Weldon may return to Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times: INJURED: Left-back Paul Weldon.  Picture: TOM BANKS

9:06am Friday 31st October 2014

Defender Paul Weldon continues to make his return from a long-term injury and could be back at Darlington, admits manager Martin Gray.

Mitchell stars following training ground talk

Darlington and Stockton Times: STAR MAN: Darlington's Adam Mitchell, who was in top form last Saturday. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

9:12am Thursday 30th October 2014

A training ground meeting was instrumental in Adam Mitchell’s return to form in last Saturday’s 3-0 win over Burscough, says Darington manager Martin Gray.

Match Analysis: Darlington 3 Burscough 0

Darlington and Stockton Times: Evo-stik league match at Heritage Park, Bishop Auckland between Darlington and Burscough.  Darlington's Amar Purewal opens the scoring.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (11928575)

7:34am Monday 27th October 2014

Darlington’s advantage at the top of the First Division North table is now three points. While Quakers eased to their eighth successive league win, nearest rivals Salford were held to a 2-2 draw by Mossley, and other challengers Droylsden lost 4-3 at Harrogate RA and Farsley lost 3-1 at lowly Padiham.

Darlington 3 Burscough 0 - video highlights

Darlington and Stockton Times:

12:01am Sunday 26th October 2014

Darlington today recorded an eighth successive win in all competitions by defeating Burscough 3-0. The victory extends Quakers' lead at the top of the table to three points as second-placed Salford City could only draw.

Darlington beat Burscough to extend lead at the top

Darlington and Stockton Times:

6:39pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Darlington 3 Burscough 0

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10:34am Saturday 25th October 2014

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Gray inspired by Hall's world title fight

Darlington and Stockton Times: INSPIRED: Darlington manager Martin Gray. Picture: DAVID WOOD

9:09am Saturday 25th October 2014

Darlington manager Martin Gray recognises the characteristics that have given Stuart Hall an opportunity to become a two-time world champion, and says the boxer’s dedication and work-rate make him a role model for his players.

Dowson returns for Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times: BACK IN ACTION: Darlington’s David Dowson

9:11am Friday 24th October 2014

Darlington will finally welcome David Dowson back into the squad when they face Burscough at Heritage Park tomorrow.

Darlington looking to strengthen squad

Darlington and Stockton Times: LOOKING TO STRENGTHEN: Darlington manager Martin Gray. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

9:11am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Darlington are looking to strengthen their wafer-thin squad, manager Martin Gray has revealed, but admits to facing problems when attempting to lure players to the club.

Spennymoor and Darlington make changes for cup tie

Darlington and Stockton Times: DEBUT: Matty Lovegreen made his first start on Saturday for Darlington. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

9:12am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Spennymoor Town and Darlington will both select under-strength teams when they meet this evening in the Durham Challenge Cup.

Quakers maintain momentum with seventh win

Darlington and Stockton Times: IN FORM: Leon Scott, left, celebrates with Alan White after the defender scored his third goal in as many games. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

9:10am Monday 20th October 2014

The personality of the Darlington team could be seen in their low-key reaction to a seventh successive victory on Saturday.

Darlington claim magnificent seventh successive win

Darlington and Stockton Times:

6:01pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Radcliffe Borough 0 Darlington 2

White wants Darlington to maintain momentum

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON THE DEFENSIVE: Alan White, centre, and Gary Brown form part of a Darlington defence that has kept seven clean sheets in 14 league matches. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

9:10am Saturday 18th October 2014

While promotion is Darlington's clear priority, progress in the FA Trophy would help maintain the momentum created with six successive wins, believes defender Alan White.

Darlington midfielder to miss two months

Darlington and Stockton Times: EARLY EXIT: Darlington's Graeme Armstrong is treated before going off during Wednesday's 2-0 win over Ossett Albion at Heritage Park  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

9:11am Friday 17th October 2014

Darlington will be without Jordan Robinson for up to two months due to the serious facial injuries suffered last weekend.

Match Analysis: Darlington 2 Ossett Albion 0

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:18pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

DARLINGTON scored a goal in each half to record their sixth successive win against Ossett Albion at Heritage Park and go back to the top of the table.

Robinson unavailable as Darlington aim to reclaim top spot

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Darlington will be without Jordan Robinson for this evening’s match with Ossett Albion as he needs an operation on the facial injuries sustained at the weekend.

Darlington captain Brown gets to grips with new role

Darlington and Stockton Times: (11372001)

9:13am Monday 13th October 2014

Darlington captain Gary Brown is still getting to grips with his new role having been moved to right-back this season, though he has revealed it’s a position he played in for the club a decade ago.

Match Analysis: Prescot 0 Darlington 2

Darlington and Stockton Times: (11370292)

9:12am Monday 13th October 2014

IF Martin Gray has discovered one thing in 101 league matches as Darlington manager, perhaps it’s how quickly a crisis can be defused.

Fifth successive win sees Darlington go top of the table

Darlington and Stockton Times:

5:26pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Prescot Cables 0 Darlington 2

Galbraith returns for Darlington at expense of Portas at Prescot

Darlington and Stockton Times:

2:59pm Saturday 11th October 2014

Tom Portas misses his first Darlington game of the season today away to Prescot Cables.

Gray aiming for another century of success

Darlington and Stockton Times: (11344802)

9:10am Saturday 11th October 2014

After celebrating his 100th league game as Darlington manager with a fourth successive victory, Martin Gray is hoping his next century of games is similarly successful.

Ticket prices announced for Darlington's trip to Spennymoor

Darlington and Stockton Times:

2:24pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Ticket prices for Darlington's Durham Challenge Cup tie at Spennymoor Town have been announced.

Match Analysis: Brighouse Town 1 Darlington 3

Darlington and Stockton Times:

10:39pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

AMAR PUREWAL continued his remarkable return from injury by blasting Darlington to a fourth successive win last night at Brighouse Town.

Thompson doubtful for Darlington game at Brighouse

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

Stephen Thompson is rated as doubtful for Darlington’s game this evening when they head to West Yorkshire intending to make it four wins in a row.

Match Analysis: Darlington 1 Padiham 0

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington v Padiham in the Evo Stick league at Heritage Park in Bishop Aukland.  Action from the match. Amer Purewal is fouled in the box and a penelty is awarded (11106519)

9:04am Monday 6th October 2014

HAVING gone 1-0 up with only six minutes gone against the bottom-of-the-table team Padiham, it was reasonable to expect another goal glut from a rejuvenated Darlington side.

Purewal penalty against Padiham enough to give Darlington victory

Darlington and Stockton Times:

5:41pm Saturday 4th October 2014

Darlington 1 Padiham 0

Quakers cautious ahead of Padiham match

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

Martin Gray is in cautious mood ahead of today’s game at Heritage Park with Padiham, warning his Darlington side not to be complacent against the bottom-of-the-table team.

Fisher freed by Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times: : Darlington F.C squad member Adam Cocks. Picture: DAVID WOOD (11059695)

9:02am Friday 3rd October 2014

Nathan Fisher was last night handed a free transfer by Darlington.

Darlington 7 Harrogate RA 1

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:16am Thursday 2nd October 2014

DARLINGTON striker Amar Purewal reached a half century of goals by grabbing a hat-trick to help take his team up to second in the table with a comfortable 7-1 win over Harrogate RA.

Striker handed free transfer by Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times:

8:41pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

Nathan Fisher has been handed a free transfer by Darlington.

Darlington to hand debut to new recruit

Darlington and Stockton Times:

9:05am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Darlington want to build a run of good form and face Harrogate RA this evening when they will hand a debut to a new signing.

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

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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.

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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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.

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.






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