Every game will present its own challenges - Grimsby Town fan's view
Fan's view by Mariners supporter and Grimsby Institute student Christopher Stephenson
MIDWEEK may not have gone entirely to plan for Grimsby Town, but at least they remain top of the league.
Wrexham, Forest Green Rovers and Newport County all collected maximum points against their opponents, while Town's game against Nuneaton was yet another victim of the bad weather.
With no league game this weekend, the team are next in Blue Square action against Braintree on Tuesday night.
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Town have won six out of their last ten and drawn the other four, while in the same amount of time, Tuesday's opponents have won five and lost five, sitting in 19th place and six points above the drop zone.
As with many games this season, Town fans will no doubt expect a win to keep up the pressure on the other promotion contenders.
However, I was perhaps a little naïve to word my article the way I did last week, no game is an easy one, and in reality, the statistics only matter come the end of the season when the ups and downs have to be decided.
Telford showed us all how a team lower down in the league and fighting for their lives can bring a huge challenge to every game.
Eventually we came away with the points but they were a tough side to break down.
Similarly, Braintree are also looking over their shoulders dangerously close to the trapdoor, so I can see them playing in much the same way.
It will be a tough game and I don't doubt that the Essex side will give a good account of themselves, but Town need to keep their composure and perform like they have all season.
If they can then the fans can go home happy with the team having gained another vital three points.