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Grimsby Town 7-0 Alfreton Town

Lenell John-Lewis
John-Lewis, who netted twice in Saturday's 6-1 win over Gateshead, opened the scoring against Alfreton

Grimsby made it 13 goals in two games as they inflicted a fifth successive defeat on struggling Alfreton.

Lennell John-Lewis slotted the hosts' first, before his shot ricocheted off keeper Cameron Dawson to make it 2-0.

Jon-Paul Pitman rounded Dawson before the break, and Craig Clay added a fourth moments into the second period.

Alfreton's Anthony Howell was sent off, before Scott Brown's 30-yard strike and Clay's second made it 6-0. Scott Neilson added a seventh in injury time.

Alfreton sit bottom of the Conference table, while Grimsby, who remain unbeaten, move up to eighth.

Grimsby Town manager Paul Hurst told BBC Radio Humberside:

Paul Hurst

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Hurst on Grimsby v Alfreton

"There has to be a bit of reality in it all - it's two games.

"It's been two excellent performances and I couldn't really ask for more. We got the clean sheet as well today which I was pleased about, but I'm delighted with the players' attitude in terms of keeping going.

"It could have been quite easy to take the foot off the gas when the game was won, getting the man sent off. It could have been almost too easy but they kept going.

"They could have had a few more again but pleased for their efforts and a bit of a turnaround from the last home game when I was told it's a shambles. "

Line-ups

Grimsby

  • 1McKeown
  • 22NsialaBooked at 21minsSubstituted forBignotat 62'minutes
  • 6MagnayBooked at 66minsSubstituted forWinfarrahat 78'minutes
  • 16Clay
  • 5Pearson
  • 30Boyce
  • 11Neilson
  • 4BrownBooked at 1mins
  • 14John-Lewis
  • 18PittmanSubstituted forMackrethat 70'minutes
  • 26McLaughlin

Substitutes

  • 2Bignot
  • 7Mackreth
  • 8Disley
  • 17Connell
  • 25Winfarrah

Alfreton

  • 20Dawson
  • 2Wood
  • 3Rowe-TurnerBooked at 34mins
  • 11HowellBooked at 65mins
  • 15Keane
  • 4CourtneySubstituted forGrayat 28'minutes
  • 10BradleyBooked at 58minsSubstituted forSheridanat 75'minutes
  • 12Shaw
  • 9ClaytonSubstituted forStevensonat 46'minutes
  • 18Ironside
  • 7Hicks

Substitutes

  • 1Stewart
  • 8Stevenson
  • 14Sheridan
  • 16Gray
  • 17McDonald
Referee:
Nick Kinseley

Match Stats

Home TeamGrimsbyAway TeamAlfreton
Possession
Home63%
Away37%
Shots
Home23
Away6
Shots on Target
Home13
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home13
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Grimsby Town 7, Alfreton Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Grimsby Town 7, Alfreton Town 0.

Goal!

Goal! Grimsby Town 7, Alfreton Town 0. Scott Neilson (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Patrick McLaughlin (Grimsby Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Grimsby Town 6, Alfreton Town 0. Craig Clay (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Jack Mackreth.

Foul by Jordan Keane (Alfreton Town).

Lenell John-Lewis (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Patrick McLaughlin (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Tom Shaw (Alfreton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Attempt blocked. Paul Bignot (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Attempt blocked. Patrick McLaughlin (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Lee Stevenson (Alfreton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Goal!

Goal! Grimsby Town 5, Alfreton Town 0. Scott Brown (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Caine Winfarrah replaces Carl Magnay.

Foul by Scott Neilson (Grimsby Town).

Tom Shaw (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Alfreton Town. Jake Sheridan replaces Danny Bradley.

Attempt missed. Lenell John-Lewis (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by James McKeown.

Foul by Joe Ironside (Alfreton Town).

Andrew Boyce (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Jack Mackreth replaces Jon-Paul Pittman.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Attempt saved. Scott Neilson (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Carl Magnay (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for dissent.

Dismissal

Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town) is shown the red card for a bad foul.

Foul by Anthony Howell (Alfreton Town).

Scott Brown (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Grimsby Town. Paul Bignot replaces Aristote Nsiala.

Foul by Andrew Boyce (Grimsby Town).

Joe Ironside (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Scott Brown (Grimsby Town).

Nathan Hicks (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Lenell John-Lewis (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved.

Corner, Grimsby Town.

Booking

Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Danny Bradley (Alfreton Town).

Craig Clay (Grimsby Town) wins a free kick.

Foul by Scott Brown (Grimsby Town).

Lee Stevenson (Alfreton Town) wins a free kick.

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