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Robinson returns for Darlington

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Jordan Robinson returns for Darlington’s friendly today against his former club Billingham Synthonia.

Darlington draws in first round of Doodson Sports League Challenge Cup

10:52am Thursday 24th July 2014

The first round draw for the Doodson Sports League Challenge Cup was made yesterday and it saw Darlington paired with Whitby Town. The game will take place at Heritage Park on Wednesday, November 12.

Darlington hoping to bring Mitchell back to the club

9:51am Monday 21st July 2014

DARLINGTON have welcomed Adam Mitchell back into the fold and are hoping to re-sign him before the season.

Match Report: Darlington 1 Sunderland 5

The Northern Echo:

5:11pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SUNDERLAND kicked off their pre-season preparations with a successful run out as they claimed a 5-1 win over Darlington at Heritage Park.

Darlington ready for Sunderland test

The Northern Echo: PRE-SEASON: Martin Gray’s Darlington welcome Sunderland to Heritage Park this afternoon

7:03am Saturday 19th July 2014

DARLINGTON manager Martin Gray hopes his players will “rise to the occasion” when they welcome Sunderland to Heritage Park this afternoon.

Quakers to face Spennymoor in opening week of new season as Evo-Stik League fixtures announced

The Northern Echo:

6:29pm Thursday 17th July 2014

NEIGHBOURS Darlington and Spennymoor Town will play each other in the opening week of the 2014-15 season in the Evo-Stik League First Division North.

Quakers kit sponsorship available

3:05pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Darlington are offering kit sponsorship packages for player’s full home or away kit for £150.

Sunderland's friendly with Darlington is an all-ticket affair

The Northern Echo: Football Team Logo for Sunderland

1:02pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

SUNDERLAND supporters have been warned that Saturday's pre-season game with Darlington is all-ticket - with no tickets available on the day of the game.

Armstrong bags a brace in Darlington win

3:09pm Thursday 17th July 2014

New signing Grame Armstrong netted two of Darlington’s four goals before the break as they swept aside Northallerton Town 5-0 in Tuesday night's friendly.

Quakers lose first friendly

11:33am Friday 18th July 2014

Darlington manager Martin Gray was pleased with his side’s performance in the testimonial for Newcastle Benfield keeper Andrew Grainger on Saturday.

Hatch and Armstrong set to play at Newcastle Benfield

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

NEW signings Liam Hatch and Graeme Armstrong will both line-up for Darlington in their first pre-season friendly this afternoon.

Spennymoor sign former Darlington defender Joe Tait

The Northern Echo: Darlington V Padiham in the Evo-Stik First Division North.  Joe Tait takes on the mighty Lee Ashcroft. (7810010)

8:35am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Spennymoor Town have announced the signing of former Darlington defender Joe Tait. The centre-back has penned a two-year contract at the Brewery Field having left Gateshead where he moved to 12 months after leaving Darlington.

Darlington to hold fans forum

1:06pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Darlington are to hold a fans’ forum next week at Blackwell Meadows with manager Martin Gray and assistant Brian Atkinson in attendance.

Spennymoor sign former Darlington defender

The Northern Echo: IN THE LEAD: Joe Tait shows his delight at putting Darlington 1-0 up at Dunston

12:26pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Spennymoor Town have announced the signing of former Darlington defender Joe Tait.

North-East transfer gossip: Monday, June 30

The Northern Echo: Transfer Gossip

7:00am Monday 30th June 2014

ANOTHER weekend, another round of discussions over a striker wanted by Newcastle United and it would seem Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has been the subject of a £10m offer from St James’ Park.

New Darlington FC shirt onsale tomorrow

The Northern Echo: NEW LOOK: Darlington players Gary Brown and Leon Scott model the new home shirt

4:19pm Thursday 26th June 2014

QUAKERS fans will be able to get their hands on the new Darlington FC replica home shirt tomorrow (Friday, June 27).

Darlington v Sunderland tickets go on sale tomorrow

The Northern Echo: The match will take place at Darlington's temporary home ground, Heritage Park, in Bishop Auckland

3:48pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for Darlington’s pre-season friendly with Sunderland at Heritage Park.

Dynamic duo claim top awards

The Northern Echo: TOP DOGS: Danny Johnson is pictured alongside Guisborough manager Chris Hardy

4:54pm Friday 13th June 2014

GUISBOROUGH TOWN’S striker Danny Johnson swept the board with a double-hattrick of awards while his team manager Chris Hardy was crowned Northern League Manager of the Year 2013/14.

Darlington place striker on transfer list

The Northern Echo: TRANSFER LIST: Ian Ward

9:30am Friday 6th June 2014

DARLINGTON striker Ian Ward has been deemed surplus to requirements by manager Martin Gray and placed on the transfer list.

New Law at Mowden as experienced centre arrives

10:37am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

DARLINGTON Mowden Park have stepped up their preparations for National One with what they describe as the biggest signing in their history.

Gray: Hatch deal was "easiest I've ever done"

The Northern Echo: DONE DEAL: Liam Hatch re-signed for Darlington on Thursday night following his release from Gateshead

8:02am Saturday 31st May 2014

DARLINGTON boss Martin Gray admitted signing Liam Hatch was the “easiest deal I’ve ever done” after the striker revealed his desire to re-join the club.

Quakers re-sign Hatch

The Northern Echo: ONE-NIL: Liam Hatch scored his 14th goal of the season against Grimsby Town last night to keep Quakers' play-off hopes alive.

10:32am Friday 30th May 2014

DARLINGTON have resigned Liam Hatch after the striker was released by Gateshead.

Quakers sign another player from Whitby

The Northern Echo: Darlington FC

3:00pm Monday 12th May 2014

Darlington have again raided Whitby Town to make their second signing since the end of last season with Tom Portas joining the club.

Darlington sign striker from Whitby

The Northern Echo: Darlington FC

6:52pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

The season is barely over and already Darlington have begun their summer recruitment by bolstering their strikeforce.

Match analysis: Darlington 0 Ramsbottom 2

The Northern Echo: DOWN YOU GO: Referee Kevin Mulraine looks on as Stephen Thompson appears to be felled in the penalty box

9:53am Thursday 1st May 2014

THE play-offs and Darlington do not mix.

Darlington have another obstacle to overcome now - but their latest setback need not prove terminal

The Northern Echo: ON THE ROCKS: Darlington captain Gary Brown leaves the field after last night’s 2-0 defeat to Ramsbottom United

7:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

IT'S quite some drop to go from Wembley to Whitley Bay in the space of two seasons. So having survived it reasonably unscathed, it has to be hoped that Darlington can put up with having to face the likes of Warrington for another 12 months with similar stoicism.

Live LIVE COVERAGE: Darlington vs Ramsbottom (Evo-Stik First Division North play-off semi-final)

The Northern Echo: Darlington Football Club 1883 - 2012

7:10pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

The Northern Echo provides live coverage of this evening's play-off semi-final between Darlington and Ramsbottom

We're better and stronger than before, says Darlington boss

The Northern Echo: DARLINGTON: Martin Gray wants another promotion

9:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Darlington this evening contest their first play-off for six years and they go into their semi-final against Ramsbottom United with a team improved since the sides' league fixtures, believes Quakers boss Martin Gray.

Match report: Darlington 0 Ramsbottom 2

The Northern Echo: Match report: Darlington 0 Ramsbottom 2

9:58pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Full-time: Darlington 0 Ramsbottom 2

Ramsbottom hold no fears for Darlington skipper

The Northern Echo: AIRBORNE: Quakers captain Gary Brown makes a full-blooded challenge on Radcliffe Borough left-back Danny Lambert

9:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Ramsbottom United hold no fears for Gary Brown, says Darlington’s captain ahead of tomorrow evening’s play-off semi-final.

Match analysis: Darlington 1 Burscough 2

The Northern Echo: AIM AND FIRE: Darlington striker Nathan Fisher attempts to get a shot in against Burscough

9:00am Monday 28th April 2014

Two teams have defeated Darlington home and away this season, one has won the title and the other stands in the way of Quakers reaching the play-off final.

Darlington beaten by Burscough

The Northern Echo: YOUNG PROSPECT: Dale Hopson has been promoted from the youth ranks this season

7:08pm Saturday 26th April 2014

Darlington 1 Burscough 2

Live North-East Football Live: Saturday, April 26

The Northern Echo:

4:33pm Friday 25th April 2014

The Northern Echo sportsdesk brings you live updates from all of Saturday's North-East matches. Get involved on Twitter by using the hashtag #echosport.

Quakers appeal for volunteers to help drain pitch

The Northern Echo: MUDDY HELL: The scene at Heritage Park on Friday night

8:20pm Friday 25th April 2014

DARLINGTON are appealing for volunteers to help drain the Heritage Park pitch on Saturday morning, with heavy rainfall throwing their Evo-Stik Division One North game against Burscough into doubt.

Darlington play-off semi-final tickets selling well

The Northern Echo: Darlington FC

9:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Tickets for Darlington's play-off semi-final are selling well and season ticket holders have until 11am tomorrow to snap up theirs.

Darlington defender Hunter could play higher

The Northern Echo: NEW SIGNING: Chris Hunter

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

After a highly impressive first season with Darlington, Chris Hunter has displayed the potential to play higher up the football ladder.

Darlington announce ticket arrangements for Evo-Stik Division One North play-off semi final

The Northern Echo: Darlington FC

11:39am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

TICKETS for Darlington's play-off semi-final will go on sale to season ticket holders on Wednesday night.

Match Analysis: Wakefield 1 Darlington 5

The Northern Echo: BAGGED A BRACE: Adam Mitchell scored twice as Darlington beat Wakefield 5-1 yesterday

9:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Adam Mitchell played his way into contention for a starting spot in the play-offs after a starring role Darlington’s 5-1 demolition of Wakefield.

Home sweet home for Darlington in play-offs

The Northern Echo: SUPPORT PLEA: Amar Purewal on the attack during Quakers’ game last Saturday, when the attendance was 1,133 – one of the lowest in the club’s 26 league games at Heritage Park

9:00am Monday 21st April 2014

Darlington will have home advantage in the play-off semi-final a week on Wednesday, plus the final if they get there, as second place is now secure with two league games to complete.


2:25pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Keep up to date with all of the action from the North-East's clubs this afternoon as it happens

Quakers seal play-off home advantage

The Northern Echo: AT A STRETCH: Darlington’s Amar Purewal keeps the ball in play. The friendly with Sunderland at Heritage Park was abandoned due to a waterlogged pitch

5:39pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Darlington 3 Farsley 0

Delighted Gray to build on Thompson’s new deal

The Northern Echo: TOP MAN: Stephen Thompson

9:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Darlington intend to build a team around Stephen Thompson after the forward committed his future to the club by signing a new contract.

Momentum is vital for Darlington

The Northern Echo: ACHIEVING HIS GOALS: Martin Gray

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

With three league games to play, Darlington manager Martin Gray admits building momentum to take into the play-offs is crucial to Quakers' promotion hopes.

Gray happy to have Purewal back on form

The Northern Echo: 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.

North-East Football Live: Saturday, April 12

The Northern Echo:

5:53pm Friday 11th April 2014

The Northern Echo sportsdesk brings you live updates from all of Saturday's North-East matches. Get involved on Twitter by using the hashtag #echosport.

Purewal brace wins points for Quakers

The Northern Echo: GOAL HERO: Amar Purewal scored twice for Quakers

6:54pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Darlington 3 Padiham 0

Brown is keen to stay ahead

The Northern Echo: AIRBORNE: Quakers captain Gary Brown makes a full-blooded challenge on Radcliffe Borough left-back Danny Lambert

9:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

After starting the season on a stretcher, exceeding expectations could become Gary Brown's motto.

Quakers winger begins trial with League One side Brentford

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

9:05am Thursday 10th April 2014

Darlington could be about to lose Adam Mitchell after the winger began a trial at a League One club.

Thompson wins a double Evo-Stik accolade

The Northern Echo: TOP MAN: Stephen Thompson

12:57pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

DARLINGTON may have four league games to play, plus the play-offs, but Stephen Thompson has already collected silverware having been named as a double-winner at the Evo- Stik League Player of the Year Awards.

Match report: Darlington 3 Radcliffe Borough 0

The Northern Echo: 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.

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