Grimsby returned to motion following a interval of self-isolation to gather a primary level of the season with a goalless Sky Bet League Two draw at misfiring Bolton.
Ian Holloway’s Mariners had not performed since September 19 and solely resumed coaching on Friday after Jock Curran’s optimistic coronavirus take a look at.
Despite the three-game lay-off, Grimsby produced a spirited efficiency in opposition to opponents who’re nonetheless to win at house below supervisor Ian Evatt.
Bolton, trying to construct on their first victory of the marketing campaign in opposition to Harrogate, had the higher of the primary half with out testing goalkeeper James McKeown.
Ali Crawford fizzed two free-kick kicks huge of the goal and a 3rd effort was blocked by Luke Waterfall.
Instead of capitalising on their possession after half time, Bolton did not create any worthwhile probabilities.
And it was the guests who threatened to beat the Trotters for the primary time since 1982, with substitutes Montel Gibson, Owura Edwards and Terry Taylor all working openings for pictures with out troubling keeper Billy Crellin.