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June 2019

Vacancy - First Team Physio
Vacancy - First Team Physio
A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Gresley FC for a highly motivated, innovative, committed and suitably qualified physio for the First Team. Please send your CV to club secretary Ian Collins on ian.collins@gresleyfc.com
Steve Essex
Steve Essex
The club are sad to report that former Gresley Rovers' defender Steve Essex passed away peacefully on Saturday evening after a long illness. Everyone at Gresley send our deepest condolences to Steve's family and friends at this sad time.
The Midland Football League
The Midland Football League
At tonight's Midland Football League AGM, Gresley were officially accepted into the Premier Division. There will be many familiar teams to face including Romulus, Tividale and Racing Club Warwick plus Heather St Johns who won the MFL First Division.
Season Tickets
Season Tickets
Early bird season ticket prices for the new season until 31st July are £120 Adult and £70 Concessions. This special offer includes membership of the Supporters Club.
First Team News
First Team News
As manager Gavin Hurren prepares for the 2019-2020 season, we are delighted to confirm a new addition to his backroom staff. Joining the club is John Newall as Head Physio.

July 2019

Reg Shorthouse
Reg Shorthouse
Reg Shorthouse - The club have been informed that Reg has suffered a stroke but is feeling okay but with obvious difficulties. Every one at the club wishes Reg a speedy recovery and that we will soon see him back watching the games.
New Player Signing
New Player Signing
Manager Gavin Hurren can reveal his first signing for the upcoming 2019/20 season and what an addition it is.
Hurren gets his man as Paul Sullivan Signs
Hurren gets his man as Paul Sullivan Signs
Gresley FChave beaten off plenty competition from elsewhere to secure the services of prolificstriker Paul Sullivan, who has put pen to paper for the upcoming 2019/20 campaign
Don't Forget
Don't Forget
The Moat Ground office will be open tomorrow (Saturday) from 11am to 12.30pm for the purchase of season tickets.
New Player Signing
New Player Signing
Manager Gavin Hurren can reveal another signing for the upcoming 2019/20 season. Gresley FC can confirm Andrew Westwood has put pen to paper for the 2019/2020 campaign.
New Player Signing with Assistant Manager Dan Crane
New Player Signing with Assistant Manager Dan Crane
Manager Gavin Hurren confirms first player from last season’s squad who commits for the upcoming 2019/20 season.
Fans' Forum
Fans' Forum
There will be a fans' forum held in the Social club on Thursday 1st August at 7.30.pm. This will be a chance for fans to receive the latest updates on all club matters both on and off the field. Gavin and his team will be attending along with Club Directors.
First Pre-Season Match Tonight
First Pre-Season Match Tonight
Gresley play their first pre-season game tonight when the travel to the TRICO stadium to take on Southern League Central outfit Redditch United (kick off 7.45pm). United finished in 15th place in the step 3 league so, it should prove to be a stern test for Gavin Hurren’s fledgling side.
FA Cup & Vase Draws
FA Cup & Vase Draws
The Emirates FA Cup & BuildBase FA Vase ties have been drawn. Gresley FC will face Dunkirk away in the Emirates FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round tie to be played Saturday 10th August 2019, The winners will then host Step 4 giants Sutton Coldfield Town in the next round. BuildBase FA Vase First Qualifying round will see Gresley FC host Winsford United with the tie to be played Saturday 31st August 2019.
Gresley On The Road For Their First Game
Gresley On The Road For Their First Game
Gresley face a tricky game for their first game of the new season with a trip to Walsall Wood on the opening day 3rd August. This game is followed by another away trip on Monday 5th August as they visit Romulus. Gresley's first home league game will be on the 17th August when they host Tividale.
League Cup Draw
League Cup Draw
Gresley have been drawn at home in the Moldwell Plastics League Cup Round 1 against Selston. Scheduled to be played on Tuesday 24th September - 7.45pm
Melton Game Cancelled
Melton Game Cancelled
After discussion between Gresley manager Gavin Hurren and Melton Town manager, former Moatman Tom Manship, it was agreed that tomorrow’s (Thursday) friendly be cancelled. Gavin spoke to the club website and explained “with a small squad and a few slight injuries it would be best to give the lads a night off. We still have a game on Saturday and then three games next week. Melton had a game last night so Tom agreed it was the right decision for both teams”.
New Player Signing
New Player Signing
Manager Gavin Hurren confirms Two more from last season’s squad commits for the upcoming 2019/20 season.
Season Tickets
Season Tickets
The office at the Moat Ground will be open tomorrow (Saturday) morning from 11am - 12noon for anyone wishing to purchase a season ticket.
Physio Required
Physio Required
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Gresley now require a suitably qualified physio for the first team. Please contact club secretary Ian Collins on 07733 055212 or by email ian.collins@gresleyfc.com
Fans' Forum
Fans' Forum
There will be a Fans Forum on Thursday 1st August starting at 7.30pm. Your chance to ask those burning questions. The chairman. directors and manager will be on hand to answer them. Everyone welcome.

August 2019

Sponsors and Partners Wanted
Sponsors and Partners Wanted
Gresley FC are looking for partners to sponsor the club and help promote your brand. We are one of the biggest Non League Midlands clubs with over 7500 followers on Social Media and a good fan base. With Academy teams, Youth, Reserve and First team football we reach hundreds of people each week watching our games at the Moat Ground. If you would like to advertise with Gresley FC and help the club grow please message Bryan McIntosh, Commercial Director on commercial@gresleyfc.com We would be delighted to discuss how we can work with you.
Friday Feedback - First Team News
Friday Feedback - First Team News
Been a first tough week in the Midland Football league and with playing two games in 3 days against two of the top 5 sides tipped for promotion both away has shown how difficult the league we have gone into is. But we all go again Tomorrow away at Dunkirk in the FA Cup.
Dunkirk Game Off
Dunkirk Game Off
Our secretary Ian Collins has just received notification that tomorrow’s (Tuesday) Emirates FA Cup replay against Dunkirk FC has been postponed subject to FA investigation regarding Dunkirk FC.
Gresley Awarded Tie
Gresley Awarded Tie
After an FA Cup investigation into the recent Dunkirk vs Gresley FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round game which ended in a draw, Gresley have been awarded the tie and will now welcome Sutton Coldfield Town in the Preliminary Round next Saturday 24th August - 3pm.
Derbyshire Senior Cup Draws
Derbyshire Senior Cup Draws
Gresley have been drawn at home in Round 1 to Graham Street Prims. Sceduled for Tues 10th September - 7.45pm. The winners will be at home in Round 2 against New Mills.
Club Statement
Club Statement
Manager Gavin Hurren has decided to step down from his role as Gresley FC first team manager with immediate effect. Assistant manager Dan Crane and coach Dave McDermott will be in caretaker charge of the team for Saturdays home FA cup tie against Sutton Coldfield Town.
FA Cup
FA Cup
It's FA Cup day at the Moat. Please pop up and support the lads as we take on Sutton Coldfield Town - 3pm. Just a reminder that season's tickets are not valid for this game.
Heather St Johns Game News
Heather St Johns Game News
There will be a couple of familiar faces in the dugout when Gresley host league leaders Heather St Johns at the Moat Ground on Bank Holiday Monday (3pm) The trio of Dan Crane, Dave McDermott and Daryll Thomas took caretaker charge of the team for Saturday's 2-1 FA Cup defeat to Sutton Coldfield but Crane has been allowed to leave to join Bedworth United whilst Thomas, who got married on Friday, is now away for a couple of weeks on honeymoon.

September 2019

Gresley On The Road
Gresley On The Road
Gresley first team travel to Warwick to take on Racing Club Wrawick - 3pm. Not going? The reserves are at the Moat against Nuneaton Griff in the Challenge Trophy - 3pm
Reduced Admission
Reduced Admission
The admission prices for Tuesday's Derbyshire Senior Cup game at the Moat against Graham Street Prims are reduced to Adults £5-00, Concessions £3-00 and under 16's free.
Breaking News - First Team
Breaking News - First Team
The Gresley FC board are very pleased to announce that Dave McDermott has been appointed as the new manager. Following interviews with a high quality field of candidates the Board were very impressed with Dave's interview and coupled with the recent results and passion shown by the players under his interim management.
Game At The Moat Tonight
Game At The Moat Tonight
Gresley host near neighbours Graham Street Prims in the Derbyshire Senior Cup 1st Round tonight - 7.45pm. Admission £5 adults, Concessions £3 and u16's free.
Match Postponed
Match Postponed
Due to our win in the Buildbase FA Vase our home game against Newark Flowserve scheduled for Saturday 12th October has been postponed. We will announce the new date when we have it.
Home Again
Home Again
Gresley have been drawn at home again in the 1st Round of the Buildbase FA Vase against Rugby Town. The game is scheduled for Saturday 12th October.
Fundraising
Fundraising
Great news, you can raise donations for Gresley FC every time you shop online, and at no extra cost to you whatsoever with easyfundraising.org.uk!
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Following the heavy overnight rain and rain forecast on and off for the rest of the day, a pitch inspection has been arranged for 4.30pm this afternoon.
Game On
Game On
Tonight's League Cup game at the Moat against Selston has passed a pitch inspection so the game is ON.
Fixture Change
Fixture Change
The home game against Newark Flowserve which was postponed due to our Vase match on the 12th, has now been rearranged for Tuesday 29th October - 7.45pm

October 2019

Game On
Game On
With the recent spell of wet weather, it was decided to have a precautionary pitch inspection and the game is on.
Mark Potts Update
Mark Potts Update
We have had several people asking about Mark after he suffered an horrendous face injury during yesterday's game. Because the deep cut was near to his eye it was glued rather than stitched. The face around his eye is very swollen at the moment but he is hopeful that he will ready to play again very soon. Everyone at the club wishes Mark a speedy recovery.
Fans Forum
Fans Forum
There will be a fans' forum in the social club on Friday the 18th of October 2019 6:30 for a 7 pm start. It's your chance to discuss the club's activities on and off the field. The manager, his assistant and Board members will be present.
Game On
Game On
Despite the recent spell of wet weather, today's game against Rugby Town at the Moat goes ahead.Kick off 3pm
Youth Game Off
Youth Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, tomorrow night's Youth game against Shepshed Dynamo at the Moat has been postponed.
Kane Lee Update
Kane Lee Update
We have been notified by Kane that he has received the results from his recent knee scan and unfortunately he has torn his ACL and will be out for the rest of the season. He is in good spirits and ready to get through this and come back stronger next year. Everyone at Gresley FC wishes Kane a speedy and full recovery and look forward to him playing again for us next season.
Lucas Back At The Moat
Lucas Back At The Moat
Lucas Harrison has rejoined the club. He made over 210 appearances before he left last January. Lucas will be eligible to play as soon as his registration has been completed. Kyle Forryanis delighted and already requested to sponsor Lucas for the remainder of the season. We look forward to seeing Lukus back with Gresley and thank Kyle for his sponsorship
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Due to the spell of wet weather and the forecast of more heavy rain overnight and up to Saturday lunch time there will be a pitch inspection at 10.30am tomorrow.
Game Off
Game Off
Unfortunately, today's game at the Moat against Coventry Sphinx has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Poppy Badge
Poppy Badge
We have the Gresley FC/Poppy badges on sale. They are £4 each with a £1 going to the Poppy Appeal. You can pick one up at the Club Shop on match days, the Social Club or through the on-line shop. P & P to be added.
Fixture Changes
Fixture Changes
Our recently postponed home game against Coventry Sphinx, will now be played on Tuesday 3rd December - 7.45pm. The Reserves will be at home on Saturday against Redditch United Reserves 3-00pm.

November 2019

Reserve Game Off
Reserve Game Off
Tomorrow's Reserve Team game at the Moat against Redditch United has been postponed due to a problem with one of the floodlight pylons.
Fixture Change
Fixture Change
Due to Sporting Khalsa winning their FA Vase game so into the next round, we will now be playing Coventry Sphinx on Saturday 30th November at the Moat not Tuesday 3rd December as announced previously.
Youth Game Off
Youth Game Off
Tonight's (Wednesday) game at Coalville has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Reserves Complete Backroom Staff
Reserves Complete Backroom Staff
The Reserve Team manager Ricky Adams has completed his backroom staff. Assistant manager - Glyn Andrews, Coach/GK Coach - Chris Tilson, Coach - Lee Croxall, Physio/Coach - Connor Majka.
Doreen Fox
Doreen Fox
It is with deep sadness that we have to report the death of long time Gresley supporter Doreen Fox. Doreen was a familiar face at the Moat along with her husband Tony. Our deepest condolences go to Tony, his family and close friends at this sad time.
Game On
Game On
After an inspection this morning the pitch was declared playable although a little wet.
Important: Kick Off Time Change
Important: Kick Off Time Change
PLEASE NOTE that if you are intending to travel to Coventry United on Saturday that the Kick Off time has been brought forward to 1pm at the request of our hosts. Please let anyone you know who may be making the trip and do not have access to social media. Thank you.
Reserve Cup Fixture Change of Venue
As you can well imagine after the torrential rain all day today (Thursday) the Moat Ground is a little wet! So, it has been agreed that Saturday's Derbyshire Cup game against the Derby Singh Brothers be switched to the 3g pitch at Pingle School, Coronation Street Swad. Kick off 2pm. The club house will be open after the game for players, officials and supporters.
Gresley On The Road
Gresley On The Road
First Team are at Coventry United Saturday - 1pm ko. Please be aware that the parking at the ground is £5. Please note Coventry United are not responsible for the cost. If you are a member of the Supporters Club they will kindly reimburse the cost. There is parking elsewhere.
Fixture Re-Arranged
Fixture Re-Arranged
The recently postponed game at Stourport Swifts has now been arranged for Tuesday 3rd December. Kick off 7.45pm.
Thank You
Thank You
Thank you to Vickers Young Limited Mortgage and Financial Services who have generously agreed to sponsor Saturday's game against Coventry Sphinx.
IMPORTANT - Venue Change
IMPORTANT - Venue Change
Due to the Moat Ground being waterlogged it was agreed between both clubs that tomorrow's fixture be switched to Coventry Sphinx. Please let anyone know who may have been coming to the game and does not have access to social media - thank you.
Game Off
Game Off
Unfortunately, due to a frozen pitch today's game at Coventry Sphinx has been called off. Meanwhile, the Reserve team game at Inkberrow, Worcestershire is on.

December 2019

Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Following this afternoon's deluge and rain over night, there will be a precautionary pitch inspection tomorrow morning at 10.30 am.
Game On
Game On
After a precautionary pitch inspection today's game at the Moat against table toppers Walsall Wood is ON.
Kyro Sharpe
Kyro Sharpe
Our best wishes for a full recovery to Reserve Team player Kyro Sharpe who has suffered an ACL injury. He will have a MRI scan on Wednesday to confirm but early indications show that it’s looking like 12 to 15 months out for him. Reserve team manager Ricky Adams said: "Kyro has been a massive part for us this season and we are gutted for him."
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
There will be a pitch inspection at 4pm prior to our home game against Sporting Khalsa. We will let you know the outcome as soon as we have it.
Game Off
Game Off
Due to the rain at the Moat in the last half hour the match referee has called tonight’s game off.
Half Season Tickets Available
Half Season Tickets Available
You can now buy a Half Season Ticket for our remaining 11 games at the Moat working out at just under £5 per game for adults and just under £1 for u18's. A great Christmas Present. Tickets available from the office on a first team match day.
Thank You
Thank You
On Dec 21st we would like to offer free entrance to current serving public servants, Police, NHS staff, Fire Crews, Ambulance staff, serving military personnel and veterans as our way of saying thank you to everyone who contribute and have contributed so much to our lives. Just show your ID at the turnstiles on the day. This is our last home game before Christmas.
Khalsa New Date
Khalsa New Date
The game at the Moat Ground against Sporting Khalsa postponed on 10th December has now been re-arranged for Tuesday 7th January - 7.45pm.
First & Reserve Teams Games Off
First & Reserve Teams Games Off
Due to the persistent wet weather both the First Team game at Coventry and the Reserve Team game at the Moat are off due to waterlogged pitches.
Race Night
Race Night
The club are holding a Race Night on Saturday 21st December starting at 6pm. There will be 8 races and the cost is £5 which includes a finger buffet. Please try and support it. Should the weather intercede the Race Night will still go ahead.
Volunteer Groundsperson
Volunteer Groundsperson
Gresley FC are wanting some volunteer groundspeople to help especially with the pitch, repairing after matches and mowing etc. Experience of maintaining a grass football pitch is preferable but training can be arranged. Contact Mark on maintenance@gresleyfc.com for a chat.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Following the last few days of rain, there will be a pitch inspection at the Moat Ground at 10am.
Game Off
Game Off
Due to the recent few days of rain, today's game at the Moat against Selston has been postponed. Last night there were areas of standing water and although they have now gone the pitch is too wet to play and will not dry out enough by kick off.
Race Night
Race Night
Although today's game has been called off the Race Night goes ahead with a 6pm start. Your support will be appreciated.
Club Shop
Club Shop
The Club Shop will be open today from 11am until 12 noon for any last minute gifts of mugs, scarves, key rings etc. Please note we have no replica shirts in stock.
Fixtures Re-Arranged
Fixtures Re-Arranged
The recently postponed games have been re-arranged. We will now play Coventry Sphinx away on Tuesday 18th February (7.45pm) and our home game against Selston has now been scheduled for Saturday 7th March (3pm).
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
There will be a pitch inspection at Heather at 11.30am. We will let you know of the outcome as soon as possible.
Game On
Game On
After a pitch inspection this morning, the game at Heather is ON.

January 2020

Happy New Year
Happy New Year
Gresley Football Club would like to wish everyone a very Happy and Peaceful New Year.
Gresley On The Road
Gresley On The Road
Gresley visit Boldmere for their first game of the New Year - 3pm. The Reserves take on near neighbours Uttoxeter Town at the Moat Ground - 3pm.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Due to the heavy rain which has hit the area in the last hour or so, there will be a pitch inspection at 4pm ahead of our game against Sporting Khalsa
Game On
Game On
Tonight's game is on after the match referee declared the pitch playable
Youth Game Off
Youth Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch tomorrow's (Wednesday) Youth Team game against Beaumont Park Pumas at the Moat has been postponed.
Worcester Fixture Postponed
Worcester Fixture Postponed
Due to Worcester City's progression in the FA Vase our home fixture scheduled for Saturday 8th February has been postponed. A new date will be arranged.
Worcester City Fixture Re-arranged
Worcester City Fixture Re-arranged
Gresley FC will now play Worcester City on Tuesday 10th March. Kick off - 7.45pm.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Due to the rain we've had over the last few days, we will be having a pitch inspection at 10.30am tomorrow
Volunteers Needed
Volunteers Needed
Gresley FC require match day volunteers to join our existing team. We need match day stewards and turnstile staff. Contact Mark on any match day at the Moat or email - maintenance@gresleyfc.com for a chat.
Game On
Game On
After an earlier pitch inspection it has been declared playable so this afternoon's game is ON.
Fans Forum
Fans Forum
Friday 31st January (7.30pm) - Social Club, Moat Street There is to be a special fans forum which will include both on field updates and an announcement on the future direction of the club. Anyone associated with the club is invited to attend.
Club Statement
Club Statement
At tonight's fans forum Mark Alflat, Gresley Chairman, announced that the ownership of the Moat Ground had transferred to a local businessman.

February 2020

Reserves Batter Bartley
Reserves Batter Bartley
Gresley Reserves handed their visitors a hammering at the Moat Ground with Josh Dutton hitting four, Harry Collins 2 and Trafford Pickering scoring the goals. Final Score: Gresley Reserves 7 - 1 Bartley Reds
Youth Game Off
Youth Game Off
Due to a waterlogged pitch, tonight's u18's team game against Beaumont Park Pumas at the Moat Ground has been postponed. There has also been some damage to the netting on the far side of the ground due to tree damage caused by the recent storm.
Reserve Cup Game Off
Reserve Cup Game Off
Today's Reserve team game at the Moat Ground has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Dennis The Menace Strikes
Dennis The Menace Strikes
Storm Dennis has hit today's game at Selston and it has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch with more rain and high winds to come.
Selston Game Re-arranged
Selston Game Re-arranged
The recently postponed game away at Selston has been re-scheduled for Wednesday 8th April - 7.45pm.
Coventry Game Off
Coventry Game Off
Following the latest downpour, tonight's first team game at Coventry Sphinx has had to be postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
The Ultimate Away Day
The Ultimate Away Day
The Ultimate Away Day, is a campaign that’s all about getting footballers and their mates safely to those important away days. This is a chance for you to get involved in a national campaign and meet some very special guests along the way!
Sphinx New Date
Sphinx New Date
The recently postponed away game at Coventry Sphinx has been re-arranged for Tuesday 31st March - 7.45pm.
Reserve Game Off
Reserve Game Off
Unfortunately, the Moat Ground pitch is waterlogged so the reserve team game has been postponed. However, at the time of posting the first team game at Highgate United is on.
Frank Northwood
Frank Northwood
It is with great sadness that we report the death of one of Gresley Rovers' greatest managers, Frank Northwood aged 87-years. Frank will always be remembered for the West Midlands titles he won and taking Rovers to Wembley in the final of the FA Vase in 1991. Our deepest sympathies are with his family and friends at this sad time.
Breaking News - First Team
Breaking News - First Team
By mutual agreement and with immediate effect David McDermott has been relieved of his management responsibilities at Gresley Football Club. The low points tally and the last two performances have led the Gresley Board to act. Mark Alflat, Gresley Chair, announced that Gary Norton will take charge of the first team whilst options going forward are considered. Alflat said: "I want to thank Dave for his efforts and wish him well for the future but given our situation a change in approach is required."
Frank Northwood Funeral
Frank Northwood Funeral
Frank's funeral will be held on Tuesday 10th March 2pm at Brewood Church, Church Road, Stafford ST19 9BT
Moat Ground Ins and Outs
Moat Ground Ins and Outs
Gresley FC are delighted to announced two new additions to the club this week. The popular Cameron Steele returns to the Moat ground from neighbours Stapenhill whilst Regan Upton has also this week completed the switch to join the club from Atherstone Town.
Management Team Appointed
Management Team Appointed
The Gresley FC Board have confirmed that caretaker boss Gary Norton has agreed to take charge of the side until the end of the season after which the situation will be reviewed.
Tividale Game Off
Tividale Game Off
The First Team game at Tividale has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch so too has Gresley Reserves against Nuneaton Griff at the Moat Ground.

March 2020

Tividale New Date
Tividale New Date
The recently postponed away game at Tividale has been re-arranged for THURSDAY 16th April - 7.45pm kick off.
Football At The Moat
Football At The Moat
The reserves take on Coton Green at the Moat tonight - 7.30 kick off. Your support would be very welcome.
Williamson Back
Williamson Back
John Williamson becomes the latest addition to caretaker manager Gary Norton’s backroom team after agreeing to return to the club as a coach.
Football At The Moat
Football At The Moat
We have football at the Moat this afternoon with visitors Selston. A crucial game for both sides. Please pop up and support your local team. 3pm kick off.
Pitch Inspection
Pitch Inspection
Following the recent spell of heavy rain, there will be a pitch inspection at 2pm this afternoon ahead of our game against Worcester City tonight.
Game Off
Game Off
Due to yesterday's heavy rain which continued during the night, tonight's game at the Moat has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. A new date will be confirmed.
Worcester City Fixture Re-arranged
Worcester City Fixture Re-arranged
The recently postponed game at the Moat against Worcester City has been re-arranged for Tuesday 17th. Kick off 7.45pm
Three More Sign In
Three More Sign In
Ryan King has returned to the club after completing a transfer from neighbours Stapenhill FC. King was with the club early last season and had a very promising start to the season before a knee injury set him back.
Eze Does It
Eze Does It
Gresley FC would like to welcome experienced defender Henry Eze to the club after his arrival was confirmed this evening for the remainder of the season. The 34 year old will go straight into the squad for Saturday's game at South Normanton Athletic. Henry's former clubs include Stamford, Kettering, Kings Lynn and Solihull Moors amongst others.
Midland League Statement
Further to the communication of yesterday regarding the Coronavirus crisis, and following the Premier League and EFL deciding to pause the season until April 9th the MFL have taken advice from the FA who informed us today that it is each League’s decision as to what approach it wishes to take, so each league at Steps 5 & 6 will do what it believes best for its member clubs.
Reserve Team Game On
Reserve Team Game On
Tomorrow's reserve team game against Worcester City will be played at The Pingle School, Coronation Street, Swadlincote DE11 0QA. Kick off 3pm
Game Off
Game Off
Today's game at South Normanton has been postponed due to a part of the pitch being considered unplayable. You can always got to Pingle School to watch the reserves against Worcester City reserves. 3pm kick off Please note there are no facilities at Pingle, refreshments or toilets.
Norton Adds To Management Team
Norton Adds To Management Team
Gresley FC can announce that caretaker manager Gary Norton has agreed a deal to bring the former Evesham United management team of Carl Abbott and Paul Tomlinson to join him at the Moat ground until the end of the season.
Worcester Fixture Postponed
Worcester Fixture Postponed
Due to Worcester City having several first team players in self isolation due to suspected Covid 19, tomorrow's game at the Moat Ground has been postponed.
Another One Signs In
Another One Signs In
Junior Smikle becomes the latest addition to the Gresley FC squad as the new caretaker management duo of Gary Norton and Carl Abbott look to add more quality and depth to the squad ahead of the remaining 12 games of the season. 34-year-old Smikle has signed from Abbott’s former club Evesham United and can operate in a number of positions in defence or midfield and adds not only quality but versatility to the current Gresley squad. As well as Evesham his former clubs include Kidderminster Harriers, Cheltenham Town, Hereford United, Altrincham, Stourbridge, Rushall Olympic and Sutton Coldfield Town.
Youth League Suspend Fixtures
Youth League Suspend Fixtures
The Leicestershire Midweek Floodlit Youth League have also suspended all games until further notice.
Midland League Statement Updated
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement earlier this evening the Board of the Midland Football League have taken the decision to suspend all fixtures from midnight tonight until further notice.
A Word From The Chairman
A Word From The Chairman
Good evening. As Gresley FC Chairman, and on behalf of everyone associated with the club, I want to thank our wonderful supporters and sponsors for the messages of support we have been receiving during this challenging time.
Club Raffle
Club Raffle
To help raise vital funds the club and supporters club have launched a raffle.
Monday Raffle Update
Monday Raffle Update
After going through the list of payees, we've allocated a brilliant £908 worth of tickets so far in just 48 hours of it being open.
FA Statement
FA Statement
We have been officially informed by the FA that the 2019/20 season has been terminated with immediate effect. All results will be expunged from the record books.
Gresley FC Appoint Management Team
Gresley FC Appoint Management Team
The Gresley FC Board are pleased to announce the appointment of their permanent management team for next season.

April 2020

Joan Dennis
Joan Dennis
It is with deep sadness that we have to report the death of Joan dear wife of Stuart Dennis after a very brief illness. Many of you will have met Stuart on the gate when visiting the Moat. Our deepest condolences go to Stuart, Mark and Paul at this time.

May 2020

Season Tickets
Season Tickets
Unfortunately, we do not know when the new season will begin, hopefully as near to the usual date as possible, but the club has to plan ahead. The season tickets will be £105 adults, £70 concessions which equates to 5 free games and children under 16 £15-00 if parent has season ticket.
Ground Maintenance Update
Ground Maintenance Update
Here is an update of the ongoing ground works being carried out while there is no football at the Moat. Social distancing is being applied.

June 2020

Supporters' Club Launch 100 Club
Supporters' Club Launch 100 Club
The Supporters' Club have taken the decision to end their bonus ball game (Separate from Chunky's one which will continue) - This will be replaced by a 100 club.
Club Raffle Draw Date
Club Raffle Draw Date
The raffle will be drawn at 11am on Saturday 6th June from the Moat Ground and broadcast on Facebook Live via the Supporters Club page.
Leanne Barrett
Leanne Barrett
It's with very heavy hearts that the club reports the sad news that Jamie Barretts wife Leanne passed away this morning after her amazingly courageous battle with lung cancer. Due to his magnificent service to our club Gresley Rovers/ FC over the years the club has become part of Jamie's extended family and so we send our love and sincerest condolences to both Jamie and all his family. We are all here for any need he may have.
Gresley FC Partners
Brunel Healthcare
League Position
  Team P GD Pts
10 Highgate United 29 -3 38
11 South Normanton Athletic 26 0 37
12 Worcester City 26 11 36
13 AFC Wulfunians 31 -6 36
14 Coventry Sphinx 25 -19 34
15 Tividale 23 -4 27
16 Haughmond 29 -29 26
17 Racing Club Warwick 24 -29 24
18 Lye Town 28 -31 18
19 Gresley 26 -22 16
20 Selston 25 -38 13

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