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June 2015

Build Up To The New Season Begins
Build Up To The New Season Begins
While most of us are enjoying our summer break (or not) manager Wayne Thornhill and his assistants Jamie Barrett and Russ Peel have been busy sorting out his squad for the new season.
Pre-Season Friendlies
Pre-Season Friendlies
The following pre-season First Team friendlies have been arranged.

July 2015

Gresley At Home in FA Cup
Gresley At Home in FA Cup
There will be a cracker of a game at the Moat Ground on 29th August as Gresley face local rivals Coalville Town in the preliminary round of the FA Cup.
Tough League Cup Draw
Tough League Cup Draw
Gresley face a long midweek trip to north Derbyshire in the First Round of the Integro League Cup as they've been draw away at Buxton FC.
Gresley Start At Home
Gresley Start At Home
Gresley begin the new season at the Moat Ground against league newcomers and Midland Football League champions Basford United on Saturday August 15th.
O'Connell Out For Season
O'Connell Out For Season
The club have been informed that sadly Kieran O'Connell will be out for between 9 and 12 months due to an injured knee he suffered in the first pre-season game.

August 2015

Halesowen Friendly Cancelled
Halesowen Friendly Cancelled
Unfortunately, due to injuries and unavailability, Tuesday's pre-season friendly at Halesowen Town as had to be cancelled. Can you please let anyone you may know who may have made the trip and do not have access to this website. Thank you
Basford Pre-Match News
Basford Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill could include some new faces as the league campaign kicks off tomorrow at the Moat Ground against one of the Evo-Stik NPL Division One South fancied sides new boys Basford United - 3pm.
Rugby Town Pre-Match News
Rugby Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill will be hoping that his side can put away some of the chances they create starting with the visit to Butlin Road tonight (7.45pm).
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Goole AFC Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Wayne Thornhill hopes the long journey to the East Riding of Yorkshire to face Goole AFC will see his side get off the mark in the league.

September 2015

Fixture Change
Fixture Change
Please note that because both Gresley and Carlton are no longer in the FA Cup our midweek trip to Carlton, scheduled for Wednesday 9th September, has been moved to Saturday 12th September - 3pm.
Jeff Wilkinson
Jeff Wilkinson
It is with deep sadness that we have to report the death this morning (Saturday) of long standing Gresley supporter Jeff Wilkinson after a long illness. The condolences of everyone at Gresley FC go to his wife, family and friends. As soon as we know the date of Jeff's funeral we will announce it on this website.
Club Statement
Club Statement
It is with deep regret that I have to inform you all Wayne Thornhill has resigned as first team manager of Gresley FC with immediate effect.
Vacancy - First Team Manager
Vacancy - First Team Manager
Applications are invited for the position of First Team Manager.

October 2015

Fans Forum
Fans Forum
A fans forum is to be held in the Social Club at the Moat Ground on Thursday 15th October 2015.
Public Consultation
Public Consultation
Gresley FC and their advisors would like to welcome interested parties to the Social Club at the Moat Ground to take part in a public consultation regarding the proposed new stadium on Friday 16th October 2015 between 2pm and 8pm.
Liam Roberts Recalled
Liam Roberts Recalled
Goalkeeper Liam Roberts has been recalled to Walsall for their game on Saturday.
Striker Signs
Striker Signs
It is now confirmed that striker Gary Ricketts has signed for Gresley. The former Ilkeston and Mickleover Sports front man signed last night and and his registration confirmed this morning.
Stafford Rangers Fixture Change
Stafford Rangers Fixture Change
Due to Gresley's FA Trophy game at Matlock Town on Saturday 31st October the league home fixture against Stafford Rangers, due to be played on that date, has now been brought forward to Tuesday 27th October - 7.45pm.
New Manager Announced
Scott Goodwin was announced tonight as the new manager of Gresley FC.
Draft drawings of proposed new stadium
Draft drawings of proposed new stadium
Gresley FC presented the pre-planning draft drawings of their proposed new stadium to a packed fans forum on Thursday in the Social Club.
Chris Gray Completes The Team
Chris Gray Completes The Team
Former Moatman Chris Gray will join new manager Scott Goodwin's management team along with Jamie Barrett and Gary Ricketts. Gray, who arrives from Quorn, made over 140 appearances for Gresley Rovers and the new club and was a firm favorite with the supporters.

November 2015

Spalding Fixture Date
Spalding Fixture Date
The Spalding United fixture at the Moat has now been arranged for Tuesday 15th December. Kick off 7.45pm.
Stocksbridge Game Off
Stocksbridge Game Off
Due to snow and a frozen pitch, today's game at Stocksbridge Park Steels has been postponed. Please let anyone you know who may be making the trip and does not have access to any social media. Thank you

December 2015

Shaw Lane Aquaforce Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, today's game at Shaw Lane Aquaforce has been postponed. Please let anyone know who may be making the trip but do not have access to this website. Thank you
Club Statement - Scott Goodwin
Club Statement - Scott Goodwin
Gresley FC First Team manager Scott Goodwin has been relived of his duties with immediate effect.
Tividale Game Off
Tividale Game Off
Today's (Saturday) game at the Moat against Tividale has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Spalding Game Off
Spalding Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, tonight's game at the Moat has been postponed.
Game On
Game On
Our secretary spoke to the Chasetown secretary last night and he informed him that they were not having a pitch inspection and the game should go ahead barring torrential rain. Should the situation change we will post on our Social Media as soon as we hear.
Shaw Lane Aquaforce - New Date
Shaw Lane Aquaforce - New Date
Gresley will travel to Shaw Lane Aquaforce on Tuesday 2nd February - ko 7.45pm
Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas
Gresley FC would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Boxing Day Game Off
Boxing Day Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, today's game against Coalville Town at the Moat has been postponed.
Spalding Game ON
Spalding Game ON
This afternoon's game at Sir Halley Stewart Field, Spalding goes ahead. Kick off 3pm.

January 2016

Kidsgrove Game Off
Kidsgrove Game Off
The recent spell of wet weather has waterlogged the Moat Ground so today's game against Kidsgrove Athletic has been postponed.
Revised Fixture Dates
Revised Fixture Dates
The league have re-arranged the postponed games as follows: Tividale (Home) Tues 26th January Spalding United (Home) Tues 23rd February Kidsgrove Athletic (Home) Tues 1st March Coalville Town (Home) Sat 12th March
Basford Game ON
Basford Game ON
After passing an earlier pitch inspection, today's game at Basford is on.
Stocksbridge Game On
Stocksbridge Game On
We have just been informed that tonight's game at Stocksbridge is ON.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Due to a frozen pitch, there will be an inspection at the Moat Ground by the match referee at 11.30am ahead of our game against Rugby Town.
Rugby game postponed
This afternoon's game against Rugby Town has been called off due to a frozen pitch.
Rugby Town, New Fixture Date
Rugby Town, New Fixture Date
The Rugby Town game at the Moat Ground has been re-arranged for Tuesday 16th February - 7.45pm.
Christmas Raffle Update
Firstly, many thanks to those people who have sold or bought Xmas raffle tickets, we appreciate your support of both GFCSC & GFC.
Derbyshire Senior Cup Date
Derbyshire Senior Cup Date
Gresley will play Pinxton at the Moat Ground in the Derbyshire Senior Cup Quarter Final on Tuesday 2nd February - 7.45pm

February 2016

Tonight's DSC Admission Prices
Tonight's DSC Admission Prices
Newcastle Town Fixture Change
Newcastle Town Fixture Change
Due to Gresley reaching the semi-final of the Derbyshire Senior Cup our game at Newcastle Town scheduled for Tuesday 9th February has been moved to Tuesday 5th April. We will now be playing Alfreton Town on Tuesday at the Moat Ground.
Newcastle Date Moved Again
Newcastle Date Moved Again
Our away game at Newcastle Town has been re-arranged again by the League! It's now to be played on Saturday 19th March.
Romulus Game Off
Romulus Game Off
The match referee has declared the pitch as waterlogged so today's game at the Moat Ground has been postponed.
Romulus Fixture Date
Romulus Fixture Date
The home game against Romulus as now been arranged for Tuesday 22nd March.
Alfreton Town Game Off
Alfreton Town Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, tonight's game at the Moat ground against Alfreton Town in the Derbyshire Senior Cup Semi-Final has been postponed.
Rugby Town, New Fixture Date
Rugby Town, New Fixture Date
The home game against Rugby Town has now been re-arranged for Tuesday 15th March - 7.45pm
Alfreton Town Fixture Re-arranged
Alfreton Town Fixture Re-arranged
The Derbyshire Senior Cup Semi-Final at the Moat Ground has been arranged for Tuesday 16th February - kick off 7.45pm.

April 2016

Youth Team - League Champions
Gresley Youth team won the Leicestershire Floodlit Midweek Youth League with a 3-0 win over Ashby Ivanhoe Youth at the Moat Ground. Congratulations to Steve, Todd, Rich and all the players.
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League Position
  Team P GD Pts
12 Spalding United 41 -9 50
13 Peterborough Sports 41 -10 48
14 Loughborough Dynamo 41 -18 46
15 Belper Town 41 -42 45
16 Sheffield FC 41 -18 43
17 Carlton Town 40 -7 41
18 Kidsgrove Athletic 40 -19 41
19 Gresley 40 -38 40
20 Newcastle Town 41 -26 36
21 Romulus 41 -37 34
22 Market Drayton Town 40 -52 33

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