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Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Big weekend for the Mariners

Grimsby defender Anthony Glennon wears a fish mask and holds an inflatable Harry Paddock as he and teammates celebrate their win against Southampton. (Photo: AFP)

This weekend’s FA Cup quarter-finals will witness a piece of history in the unlikely form of League Two side Grimsby Town who last season were battling away in non-league football.

The Mariners will be in action tomorrow at Brighton’s Amex Stadium and you can be sure the high-flying Seagulls will be taking their surprise visitors very seriously.

Grimsby, who won promotion from the National League last season, have only been in the quarter-finals once before and that was 84 years ago.

Not only have Grimsby performed above all expectations to reach such a late stage in…

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