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📆 On This Day In 2016: Grimsby Town's Open-Top Bus Parade

Grimsby Town celebrated their National League play-off final win with an open-top bus parade on this day three years ago

17 May 2019

On this day (May 17) in 2016, thousands of Grimsby Town fans lined the streets for the Mariners’ open-top bus parade.

Paul Hurst’s side gained promotion back to EFL Sky Bet League Two with a 3-1 win over Forest Green Rovers in the National League play-off final at Wembley Stadium two days earlier.

Omar Bogle bagged a first-half brace, with Nathan Arnold sealing the win with Town’s third in injury time, to bring the Mariners’ six-year stay in non-League to an end.

And thousands of Mariners fans attended the open-top bus parade to celebrate the relief of returning to the EFL.

Can you spot yourself in any of our photos, or our video?


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