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May 2013

A 60's Night Out
As part of the fund raising for the club, we are holding a 60s Night at Moira Miners Welfare , Bath Lane, Moira on Friday 21st June - 7.30pm to 11.00pm.

June 2013

Web Site Hits 3 million!
Web Site Hits 3 million!
Those eagle eyed among you may have noticed that the Gresley Website has reached 3 million visits and over 25 million page views.
Gough Leaves The Moat Ground
Gough Leaves The Moat Ground
The highly rated Gresley left back Jordi Gough has signed for Conference North outfit Solihull Moors.
Backroom Staff Appointed
Backroom Staff Appointed
Gresley manager Martin Rowe has announced his backroom staff for the new season.
New Signings
New Signings
Most of the squad from last season have indicated that they will be signing for Gresley next season.
Oliver Is The Latest Addition
Oliver Is The Latest Addition
Manager Martin Rowe continues to build his Gresley FC squad for the new season with his second signing of the close season bringing striker Dean Oliver back to the Moat Ground.
Recruitment Continues
Recruitment Continues
Gresley's summer recruitment continues with the signing of left sided player John Guy from Mickleover Sports.
League Constitution Confirmed
League Constitution Confirmed
It was agreed at today's Evo-Stik AGM at Blackpool that the Division One South will be as follows:
Barrett, Holmes and Lyons Sign
Barrett, Holmes and Lyons Sign
The first three players from last season's squad have all signed again for Gresley. Jamie Barrett, Danny Holmes and Mickey Lyons all put pen to paper tonight.
Jepson Back At The Moat
Jepson Back At The Moat
James Jepson is the latest recruit to join Gresley for their second season in the Evo-Stik NPL Division One South.
Turville Latest To Sign
Turville Latest To Sign
Royce Turville has tonight signed for another season at the Moat Ground. This will be the popular striker's fifth season with the club.
Gresley Unveil New Home Strip
Gresley Unveil New Home Strip
Gresley FC unveiled their home strip for the new season. Keeping with their traditional Red and White however there will be a slight difference with red shorts replacing white ones.
Another Favourite Signs
Another Favourite Signs
Another Moat Ground favourite, Rob Spencer, has signed tonight.
Gresley Hold Their Prices
Gresley Hold Their Prices
Gresley FC have held the price of their season tickets and admission for the new season.

July 2013

Six More Sign
Six More Sign
After a good first training session, where twenty players attended, six more players put pen to paper.
FA Cup, FA Trophy & FA Youth Cup Draw
FA Cup, FA Trophy & FA Youth Cup Draw
Gresley begin their FA Cup journey with an away fixture at Kettering Town in the Preliminary Round scheduled to be played on Saturday 31st August.
Strez Signs
Strez Signs
Defender Marc Strzyzewski is the latest to sign on for Gresley's new campaign.
Sponsorship Needed
Sponsorship Needed
As with nearly every club at our level sponsorship is vital to keep us progressing.
Hateley Is The Latest Signing
Hateley Is The Latest Signing
Goalkeeper Gary Hateley has agreed to another season at the Moat Ground.
It's Mondays For Gresley
It's Mondays For Gresley
On the eve of the Evo-Stik fixtures being published, Gresley FC have announced that they are changing their midweek match day from Tuesday to Monday.
Gresley Start At Home
Gresley Start At Home
Gresley begin the new season at home to local rivals Mickleover Sports on Saturday 17th August followed by two away games the second of which will be their longest trip of the league campaign to Scarborough Athletic on 24th August.
New Secretary
New Secretary
Gresley Football Club has appointed Ian Collins as their new club secretary having joined from near neighbours Borrowash Victoria.

August 2013

Tuesday's Friendly Cancelled
Tuesday's Friendly Cancelled
Due to Warrington Town not being able to raise a team Tuesday's game has had to be called off.
Final Week
Final Week
You have just one more week to enter the 'Back of the Shirt' advertising Prize Draw as the draw will take place after Saturday's game at the Moat Ground against Mickleover Sports.
Season Tickets
Season Tickets
Don't forget to get your season tickets. They will be available at the office on Saturday for our league game against Mickleover Sports
It's Captain Barrett
It's Captain Barrett
Jamie Barrett is the new club captain for the forthcoming season with Gary Hateley as vice captain.
Norton Adds To His Squad
Norton Adds To His Squad
Congratulations to Lisa and Gary Norton on the birth of their baby boy this morning.
Mickleover Pre-Match News
Mickleover Pre-Match News
Gresley take on local rivals Mickleover Sports in their opening league game of the season at the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Newcastle Town Pre-Match News
Newcastle Town Pre-Match News
Gresley are hoping to bounce back after a disappointing defeat to local rivals Mickelover Sports on Saturday as they visit Staffordshire to take on Newcastle Town tonight - 7.45pm.
Scarborough Pre-Match News
Scarborough Pre-Match News
Gresley make their longest league trip to Queensgate Bridlington to take on pre-season favourites for the title Scarborough Athletic - 3pm.
Bedworth Utd Pre-Match News
Bedworth Utd Pre-Match News
Gresley meet Bedworth United this afternoon (3pm) at the Moat Ground with former favourite David Blenkinsopp making an appearance for the Greenbacks.
Kettering Pre-Match News
Kettering Pre-Match News
Gresley take their first step in this season's FA Cup competition with a tough trip to Kettering Town of the Calor League Central Division for the Preliminary Round game.

September 2013

Defenders Sign In
Defenders Sign In
Gresley have today completed the signing of defenders Mitch Hanson and Liam Guest.
Loughborough Dynamo Pre-Match News
Loughborough Dynamo Pre-Match News
Gresley will be hoping to put their poor start to the season behind them with a win against Loughborough Dynamo who visit the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Chasetown Pre-Match News
Chasetown Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to the Scholars Ground tonight hoping to shake off their dismal start to the season. The only points the Moatmen have won so far this season has been on the road when they beat Scarborough Athletic.
Eastwood Town Pre-Match News
Eastwood Town Pre-Match News
Gresley have a break from the league as they take on Eastwood Town in the 1st Round Qualifying of the FA Cup at the Moat Ground - 3pm.
Gary Hateley
Gary Hateley
After a fantastic and thoroughly enjoyable 3 & 1/2 seasons at Gresley FC, I've decided to call time on my playing days at the club.
Gresley FC Supporters' Club
Gresley FC Supporters' Club has been re-launched and you can join by filling in the application form here.
FA Cup Trip For Gresley
FA Cup Trip For Gresley
Gresley will be making the trip to Skrill Conference North side Brackley Town in the 2nd Round Qualifying of the FA Cup scheduled for Saturday 28th September.
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
New signing Charles Wilson could be given his Gresley debut as they travel to the East Riding of Yorkshire for their league game against Goole.
Sutton Coldfield Pre-Match News
Sutton Coldfield Pre-Match News
Gresley play their first Monday evening league game at the Moat Ground tonight when they take on Sutton Coldfield Town.
Brackley Town Pre-Match News
Brackley Town Pre-Match News
Gresley make the trip down to Northamptonshire to face last year's Conference North beaten play-off finalists Brackley Town in the 2nd Round Qualifying of the FA Cup with Budweiser.
It's Boston For The Winners
It's Boston For The Winners
The victors of Tuesday's FA Cup replay will have a home draw against Conference North side Boston Utd in the 3rd Round Qualifying.

October 2013

Brackley Town Pre-Match News
Brackley Town Pre-Match News
Gresley take on Conference North Brackley Town tonight at the Moat Ground in the FA Cup 2nd Round replay after a hard earned draw at St James Park on Saturday.
Carlton Town Pre-Match News
Carlton Town Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to Carlton Town for their Preliminary Round of the FA Trophy hoping to continue the form which saw them put up a brave display against Conference North high-flyers Brackley Town taking them to a replay in the FA Cup.
Live Music At The Moat
On Friday night we have live music in the Social Club with 3 less than 5.
Belper Town Pre-Match News
Belper Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe will have a tough choice to make for tomorrow's game at the Moat Ground against Belper Town - 3pm.
Piliero Signs
Piliero Signs
Gresley FC have today completed the signing of midfielder Paulo Piliero from Grantham Town and he goes into the squad for tomorrow's game against Belper Town.
Halesowen Town Pre-Match News
Halesowen Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe may make changes again for tonight's game at Halesowen with new signing Paolo Piliero given a starting place.
Ilkeston Pre-Match News
Ilkeston Pre-Match News
Manager Martin Rowe is expecting a big reaction from his players for tomorrow's game after their dismal defeat at Halesowen midweek.
Jepson Leaves The Moat Ground
Jepson Leaves The Moat Ground
Gresley FC can confirm that James Jepson has decided to leave the club with immediate effect.
FA Trophy Draw
FA Trophy Draw
Gresley FC have been drawn at home against Trafford in the 2nd Round Qualifying of the FA Carlsberg Trophy.
Rainworth MW Pre-Match News
Rainworth MW Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe is hoping to complete the signing of a midfielder for the visit to Rainworth with Danny Holmes out for a couple of months with a knee injury, James Jepson having left the club and Mickey Lyons on holiday.
Reserves Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, this afternoon's Reserve Team match at the Moat Ground against Lichfield City in the Challenge Trophy has been postponed.
Steve Titterton Leaves The Moat
Steve Titterton Leaves The Moat
By now, most of you will have heard that I've left the club to take up the manager's position at Stapenhill.
Chasetown Game On
Tonight's game against Chasetown at the Moat Ground is on! Kick off 7.45pm.

November 2013

Trafford FC Pre-Match News
Trafford FC Pre-Match News
Gresley are hoping to take another Evo-Stik Premier scalp as they take on Trafford at the Moat Ground on Saturday - 3pm kick off.
Trafford Game On
Trafford Game On
After a pitch inspection this morning the game against Trafford at the Moat Ground this afternoon (3pm) is on.
FA Trophy Trip For Gresley
Gresley have been drawn away to the winners of the Sheffield FC v Buxton who play on Wednesday. The FA Carlsberg Trophy 3rd Round Qualifying is scheduled to be played on Saturday 16th November - 3pm.
Sutton Coldfield Pre-Match News
Sutton Coldfield Pre-Match News
Gresley get back to league action tonight as they visit Sutton Coldfield Town at Coles Lane - 7.45pm.
Carlton Town Pre-Match News
Carlton Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe has told his players that Carlton will be coming to the Moat Ground looking for revenge after his side dumped the Millers out of the FA Trophy last month.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
There will be a pitch inspection at the Moat Ground later this afternoon. We'll let you know the outcome as soon as we know it.
Eastwood Game Postponed
Eastwood Game Postponed
Tonight's game against Eastwood Town at the Moat Ground has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. However, with the kind agreement of both Eastwood Town and the League we will now play the game on Wednesday evening 13th Nov - 7.45pm.
Derbyshire Senior Cup
Derbyshire Senior Cup
Gresley have been drawn away against Ilkeston in the 3rd Round of the Derbyshire Senior Cup. Date to be confirmed.
Sheffield v Gresley Trophy Game
Sheffield v Gresley Trophy Game
It has been confirmed this morning that we will be playing Sheffield FC in FA Trophy 3rd Round Qualifying at their ground, The Bright Finance Stadium, Sheffield Road, Dronfield on Saturday 16th November - 3pm.
Eastwood Town Pre-Match News
Eastwood Town Pre-Match News
Gresley take on Eastwood town in the first round of the Doodson Sports Cup tonight at the Moat Ground - 7.45pm with manager Martin Rowe planning to field a strong side.
Gresley Drawn Away In League Cup
Gresley Drawn Away In League Cup
Gresley have been drawn away to Grantham Town in the 2nd Round of the Doodson Sport Cup. The tie is scheduled to be played Tuesday 3rd December.
Sheffield FC Pre-Match News
Sheffield FC Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to Dronfield to face Sheffield in the final qualifying round of the FA Carlsberg Trophy tomorrow, Saturday - 3pm.
Chairman's Christmas Party
Chairman's Christmas Party
The Chairman is holding a Christmas Party in the Social Club on Friday 13th December at 7.30pm. There will be a disco / karaoke.
It's Wrexham Away For Gresley
It's Wrexham Away For Gresley
Gresley have been drawn away to face current Trophy holders Wrexham in the FA Carlsberg Trophy 1st Round proper to be played on Saturday 30th November.
Jordan Nadat Stays
Jordan Nadat Stays
We are pleased to confirm that Jordan Nadat is remaining at the club despite approaches from two league rivals.
Eastwood Fixture Change
Eastwood Fixture Change
Please note that the Eastwood Town fixture scheduled for Tuesday 26th November is now postponed due to a major event on the night causing a disruption & road closures. A new date will be arranged in due course.
Romulus Pre-Match News
Romulus Pre-Match News
Gresley return to league action tomorrow as they take on ninth placed Romulus at the Moat Ground - 3pm.
Wrexham Match Day Information
Wrexham Match Day Information
We have had the following information for Saturday's game at Wrexham
Fans Forum
Fans Forum
We will be holding a Fans Forum in the Social Club on Thursday 5th December starting at 7.30pm. The chairman Barry North and manager Martin Rowe along with some of the directors will be there to answer your questions.
Keeper Signs
Keeper Signs
Gresley FC can now confirm that 20 year-old goalkeeper Mats Morch has signed on a short term loan from Championship side Derby County.
Wrexham Pre-Match News
Wrexham Pre-Match News
Gresley will be making their trip into Wales to take on last year's FA Trophy winners Wrexham tomorrow with the words of their manager Martin Rowe ringing in their ears "I would rather lose in the right way thinking we'd had a go. It'd be better going out in a blaze of glory. Who knows what'll happen if you have a bit of lady luck behind you. You don't know what can happen on the day."

December 2013

Mickleover Sports Pre-Match News
Mickleover Sports Pre-Match News
Gresley FC get back to league action on Saturday with the short trip to local rivals Mickleover Sports looking to avenge the defeat Sports inflicted on them on the first day of the season at the Moat Ground - a game which the Moatmen should have had won by the halftime break but failed to take the many chances they had created.
Doodson Sport Cup 3rd Round Draw
Doodson Sport Cup 3rd Round Draw
Gresley FC have been drawn away to neighbours Loughborough Dynamo. The tie to be played on Tuesday 14th Janauary.
Nadat Leaves The Moat Ground
Nadat Leaves The Moat Ground
Gresley manager Martin Rowe is very disappointed to announce that Jordan Nadat has left the club to join local rivals Coalville Town.
Ilkeston FC - Important Notice
Ilkeston FC - Important Notice
Please note that the Derbyshire Senior Cup game against Ilkeston is now taking place on Tuesday 10th December and not Monday the 9th as was previously advertised.
Newcastle Town Pre-Match News
Newcastle Town Pre-Match News
Gresley welcome Newcastle Town to the Moat Ground on Saturday which will be the first home game for three weeks.
Gresley FC Shows Its Heart With Life-saving Defibrillator
Gresley FC Shows Its Heart With Life-saving Defibrillator
Gresley Football Club and its community has been equipped with a life saving new defibrillator, with the help of The Football Association (FA) and British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Brigg Town Pre-Match News
Brigg Town Pre-Match News
Gresley make their second longest league trip on Saturday to take on Brigg Town.
Brigg Game On
Brigg Game On
We have just been informed by Brigg that there are no problems with the pitch so this afternoon's game at the Hawthorns is on.
Evo-Stik Extend Sponsorship
Evo-Stik Extend Sponsorship
The Northern Premier League's fans, players and officials have been handed the perfect Christmas present after title sponsors Evo-Stik announced an extension to their current deal.
Coalville Town
Coalville Town
Gresley take on near neighbours Coalville Town in the Evo-Stik NPL Division One South this afternoon. Why not pop up to the Moat Ground and support your team - 3pm kick off.
Market Drayton Town Pre-Match News
Market Drayton Town Pre-Match News
Gresley's holiday games are coming thick and fast as they play their second game in three days at the Moat Ground today (3pm) followed by two away trips to Bedworth and Loughborough on New Year's Day and the 4th January respectively.
Bedworth Pitch Inspection
Bedworth Pitch Inspection
There is to be a pitch inspection at 11am tomorrow at The Oval, Bedworth.
Happy New Year
Happy New Year
Gresley FC Online would like to wish you all a Very Happy & Successful New Year.

January 2014

Bedworth Game Off
Bedworth Game Off
This afternoon's game at Bedworth United has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. Please let anyone know who may have made the trip and does not have access to this website. Thank you
Loughborough Dynamo Pre-Match News
Loughborough Dynamo Pre-Match News
First team coach Wayne Thornhill steps into the hot seat as both manager Martin Rowe and assistant Richard Butler are out of the country saying he can't wait to take charge for the next few games.
Loughborough Game Off
Loughborough Game Off
This afternoon's game is off due to a waterlogged pitch.
Fixture Changes
Fixture Changes
The game away at Belper Town has been brought forward to Tuesday 28th January (7.45pm) from Saturday 1st February.
Morch Stays
Morch Stays
The club are pleased to confirm that Derby County goalkeeper Mats Morch has extended his loan period with Gresley FC until the end of the season.
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Everyone at Gresley is hoping the recent wet weather relents enough to allow the game at the Moat ground tomorrow to go ahead as the club has not played a match since the 28th December.
Goole Game Off
Goole Game Off
After an inspection from a class 3 referee, today's game at the Moat Ground has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Gresley Awarded FA Charter Club
Gresley Awarded FA Charter Club
Gresley Football Club is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the FA Charter Standard.
Fixture Changes
Fixture Changes
Leek Town (away) now Wednesday 5th February Loughborough Dynamo (away) Tuesday 18th February Goole AFC (home) Saturday 22nd February
Loughborough Game On
Loughborough Game On
We've just received confirmation from Loughborough Dynamo that tonight's Doodson Sport League Cup 3rd round is definitely on.
Kidsgrove Athletic Pre-Match News
Kidsgrove Athletic Pre-Match News
Gresley are hoping to get a league game played tomorrow (Saturday) for the first time since the end of December when they visit Seddon Stadium, Kidsgrove.
Kidsgrove Game On
Kidsgrove Game On
We've just been notified that this afternoon's game at Kidsgrove is on.
Urgent Support Needed - Race Night & Help with Pitch
Urgent Support Needed - Race Night & Help with Pitch
There are two urgent points that we need support on during the next 14 days.
Gresley FC Community day
Gresley FC Community day
At the final home game of the season on the 26th April vs Brigg Town we will be holding a Gresley FC 'Community day'.
Leek Game On
Leek Game On
After a pitch inspection this morning a referee has declared the pitch playable and the game against Leek Town at the Moat Ground is on (3pm).
Belper Game On
Belper Game On
We have just had conformation that after a pitch inspection at 1pm the pitch at Christchurch Meadow has been declared playable. So tonight's game against Belper Town is on (7.45pm).
Belper Town Pre-Match News
Belper Town Pre-Match News
Gresley make the trip to Christchurch Meadow to take on Belper Town tonight (7.45pm).
League Statement - Eastwood Town Football Club
League Statement - Eastwood Town Football Club
In response to correspondence from the Northern Premier League, Mr Steven Lynch of Eastwood Town Football Club has indicated that their forthcoming fixtures at home to Gresley [1st Feb] and away to Coalville Town [4th Feb] will not be able to be played.

February 2014

New Fixture Dates
New Fixture Dates
The two outstanding fixtures have been scheduled as follows: Tuesday 18th March Sheffield FC (away) Saturday 22nd March Kidsgrove Athletic (home)
Leek Game Off
Leek Game Off
Tonight's game at Leek is off due to a waterlogged pitch.
Leek Town New Date
Leek Town New Date
The game away against Leek Town has been re-arranged for Wednesday 26th February.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
With the pitch still extremely wet and rain expected during the night a pitch inspection has been arranged for tomorrow morning.
Halesowen Game Off
This afternoon's game against Halesowen Town at the Moat Ground has been postponed.
Halesowen Game New Date
Halesowen Game New Date
The game against Halesowen Town at the Moat Ground has been re-arranged for Monday 10th March - 7.45pm.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
There will be a pitch inspection tomorrow morning at the Moat Ground. The outcome will be reported on the website as soon as we have it.
Game On
After a pitch inspection this morning the referee has deemed the pitch playable for this afternoon's game against Rainworth MW.
League Statement - Eastwood Town Football Club
League Statement - Eastwood Town Football Club
At a meeting of the Northern Premier League Board yesterday [23rd Feb] a league resignation letter received on behalf of Eastwood Town Football Club was accepted.

March 2014

60s and Legend Night
Who: The legendary lead singer from hit recording band Paper Lace, Carlo Paul Santanna supported by Micky G and his 60s Road Show.
League Statement on Eastwood Town & Leek Town
League Statement on Eastwood Town & Leek Town
At a League Board meeting on Sunday 9th March the resignation letter received from Eastwood Town Football Club was accepted. Eastwood Town are therefore no longer members of the Northern Premier League.
Langston Joins The Scholars
Langston Joins The Scholars
Jack Langston has decided to leave the club to join Chasetown.
Kidsgrove Pre-Match News
Kidsgrove Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe will have a new striker in the squad to face Kidsgrove tomorrow at the Moat Ground - 3pm.
Romulus Pre-Match News
Romulus Pre-Match News
Five goal Alex Steadman looks set to retain his striker role alongside Royce Turville for Gresley's trip to Sutton Coldfield to take on Romulus.

April 2014

Bedworth United pre-match news
Bedworth United pre-match news
Gresley FC make the trip to the Oval tonight (7.45pm) to take on Bedworth United as they return to league action after their enforced break due to Eastwood Town's demise.
Market Drayton Town Pre-Match News
Market Drayton Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe says his players will be looking to avenge the disappointing end to their last meeting with Market Drayton which was at the Moat Ground at the end of December.
Scarborough Athletic Pre-Match News
Scarborough Athletic Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe could have a full squad to choose from for the visit of Scarborough Athletic (3pm) to the Moat Ground.
The Ox To Hang Up His Boots
The Ox To Hang Up His Boots
Moat Ground favourite Royce Turville has decided that the time has come for him to hang up his boots.
Brigg Town Pre-Match News
Brigg Town Pre-Match News
Gresley end their campaign with a home game against Brigg Town at the Moat Ground (3pm) and are hoping to climb one more place in the league and ensure a top ten finish.
Presentation Evening
Presentation Evening
This season's presentation evening will be held in the Lyric Rooms in Ashby-de-la Zouch Saturday 10th May 6.45pm for a 7pm start.

May 2014

Eric Scoops Top Awards
Eric Scoops Top Awards
The award every player covets was won by Eric Graves as he was chosen by his fellow players as their player-of-the year at the club's Presentation Evening held at the Lyric Rooms Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
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League Position
  Team P GD Pts
2 Marske United 12 8 22
3 Brighouse Town 13 7 22
4 Lincoln United 13 4 21
5 Tadcaster Albion 12 6 19
6 Belper Town 12 0 19
7 Gresley 13 -10 19
8 Ossett United 12 6 18
9 Pontefract Collieries 12 3 18
10 Sheffield FC 12 5 17
11 Stamford AFC 12 3 17
12 Frickley Athletic 12 -6 16

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