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.

Live North-East Football Live: Saturday, August 16, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times:

11:27am Saturday 16th August 2014

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Warrington could face league charge after refusing to continue game

7:16pm Saturday 16th August 2014

Warrington could be charged by the Evo-Stik League for failing to fulfil a fixture after they refused to re-take the field against Darlington today for “health and safety reasons”.

Darlington ready to get their season underway

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

9:18am Saturday 16th August 2014

DARLINGTON manager Martin Gray is confident his team is ready for the new season - and is backing Quakers to go one better than last season.

Quakers offer cheap admission offer to rival suppoters

Darlington and Stockton Times: Pre-season friendly between Darlington and Sunderland at Heritage Park, Bishop Auckland.  Darlington's Stephen Thompson and Sunderland's Valentin Roberge.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (8403900)

10:06pm Monday 11th August 2014

DARLINGTON have linked up with Newcastle, Middlesbrough and Sunderland to offer season ticket holders of those clubs the chance to watch the Quakers at reduced prices this season.

Gray: We’re better prepared for second stab at promotion

Darlington and Stockton Times:

4:31pm Friday 8th August 2014

ANOTHER year older, another year wiser. That’s Martin Gray’s optimistic method of viewing Darlington’s status as remaining at Step 4 in nonleague after missing out on promotion last season.

Perception of progress differs for North-East clubs

Darlington and Stockton Times: RETURN TO BRIGHTON? Gus Poyet

4:15pm Friday 8th August 2014

NEWCASTLE UNITED spent the vast majority of last season in the top half of the table, yet by May, a sizeable section of their support was calling for Alan Pardew’s head.

Gray happy to prolong Darlington's stay at Heritage Park

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

Darlington’s wait to return to the town will continue well into the forthcoming season, and because of the new Heritage Park pitch manager Martin Gray would have no qualms about an extended stay at Bishop Auckland.

Places up for grabs in Darlington line-up

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Tuesday 5th August 2014

With one pre-season game to go and the campaign starting a week on Saturday, there remains places up for grabs in Darlington’s starting XI says, manager Martin Gray.

Gray satisfied with Darlington's pre-season preparations

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Monday 4th August 2014

With one pre-season friendly to go, Martin Gray is confident Darlington’s preparations for the new campaign are on track.

Darlington defeated at Whitby

Darlington and Stockton Times:

7:24pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

Whitby Town 1 Darlington 0

Mitchell ready to leave "tippy-tappy" football behind

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

After agreeing a permanent return to Darlington, Adam Mitchell is looking forward to stepping up to playing regularly in competitive football with promotion at stake.

Gray delighted to bring Mitchell back to Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Martin Gray lauded the arrival of new signing Adam Mitchell, and admitted he hopes his latest signing goes on to bigger and better things.

Robinson returns for Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Jordan Robinson returns for Darlington’s friendly today against his former club Billingham Synthonia.

Darlington draws in first round of Doodson Sports League Challenge Cup

10:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

The first round draw for the Doodson Sports League Challenge Cup was made yesterday and it saw Darlington paired with Whitby Town. The game will take place at Heritage Park on Wednesday, November 12.

Darlington hoping to bring Mitchell back to the club

9:51am Monday 21st July 2014

DARLINGTON have welcomed Adam Mitchell back into the fold and are hoping to re-sign him before the season.

Match Report: Darlington 1 Sunderland 5

Darlington and Stockton Times:

5:11pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SUNDERLAND kicked off their pre-season preparations with a successful run out as they claimed a 5-1 win over Darlington at Heritage Park.

Darlington ready for Sunderland test

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

7:03am Saturday 19th July 2014

DARLINGTON manager Martin Gray hopes his players will “rise to the occasion” when they welcome Sunderland to Heritage Park this afternoon.

Quakers to face Spennymoor in opening week of new season as Evo-Stik League fixtures announced

Darlington and Stockton Times:

6:29pm Thursday 17th July 2014

NEIGHBOURS Darlington and Spennymoor Town will play each other in the opening week of the 2014-15 season in the Evo-Stik League First Division North.

Quakers kit sponsorship available

3:05pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Darlington are offering kit sponsorship packages for player’s full home or away kit for £150.

Sunderland's friendly with Darlington is an all-ticket affair

Darlington and Stockton Times: Football Team Logo for Sunderland

1:02pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SUNDERLAND supporters have been warned that Saturday's pre-season game with Darlington is all-ticket - with no tickets available on the day of the game.

Armstrong bags a brace in Darlington win

3:09pm Thursday 17th July 2014

New signing Grame Armstrong netted two of Darlington’s four goals before the break as they swept aside Northallerton Town 5-0 in Tuesday night's friendly.

Quakers lose first friendly

11:33am Friday 18th July 2014

Darlington manager Martin Gray was pleased with his side’s performance in the testimonial for Newcastle Benfield keeper Andrew Grainger on Saturday.

Hatch and Armstrong set to play at Newcastle Benfield

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

NEW signings Liam Hatch and Graeme Armstrong will both line-up for Darlington in their first pre-season friendly this afternoon.

Spennymoor sign former Darlington defender Joe Tait

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington V Padiham in the Evo-Stik First Division North.  Joe Tait takes on the mighty Lee Ashcroft. (7810010)

8:35am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Spennymoor Town have announced the signing of former Darlington defender Joe Tait. The centre-back has penned a two-year contract at the Brewery Field having left Gateshead where he moved to 12 months after leaving Darlington.

Darlington to hold fans forum

1:06pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Darlington are to hold a fans’ forum next week at Blackwell Meadows with manager Martin Gray and assistant Brian Atkinson in attendance.

Spennymoor sign former Darlington defender

Darlington and Stockton Times: IN THE LEAD: Joe Tait shows his delight at putting Darlington 1-0 up at Dunston

12:26pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Spennymoor Town have announced the signing of former Darlington defender Joe Tait.

North-East transfer gossip: Monday, June 30

Darlington and Stockton Times: Transfer Gossip

7:00am Monday 30th June 2014

ANOTHER weekend, another round of discussions over a striker wanted by Newcastle United and it would seem Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has been the subject of a £10m offer from St James’ Park.

New Darlington FC shirt onsale tomorrow

Darlington and Stockton Times: NEW LOOK: Darlington players Gary Brown and Leon Scott model the new home shirt

4:19pm Thursday 26th June 2014

QUAKERS fans will be able to get their hands on the new Darlington FC replica home shirt tomorrow (Friday, June 27).

Darlington v Sunderland tickets go on sale tomorrow

Darlington and Stockton Times: The match will take place at Darlington's temporary home ground, Heritage Park, in Bishop Auckland

3:48pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for Darlington’s pre-season friendly with Sunderland at Heritage Park.

Dynamic duo claim top awards

Darlington and Stockton Times: TOP DOGS: Danny Johnson is pictured alongside Guisborough manager Chris Hardy

4:54pm Friday 13th June 2014

GUISBOROUGH TOWN’S striker Danny Johnson swept the board with a double-hattrick of awards while his team manager Chris Hardy was crowned Northern League Manager of the Year 2013/14.

Darlington place striker on transfer list

Darlington and Stockton Times: TRANSFER LIST: Ian Ward

9:30am Friday 6th June 2014

DARLINGTON striker Ian Ward has been deemed surplus to requirements by manager Martin Gray and placed on the transfer list.

New Law at Mowden as experienced centre arrives

10:37am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

DARLINGTON Mowden Park have stepped up their preparations for National One with what they describe as the biggest signing in their history.

Gray: Hatch deal was "easiest I've ever done"

Darlington and Stockton Times: DONE DEAL: Liam Hatch re-signed for Darlington on Thursday night following his release from Gateshead

8:02am Saturday 31st May 2014

DARLINGTON boss Martin Gray admitted signing Liam Hatch was the “easiest deal I’ve ever done” after the striker revealed his desire to re-join the club.

Quakers re-sign Hatch

Darlington and Stockton Times: ONE-NIL: Liam Hatch scored his 14th goal of the season against Grimsby Town last night to keep Quakers' play-off hopes alive.

10:32am Friday 30th May 2014

DARLINGTON have resigned Liam Hatch after the striker was released by Gateshead.

Quakers sign another player from Whitby

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington FC

3:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

Darlington have again raided Whitby Town to make their second signing since the end of last season with Tom Portas joining the club.

Wearside League: Richmond Town 3 Harton and Westoe 1

4:26pm Friday 9th May 2014

A BRACE from Scott Ryan and a 30th goal of the season from Kalumn Holbrook last Saturday saw Richmond Town come from behind to beat ten-man Harton and Westoe at Earls Orchard.

Fourth spot for hearty Priorymen

Darlington and Stockton Times: GOAL-GETTER: Guisborough’s top striker, Daniel Johnson

4:06pm Friday 9th May 2014

GUISBOROUGH TOWN brought the curtain down on a truly memorable season in scintillating style at the King George V Stadium on Saturday when they outplayed and outclassed newly-crowned Northern League Division 1 Champions Spennymoor Town to win 3-0.

Hambleton Black Sheep Brewery League Division Two: Ainderby SC 2 Osmotherley FC 4

4:05pm Friday 9th May 2014

AINDERBY SC saw their promotion hopes suffer a potentially fatal blow last Sunday as two goals from Kyle O'Gorman was not enough to see off the challenge of an impressive Osmotherley FC.

Form teams face each other

Darlington and Stockton Times: (6029946)

4:03pm Friday 9th May 2014

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Darlington sign striker from Whitby

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington FC

6:52pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

The season is barely over and already Darlington have begun their summer recruitment by bolstering their strikeforce.

Match analysis: Darlington 0 Ramsbottom 2

Darlington and Stockton Times: DOWN YOU GO: Referee Kevin Mulraine looks on as Stephen Thompson appears to be felled in the penalty box

9:53am Thursday 1st May 2014

THE play-offs and Darlington do not mix.

Darlington have another obstacle to overcome now - but their latest setback need not prove terminal

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON THE ROCKS: Darlington captain Gary Brown leaves the field after last night’s 2-0 defeat to Ramsbottom United

7:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

IT'S quite some drop to go from Wembley to Whitley Bay in the space of two seasons. So having survived it reasonably unscathed, it has to be hoped that Darlington can put up with having to face the likes of Warrington for another 12 months with similar stoicism.

Live LIVE COVERAGE: Darlington vs Ramsbottom (Evo-Stik First Division North play-off semi-final)

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington Football Club 1883 - 2012

7:10pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

The Northern Echo provides live coverage of this evening's play-off semi-final between Darlington and Ramsbottom

We're better and stronger than before, says Darlington boss

Darlington and Stockton Times: DARLINGTON: Martin Gray wants another promotion

9:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Darlington this evening contest their first play-off for six years and they go into their semi-final against Ramsbottom United with a team improved since the sides' league fixtures, believes Quakers boss Martin Gray.

Match report: Darlington 0 Ramsbottom 2

Darlington and Stockton Times: Match report: Darlington 0 Ramsbottom 2

9:58pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Full-time: Darlington 0 Ramsbottom 2

Ramsbottom hold no fears for Darlington skipper

Darlington and Stockton Times: AIRBORNE: Quakers captain Gary Brown makes a full-blooded challenge on Radcliffe Borough left-back Danny Lambert

9:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Ramsbottom United hold no fears for Gary Brown, says Darlington’s captain ahead of tomorrow evening’s play-off semi-final.

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