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Davies Becomes A Mariner

29 June 2016

GRIMSBY Town are delighted to announce the signing of Ben Davies on a one year deal, commencing July 1st.

The former Portsmouth man was voted the clubs Player of the Year and was also in receipt of numerous other awards at their annual ceremony. 

The experienced, versatile midfielder spent the majority of last season at full back for Portsmouth, where he made over 40 appearances throughout the season. "I'm delighted to have signed. It's been a busy summer", said Davies.

When asked about his position, Ben said "I'll be what the manager tells me do! When asked about what kind of player he is, he mentioned "I like to get forward and get crosses in. I want to push the opponents wingers and full backs back, attacking is a big part of my game. 

Ben has played a number of times for opponents and is hoping to turn his winning form for those, into victories for the Mariners. "My records rather good, i've had a couple of wins and relative success here, it's cold as well!" mentioned Davies.

When talking to Mariners Player, Ben talked about the influence manager, Paul Hurst had on his decision to move. When talking about the managers role, he mentioned "It was how positive he was really, he threw a challenge out with a few things and a couple of conversations with the gaffer made my mind up really."

You can catch Ben's first interview on MarinersPlayer HD soon.

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