Darlington bring in Blyth defender

Darlington and Stockton Times:

1:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Darlington are to sign in left-back Ian Watson from Blyth Spartans.

Purewal back with a bang

Darlington and Stockton Times: (10841448)

9:06am Monday 29th September 2014

Having missed a month due to injury, it took only 29 minutes for Amar Purewal to provide a reminder of what’s been badly missing from Darlington’s front-line.

Purewal proves to be the difference as Darlington return to winning ways

Darlington and Stockton Times:

5:25pm Saturday 27th September 2014

Ossett Town 0 Darlington 2

Live North-East Football Live Blog: Saturday, September 26

Darlington and Stockton Times:

5:08pm Friday 26th September 2014

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Gray back on the bench for Darlington's trip to Ossett

Darlington and Stockton Times: ALL-SQUARE: Darlington's Jordan Robinson, left, chases Radcliffe Borough's Sam Grimshaw during Tuesday's 1-1 draw. Picture: PETE GRAY

9:02am Saturday 27th September 2014

Darlington have slipped to ninth and intend to end their winless run when they today travel to the team one place below them in the table, Ossett Town, and manager Martin Gray will be back on the bench.

Hambleton League: It’s tight at the top of Division One as three teams all sit on nine points

1:01pm Friday 26th September 2014

IT IS tight at the top of Division One with three teams all on nine points.

Darlington to face Spennymoor again

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:41pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Darlington will travel to Spennymoor Town in the first round of the Durham Challenge Cup next month.

Gray is absent and it’s six without a win for Quakers

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:38am Wednesday 24th September 2014

DARLINGTON are winless in six matches, after being held to a disappointing draw at Radcliffe Borough.

Quakers aiming to climb the table

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

This evening’s match at Radcliffe Borough heralds the beginning of league matches in four successive midweeks for Darlington and, Martin Gray hopes, an opportunity to climb up the table.

Gray to make changes after poor run of form

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington v Salford City - Evo Stik First Division North.
Jamie Rother and Nathan Fisher. Picture: TOM BANKS (10575775)

9:02am Monday 22nd September 2014

Following a run of only one win in seven games in all competitions and already now eight points off the top of the table, Martin Gray feels it’s time for change.

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Darlington and Stockton Times:

1:50pm Saturday 20th September 2014

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Darlington defeated by league leaders Salford City

Darlington and Stockton Times:

6:58pm Saturday 20th September 2014

Darlington 0 Salford City 1 Darlington are now eight points off the top after losing narrowly to league leaders Salford City at Heritage Park.

Darlington hope for another three-point haul

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Darlington today aim to collect three points for the second time in two days having finally been awarded a victory from their abandoned opening game of the season.

Darlington awarded three points

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:36am Friday 19th September 2014

Darlington have been awarded three points by Evo-Stik League officials following their abandoned game with Warrington Town on the first day of the season.

Darlington will be test for Salford City, believes former Manchester United defender Gary Neville

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Salford City visit the North-East tomorrow when they face Darlington at Heritage Park. In an exclusive interview, Ray Simpson spoke to Gary Neville, one of Manchester United’s Class of ’92 who are backing the Evo-Stik First Division club.

Blue Star sitting pretty while Athletic and Hibs taste wins

5:51pm Friday 19th September 2014

BLUE STAR are the new leaders of Division One after they won 4-1 at Stokesley SC last Sunday. Shaun Charlton, with a brace, Gary Wood and Marc Higgins all found the target to maintain Star's 100 per cent start to the season and send them to the top on goal difference.

Colburn take charge of Wensleydale Creamery Football League with win over Richmond

5:51pm Friday 19th September 2014

COLBURN TOWN are the new league leaders after last Saturday saw them win 2-0 at Richmond Mavericks Reserves. Both these sides will be among the title favourites this season and both had won their opening matches of the new season, scoring 15 goals in the process. But a tight game was decided by second half goals from Tom Sweeney and Stu Murray. The Colburn strike-pair, who scored nearly 90 goals between them last season, have now hit seven already this campaign as Colburn set the early pace.

Quakers blown apart by Blyth strikers

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:06pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Blyth strikers Dan Maguire and Robbie Dale showed Quakers how to take their chances as Darlington crashed out of the FA Cup at Croft Park last night.

Teenager Cocks in from the start, Hatch to play at the back

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:36pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Teenager Adam Cocks comes into the Darlington side as one of three changes to the team that drew with Blyth at the weekend.

Tricky trip to Skelmersdale awaits Quakers if they see off Blyth

Darlington and Stockton Times: PRE-SEASON: Martin Gray’s Darlington welcome Sunderland to Heritage Park this afternoon

10:18am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A TRIP to Evo-Stik Premier League leaders Skelmersdale United lies in wait if Darlington overcome Blyth Spartans at the second attempt in this evening’s FA Cup replay.

Penalty save denies Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:26pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Darlington must travel to Blyth Spartans on Tuesday for an FA Cup replay after goalkeeper Peter Jeffries pulled off a tremendous penalty save to deny Terry Galbraith.

Darlington make three changes for Cup tie with Blyth

2:39pm Sunday 14th September 2014

Martin Gray has selected a surprise line-up for today’s FA Cup encounter with Blyth Spartans with Alan White dropping to the bench.

Thompson will return to his best, says Darlington boss

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

At this stage Stephen Thompson had scored three times and Darlington had started the season by banging the goals in.

Wensleydale League: Mavericks hammer Askrigg on opening day of the season

4:16pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE NEW Wensleydale League season kicked off last Saturday and Richmond Mavericks went straight to the top of the table with a 10-0 win at Askrigg United. Sean Clarke opened the scoring after 18 minutes and the match was over as a contest before the break as Phil Stirling, with a brace, Scott Fenney and Clarke again made it 5-0. It was a similar story in the second half as Clarke completed his hat-trick while Stirling added two more. David Andrews and substitute Lewis Burgess then completed the rout to make it a perfect opening day for the Mavs.

Darlington midfielder Portas praised by Gray

Darlington and Stockton Times: OUTSTANDING: Tom Portas  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

10:42am Friday 12th September 2014

Martin Gray says Tom Portas’ fitness is a factor in his fine displays in Darlington’s midfield.

Hat-trick hero Hodgson keeps Bedale on top

Darlington and Stockton Times: Back l to r; Nick Randall, Stuart Adams, Dean Hudson, David Proud, Stephen Anderson, Paul Orton, Jallow Ebrima,Front l to r; Jonny Rayner, Jonny Coombs, Ross Hodgson, Jack Reynard, Adam Bramley, Matthew Thomas

4:24pm Friday 12th September 2014

BEDALE FC have started the season in fine form having been promoted from the Harrogate and District League Division 1 to the Colin Lowe Memorial Premier Division.

Police's title defence gets perfect start

4:22pm Friday 12th September 2014

DEFENDING Division One champions Northallerton Police maintained their 100 per cent start to the season last Sunday with a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Catterick Village. Ben Darville made the breakthrough just before the break but Village levelled it up within a minute of the resumption through John Ford. Despite not being at their fluent best, the Police were still able to seal a second consecutive victory on the hour thanks to a David Cooke penalty.

Match Analysis: Darlington 1 Farsley 1

Darlington and Stockton Times:

1:27pm Thursday 11th September 2014

For the second time in five days Darlington dropped points, quite literally this time. This time manager Martin Gray felt the referee was culpable after conceding a late equaliser that meant his side drew 1-1 with Farsley.

Mitchell returns for Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:51pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Adam Mitchell returns to the line-up as one of two Darlington changes for this evening’s game with Farsley at Heritage Park.

Gray wants to see a reaction from team

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

There will be changes to the Darlington side that this evening bids to atone for Saturday’s desperately disappointing defeat at Droylsden.

Crowd trouble blamed for Quaker defeat

8:06am Monday 8th September 2014

Darlington manager Martin Gray blamed a 15 minute interruption by a small minority of troublemaking “fans” for the loss of Quakers’ unbeaten record at the Butchers Arms on Saturday.

Violence breaks out during Darlington defeat at Droylsden

7:08pm Saturday 6th September 2014

Droylsden 2 Darlington 1

Noble in Darlington squad for first time

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Saturday 6th September 2014

NEW SIGNING Ryan Noble is in line to make his Darlington debut at Droylsden today.

Darlington and Blyth face Sunday showdown

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:45pm Friday 5th September 2014

Darlington's FA Cup tie with Blyth Spartans at Heritage Park has been arranged for Sunday, September 14.

Match report: Darlington 3 West Auckland Town 1

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

A hat-trick of set-pieces helped Darlington to come back from a goal down and give them their first FA Cup win since November 2010.

Hat trick of setpieces put Quakers through in FA Cup

9:54pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Darlington 3 West Auckland 1.

Gray: Darlington need to be better in both boxes

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Darlington cannot afford to be so wasteful in front of goal this evening when they are given a second opportunity to overcome West Auckland in the FA Cup.

Missed chances costly for Quakers in FA Cup

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Monday 1st September 2014

Having waited three years to return to the FA Cup, it would’ve been a damn shame to exit the competition after only 90 minutes.

Darlington held to a draw by West in FA Cup comeback

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:17pm Saturday 30th August 2014

West Auckland 1 Darlington 1

Quakers keen for return to Cup action

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

Three years since their last FA Cup tie, Darlington today return to the prestigious knockout competition with the hope of enjoying an extended run.

Unbeaten run comes to and end with rivals

3:52pm Friday 29th August 2014

NORTHALLERTON TOWN are enjoying their best start to a season for 18 years as this hard fought win over old foes Willington last Saturday made it five games unbeaten in all competitions.

Quakers ready for return to FA Cup action

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Few could have imagined the significance of the occasion when Darlington travelled to Hinckley United on November 1, 2011.

Easy win for Quakers after two visitors sent off in ten minutes

Darlington and Stockton Times:

5:38pm Monday 25th August 2014

Darlington easily beat nine man Kendal Town 7-0 at Heritage Park following a bizarre opening to the game.

Quakers misfire in 2-2 draw at Burscough

Darlington and Stockton Times: PRE-SEASON: Martin Gray’s Darlington welcome Sunderland to Heritage Park this afternoon

9:00am Monday 25th August 2014

Darlington failed to rediscover their Spennymoor form and rued the loss of two points when they failed to defeat Burscough at Victoria Park.

Brown at the double as Darlington draw at Burscough

Darlington and Stockton Times: INJURY: Gary Brown

10:20pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Burscough 2 Darlington 2

Gray happy to have selection dilemma

7:01am Saturday 23rd August 2014

DARLINGTON boss Martin Gray admits he has a selection headache ahead of today’s game at Burscough.

Contrasting emotions for Gray and Ainsley after derby

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

SPENNYMOOR TOWN manager Jason Ainsley admitted last night’s 2-0 EvoStik First Division North derby defeat to Darlington was like watching “men against boys”.

Match Report: Spennymoor 0 Darlington 2

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:43pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

GRAEME ARMSTRONG scored twice as Darlington beat Spennymoor 2-0 in the EvoStik First Division North derby at Brewery Field.

Team news: Spennymoor v Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

SPENNYMOOR and Darlington have both named unchanged teams for tonight’s EvoStik First Division North derby at Brewery Field.

Moors and Quakers ready for a big test

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:33am Tuesday 19th August 2014

DARLINGTON manager Martin Gray insists tonight’s derby at Spennymoor’s Brewery Field is no different to any other Evo-Stik League game.

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