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June 2021

Keeper's For Keeps
Keeper's For Keeps
We are pleased to confirm that goalkeeper Joe Fryatt will be remaining with Rovers for the coming season 21/22. Joe is a top young stopper and developing all the time. Coming off the back of some really good performances in the recent tournament, we are excited to see Joe further develop in the coming season!
Stanton Signs
Stanton Signs
Rovers are really pleased to add young forward Charlie Stanton to our squad for the new season. Formerly with Cheltenham Town, Charlie is now adjusting to life in non league football and we are happy to give him the platform here at Rovers to show what he can do.
u18's Finish With A Win
u18's Finish With A Win
Rovers u18's ended their league campaign with a win at the Moat Ground beating Alexton & New Parks 3-2.
Three More Sign In
Three More Sign In
Gresley Rovers are pleased to confirm that three more players have agreed to sign for another season. More...
Prince Follows The Rovers Pathway
Prince Follows The Rovers Pathway
Rovers are proud to announce that the first player to follow the player pathway from Matt Toulson’s talented league winning u18's side, to the first team for season 21/22 is right back Ben Prince.
Leake Steps Up
Leake Steps Up
More great news for our club this evening, as we can announce a second player stepping up from our u18’s to the first team for the new season.
Pre-Season Friendlies Announced
Pre-Season Friendlies Announced
The following pre-seaon friendlies have been announced. Admission and Home kick-off times to be confirmed. Sat 10/07 - Lichfield City (H) Sat 17/07 - Loughborough Dynamo (A) Tue 20/07 - AFC Wulfrunians (H) Sat 24/07 - Hinckley AFC (H) Tue 27/07 - Bromsgrove Sporting (H) Sat 31/07 - Rugby Town (A)
Reserve Team Friendlies
Reserve Team Friendlies
Sat 26th Wyrley (a) Tue 13th Desford (h) Sat 17th Brocton u21s (h) Sat 24th Newhall United (a) Sat 31st Melbourne Dynamo (h) Admission and Home kick-off times to be confirmed.
Lucas Remains A Moatman
Lucas Remains A Moatman
Another confirmed retention for your 21/22 Rovers squad is local legend Lucas Harrison. More...
Gresley Rovers Supporters Club June Draw
Gresley Rovers Supporters Club June Draw
£250 (54) Mick Haynes £200 (11) Richard Jarvis £100 (4) Paul Ward £50 (55) Jake Mayman £50 (9) Emma Shrive £50 (14) Joanne Evans

July 2021

FA Competitions
FA Competitions
Gresley Rovers will begin this season’s Emirates FA Cup campaign on Saturday 7th August in the Extra Preliminary Round. The winners will receive £1,125 and the losers £375. In the Buildbase FA Vase, Gresley will begin on Saturday 11th September. The u18’s start the FA Youth Cup week commencing 30th August in the Preliminary Round. Draws for all competitions are scheduled for Friday 9th July.
Pre-Season Friendly
Pre-Season Friendly
We start our pre-season friendlies next week so why not pop up and support your local team. Please remember that Covid 19 restrictions still apply. Adults £5, Concessions £3 and u16's £2.
Two out One In
Two out One In
Two players have left the club. Charlie Stanton and Joe Fryatt.Charlie did not appear in a game since signing. Joe has decided to leave and we wish him well for the future and thank him for his time spent in a Rovers Shirt. We welcome into the club is experienced goalkeeper Lewis Fenny. Lewis has many games under his belt playing for Cambridge United, Leamington, Barwell and Boldmere St Michaels.
Billy Joins The Roverlution
Billy Joins The Roverlution
Delighted to confirm the addition of central midfield player Billy Howard to Rovers squad for 21/22 season. Formerly of Quorn and Evesham United, Billy knows the management well, and is a talented young player who will add physical strength and energy to our midfield.
Game Cancelled
Game Cancelled
Unfortunately tomorrow's planned friendly against Lichfield City has had to be cancelled. The next first team game is sheduled for next Saturday against Loughborough Dynamo.
Rovers Begin Cup Journey At Home
Rovers Begin Cup Journey At Home
Gresley Rovers begin their Emirates FA Cup journey at home to Midland Premier League Bewdley Town scheduled for Saturday 7th August. The winners will be at home Leek Town on Saturday 21st August. In the Buildbase FA Vase Rovers are at home to Dudley Sports in the second-round qualifying scheduled for Saturday 11th September. The winners will face either Winsford United or Stapenhill away. Rovers’ u18’s face Alfreton Town in the FA Youth Cup at the Moat Ground scheduled for week commencing 30th August. The winners of that game will travel to either Anstey Nomads or AFC Mansfield.
Two new additions
Two new additions
Two new additions as squad really begins to take shape… Firstly highly rated attacking midfielder Darious Darkin joins the Roverlution. Young professional with Aston Villa who played in an FA Youth Cup final, before playing in non league with Bromsgrove, Hinckley, Halesowen Town, Redditch United, Market Drayton Town and Quorn. Second new addition is 17 year old Kelvin Kasongo who was spotted playing for Allexton New Parks u18’s against our own u18 side at the end of last season. Kelvin is an attacker and has exceptional ability, and we are really excited to have him, and see how he fares at the higher level.
Two More Sign In
Two More Sign In
Rovers are pleased to announce that two local lads, Connor Ward and Cameron Steele have signed for the new season.Remaining with the club for the new campaign is versatile midfield man Connor Ward. Ever popular in the squad and with supporters, Wardy is a local lad and a Rovers fan at heart, and exudes this in his performances where he can always be relied upon to leave everything out on the pitch. A valuable addition to our squad. We are happy to welcome local lad Cameron Steele back to Rovers for the new season. Cameron was with Stapenhill last season. A versatile player who will add depth and quality to our squad.
Pre-Season Friendly
Pre-Season Friendly
Tomorrow (Saturday) we travel to Loughborough Dynamo for our first Pre-Season Friendly - kick off is 3pm. Admission £5 adults, £3 concessions and under 12’s free.
The FA Issue New Covid Guidance
The FA Issue New Covid Guidance
On Monday 19th July, as part of the next step of the Government’s roadmap out of national lockdown, there will be further changes to the restrictions on football.
Football At The Moat
Football At The Moat
There is football at the Moat Ground tomorrow (Tues) as we welcome former league rivals AFC Wulfrunians. Admission - £5 Adults, £3 Concessions, u16's £2. Why not pop up and see the new look side, your support is much appreciated.
Fixtures Released
Fixtures Released
Fixtures for the new UCL campaign have been released. Rovers make arguably their longest trip of the season on Easter Saturday 16th April with a visit to the seaside as they take on Skegness Town A visit to Long Eaton United on Easter Monday 18th April should hopefully be the last game of the season. Christmas fixtures see Long Eaton United visit the Moat Ground on the 28th of December followed by a short trip to Heather St Johns on Monday 3rd January. The season kicks off at Heanor Town on Wednesday the 4th of August. All fixtures are subject to change.
Football At The Moat
Football At The Moat
There is football at the Moat tomorrow (Saturday) when we take on Hinckley AFC in a pre-season friendly - kick off 3pm. Why not pop up and support your local team. Admission £5 Adults, £3 Concessions and £2 u16's
Tuesday Friendly
Tuesday Friendly
We will now be playing Graham Street Prims in a friendly at the Moat Ground on Tuesday evening. Kick off 7.45pm. Admission £5 Adults, £3 Concessions, u16's £2. Please come and support your local team.
Rovers Win Penultimate Friendly
Rovers Win Penultimate Friendly
A Steve Hart double with goals from Massiah McDonald and Oli Bailey saw Rovers to a 4-0 win at the Moat Ground. Final Score:Gresley Rovers 4-0 Graham Street Prims
Two More Sign In
Two More Sign In
Manager Carl Abbot has added two more players to his squad. The experienced forward Massiah McDonald and young wide player Lucas Powell. Welcome to the club lads.
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Forthcoming Fixtures
Rugby Town
Pre-Season Friendly
Sat, 31st Jul 2021, 3.00pm (Away)
Heanor Town
League
Wed, 4th Aug 2021, 7.45pm (Away)
Bewdley Town
Emirates FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round
Sat, 7th Aug 2021, 3.00pm (Home)
Pinchbeck United
League
Sat, 14th Aug 2021, 3.00pm (Home)
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