Date: 21st September 2007 at 10:57am
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The Mariners travel to local rivals Lincoln City and still looking for their first league win of the season.

Both managers have been coming under pressure from supporters, the Imps currently 17th in the league with 6 points and the Mariners 21st and with 4 points, both managers will be trying to secure the valuable 3 points needed to lift their season.

Ticket Information
Town`s Official Website reported Town have nearly sold 1,000 tickets for the short journey.

Town have been issued 2,017 tickets for the Co-op Community Side stand with no limit to the amount of tickets fans can purchase.

You can buy your tickets from Blundell Park up to 4pm today.

Adults £16
Oaps (65 & over) and Students (NUS Card) £11
Under 16`s £5

Vital Grimsby Says

If there was anytime to get your first league victory of the season a local derby should make the perfect occasion.

Lincoln City Team News:

Lincoln have no known injury worries and could field a full strength side.

Player to watch: Home

Louis Dodds – on loan from Leicester and scored 3 in 6 starts.

Grimsby Town Team News:

Town have to wait on late fitness tests for Ryan Bennett (achilles) and Andy Taylor (ankle).

Player to watch: Away

Paul Bolland – currently Town`s top scorer with 3 goals in 7 starts.

Match Facts & Stats

Lincoln League wins: 26 Draws: 24 Grimsby league wins: 34
Last Meeting at Sincil Bank: Lincoln 2-0 Grimsby 16/12/06
Summary of this season including Cup Games
Lincoln C: Lost last 3, 6 points out of last 18,
Clean sheets: 1 in 7 games
Grimsby: Not away this season, 4 points out of last 18, one win in 8, Scored in every game
Clean Sheets: 2 in 7 games.

Match Prediction:

Lincoln 1-1 Grimsby

Mariners Next Fixture:

Sat 29th Sept 07
League Two.
Grimsby v Hereford (3pm)