GRIMSBY TOWN
Record while in the Football League.

Election to the League and final non-league table.

Grimsby Town programmes for sale.

 

Season

Div

P W D L F A Pts Pos

FA Cup - Round reached

League Cup - Round reached

1892/93 Div 2 22 11 1 10 42 41 23 4th Table Results 2nd -
1893/94 Div 2 28 15 2 11 71 58 32 5th Table Results 1st -
1894/95 Div 2 30 18 1 11 79 52 37 5th Table Results 3rd Qual -
1895/96 Div 2 30 20 2 8 82 38 42 3rd Table Results 2nd -
1896/97 Div 2 30 17 4 9 66 45 38 3rd Table Results 1st -
1897/98 Div 2 30 10 4 16 52 62 24 12th Table Results 1st -
1898/99 Div 2 34 15 5 14 71 60 35 10th Table Results 1st -
1899/00 Div 2 34 17 6 11 67 46 40 6th Table Results 1st -
1900/01 Div 2 34 20 9 5 60 33 49 1st Promoted Table Results Intermediate -
1901/02 Div 1 34 13 6 15 44 60 32 15th Table Results 1st -
1902/03 Div 1 34 8 9 17 43 62 25 17th Relegated Table Results 2nd -
1903/04 Div 2 34 14 8 12 50 49 36 6th Table Results 1st -
1904/05 Div 2 34 11 8 15 33 46 30 13th Table Results 1st -
1905/06 Div 2 38 15 10 13 46 46 40 8th Table Results 1st -
1906/07 Div 2 38 16 3 19 57 62 35 11th Table Results 1st -
1907/08 Div 2 38 11 8 19 43 71 30 18th Re-election Position Table Results 4th -
1908/09 Div 2 38 14 7 17 41 54 35 13th Table Results 1st -
1909/10 Div 2 38 9 6 23 50 77 24 19th Re-election PositionLeft League Table Results 1st -
1910/11

Grimsby failed to gain re-election at the end of the 1909/10 season (voting details). They then competed in the Midland League for one season - they finished as champions - before being re-elected to the Football League at the end of the 1910/11 season (election details).

1911/12 Div 2 38 15 9 14 48 55 39 9th Table Results 4th Qual -
1912/13 Div 2 38 15 10 13 51 50 40 7th Table Results 1st -
1913/14 Div 2 38 13 8 17 42 58 34 15th Table Results 1st -
1914/15 Div 2 38 11 9 18 48 76 31 17th Table Results 1st -
1915/16 to 1918/19 Football League suspended due to World War 1

Season

Div

P W D L F A Pts Pos FA Cup  L Cup
1919/20

Div 2

42 10 5 27 34 75 25 22nd Re-election Position Relegated Table Results 1st -
1920/21 Div 3 42 15 9 18 49 59 39 13th Transfer Table Results 2nd -
1921/22 Div 3N 38 21 8 9 72 47 50 3rd Table Results 1st -
1922/23 Div 3N 38 14 5 19 55 52 33 14th Table Results 5th Qual -
1923/24 Div 3N 42 14 13 15 49 47 41 11th Table Results 1st -
1924/25 Div 3N 42 15 9 18 60 60 39 12th Table Results 5th Qual -
1925/26 Div 3N 42 26 9 7 91 40 61 1st Promoted Table Results 3rd -
1926/27 Div 2 42 11 12 19 74 91 34 17th Table Results 3rd -
1927/28 Div 2 42 14 12 16 69 83 40 11th Table Results 3rd -
1928/29 Div 2 42 24 5 13 82 61 53 2nd Promoted Table Results 3rd -
1929/30 Div 1 42 15 7 20 73 89 37 18th Table Results 3rd -
1930/31 Div 1 42 17 5 20 82 87 39 13th Table Results 5th -
1931/32 Div 1 42 13 6 23 67 98 32 21st Relegated Table Results 5th -
1932/33 Div 2 42 14 13 15 79 84 41 13th Table Results 4th -
1933/34 Div 2 42 27 5 10 103 59 59 1st Promoted Table Results 4th -
1934/35 Div 1 42 17 11 14 78 60 45 5th Table Results 3rd -
1935/36 Div 1 42 17 5 20 65 73 39 17th Table Results Semi -
1936/37 Div 1 42 17 7 18 86 81 41 12th Table Results 5th -
1937/38 Div 1 42 13 12 17 51 68 38 20th Table Results 3rd -
1938/39 Div 1 42 16 11 15 61 69 43 10th Table Results Semi -
1939/40 Div 1 3 1 1 1 2 4 3 - Table & Results - -
1939/40 to 1945/46 Football League suspended due to World War 2

Season

Div

P W D L F A Pts Pos FA Cup  L Cup
1945/46

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3rd -
1946/47 Div 1 42 13 12 17 61 82 38 16th Table Results 4th -
1947/48 Div 1 42 8 6 28 45 111 22 22nd Relegated Table Results 3rd -
1948/49 Div 2 42 15 10 17 72 76 40 11th Table Results 4th -
1949/50 Div 2 42 16 8 18 74 73 40 11th Table Results 4th -
1950/51 Div 2 42 8 12 22 61 95 28 22nd Relegated Table Results 3rd -
1951/52 Div 3N 46 29 8 9 96 45 66 2nd Table Results 2nd -
1952/53 Div 3N 46 21 10 15 75 59 52 5th Table Results 3rd -
1953/54 Div 3N 46 16 9 21 51 77 41 17th Table Results 3rd -
1954/55 Div 3N 46 13 8 25 47 78 34 23rd Re-election Position Table Results 3rd -
1955/56 Div 3N 46 31 6 9 76 29 68 1st Promoted Table Results 3rd -
1956/57 Div 2 42 17 5 20 61 62 39 16th Table Results 3rd -
1957/58 Div 2 42 17 6 19 86 83 40 13th Table Results 3rd -
1958/59 Div 2 42 9 10 23 62 90 28 21st Relegated Table Results 4th -
1959/60 Div 3 46 18 16 12 87 70 52 4th Table Results 2nd -
1960/61 Div 3 46 20 10 16 77 69 50 6th Table Results 1st 2nd
1961/62 Div 3 46 28 6 12 80 56 62 2nd Promoted Table Results 1st 1st
1962/63 Div 2 42 11 13 18 55 66 35 19th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1963/64 Div 2 42 9 14 19 47 75 32 21st Relegated Table Results 3rd 2nd
1964/65 Div 3 46 16 17 13 68 67 49 10th Table Results 2nd 3rd
1965/66 Div 3 46 17 13 16 68 62 47 11th Table Results 4th 5th
1966/67 Div 3 46 17 9 20 61 68 43 17th Table Results 1st 4th
1967/68 Div 3 46 14 9 23 52 69 37 21st Relegated Table Results 1st 2nd
1968/69 Div 4 46 9 15 22 47 69 33 23rd Re-election Position Table Results 1st 2nd
1969/70 Div 4 46 14 15 17 54 58 43 16th Table Results 1st 1st
1970/71 Div 4 46 18 7 21 57 71 43 19th Table Results 1st 1st
1971/72 Div 4 46 28 7 11 88 56 63 1st Promoted Table Results 1st 4th
1972/73 Div 3 46 20 8 18 67 61 48 9th Table Results 4th 2nd
1973/74 Div 3 46 18 15 13 67 50 51 6th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1974/75 Div 3 46 15 13 18 55 64 43 16th Table Results 2nd 1st
1975/76 Div 3 46 15 10 21 62 74 40 18th Table Results 1st 1st
1976/77 Div 3 46 12 9 25 45 69 33 23rd Relegated Table Results 2nd 1st
1977/78 Div 4 46 21 11 14 57 51 53 6th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1978/79 Div 4 46 26 9 11 82 49 61 2nd Promoted Table Results 1st 2nd
1979/80 Div 3 46 26 10 10 73 42 62 1st Promoted Table Results 3rd 5th
1980/81 Div 2 42 15 15 12 44 42 45 7th Table Results 3rd 1st
1981/82 Div 2 42 11 13 18 53 65 46 17th Table Results 5th 2nd
1982/83 Div 2 42 12 11 19 45 70 47 19th Table Results 4th 2nd
1983/84 Div 2 42 19 13 10 60 47 70 5th Table Results 3rd 2nd
1984/85 Div 2 42 18 8 16 72 64 62 10th Table Results 4th 5th
1985/86 Div 2 42 14 10 18 58 62 52 15th Table Results 3rd 3rd
1986/87 Div 2 42 10 14 18 39 59 44 21st Relegated Table Results 3rd 2nd
1987/88 Div 3 46 12 14 20 48 58 50 22nd Relegated Table Results 2nd 1st
1988/89 Div 4 46 17 15 14 65 59 66 9th Table Results 5th 1st
1989/90 Div 4 46 22 13 11 70 47 79 2nd Promoted Table Results 3rd 2nd
1990/91 Div 3 46 24 11 11 66 34 83 3rd Promoted Table Results 1st 1st
1991/92 Div 2 46 14 11 21 47 62 53 19th Table Results 1st 3rd
1992/93 Div 1 46 19 7 20 58 57 64 9th Table Results 5th 2nd
1993/94 Div 1 46 13 20 13 52 47 59 16th Table Results 4th 3rd
1994/95 Div 1 46 17 14 15 62 56 65 10th Table Results 3rd 1st
1995/96 Div 1 46 14 14 18 55 69 56 17th Table Results 5th 2nd
1996/97 Div 1 46 11 13 22 60 81 46 22nd Relegated Table Results 3rd 1st
1997/98 Div 2 46 19 15 12 55 37 72 3rd Promoted Table Results 4th 4th
1998/99 Div 1 46 17 10 19 40 52 61 11th Table Results 3rd 3rd
1999/00 Div 1 46 13 12 21 41 67 51 20th Table Results 4th 3rd
2000/01 Div 1 46 14 10 22 43 62 52 18th Table Results 3rd 2nd
2001/02 Div 1 46 12 14 20 50 72 50 19th Table Results 3rd 4th
2002/03 Div 1 46 9 12 25 48 85 39 24th Relegated Table Results 3rd 1st
2003/04 Div 2 46 13 11 22 55 81 50 21st Relegated Table Results 2nd 1st
2004/05 Lea 2 46 14 16 16 51 52 58 18th Table Results 1st 2nd
2005/06 Lea 2 46 22 12 12 64 44 78 4th Play Off Table Results 1st 3rd
2006/07 Lea 2 46 17 8 21 57 73 59 15th Table Results 1st 1st
2007/08 Lea 2 46 15 10 21 55 66 55 16th Table Results 2nd 1st
2008/09 Lea 2 46 9 14 23 51 69 41 22nd Table Results 1st 2nd
2009/10 Lea 2 46 9 17 20 45 71 44 23rd Relegated Table Results 1st 1st

Finishing second to bottom of the Football League Grimsby Town were relegated from the League along with Darlington, their places being taken by Blue Square Conference promoted clubs Stevenage and Oxford United - 2009/10 Conference table and play-off results. The Mariners won their place back in the Football League by winning the National League play-offs in 2015/16 (2015/16 National League table and play-off results).

2016/17 Lea 2 46 17 11 18 59 63 62 14th Table Results 1st 1st
2017/18 Lea 2 Results 1st 1st
     

 

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No League club could do it until 1981/82 and it's doubtful whether any Premier club will ever do it. It was done for the first time by York in 1983/84 and the last time by Leicester and Wolves in 2013/14. In between it was done by Charlton, Swindon, Sunderland, Plymouth, Wigan, Reading, Newcastle and a couple of times by Fulham. What?

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