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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.
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League Position
  Team P GD Pts
10 AFC Wulfunians 6 0 9
11 Racing Club Warwick 6 -1 8
12 Stourport Swifts 6 -1 8
13 Romulus 5 1 7
14 Coventry Sphinx 5 -5 7
15 Lye Town 8 -5 5
16 Haughmond 6 -8 5
17 Selston 6 -6 4
18 Highgate United 6 -2 3
19 Gresley 6 -7 2
20 Boldmere St Michaels 5 -9 1

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Forthcoming Fixtures
Romulus
League
Sat, 21st Sep 2019, 3.00pm (Home)
Selston
Moldwell Plastics League Cup Round 1
Tue, 24th Sep 2019, 7.45pm (Home)
Lye Town
League
Sat, 28th Sep 2019, 3.00pm (Home)
Highgate United
League
Sat, 5th Oct 2019, 3.00pm (Home)
FC Oswestry Town Action
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