Sierra Leone International Kamil Conteh was in action as his League Two side, Grimsby Town, suffered an away defeat to Doncaster Rovers at the Eco-Power Stadium on Saturday.
After a goalless fierst half, Joe Ironside scored a second-half penalty for what proved to be the only goal of the game.
It was a fourth consecutive Sky Bet League Two defeat for Grimsby Town, leaving them four points from the releagtion zone.
Grimsby Town will now turn their attention to the FA Cup and a trip to face Slough Town on Sunday, November 5.
Since his move from Middlesborough to Town, Conteh, 20, has made sisteen appearnces in all comtitoon for the Mariners.
“We’ve looked at data and performances over six weeks so it’s not a snap decision,” said chair Jason Stockwood.
Speaking to BBC Radio Humberside he added: “We’ve been talking at length for the past two weeks in particular. The performances haven’t been bad but there’s something which isn’t in the data which tells us that we’re not getting the rub of the green, so we feel like it’s time to turn the page.