Quakers seal play-off home advantage

5:39pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Darlington 3 Farsley 0

Gray happy to have Purewal back on form

Darlington and Stockton Times: MY BALL: Padiham centre-back Martin Parkes climbs above Quakers’ Stephen Thompson

9:00am Monday 14th April 2014

After an 11-game drought, during which time a new striker was brought to the club, Darlington's Amar Purewal made a timely return to form by bagging a brace on Saturday.

Purewal brace wins points for Quakers

Darlington and Stockton Times: GOAL HERO: Amar Purewal scored twice for Quakers

6:54pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Darlington 3 Padiham 0

Match report: Darlington 3 Radcliffe Borough 0

Darlington and Stockton Times: AHEAD: Nathan Fisher celebrates giving Darlington a 19thminute lead against Radcliffe Borough

9:00am Monday 7th April 2014

With only four games to go, it would take an almighty nosedive for Darlington to lose their place in the play-offs.

Quakers strengthen place in play-offs

7:45pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Darlington 3 Radcliffe Borough 0

Match Analysis: Ossett Town 1 Darlington 2

Darlington and Stockton Times: FALLING DOWN: Quakers’ Stephen Thompson tangles with an Ossett Town opponent

9:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Too far behind the leaders to make an impact, yet virtually assured of a place in the play-offs, Darlington have five league games in which to time their form to a crescendo.

Darlington maintain play-off push

6:29pm Saturday 29th March 2014

Ossett Town 1 Darlington 2

Thompson hits hat-trick in Quakers romp

Darlington and Stockton Times: CLOSE SHAVE: David Dowson misses a chance to score

9:00am Thursday 27th March 2014

Stephen Thompson starred as Darlington enjoyed a comfortable 5-1 win over Wakefield to move up to second in the table.

Match Analysis: Prescot Cables 0 Darlington 0

Darlington and Stockton Times: STAR MAN: Darlington debutant Adam Mitchell, who enjoyed a fine game on the right-wing, takes on Prescot left-back Francis Foy

9:00am Monday 24th March 2014

Just over a week ago Darlington remained intent on reaching the top of the table, however fanciful that hope may have been. Three games without a win later and they're suddenly looking over their shoulder at the teams creeping up behind them.

Darlington draw at Prescot

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington FC

5:56pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

Prescot Cables 0 Darlington 0

Match Analysis: Darlington 0 Curzon Ashton 4

Darlington and Stockton Times: OPPORTUNITY MISSED: David Dowson, right, and Nathan Fisher rue a chance spurned by Darlington during last night's defeat to Curzon Ashton

9:00am Thursday 20th March 2014

Darlington suffered a chastening defeat to Curzon Ashton who effectively sealed automatic promotion with a 4-0 win at a wind-swept Heritage Park.

Match Analysis: Northwich Victoria 1 Darlington 1

Darlington and Stockton Times: HEAD FIRST: Quakers captain Gary Brown heads the ball away during Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Northwich Victoria

9:00am Monday 17th March 2014

Advantage Curzon Ashton. While the title favourites were winning narrowly at Farsley, Darlington's inability to keep up the pace after drawing at Northwich Victoria means they have lost ground at a crucial stage.

Darlington held to a draw

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington FC

6:11pm Saturday 15th March 2014

Northwich Victoria 1 Darlington 1

Match Analysis: Darlington 3 Cammell Laird 1

Darlington and Stockton Times: David Dowson - missed chances

9:00am Thursday 13th March 2014

DARLINGTON'S promotion hopes were bolstered by a convincing 3-1 win over Cammell Laird last night which sees them move into second place on goal difference.

Galbraith brace takes Darlington up to third

Darlington and Stockton Times: STRIKE TWO: Terry Galbraith scores from the penalty spot to reocrd his second goal of the day

9:00am Monday 10th March 2014

IT HAS taken a fantastic run of 13 wins in 15 matches, but finally Darlington can be encouraged in their aim to achieve promotion, having moved up a place to third.

Galbraith brace gives Darlington victory

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON THE SPOT: Terry Galbraith puts Darlington ahead at Bedlington Terriers on Saturday

5:45pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Darlington 2 New Mills 0

Match Report: Padiham 0 Darlington 2

Darlington and Stockton Times: JOYFUL MOMENT: Marlon Harewood fires the ball between Michael Poke’s legs for his first goal in a Pools shirt

9:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

Having now strung together ten successive league wins on the road, perhaps Darlington will begin to wish they did not have so many matches remaining on home soil.

Darlington's perfect ten

6:43pm Saturday 1st March 2014

Padiham 0 Darlington 2

Quakers' unbeaten run is over

Darlington and Stockton Times: BELLY FLOP: Darlington goalkeeper Mark Bell dives full-stretch but cannot keep Tom Kilfin’s shot out

9:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

Darlington’s promotion drive stuttered with a chastening and frustrating 2-0 defeat to Lancaster City last night.

Quakers still on course for their happy ending

Darlington and Stockton Times: ONE GOAL UP: Radcliffe Borough goalkeeper Chris Cheetham climbs back to his feet as David Dowson celebrates making it 1-0 to Darlington

9:00am Monday 24th February 2014

On the day that the clubhouse at Radcliffe Borough was off-limits to supporters because of a wedding reception, Darlington returned to action with a victory which maintains the belief that their engagement in the promotion race could end happily ever after.

Darlington return to action with a win

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON THE SPOT: Terry Galbraith puts Darlington ahead at Bedlington Terriers on Saturday

5:33pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Radcliffe Borough 1 Darlington 2

Match Analysis: Kendal Town 1 Darlington 5

Darlington and Stockton Times: HIGH CHALLENGE: Amar Purewal jumps for the ball with Kendal Town’s Ricky Mercer

9:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

There have been times of late when Darlington must have wondered if they would ever make inroads in the fight for promotion.

Match Report: Kendal Town 1 Darlington 5

Darlington and Stockton Times: EASY DOES IT: Amar Purewal carefully lobs the ball over Mossley goalkeeper Russ Saunders to give Darlington a 2-0 lead

5:43pm Saturday 1st February 2014

DARLINGTON passed a test of character to keep their winning run going in testing conditions at Kendal Town.

Quakers dredge a win from the mud and sand

Darlington and Stockton Times: THREE TIMES A QUAKER: Darlington defender Alan White

8:00am Monday 20th January 2014

With Darlington lying fourth in the table there is pressure to win each of their remaining games. It's not important how they take the points, just as long as they do.

Match Analysis: Ossett Albion 2 Darlington 3

Darlington and Stockton Times: David Dowson - missed chances

4:55pm Saturday 18th January 2014

Full-time: Ossett Albion 2 Darlington 3

Match Analysis: Harrogate RA 0 Darlington 2

Darlington and Stockton Times: WELCOME RETURN: Joe Tait is congratulated on scoring against Harrogate RA, eight minutes into his return to Quakers

8:00am Monday 13th January 2014

It took only eight minutes for new signing Joe Tait to set up Darlington's latest win by sweeping the ball into the net, marking his return in perfect style.

Quakers continue winning form

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

6:01pm Saturday 11th January 2014

Harrogate RA 0 Darlington 2

Match Analysis: Gateshead 4 Darlington 1

Darlington and Stockton Times: Darlington Football Club 1883 - 2012

8:00am Thursday 9th January 2014

A TEENAGE Darlington team could be proud of their performance last night, despite losing night's Durham Challenge Cup tie to Gateshead.

Quakers boss dedicates win to loyal supporters

Darlington and Stockton Times: GOOD START: A Clitheroe defender is left flat out as Stephen Thompson celebrates putting Darlington 1-0 after seven minutes

8:00am Monday 6th January 2014

"A special day for the club," is how Martin Gray described what was a high point in Darlington's season so far.

Six-goal win for Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times: TWO GOALS: Amar Purewal

5:27pm Saturday 4th January 2014

Darlington 6 Clitheroe 0

Late fightback by below-par Quakers

Darlington and Stockton Times: CLOSE CONTROL: Stephen Thompson, scorer of the Quakers' first goal, dribbles away from Richard Smith

8:00am Monday 30th December 2013

One point gained or two points dropped?

Dramatic Darlington comeback

Darlington and Stockton Times: David Dowson - missed chances

5:35pm Saturday 28th December 2013

Darlington 2 Salford City 2

Thompson hits hat-trick in magnificent seven

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON THE CHARGE: Stephen Thompson scored a hat-trick in Quakers’ 7-0 win at Burscough

8:00am Monday 23rd December 2013

On the day the town heralded its first world champion boxer, it was fitting that Darlington were able to employ the well-worn phrase 'had it been a boxing match the referee would've stopped the contest'.

Darlington hit a magnificent seven

Darlington and Stockton Times: FREE ROLE: Quakers' Stephen Thompson

5:57pm Saturday 21st December 2013

Burscough 0 Darlington 7

Johnson’s emotional farewell is abandoned

Darlington and Stockton Times: RAIN STOPS PLAY: Darlington's Stephen Thompson battles to maintain possession in the heavy rain which eventually led to last night's friendly with Sunderland being abandoned

8:00am Thursday 19th December 2013

Darlington striker Steven Johnson did not get the goodbye he deserved when his benefit game against Sunderland was abandoned because of a waterlogged pitch after just 28 minutes last night.

MATCH ABANDONED: Darlington v Sunderland

8:19pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

This evening's friendly between Darlington and Sunderland has been abandoned due to unplayable conditions.

Match Analysis: Darlington 1 Bamber Bridge 0

Darlington and Stockton Times: AMBITIOUS EFFORT: Darlington defender Alan White attempts to score with an overhead kick against Bamber Bridge on Saturday

8:00am Monday 16th December 2013

Now just five points off the top and with a run of games to come against some of the division's less-fancied sides, Darlington will begin the second half of the league programme in fine fettle.

Darlington enjoy fifth successive win

Darlington and Stockton Times: David Dowson - missed chances

6:30pm Saturday 14th December 2013

Darlington 1 Bamber Bridge 0

Quakers turn on style to thrash league leaders

Darlington and Stockton Times: EASY DOES IT: Amar Purewal carefully lobs the ball over Mossley goalkeeper Russ Saunders to give Darlington a 2-0 lead

8:00am Monday 9th December 2013

With form for beating the league leaders in their own backyard, perhaps it was not such a surprise that Darlington were able to win at Warrington Town in such style on Saturday.

Match Analysis: Warrington Town 1 Darlington 4

Darlington and Stockton Times: TWO-FOOTED TACKLE: Darlington's Stephen Thompson is fouled by Warrington's David Thompson

5:01pm Saturday 7th December 2013

Darlington enjoyed their best performance of the season as they smashed four goals past league leaders Warrington Town.

Ossett Town overcome lacklustre Quakers

12:12am Thursday 5th December 2013

Darlington could have few complaints about going out to Ossett Town in the Doodson Sports Cup at Heritage Park last night.

White at stoic best as Quakers climb the table

Darlington and Stockton Times: EASY DOES IT: Amar Purewal carefully lobs the ball over Mossley goalkeeper Russ Saunders to give Darlington a 2-0 lead

8:00am Monday 2nd December 2013

Ryan Giggs was in the limelight at the weekend as his remarkable achievement of playing until his 40th birthday was celebrated, and it was Darlington's old stager, Alan White, that took the plaudits in Quakers' latest victory.

Darlington make it three wins in a row

Darlington and Stockton Times: GOAL HERO: Amar Purewal scored twice for Quakers

5:29pm Saturday 30th November 2013

Mossley 1 Darlington 2

Match Analysis: Darlington 4 Ossett Town 1

Darlington and Stockton Times: FIRST STRIKE: Stephen Thompson, scorer of the first goal, muscles past an Ossett Town defender

9:00am Monday 25th November 2013

Stephen Thompson's stunning long-range free-kick became the 200th Darlington goal since the beginning of last season as Quakers' resurgence continued.

Four-midable win for Darlington

Darlington and Stockton Times: MIXED DAY: Stephen Thompson scored a goal, but also missed a penalty

7:03pm Saturday 23rd November 2013

Darlington 4 Ossett Town 1

Match Analysis: New Mills 0 Darlington 3

Darlington and Stockton Times: ON THE RUN: Quakers’ Stephen Thompson heads for goal during Darlington’s comfortable 3-0 win at New Mills on Saturday. Thompson scored twice and set up the other in a man of the match display

10:47am Monday 18th November 2013

THE closing stages of Darlington’s victory on Saturday were played out to the most belated of firework displays, though none of the nearby pyrotechnics could rival the two rockets from Stephen Thompson.

Thompson's twin strike in Darlington win

Darlington and Stockton Times: GOAL HERO: Stephen Thompson celebrates putting Darlington ahead in the 23rd minute

6:55pm Saturday 16th November 2013

New Mills 0 Darlington 3

Five-goal Darlington batter Blyth in Doodson Cup

Darlington and Stockton Times: GOAL HERO: Amar Purewal scored twice for Quakers

11:24pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

Darlington's Doodson Sport Cup tie did not attract many fans to Heritage Park, but it was well worth the trip for those that attended as Quakers scored two cracking goals in a comfortable morale-boosting 5-1 win against their Premier Division opponents.

Match Analysis: Darlington 0 Northwich Victoria 1

Darlington and Stockton Times: RUNNING AWAY WITH IT: Chris Moore, the Darlington midfielder, is pursued by Chris Bailey of Northwich Victoria

8:00am Monday 11th November 2013

DARLINGTON manager Martin Gray has called for patience after his side lost their second successive home league game to Northwich Victoria on Saturday.

Darlington suffer second successive home reverse

Darlington and Stockton Times: GOAL: Nathan Fisher put Darlington ahead

5:53pm Saturday 9th November 2013

Darlington 0 Northwich Victoria 1








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