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.

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.

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Darlington and Stockton Times:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Darlington and Stockton Times:

5:08pm Friday 26th September 2014

Keep up-to-date with all the action as it happens involving the North-East's football clubs today

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.






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