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Grimsby snatch point against Northampton

Grimsby snatched a late equaliser to select up their first level again within the Soccer League with a 1-1 draw towards Northampton at Blundell Park.

Northampton winger Sam Hoskins opened the scoring along with his third objective in two video games and it regarded as if that 74th-minute strike would spoil the homecoming celebration.

Nevertheless, lower than a minute after coming off the bench, substitute Jordan Maguire-Drew turned house to earn Grimsby a share of the spoils.

Probabilities had been few and much between within the first half, with Mitch Pinnock closest to breaking the impasse with a right-footed drive.

On the different finish, Grimsby had been primarily restricted to half-chances as Gavan Holohan set his sights from distance, twice, and Luke Waterfall prodded broad.

Brendan Kiernan examined Northampton goalkeeper Lee Burge with a dipping volley within the second half, earlier than team-mate Kieran Inexperienced handed up a golden headed likelihood.

Grimsby might need been made to rue that when Hoskins fired into the underside nook, however Maguire-Drew got here off the bench to have the ultimate say.

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