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Darlington FC News

Darlington's name remains the same

Darlington's name remains the same

TRIALS: Martin Gray

Martin Gray Academy holding trials

IMPACT: The moment Bamber Bridge goalkeeper Lee Dovey collided with Graeme Armstrong, leading to the Darlington striker requiring an operation on his pancreas. Picture: NICK BURTON

Darlington striker Armstrong vows to make a speedy recovery

FANS FORUM: Darlington manager Martin Gray

Gray to appear at fans forum tonight

NEW ARRIVAL: Darlington signing Rob Youhill in action for Harrogate RA. Picture: MARK P DOHERTY

Youhill hopes to recreate partnership with Cartman at Quakers

NEW SIGNING: Rob Youhill has joined Darlington from Harrogate RA. Picture: Mark P Doherty, Caught Light Photography Limited

Darlington sign winger from Harrogate RA

HIGH TIMES: Darlington players and Martin Gray celebrate promotion last Saturday. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

REVIEW OF THE SEASON: Promotion means job done for Darlington

INJURY WOE: Darlington's Graeme Armstrong collides with Bamber Bridge goalkeeper Lee Dovey in stoppage time. Picture: NICK BURTON

Serious injury puts Darlington striker in hospital

Vote for Darlington's goal of the season

Vote for Darlington's goal of the season

INJURY WOE: Darlington's Graeme Armstrong celebrates after scoring in Saturday's play-off final. He later sustained abdominal injuries and is now in hospital in Newcastle. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington striker in hospital four days after sustaining injury in play-off final

NEW DEAL: Darlington's Alan White. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

New deal for Darlington defender White

ON THE UP: Darlington are promoted to the Evo-Stik Premier Division. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

MATCH REPORT: Darlington enjoy long-awaited play-off final success

Evo-stik First Divison North playoff final at Hertiage Park, Bishop Auckland between Darlington 1883 and Bamber Bridge.  Darlington's Nathan Cartman scores the first goal of the game.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (24975292)

Quakers hero Cartman saves best until last

ALL-TICKET: Fans on the pitch at full-time celebrate Darlington's promotion, but many of the club's fans could not buy a ticket. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Disappointed Darlington fans miss out on final

Evo-stik First Divison North playoff final at Hertiage Park, Bishop Auckland between Darlington 1883 and Bamber Bridge.  Darlington players celebrate at the final whistle.  Picture: CHRIS BOOTH (24975328)

Team effort crucial in Quakers' success, says Gray

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

SAME AGAIN? Darlington's Terry Galbraith and Martin Gray at the end of Wednesday's win over Spennymoor Town. Today Quakers are in the play-off final. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington focused on the final

ALL-ACTION MIDFIELDER: Darlington's Leon Scott, right

SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: Enigmatic Scott is Darlington's model semi-pro

LATE DRAMA: David Dowson celebrates scoring Darlington's winning goal late on in Wednesday's win over Spennymoor Town. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington's play-off final is sold out

Darlington fans queue at Blackwell Meadows this morning

Tickets for Darlington play-off final are sold out

EMOTIONAL: Darlington manager Martin Gray on the pitch at full-time after last night's dramatic match with Spennymoor Town. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington manager Martin Gray: My passion for the club came through

GOAL HERO: David Dowson celebrates his late match-winner. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Darlington 3 Spennymoor Town 2

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

ALL SMILES: Terry Galbraith, left, and Martin Gray after last night's win over Spennymoor Town. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington play-off final tickets on sale today

DARLINGTON vs SPENNYMOOR - LIVE BLOG

DARLINGTON vs SPENNYMOOR - LIVE BLOG

HAPPY SCENES: Winning goalscorer David Dowson celebrates with Darlington reserve goalkeeper Mark Bell

The waiting is over as Darlington finally have cause to celebrate

PROMOTION HOPES: Darlington manager Martin, whose side this evening face Spennymoor Town in the play-offs. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Gray warns Quakers against complacency

FAMILIAR FACE: Joe Tait, left, will be part of the Spennymoor Town team this even that faces his former team Darlington in the play-off semi-final.

Darlington v Spennymoor Town - how play-off semi-final could be won

GOALSCORER: Darlington's Graeme Armstrong

Armstrong would like to be Darlington's hero again

WE MEET AGAIN: Action from Darlington's league meeting with Spennymoor Town at Heritage Park in November.

Darlington v Spennymoor Town play-off semi is sold out

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

HOMEGROWN: Teenager Matty Lovegreen will play for Darlington today. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington to give the kids a chance

PROMOTION HOPES: Spennymoor Town's Joe Tait, left, clears the ball ahead of Darlington's Graeme Armstrong during the teams' meeting at Heritage Park in November. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Tickets on sale today for Darlington's play-off showdown with Spennymoor

LOCAL RIVALS: Action from Spennymoor Town's game with Darlington at the start of the season.

Ticket details announced for the Darlington v Spennymoor Town play-off semi

PROMOTION RIVALS: Action from the encounter between Darlington and Spennymoor Town in November at Heritage Park. The teams meet again in the play-offs next week. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington versus Spennymoor ticket details to be announced

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 manager Martin Gray, right, and Warrington's Shaun Reid speak to referee Danny Markham on the first day of the season when the match was abandoned after 32 minutes due to an injury to the referee. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Another must-win match for Darlington at Warrington

Darlington lose their grip on the title

Darlington lose their grip on the title

PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Darlington striker Nathan Cartman. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington striker Cartman is the division's player of the year

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

SCORING FORM: Darlington winger Adam Mitchell has scored six goals in his last five games. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington need another strong performance

PROMOTION CHARGE: Darlington winger Adam Mitchell. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Darlington need to win their three games, admits Mitchell

Darlington make game an all-ticket contest

Darlington make game an all-ticket contest

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

PROUD MOMENT: Nathan Cartman celebrates with son Alfie after scoring last Saturday against Droylsden. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Cartman on being back among the goals and celebrating with his son Alfie

NERVE NEEDED: Darlington manager Martin Gray, whose team today face Mossley at Heritage Park. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

Darlington need to hold their nerve in final fixtures, says Gray

ANOTHER TEST: Darlington manager Martin Gray, whose team tomorrow face Mossley at Heritage Park. Picture: TIM HICKMAN

Mossley will be another tough test for Darlington

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