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May 2014

Reserve Team Manager Vacancy
Reserve Team Manager Vacancy
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Gresley FC Reserve Team Manager.
2014-2015 NPL Division One South
2014-2015 NPL Division One South
The constitution of the Evo-Stik NPL Division One South for season 2014-2015 was announced today.
Revised League Constitution
Revised League Constitution
After Worksop Town's recent resignation from the Evo-Stik NPL the FA have issued the following revision of leagues.

June 2014

Pre-Season Games
Pre-Season Games
The club have arranged the following pre-season games. The kick off times and admission prices to be confirmed.
Season Tickets Now Available
Season Tickets Now Available
Gresley FC have held the price of their season tickets for the new season.
Reserve Team Management Announced
Reserve Team Management Announced
Gresley FC have appointed Mick Wood and Kev Joyce as joint managers of the Reserve team. Both Mick and Kev have had experience locally with Borrowash Victoria, Burton Albion Colts, Stapenhill and latterly Mickleover RBL.
John (Bish) Bishop Funeral Arrangements
John (Bish) Bishop Funeral Arrangements
Bish's funeral will take place on Wednesday 9th July 12.00 at the Markeaton Crematorium, off Ashbourne Road, Derby.
Students Paint the Moat Red, Blue, White...
Students Paint the Moat Red, Blue, White...
Gresley Football Club and The Pingle School have teamed up to put the community on show at the Moat Ground.

July 2014

FA Draws
FA Draws
Gresley will face the winners of either Cleethorpes Town or near neighbours Borrowash Victoria at the Moat Ground in the Preliminary Round of the FA Cup to be played on Saturday 30th August.
Gresley Side Taking Shape
Gresley Side Taking Shape
Gresley's team is starting to take shape as the following players from last season re-sign for the new campaign.
Keeper Signs
Keeper Signs
Gresley FC have completed the signing of former Bolton Wanderers goalkeeper. Tom Turner, 21, was with the Trotters for three years, and has also spent time with Grimsby Town, Stafford Rangers and Burton Albion.
Youth Team Training
Youth Team Training
Gresley Youth team will be training on Tuesday nights at Gresley Old Hall starting at 7pm.
Gresley Start On The Road
Gresley Start On The Road
Gresley make the trip to the Scholars Ground to face Chasetown in their first game of the new season on Saturday 16th August.
Shepshed Game Off
Shepshed Game Off
This afternoon's game at Shepshed has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch. Please let anyone know who may have been making the trip.
Heather Friendly
Heather Friendly
With Saturday's friendly at Shepshed unfortunately postponed due to the weather, Gresley have managed to arrange a new game for Tuesday 22nd at the Moat Ground against Heather St John's. Kick off 7.45pm.

August 2014

Slight Management Changes
Slight Management Changes
Due to Richard Butler's work unfortunately he cannot commit to the club for the new season.
Chasetown Pre-Match News
Chasetown Pre-Match News
Gresley begin their new league campaign with a difficult trip to Chasetown tomorrow (3pm).
Norton Utd Pre-Match News
Norton Utd Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe is hoping that his side can find the scoring form they had in pre-season.
Cleethorpes Town Pre-Match News
Cleethorpes Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Martin Rowe is hoping that the FA Cup will kick start his side's stuttering start to the season and has admitted that the three substitutes he put on at Mickleover has given him a selection headache for the Cleethorpes game.

September 2014

Lincoln United Pre-Match News
Lincoln United Pre-Match News
Gresley get back to league action when they welcome Lincoln United to the Moat Ground today - 3pm.
St Modwen Planning Application Submitted
St Modwen Planning Application Submitted
Today a planning application has been listed by South Derbyshire District Council submitted by St Modwen.
Sheffield FC Pre-Match News
Sheffield FC Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to Dronfield tonight to take on Sheffield hoping to build on Saturday's win against Lincoln at the Moat Ground.
Youth Team In FA Cup Win
Gresley Youth Team powered themselves into the next round of the FA Youth Cup with a convincing 7-0 win at Holwell Sports last night.
Brigg Town Pre-Match News
Brigg Town Pre-Match News
Gresley assistant boss Wayne Thornhill is hoping that his side can keep their unbeaten start to the season at the Moat Ground against Brigg Town tomorrow - 3pm.
Gresley Reserves Require A Physio
Gresley Reserves Require A Physio
Gresley Reserves require a physio. Any suitably qualified persons please apply to vacancies@gresleyfc.com
New Ground Funding
New Ground Funding
At a board meeting of Gresley FC directors last night (Wednesday) it was confirmed that the planning application for the St Modwen's development in Church Gresley had been approved.
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Gresley face the long journey to the East Riding of Yorkshire as they take on Goole AFC at the Victoria Pleasure Grounds tomorrow (Saturday) - 3pm.
Rowe Resigns
Rowe Resigns
Martin Rowe has resigned as manager.
Carlton Town Pre-Match News
Carlton Town Pre-Match News
Gresley will be looking to keep their unbeaten home record intact as they take on Carlton Town tonight - 7.45pm.
Rainworth MW Pre-Match News
Rainworth MW Pre-Match News
Gresley will include new signing former Derby County goalkeeper Ross Atkins in the squad to face Rainworth Miners Welfare at the Moat Ground tomorrow (Saturday) - 3pm.
Romulus Pre-Match News
Romulus Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to Sutton Coldfield this evening to take on Romulus hoping to claim their first away points of the season but are expecting a tough game.

October 2014

Newcastle Town Pre-Match News
Newcastle Town Pre-Match News
Gresley have another difficult game tomorrow at the Moat (3pm) with Newcastle Town the visitors. Town have had a decent start to the season having lost just two of the first eleven games with one of those at Mickleover Sports in August.
Spalding Utd Pre-Match News
Spalding Utd Pre-Match News
Gresley make the long trip to Lincolnshire tonight to play Spalding United - 7.45pm, hoping their recent run of victories continue at the Sir Halley Stewart Field.
New Ground Update
New Ground Update
The new ground took another step forwards when representatives of Gresley FC 's board met Matt Bartle, the FA Development Officer, this week to discuss additional funding for the new ground.
Loughborough Dynamo Pre-Match News
Loughborough Dynamo Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to troubled near neighbours Loughborough Dynamo tomorrow (3pm) hoping to get back to winning ways after suffering a defeat at Spalding in midweek.
Fixture Change
Fixture Change
Due to Norton Utd & Goole's opponents Leek Town progressing to the next round of the FA Cup, the league have rescheduled our games.
Tividale Pre-Match News
Tividale Pre-Match News
Gresley take a break from their league programme to enter the first stage of the FA Trophy when their opponents Tividale visit the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Gresley return to league action as they take on Goole AFC at the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Sheffield Pre-Match News
Sheffield Pre-Match News
Gresley play their third consecutive game at the Moat Ground tonight with the visit of Sheffield FC (7.45pm).
New Manager Appointed
New Manager Appointed
The board of Gresley FC are pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Thornhill as First Team manager.
Romulus Pre-Match News
Romulus Pre-Match News
It's Trophy day at the Moat tomorrow when Gresley take on Romulus in the 1st Qualifying Round. Kick off 3pm.

November 2014

FA Trophy 2nd Qualifying Round Draw
FA Trophy 2nd Qualifying Round Draw
Gresley have been drawn at home against fellow league side Goole AFC with the game scheduled to be played on Saturday 15th November.
Sutton Coldfield Pre-Match News
Sutton Coldfield Pre-Match News
Second take on third in the league tonight as Gresley travel to Coles Lane to play Sutton Coldfield Town - 7.45pm.
Kidsgrove Game New Date
Kidsgrove Game New Date
Saturday's postponed home game against Kidsgrove Athletic has been rearranged for Saturday 31st January.
Derbyshire Senior Cup 3rd Round Draw
Derbyshire Senior Cup 3rd Round Draw
Gresley have been drawn away at Belper Town in the 3rd Round of the Derbyshire Senior Cup scheduled for Tuesday 9th December - 7.45pm.
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Gresley return to cup action as they take on Goole in the 2nd Round Qualifying of the FA Trophy at the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Game On
Game On
The groundsmen have confirmed that as long as there is no more heavy rain the pitch is playable and the game against Goole in the FA Trophy this afternoon goes ahead. Remember: Bring a Mate and Double the Gate
FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round Draw
FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round Draw
Gresley have been drawn away against the winners of Blyth Spartans and Halesowen. The game is scheduled to be played on 29th November meaning our game at Tividale will need to be re-arranged.
Dooson Sport Cup 2nd Round Draw
Dooson Sport Cup 2nd Round Draw
Gresley FC have been drawn to play Barwell FC in the 2nd Round of the Doodson Sport Cup to be played on Tuesday 2nd December.
Market Drayton Town Pre-Match News
Market Drayton Town Pre-Match News
It's back to league action tomorrow (Saturday) for Gresley FC as they prepare for a trip to Market Drayton Town's Greenfields Sport Ground - 3pm.
Market Drayton Town Game ON!
Market Drayton Town Game ON!
We have just been informed by the secretary of Market Drayton Town that their pitch is fit to play and that this afternoon's game at the Greenfields Sport Ground is on.
Norton Utd Pre-Match News
Norton Utd Pre-Match News
Gresley make the trip to the Potteries tonight to play league new boys Norton United - 7.45pm.
Halesowen Pre-Match News
Halesowen Pre-Match News
Gresley FC are back on cup duty as the travel to The Grove to take on Halesowen Town in the final qualifying round of the FA Trophy and both sides will be hoping to make it to the 1st Round Proper when the Conference 'big boys' enter the fray.

December 2014

Stafford Rangers Pre-Match News
Stafford Rangers Pre-Match News
Gresley welcome Stafford Rangers to the Moat Ground tomorrow (Saturday) - 3pm.
Atkins Leaves The Moat
Goalkeeper Ross Atkins played his last game for Gresley today in the 1-1 draw with Stafford Rangers. Atkins is to join Conference North outfit Leamington FC.
Leek Town Pre-Match News
Leek Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill will have some difficult decisions to make as his side meet one of the league title favourites Leek Town at the Moat Ground tomorrow - 3pm.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Due to the sharp overnight frost there will be a pitch inspection at 11 am this morning by the match referee.
Game Off
Game Off
Due to a frozen pitch this afternoon's game at the Moat Ground against Leek Town has been called off.
Barwell Pre-Match News
Barwell Pre-Match News
Gresley take to the road again tonight as they visit Evo-Stik NPL Premier outfit Barwell in the 2nd round of the Doodson Sport Cup - 7.45pm.
Don Betteridge
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Gresley supporter Don Betteridge who died peacefully at midday today (Wednesday) after battling a long illness. He was 77 years old.
Derbyshire Senior Cup Draw
Derbyshire Senior Cup Draw
Due to Mickleover Sports being removed from the competition for fielding an ineligible player Gresley will now play Long Eaton Utd in the quarter final.
Happy Christmas
The Board, Management, Players & Volunteers would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Coalville Town Pre-Match News
Coalville Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill could have two of his defenders back for today's clash at Owen Street this afternoon.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Due to the recent snow and the predicted overnight freezing temperatures there will be a pitch inspection tomorrow (Sunday) morning at 10.30am. The outcome will be posted on here as soon as we know it.
Chasetown Game Off
Due to snow and ice today's game against Chasetown at the Moat Ground has been postponed.
Pitch Inspection Mickelover Game
Pitch Inspection Mickelover Game
There will be a pitch inspection tomorrow morning at 11am. The decision will be posted on here as soon as we have it.

January 2015

Happy New Year
Happy New Year
The Board, Management, Players and Volunteers would like to wish you all a very Happy New Year. Thank you for your support.
Game On
Game On
After a check by the groundsmen this morning the pitch has been declared fit to play so this afternoon's game at the Moat Ground against Mickleover is ON.
 Fixture Changes
Fixture Changes
The following revised fixtures have been released.
Newcastle Town Pre-Match News
Newcastle Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill will have to make changes to his side for the trip to the Aspire Stadium to take on third placed Newcastle Town tomorrow (Saturday).
Keeper Signs In
Keeper Signs In
Gresley FC can confirm that the club has signed goalkeeper Liam Roberts on loan from Walsall and is registered with the Evo-Stik NPL making him eligible to be included in the squad for tomorrow's game against Loughborough Dynamo.
Derbyshire Senior Cup Semi-Final Draw
Derbyshire Senior Cup Semi-Final Draw
Gresley will play Ilkeston at the Moat Ground in the Semi-Final of the Derbyshire Senior Cup.
CORRECTION - Pitch Inspection
It has now been decided to leave the decision on the pitch to the match referee so there will be no pitch inspection this morning.
Brigg Town Pre-Match News
Brigg Town Pre-Match News
Back in September Gresley gave Brigg a spanking at the Moat Ground running riot in a 10-0 victory but manager Wayne Thornhill is not expecting such a one sided affair when his side make the long journey to the Hawthorns tomorrow (Saturday) - kick off 3pm.
Pitch Inspection - Kidsgrove Game
Pitch Inspection - Kidsgrove Game
Due to the recent snow fall and more expected overnight, there will be a pitch inspection at 9.45 am tomorrow morning.
Kidsgrove Game Off
Kidsgrove Game Off
Due to a covering of snow, today's game at the Moat Ground has been postponed by the referee.

February 2015

Rainworth Miners Welfare Pre-Match News
Rainworth Miners Welfare Pre-Match News
Gresley are on the road tomorrow as they visit Rainworth Miners Welfare - 3pm.
Leek Town Pre-Match News
Leek Town Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to Harrison Park tomorrow to face Leek Town for the second time in a week (weather permitting).
Reserves Game Off
Reserves Game Off
This afternoon's Reserve Team game at the Moat Ground is off due to a waterlogged pitch.
Leek Town Game Off
Leek Town Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, this afternoon's game against Leek Town at Harrison Park has been postponed.
Fixture Changes
Fixture Changes
The league have informed us of the following fixture changes. We will now be travelling to play Lincoln United on Saturday 28th March moved from Tuesday 17th March. The away fixture at Leek Town has now been arranged for Wednesday 22nd April.

March 2015

Market Drayton Town Pre-Match News
Market Drayton Town Pre-Match News
The return of defender John Guy from a knee injury has given Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill a dilemma ahead of tomorrow's game at the Moat Ground against Market Drayton Town - 3pm.
Charity Game
Charity Game
Come along and Meet Neil Baldwin whose biographical story was the feature BBC documentary movie "Marvellous" which tells the life story of Neil from Circus Clown to Stoke City kit man, described by Lou Macari former Stoke City manager as his best signing ever.
It's Chesterfield For Gresley & Matlock
It's Chesterfield For Gresley & Matlock
DCFA Senior Challenge Cup Final is to be played at Chesterfield FC's Proact Stadium on Monday 27th April with kick off at 19:45.
Striker Signs In
Striker Signs In
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill has strengthened his squad ahead of the testing run-in as the season flies towards its conclusion.
Stocksbridge PS Pre-Match News
Stocksbridge PS Pre-Match News
New signing striker Karl Ashton is included in the squad who travel to Stocksbridge tomorrow -3pm.
Kidsgrove Pre-Match News
Kidsgrove Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill will be looking for a reaction against Kidsgrove Athletic tomorrow (3pm) after a disappointing showing at Stockbridge.
Lincoln United Pre-Match News
Lincoln United Pre-Match News
Gresley make the trip to Lincoln for another crucial match in the quest to cement a play-off place. Manager Wayne Thornhill is expecting a tough match with Lincoln on a run of good form having lost just two of the last eighteen games in all competitions.
Fixture Changes
Fixture Changes
Due to the Chasetown game being postponed the League has re-arranged the fixtures as following.
Chasetown Game Off
Chasetown Game Off
Due to the heavy rain over the last two days the Moat Ground is waterlogged and so tonight's game against Chasetown has been postponed.

April 2015

Supporters Player-of-the-Year
You can now vote for your Player-of-the-Year by using the link on the Home Page.
Tividale Pre-Match News
Tividale Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill welcomes back defenders Mitch Hanson and Jamie Barrett along with midfielder Jack Langston for the vital game at the Moat Ground tomorrow against in-form Tividale (3pm)
Youth Team Claim Title
Gresley FC Youth team claimed the Leicestershire Midweek Floodlit Youth League title on Wednesday in front of a good crowd. They beat Quorn 2014 3-2 in an entertaining game at the Moat Ground.

May 2015

A Big Thank You From The Management
A Big Thank You From The Management
Wednesday brought us to the end of quite a successful season during which we have made big strides along the road to what will hopefully be a championship winning season next time around.
'Mavellous' Gresley Awards Night
'Mavellous' Gresley Awards Night
It was a packed house for the 'Marvelous' Gresley Presentation Night held at the Swadlincote Ski Centre as the various awards were made to the First, Reserves and Youth Teans with a few special awards.
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League Position
  Team P GD Pts
7 Belper Town 18 0 29
8 Sheffield FC 17 0 27
9 Ossett United 17 4 25
10 Loughborough Dynamo 17 4 22
11 Stamford AFC 16 2 22
12 Gresley 19 -19 21
13 Frickley Athletic 17 -11 19
14 Cleethorpes Town 16 -3 18
15 Spalding United 19 -15 18
16 Pickering Town 16 -5 17
17 Carlton Town 17 -4 16

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Sat, 15th Dec 2018, 3.00pm (Away)
Brighouse Town
League
Sat, 22nd Dec 2018, 3.00pm (Home)
Loughborough Dynamo
League
Wed, 26th Dec 2018, 3.00pm (Away)
Belper Town
League
Tue, 1st Jan 2019, 3.00pm (Home)
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