They may have lost 1-0, but Bognor have not given up hope of overcoming Griimsby to reach Wembley.
Nathan Arnold’s goal separates the sides as they look ahead to next Saturday’s second leg at Blundell Park but the Rocks made the Mariners fight all the way for a slim victory in front of 2,629 at Nyewood Lane.
See the best of the action in Tim Hale’s gallery of pictures, above.
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