Scott Rendell (Woking).

  10. Post update

    Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Charles Banya (Woking) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Ritchie Jones (Grimsby Town).

  13. Post update

    John Goddard (Woking) wins a free kick.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Grimsby Town.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Ritchie Jones (Grimsby Town).

  16. Post update

    Scott Rendell (Woking) wins a free kick.

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Adam Newton (Woking) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Shaun Pearson (Grimsby Town).