Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Saturday’s football match at Sands Venue pits together Scunthorpe United and Grimsby Town, the two bottom-table sides. Scunthorpe played out a 2-2 draw with Port Vale in their last league match, with Miller scoring the equalizer in the dying minutes of the game. The Iron are ten points clear of the relegation zone, but, on the other hand, they have slim chances of booking their place in the play-offs.
Grimsby Town, on the other hand, are stuck in the middle of the League Two table, with the team heading into Saturday’s clash with the lack of motivation. Considering that Grimsby experienced all sorts of problems at the back in a 3-0 loss to Northampton, we believe that home win should be considered. You should bear in mind that Scunthorpe United emerged triumphant in each of their previous three meetings with Grimsby Town in all competitions.
Highlighted Player (Adam Hammill):
Adam Hammill is an English footballer who plays for Barnsley in the Championship. Hammill was born on January 25, 1988 in Liverpool and he played for the Reds during his youth career (1995-2006). However, did not see any first-team football with the Anfield outfit as he was sent on loan to Dunfermline Athletic.
The pacey winger played for the likes of Southampton, Blackpool and Barnsley on loan as well and in 2009 he signed a permanent deal with the Tykes. After scoring 12 goals in 64 appearances in the league for Barnsley, Adam Hammill joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in the winter of 2011. Hammill played no more than 23 games for the Wolves (league) and in 2013 he signed a three-year contract with Hudersfield Town and he played for the Terriers from 2013 to 2015.
After spending the second half of the 2014/2015 season on loan at Rotherham United, he re-joined Barnsley on November 9, 2015 and he has been playing for the Championship club ever since. Adam Hammill is a winger, but he is used as an attacking midfielder as well.
Highlighted Team (Grimsby):
Founded back in 1878 as Grimsby Pelham, Grimsby Town are a professional football club that compete in League Two, the English fourth tier. Grimsby Town welcome their opponents at Blundell Park, the stadium which has the capacity of 9,027 people (all seated).
The Pilgrims are well known for their black jerseys with white stripes, whilst blue is the dominant colour of their away kit. Grimsby Town made it to the FA Trophy final on two occasions (2012/13, 2015/16), but they have yet to win the title in the competition. The likes of Hull City and Scunthorpe United are regarded as the club’s main rivals.
The Pilgrims registered their biggest win on September 4, 1925, as they crushed Tranmere Rovers 8-0. Speaking of their heaviest loss, Grimsby Town were beaten by Arsenal 9-1 on January 28, 1931. Pat Glover is sitting in top position in the club’s all-time goal-scoring chart with 180 league goals on his account.