Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Fishy Forum Fishy Boards The New Fishy › The Fenty Years: Part One
Moderators: Moderator
Users Browsing Forum

The Fenty Years: Part One

  This thread currently has 3,800 views. Print
5 Pages 1 2 3 4 5 Next All Recommend Thread
Heswall Mariner
May 18, 2021, 1:50pm

Lager Top Drinker
Posts: 347
Posts Per Day: 0.57
Approval: +235
Gold Stars: 1
There's informative article by Mark Stilton on Cod Almighty on this.
Bit of a thicko - so don't know how to attach the thread on here.
Logged Offline
Private Message
Southwark Mariner
May 18, 2021, 1:51pm
Brandy Drinker
Posts: 2,537
Posts Per Day: 0.72
Reputation: 77.67%
Rep Score: +20 / -6
Location: London
Approval: +2,004
Gold Stars: 1
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 1 - 45
pizzzza
May 18, 2021, 2:03pm

Pontoonite
Posts: 4,907
Posts Per Day: 1.14
Reputation: 64.48%
Rep Score: +16 / -11
Location: Grimsby
Approval: +4,153
Gold Stars: 28
Nah, I'll pass on that thanks. Let's look forward not back.
Logged
Private Message
Reply: 2 - 45
Bristol Mariner
May 18, 2021, 3:27pm

Table Wine Drinker
Posts: 668
Posts Per Day: 0.17
Reputation: 72.37%
Rep Score: +8 / -4
Approval: +1,529
Gold Stars: 13
Sounds like a horror story....


GTFC Exile, Bristol Mariners
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 3 - 45
chipsandgravy
May 18, 2021, 3:32pm
Table Wine Drinker
Posts: 685
Posts Per Day: 0.15
Reputation: 89.2%
Rep Score: +8 / 0
Approval: +1,989
Gold Stars: 3
All in the past! Where we are next season is enough of a reminder to me - so will not read it.
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 4 - 45
mimma
May 18, 2021, 4:14pm
Cocktail Drinker
Posts: 1,871
Posts Per Day: 0.38
Reputation: 84.06%
Rep Score: +13 / -2
Approval: +3,533
Gold Stars: 10
FFS let it rest will you!

The new owners have repeatedly said they are drawing a line under the last regime, it has gone, and the past cannot be changed, so it is a complete and utter waste of energy constantly bringing it up over and over and over again.

Why do you see the need to keep on depressing us all with the past going ons? We have enough on our plate as it is.

" You never go forward looking backwards"
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 5 - 45
horsforthmariner
May 18, 2021, 5:06pm
Fine Wine Drinker
Posts: 1,146
Posts Per Day: 0.33
Reputation: 78.8%
Rep Score: +7 / -2
Approval: +2,073
Gold Stars: 1
Wow - you forgot so much of the rubbish we've had to put up.

Fundamentally, I have a suspicion if John Fenty had never been involved we would be sat in a new stadium, probably in the Championship, perhaps having enjoyed a season or two in top flight.

For those who think thats a pipe dream, Barnsley are in the Championship play offs with Brentford, Swansea and Bournmouth -  we were bigger than all those clubs in the 90s.

Of the the hundreds of owners of ELF clubs in the last two decades, Fenty would make the top 5 of worst owners.
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 6 - 45
FishOutOfWater
May 18, 2021, 5:07pm
Barley Wine Drinker
Posts: 12,415
Posts Per Day: 2.51
Reputation: 86.82%
Rep Score: +51 / -7
Location: Goole
Approval: +5,987
Gold Stars: 15
From what I've read so far it brought to mind "The Prince" by Machiavelli

That was a work of fiction though.....  
Logged Offline
Private Message Skype
Reply: 7 - 45
KingstonMariner
May 18, 2021, 5:17pm
Barley Wine Drinker
Posts: 19,345
Posts Per Day: 7.44
Reputation: 78.64%
Rep Score: +40 / -11
Approval: +19,778
Gold Stars: 92
Regardless of what the new owners have said they want*, there is nothing wrong with having a retrospective. It’s good that it’s all being put together in one place. Until this is done and a full reckoning made, I don’t think we can fully leave the past in the past. Forget the past st your peril.

* none be of this will stop us putting our heart and soul into supporting the Mariners’ rebirth. Besides, 1878 have said they want to listen to supporters. So between what they want and what they’ll get, there’s going to be some give and take.

I have to say, the author of the article has done a lot of research into the early days. As a bit of a history nerd, I’d like to have seen him cite his sources for some of the stuff. 😁 He’s done a great job.


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.
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 8 - 45
jamesgtfc
May 18, 2021, 5:22pm
Champagne Drinker
Posts: 2,121
Posts Per Day: 0.51
Reputation: 87.68%
Rep Score: +13 / -1
Approval: +3,522
Gold Stars: 8
I certainly think things will come to light over the coming months but it's important to understand too that you can't change the past but you can shape the future. For that reason, our energy should be going into what we can do to make sure our future is bright.
Logged Offline
Private Message
Reply: 9 - 45
5 Pages 1 2 3 4 5 Next All Recommend Thread
Print

Fishy Forum Fishy Boards The New Fishy › The Fenty Years: Part One

Thread Rating

There have been 1 votes for this thread.
 

Back to top of page

This is not an official forum of Grimsby Town Football Club, the opinions expressed are those of the individual authors. If you see an offensive post then click "Report" on the relevant post. Posts will be deleted at the discretion of the moderators whose decision is final. Posts should abide by the Forum Rules. IP addresses of contributors together with dates and times of access are stored. The opinions and viewpoints expressed by contributors to The Fishy are their own and not necessarily those of The Fishy. The Fishy makes no claims that information dispersed through this forum is accurate or reliable. Also The Fishy cannot be held liable for any statements made by contributors of The Fishy.