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Simariner
September 20, 2014, 10:01am

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136 years ago in the month of September our football club was born under the name off Grimsby Pelham.
(I understand today is the day the meeting was held)

So Happy Birthday to my club, your club, OUR club!

3 birthday points please UTM
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Simariner
September 20, 2014, 10:02am

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As posted before here is some more info and the kits we have had throughout the years.

http://historicalkits.co.uk/Grimsby_Town/Grimsby_Town.htm
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GrimRob
September 20, 2014, 10:19am

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I wonder if they used to chant "Chocolate and Blue" army?


'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.  
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

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September 20, 2014, 10:52am

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9 years ago today that we beat Tottenham too.


🏴‍☠️🏴‍☠️🏴‍☠️
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September 20, 2014, 11:04am

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Quoted from GrimRob
I wonder if they used to chant "Chocolate and Blue" army?


OR

There is only one Grimsby Pelham !!!!!!!!!!!!!


                             Over 34 years living in Suffolk but always a mariner.
                             66 Years following the Town
                             Paul Hurst Black and White Army
                             New Owners.  New Begining.
                                      
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Quoted from Simariner
136 years ago in the month of September our football club was born under the name off Grimsby Pelham.
(I understand today is the day the meeting was held)

So Happy Birthday to my club, your club, OUR club!

3 birthday points please UTM


In 1972 when Laurie Mac came to Grimsby from Doncaster, being a big friend of Leeds United Manager Don Revie who did a remarkable change round in the strip that Leeds United had when he first joined them, made them play in an all white strip just like the great side Real Madrid wore in them days.
Leeds went onto play brilliant football and won some great games in the all white strip.

When Town appointed Laurie Mac one of the first things he said was I want to change the whole structure off Grimsby Town on and off the pitch, which the chairman Mr Paddy Hamilton agreed with but to change the black and white stripes to an all white strip that was a big thing.

So what was agreed was that Town played in  all white sleeves and black and white stripes down the front and back the compromise was achieved.
This is a true story, I can tell you.
Dave Boylen

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Marinerz93
September 20, 2014, 12:37pm

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Happy 136th Birthday Town

Up The Mariners


Supporting the Mighty Mariners for over 30 years, home town club is were the heart and soul is and it's great to be a part of it.

Jesus’ disciple Peter, picked up a fish to get the tribute money from it, Jesus left his thumb print on the fish, bless'ed is the Haddock.
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September 20, 2014, 2:03pm

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Happy Birthday to my club. We have been through ups and downs together over the last 50 years ( both the club and my personal life ) but GTFC is still my only football club. A Mariner Until I Die.


The Future is Black & White.
"The commonest thing on this planet is not water , as some people believe, but stupidity ". Frank Zappa
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AdamHaddock
September 20, 2014, 2:15pm

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Happy birthday town (feel a right weirdo saying that).
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KingstonMariner
September 20, 2014, 2:26pm
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Aye. Happy birthday Town. Don't look a day older than 101!


Through the door there came familiar laughter,
I saw your face and heard you call my name.
Oh my friend we're older but no wiser,
For in our hearts the dreams are still the same.
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