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Match Reports

GOING UP: Manager Martin Gray is hoisted aloft as Darlington celebrate winning their win second promotion in two seasons. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington delight after winning promotion play-off final

MAGIC MOMENT: David Dowson celebrates his last-minute goal. Picture: Chris Booth

MATCH REPORT: Dowson the hero as Darlington clinch dramatic win over Spennymoor

EYES ON THE BALL: Stephen Thompson and Lewis Dodds tussle for the ball. Picture: Chris Booth

Darlington make play-off final as Dowson strikes at the death against Spennymoor

IN THE LEAD: Striker Matty Pennal celebrates putting Darlington ahead with a header early in the second half. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Teenagers do Darlington proud in the first-team's absence

ON THE SCORESHEET: Lewis Walton is congratulated on scoring. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

UPDATED WITH MATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Quakers kids complete league season with a win

HARD TO TAKE: Alan White leaves the field as Quakers fell short tonight.

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS: North-East head to head as draw means Quakers take on Spennymoor in play-offs

Darlington lose their grip on the title

Darlington lose their grip on the title

ON THE ATTACK: Darlington's leading scorer Graeme Armstrong goes for goal against Lancaster City. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Play-offs now likely after Darlington draw

DARLO: Darlington v Mossley pictured one of Darlo goal scorers Graeme Armstrong Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT (22978912)

One game at a time remains Darlington's approach

GOAL HERO: Adam Mitchell scored twice today. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Title-chasing Darlington make it six wins in a row

MATCH-WINNER: Nathan Cartman, right, and Liam Hatch celebrate the latter's goal in Darlington's win at Scarborough Athletic. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Report: Scarborough Athletic 1 Darlington 2

Shoot out at the top between Quakers and Salford

Shoot out at the top between Quakers and Salford

Darlington 5 Droylsden 2

Darlington 5 Droylsden 2

Half time: Darlington 4 Droylsden 1

ONE UP: Graeme Armstrong celebrates scoring Darlington's 15th minute opener last night against Northwich Victoria. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Report: Northwich Victoria 0 Darlington 1

Quakers back on top after hitting five

Quakers back on top after hitting five

HAT-TRICK HERO: Adam Mitchell celebrates scoring the first goal of his hat-trick in Darlington's 4-2 win over Prescot Cables FC at Heritage Park. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Dominant Darlington stroll to easy win

HAT-TRICK HERO: Adam Mitchell

Mitchell hits a hat-trick in comfortable Quakers win

HOME WOE: Darlington's Graeme Armstrong shows his despair. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Quakers' promotion hopes continue to falter

Northwich's early goal enough to defeat Darlington

Northwich's early goal enough to defeat Darlington

AT A STRETCH: Peter Jameson attempts to stop Sefton Gonzales' second-half penalty which gave Clitheroe victory on Saturday against Darlington. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Analysis: Clitheroe 2 Darlington 1

Darlington pay the penalty at Clitheroe

Match Report: Clitheroe 2 Darlington 1

OFF THE MARK: Tom Portas celebrates opening the scoring in Darlington's 2-1 win over Bamber Bridge on Saturday. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Smiles back on Darlington faces after beating Bamber Bridge

FIRST GOAL: Tom Portas gave Darlington the lead at Heritage Park. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Match Report: Darlington 2 Bamber Bridge 1

IN A TANGLE: Darlington's Terry Galbraith tangles with a Farsley player last night. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Analysis: Farsley 3 Darlington 2

SUBBED: Gary Brown is substituted after only 16 minutes of Saturday's defeat at Kendal Town. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Analysis: Kendal Town 4 Darlington 2

SHOCK: Graeme Armstrong shows his disappointment during Darlington's defeat to Kendal Town. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington stunned at Kendal

HAT-TRICK HERO: Terry Galbraith, right, with David Dowson after scoring his third goal in Saturday's 5-1 win at Harrogate RA. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Analysis: Harrogate RA 1 Darlington 5

HAT-TRICK HERO: Terry Galbraith after completing his hat-trick in Quakers' 5-1 win at Harrogate RA. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Report: Harrogate RA 1 Darlington 5

SUPER SUBS: Graeme Armstrong, left, celebrates scoring the second goal after fellow sub Liam Hatch, centre, had flicked the ball into his path. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Late goals take Darlington back to the top

BIG WIN: Gary Brown, left, is congratulated on his first goal on Saturday by Graeme Armstrong, right and Nathan Cartman. Darlington went o t win 5-0 against Ossett Town. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Darlington back in form and edging closer to top spot

AT THE DOUBLE: Gary Brown scored twice in Darlington's 5-0 win. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

Five-goal Darlington back to winning ways

YELLOW PERIL: Salford goalkeeper Jay Lynch fouls Nathan Cartman outside the penalty area, but he escaped a red card. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Four dismissals on a miserable day for Darlington

KEY MOMENT: Salford goalkeeper Jay Lynch fouls Nathan Cartman outside the penalty area, but received only a yellow card. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington defeated by Salford City

AHEAD: Graeme Armstrong celebrates putting Darlington ahead at Ossett Albion. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Quakers go into crunch clash in fine form

GOOD DAY: Captain Gary Brown, manager Martin Gray and verteran defender Alan White applaud the Darlington supporters after the final whistle. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington back in action with a win at Ossett

GOING FOR GOAL: Darlington's David Dowson has a shot at the Brighouse Town goal on Saturday. Picture: TOM BANKS

Gray's half-time blast instigates Darlington victory

Darlington back on top

Darlington back on top

AT THE DOUBLE: Two-goal Graeme Armstrong celebrates putting Darlington 1-0 up. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington pack a punch with a rare Boxing Day win

GETTING PHYSICAL: Darlington's Chris Hunter, left, and Ian Watson get to grips with Radcliffe Borough's Bevan Burey at Heritage Park on Saturday. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Match Analysis: Darlington 2 Radcliffe Borough 2

AT THE DOUBLE: Graeme Armstrong scored twice, but Darlington could only draw

Disappointing Darlington are held by Radcliffe Borough

LEVELLER: Darlington's Graeme Armstrong celebrates equalising. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Analysis: Bamber Bridge 1 Darlington 2

LEVELLER: Graeme Armstrong celebrates scoring Darlington's equaliser. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington return to action by beating Bamber Bridge

IN THE LEAD: Terry Galbraith, left, celebrates scoring with Leon Scott and Tom Portas. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Analysis: Darlington 1 Clitheroe 1

GOAL: Terry Galbraith put Darlington in the lead

Darlington denied at the death by Clitheroe

EFFORT: Darlington’s Stephen Thompson fires a shot at goal Picture: Tim Hickman

Gray blasts Hatch for costly dismissal

ON TARGET: Quakers' Stephen Thompson fires a shot at goal. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Ten-man Darlington knocked out of FA Trophy

RED CARD: Darlington's Gary Brown was harshly sent off by referee Barry Gordon

Quakers lose on penalties again after youths impress

AWAY TO SAFETY: Mossley goalkeeper Andrew Farrimond punches clear a Darlington free-kick. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Match Analysis: Mossley 0 Darlington 3

GOALSCORER: Terry Galbraith put Quakers ahead

Darlington's winning run continues at Mossley

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