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May 2011

Gary Stays With Gresley
Gary Stays With Gresley
Gary Norton will remain at East Midlands Counties League Champions Gresley FC as first team manager for the forthcoming season. Gary informed the board of his decision earlier today after considering his future over the last couple of weeks due to increased responsibilities off the pitch.

June 2011

Jordi Scoops Top Award
Jordi Scoops Top Award
Jordi Gough took the award most coveted by the players the Players' Player-of-the-Year at Gresley Football Clubs annual awards night at The Mickelover Court Hotel, Derby with Jamie Barrett chosen as The Managers' Player-of-the-Year.
Rink Print Continue Sponsorship
Rink Print Continue Sponsorship
Rink Print have agreed to sponsor newly crowned East Midlands Counties League champions Gresley FC for a further two years.
Reserve Team Manager Announced
Reserve Team Manager Announced
Gresley FC have appointed Glyn Andrews as manager of the Reserve Team.
It's the Midland Football Alliance for Gresley
It's the Midland Football Alliance for Gresley
Gresley have been promoted into the Midland Football Alliance for the forthcoming season where they will renew their rivalries with former East Midlands Counties League Nottingham based Dunkirk.
Season Tickets
Season Tickets
Season Tickets for the new season are now available to order.
Youth & 'A' Team Presentation
Gresley Youth and A Team held their presentation night at the Moat Ground Social Club on Saturday.

July 2011

New Addition To Coaching Staff
New Addition To Coaching Staff
Steve Titterton has joined the coaching staff at Gresley FC for the forthcoming season.
New Addition To Coaching Staff
New Addition To Coaching Staff
Steve Titterton has joined the coaching staff at Gresley FC for the forthcoming season.
Players Sign On At Gresley
Players Sign On At Gresley
With Gresley FC's first friendly against Ilkeston Town fast approaching this weekend manager Gary Norton has indicated how things are shaping up for the new season with the news that the majority of least season's squad have agreed to remain at the club.
It's Retford Utd Away In FA Cup
It's Retford Utd Away In FA Cup
Gresley begin their FA Cup journey with an away game against former Evo-Stik Premier outfit Retford Utd on 20th August in the Extra-Preliminary Round.
Gresley Start On The Road
Gresley Start On The Road
Gresley make their Midland Alliance debut on 6th August with the longest journey of the season to Hereford based Westfields.
Facebook Page Launch
Facebook Page Launch
We are pleased to announce the launch of the "Gresley FC Official" Facebook Page.
Gordon Completes Trio Of New Signings For Gresley
Gordon Completes Trio Of New Signings For Gresley
Jermaine Gordon has become the third pre-season trialist to agree to join the club this week ahead of the new Midland Alliance campaign which kicks off on August 6th with a trip to Westfields.
Matthew Taylor Fundraiser
Matthew Taylor Fundraiser
Gresley FC are organising and hosting a Fundraising Football Match to raise much needed monies towards the medical care of local lad, Matthew Taylor, who has had a horrendous accident whilst out in Bali and is in a coma.

August 2011

Westfields Pre-Match News
Westfields Pre-Match News
Latest signing Marc Goodfellow is included in the squad to make the trip to Hereford based Westfields for Gresley's first outing in the Midland Football Alliance.
Dunkirk Pre-Match News
Dunkirk Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton could see three of his missing players back in the squad to face former East Midlands Counties rivals Dunkirk tonight at the Moat Ground - 7.45pm.
Studley Pre-Match News
Studley Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton could have as many as eight of his squad missing for tomorrow's game at the Moat Ground against Studley (3pm) due to work commitments, holidays and injuries.
Rocester Pre-Match News
Rocester Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton looks set to welcome back three players for tonight's local derby against Rocester at Hillsfield - 7.45pm.
Retford Pre-Match News
Retford Pre-Match News
Captain Carl Slater misses today's FA Cup clash at Retford United as he begins a three match ban due to receiving a red card against Rocester in the Steve Hackett Memorial Trophy game.
Tipton Town Pre-Match News
Tipton Town Pre-Match News
After Saturday's FA Cup success at Retford, Gresley manager Gary Norton could stick with the winning side against Tipton Town this evening - 7.45pm.
Polymac Services League Cup Draw
Polymac Services League Cup Draw
The first two rounds of the Polymac Services League Cup have been made. The dates of the games are yet to be decided.
Highgate Utd  Pre-Match News
Highgate Utd Pre-Match News
With players still unavailable though injury, suspension and holidays Gresley manager Gary Norton has drafted two young reserve team players into his squad for tomorrow's trip to Highgate Utd - 3pm.
Loughborough Pre-Match News
Loughborough Pre-Match News
Gresley face arguably their toughest test so far in their first season in the Midland Football Alliance as they face top-of-the-table Loughborough University this afternoon at the Moat Ground - 3pm.

September 2011

Shirebrook Town Pre-Match News
Shirebrook Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton is hoping for a good cup run to add to the successful start to their inaugural season in the Midland Football Alliance.
Boldmere Pre-Match News
Boldmere Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton will be hoping his side has recovered sufficiently from their midweek exploits in the FA Cup Preliminary Round Replay at Shirebrook Town as they return to league action against Boldmere St Micheals at the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Reserves Win In Cup
Gresley Reserves beat Brocton 2 - 0 in The Challenge Trophy with both goals scored by Jamie Newbold. Final Score: Brocton 0 - 2 Gresley Reserves
Mickelover Pre-Match News
Mickelover Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton will have to make changes for tomorrow's visit to Evo-Stik Premier side Mickelover Sports.
New Striker Signs
It was confirmed that Dean Oliver signed for Gresley before today's game at Mickleover.
Bridgnorth Pre-Match News
Bridgnorth Pre-Match News
New signing Dean Oliver looks set to make his Gresley debut against Bridgnorth Town at the Moat Ground Saturday - 3pm.
Chairman Steps Down
At tonight's (Monday) board meeting Mark Harrison stepped down as Chairman of Gresley Football Club due to increasing work commitments. Mark will remain as a director.
Ellesmere Pre-Match News
Ellesmere Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton's team selection has eased very slightly with the return of goalkeeper Gary Hateley, Marc Goodfellow and Matt Hill for tomorrow's visit to Shropshire to face Ellesmere Rangers - 3pm.

October 2011

Reserves Stay Top
Gresley reserves retained top spot with a 3-2 win at The Moat Ground over Rugby Town. Gresley scorers - Jamie Newbold, Jordan Dent and Rikki Birch. Final Score: Gresley 3 - 2 Rugby Town
Rocester Pre-Match News
Rocester Pre-Match News
Goalkeeper Gary Hateley could return to the starting eleven for tonight's League Cup clash at Rocester tonight - 7.45pm.
Willenhall Town Pre-Match News
Willenhall Town Pre-Match News
New signing Alex Britton could make his Gresley debut as manager Gary Norton hopes his squad can get back to winning ways against Willenhall Town tomorrow - 3pm.
Causeway Pre-Match News
Causeway Pre-Match News
Injuries will make manager Gary Norton's team selection a difficult one for tomorrow's visit of high-flying Causeway United to the Moat Ground - 3pm.
New Signing
Gresley FC have today agreed to sign 29 year old midfielder James Jepson from Evostik South Division side Hucknall Town.
Rocester Pre-Match News
Rocester Pre-Match News
New signing midfielder James Jepson could make his debut for the visit of local rivals Rocester at the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Home to King's Lynn in FA Vase
Home to King's Lynn in FA Vase
Gresley have been drawn at home to UCL Premier League side King's Lynn Town in the 2nd Round of the FA Vase to be played on 19th November.
Club Chairman
At the last board meeting Barry North was unanimously elected as the Chairman of Gresley FC. Mark Harrison was also unanimously elected as Vice Chairman.
Coach Stands Down
Due to increasing pressures outside of football first team coach Martyn Rowntree has this week reluctantly resigned from his position as part of the Gresley FC backroom team.
Bridgnorth Pre-Match News
Bridgnorth Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton will be without Gareth Langford who is away, however, Matt Hill who missed the last game against Rocester due to illness should take the right back slot.

November 2011

Coleshill Town Pre-Match News
Coleshill Town Pre-Match News
Gareth Langford returns to the squad for what could be the only change for the visit of Coleshill Town tomorrow - 3pm. Manager Gary Norton is pleased with how things have improved with a run of five games without a defeat.
Coventry Sphinx Pre-Match News
Coventry Sphinx Pre-Match News
Gary Norton may be forced to shuffle his squad for the visit to Coventry Sphinx tonight - 7.45pm.
Heath Hayes Pre-Match News
Heath Hayes Pre-Match News
The travelling Gresley supporters will be hoping for a far less traumatic game as they visit Heath Hayes tomorrow - 3pm.
Kings Lynn Pre-Match News
Kings Lynn Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton will be hoping that keeper Gary Hateley will be fit enough to face Kings Lynn Town in the FA Vase at the Moat Ground - 3pm.
Gresley Given Home Vase Tie
Gresley Given Home Vase Tie
Gresley have been handed a home tie in the 3rd Round Proper of the FA Carlsberg Vase where they will meet Gornal Athletic of the West Midlands Premier League.
Tipton Pre-Match News
Tipton Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton is hoping his side can now focus on the league trip to Tipton Town after their fine FA Vase home win against one of the competition favourites Kings Lynn Town last Saturday.
Fans Forum
The Club will be holding a Fans Forum in the Social Club on Wednesday 7th December starting at 7.30pm.

December 2011

Gornal Athletic Pre-Match News
Gornal Athletic Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton will be without midfielder James Jepson for tomorrow's FA Vase 3rd Round clash at the Moat Ground against Gornal Athletic - 3pm.
Another home tie in the FA Vase
Another home tie in the FA Vase
Gresley have been drawn at home to either Southend Manor or Three Bridges in the fourth round of the VA Vase. The game will be played on Saturday 21st January.
New Signings
Manager Gary Norton has received a timely boost to his squad with the news that two players from Evo-Stik South clubs have completed transfers to Gresley FC.
Stratford Pre-Match News
Stratford Pre-Match News
New signing midfielder Danny Holmes goes straight into the squad for the trip to Warwickshire to take on Stratford Town.
Stratford Game On
Stratford Game On
We've been informed that the pitch at Stratford is okay and that the game this afternoon is on.
Loughborough Game Is Off
Loughborough Game Is Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, tonight's game at Loughborough has been postponed.

January 2012

Dunkirk Pre-Match News
Dunkirk Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton has no injury problems for tomorrow's trip to former East Midlands Counties League opponents Dunkirk.
Highgate Pre-Match News
Highgate Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton his hoping his side can continue their unbeaten run when they face Highgate United at the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Atherstone Pre-Match News
Atherstone Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton takes his side to meet local rivals Atherstone Town at Sheepy Road tomorrow for will be another tough test for the Moatmen.
Three Bridges Pre-Match News
Three Bridges Pre-Match News
Goalkeeper Gary Hateley returns to the squad after his honeymoon giving manager Gary Norton a decision to make as to who takes the number one jersey for Gresley's FA Vase 4th Round against Three Bridges tomorrow at the Moat Ground - 3pm.
Vase Game On
Vase Game On
After an early morning pitch inspection a referee has declared the pitch playable and so this afternoon's Vase game against Three Bridges at the Moat Ground is on.
New Mills Game Off
New Mills Game Off
Tuesday's Derbyshire Senior Cup game against New Mills was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. New date Tuesday 31st January, 7.45pm.
Three Bridges Pre-Match News
Three Bridges Pre-Match News
Gresley make their longest journey of the season as they take on Crawley based Three Bridges at Jubilee Field tomorrow in the FA Carlsberg Vase 4th Round Replay.
New Mills Pre-Match News
New Mills Pre-Match News
Gresley face New Mills tonight to see who goes through to meet Derby County in the semi-final of the Derbyshire Senior Cup.

February 2012

Alvechurch Pitch Inspection
Alvechurch Pitch Inspection
Alvechurch are having a pitch inspection this morning at 10.30am but are very doubtful the game will go ahead due to a frozen pitch and the overnight's minus temperatures. As soon as we are informed we will post on this website.
Gardner On Board
Gardner On Board
Gresley FC have boosted their attacking options this week with the signing of former Coalville Town striker Matt Gardner from Bedworth United.
Alvechurch Game Off
Alvechurch Game Off
This afternoon's game at Alvechurch has been postponed due to a frozen pitch. The Reserve Team game at Barwell has also been postponed
FA Vase Game Off
FA Vase Game Off
Today's FA Vase game at St Ives Town has been called off due to lying snow and a frozen pitch.
Defender Signs In
Defender Signs In
With a hectic last third of the season on the cards 28-year-old central defender Marc Strzyzewski has joined the club after moving from Evostik Premier Division neighbours Mickleover Sports.
FA Vase 6th Round Draw
FA Vase 6th Round Draw
The winner of Saturday's FA Vase tie between St Ives Town and Gresley will face another away trip to the winner of the Staveley MW and Oadby Town game. The game is scheduled to be played on Saturday 3rd March.
Loughborough Pre-Match News
Loughborough Pre-Match News
Gresley hope to get back into action tonight when they take on Loughborough University at the home of Loughborough Dynamo - 7.45pm.
Possible Pitch Inspection
Possible Pitch Inspection
We have been informed by St Ives Town that at present the pitch is looking good for tomorrow's game. However, with light rain beginning to fall this lunchtime St Ives are prepared for a pitch inspection at 9am Saturday morning should it be required. We will let you know of any further developments as soon as we have them.
St Ives Pre-Match News
St Ives Pre-Match News
Gresley make the journey to Cambridgeshire to face St Ives Town tomorrow in the Fifth Round of the FA Vase - 3pm.
St Ives Game On!
St Ives Game On!
St Ives have just informed us that after a pitch inspection today's game is on.
Kirby Muxloe Pre-Match News
Kirby Muxloe Pre-Match News
Gresley manager is hoping his players can bounce back after the disappointing defeat in the Vase at St Ives on Saturday.
Stratford Pre-Match News
Stratford Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton is hoping his side can get back to being mean at the back after conceding nine goals in the last three games.
Two Out, One In?
Matt Gardner's short stay with the club has come to an abrupt end due to the striker's chances being limited since he joined the club three weeks ago.
Coleshill Pre-Match News
Coleshill Pre-Match News
Mickey Lyons should be back in the squad for the trip to Coleshill Town on Tuesday evening after missing the last two games with a dead leg.

March 2012

Langy Stays
Langy Stays
Gareth Langford has provided manager Gary Norton and his Gresley FC squad with a huge boost with the news that he will be remaining at the club for the remainder of the season.
Studley Pre-Match News
Studley Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton has started to see some of his injury concerns starting to ease and could see a couple of his players return for tomorrow's trip to Studley - 3pm.
Alvechurch Pre-Match News
Alvechurch Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton has two more players available to add to his squad for the trip to Alvechurch tonight - 7.45pm.
Tividale Pre-Match News
Tividale Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton will have to re-shuffle his squad once more as two of his key players miss tomorrow's (Saturday) game at Tividale - 3pm.
Reserves Win At The Moat
Golas from Jamie Newbold and Harry Bourne saw Gresley Reserves win at the Moat Ground. Final Score: Gresley Reserves 2 - 1 Banbury Utd
Coalville Charity Cup
Coalville Charity Cup
Gresley will play Ashby Ivanhoe in the semi-final of the Coalville Charity Cup on Tuesday 20th March - ko 7.30pm at the Moat Ground.
Kirby Muxloe Pre-Match News
Kirby Muxloe Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton has no injury worries for tomorrow's difficult game at fifth placed Kirby Muxloe - 3pm, as his side hope to continue to put pressure on the league's leading pair of Westfields and Coventry Sphinx.
Ellesmere Rangers Pre-Match News
Ellesmere Rangers Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton is hoping his side can help him "exorcise" the disappointing 3-0 defeat at Beech Grove earlier in the season.
New Striker Signs
New Striker Signs
With vital games coming up for Gresley FC, manager Gary Norton has signed striker Phil Massingham who joins from Evo-Stik First Division South outfit Hucknall Town.
Boldmere Pre-Match News
Boldmere Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton will have a decision to make as his side visit Boldmere St Michaels tomorrow. With striker Royce Turville out due to a knee injury , Richard Hanslow also struggling with a back problem and new signing Phil Massingham unavailable until after this weekend, Norton will have to decide who to play up front alongside Dean Oliver.

April 2012

Westfields Pre-Match News
Westfields Pre-Match News
Gresley managed to avert a goalkeeping crisis for tonight's crucial game at The Moat Ground against table toppers Westfields - 7.45pm.
Atherstone Town Pre-Match News
Atherstone Town Pre-Match News
The Gresley players have been told to treat the remaining seven league games as cup finals as they pursue their hopes of back-to-back promotions.
Heather Game On
Heather Game On
We've had a few enquiries regarding this afternoon's game at Heather St Johns after some heavy overnight rain which has continued on and off all morning.
Causeway United Pre-Match News
Causeway United Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to the War Memorial Ground, Stourbridge on Saturday (3pm) for what is a must win game if they are to keep their title hopes for this season alive.
Slater Back At The Moat
Slater Back At The Moat
Midfielder and former captain Carl Slater has been recalled to the Gresley squad for the remaining four games of the season.
Heath Hayes Pre-Match News
Heath Hayes Pre-Match News
Carl Slater returns to the Gresley squad for his first game since last October after leaving to join Mickelover Sports and then moving on to Heanor Town who he helped take the East Midlands Counties League crown at the weekend.
Coventry Sphinx Pre-Match News
Coventry Sphinx Pre-Match News
Gresley play arguably their most important game of their short history as they take on league leaders Coventry Sphinx at the Moat Ground tomorrow (3pm) which could go a long way in deciding where the MFA title will land.
Youth Team Crowned Champions
Youth Team Crowned Champions
Gresley Youth Team tonight won the Leicestershire Midweek Youth League with a resounding 6-0 win at the Moat Ground against local rivals Stapenhill.
Willenhall Town Pre-Match News
Willenhall Town Pre-Match News
Gresley could clinch the Midlands Football Alliance title with a win against bottom club Willenhall Town tonight at Noose Lane - 7.45pm.
Alvechurch Pre-Match News
Alvechurch Pre-Match News
Gresley end their successful league programme at the Moat Ground tomorrow against Alvechurch - 3pm.

May 2012

Youth Team Cup Game Off
Youth Team Cup Game Off
Tonight's Champion of Champions Cup game between Gresley Youth and Aylestone Park at Bardon Hill has been postponed.
Matt Hill Injury Update
Matt Hill Injury Update
After originally being told there was no damage to his cruciate ligaments, the results of a recent scan have revealed that Matt has torn both his anterior cruciate ligament and his lateral cartilage.
Ellistown Pre-Match News
Ellistown Pre-Match News
Gresley take on Ellistown of the East Midlands Counties League in the final of the Coalville Charity Cup tonight at Bardon Hill - 7pm kick off.
Champion of Champions
Gresley Youth team beat Aylestone Park 4-3 in the Champion of Champions match at Bardon Hill in a good match on a awful surface.
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League Position
  Team P GD Pts
2 Belper Town 0 0 0
3 Brighouse Town 0 0 0
4 Carlton Town 0 0 0
5 Cleethorpes Town 0 0 0
6 Frickley Athletic 0 0 0
7 Gresley 0 0 0
8 Lincoln United 0 0 0
9 Loughborough Dynamo 0 0 0
10 Marske United 0 0 0
11 Morpeth Town 0 0 0
12 Ossett United 0 0 0

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