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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.
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.
Bob's Just The Job
Bob's Just The Job
Gresley FC confirm the appointment and return to the club of physio Bob Elliot for the upcoming season. The experienced and popular physio has had a previous spell at the moat ground before moving elsewhere following Gavin Hurrens spell in charge and finished up last season at Barrow Town.
Raffle Draw
Raffle Draw
The raffle was drawn this morning (Saturday). Have a look here to see if you've won.

July 2020

Rovers Return
Rovers Return
Chairman Mark Alflat and his board of directors are delighted to announce that Gresley Rovers are back in non-league football.
Paul Sullivan Named Captain
Paul Sullivan Named Captain
Striker Paul Sullivan has been named as captain for when the new season starts. Paul played four games for us at the beginning of last season before moving to Evesham.
Gresley Rovers Mask
Gresley Rovers Mask
The government has decreed that everyone will have to wear a mask or face covering on public transport and from the 24th July in all shops.
New Signings
New Signings
As well as the signing of Paul Sullivan last week, joint managers Carl Abbott and Gary Norton have announced futher signings as they begin to buld their squad.
League Allocations
League Allocations
The FA have released the constitutions of the leagues and for Gresley Rovers there is no change. We remain in the Midland Premier League. However, as things stand the league will be playing with just 19 teams. This allocation is subject to confirmation
Season Start Date
Season Start Date
The Midland Premier League has issued information that all Divisions will commence League fixtures on Saturday 5th September 2020. All entrants into the ground for any fixture will be required to give contact details for track and trace purposes.
Two More Sign In
Two More Sign In
The Gresley management continue to build their squad with the signing of two more. Moat Ground favorite Joe Haines is joined by midfielder Lee Butler.
Why Not Join The Gresley Roverlution?
Why Not Join The Gresley Roverlution?
Would like to join the Gresley Roverlution? Why not have a look at sponsorship packages we have available. They can be found in the sponsorship section of the website Home Page.
Mark Alflat
Mark Alflat
Mark will be out of action for a while. Last week he had a stroke completely out of the blue despite being otherwise fit and healthy. He has said he does not want sympathy and that he will try every day to improve and get back to the person he was. He said "I am a fighter and that will help. Thankyou for your support.~ Everyone at Gresley Rovers wishes Mark a swift and full recovery.
More Sign On For Rovers
More Sign On For Rovers
Four good local talents have signed again for Rovers. Lucas Harrison, Ben Allsop, Jake McIntosh and Connor Ward have all committed for the new season.
Pre-Season Friendlies
Pre-Season Friendlies
Please note that, under the present guidence, all pre-season friendlies will be behind closed doors. NO supporters will be allowed into the ground. Should the guidence change will will keep you informed. Please help us to help you.
Season Tickets
Season Tickets
Season tickets are available to order via the Club Shop. For this season Adult season tickets are reduced to £105 as an appreciation to the early end of last season. The concession season ticket is priced at £70. Under 16 season ticket will be £15 if accompanied with an adult season ticket holder. Please note FA and League Cup games are not included.
Three More Sign In
Three More Sign In
Three more additions to the Gresley squad. Two are familiar faces and the other a new one. Joining the Roverlution are Danny Holmes, Cam Steele and Danny Munday

August 2020

Rovers In FA Cup
Rovers In FA Cup
The FA have release the list of teams accepted into the FA Cup for season 2020-2021 and Gresley Rovers have been accepted. The extra preliminary rounds are scheduled for Tue 1st September (Covid permitted), and the early draws released on Tue 18th August.
Fixture Change
Fixture Change
There has been a fixture change. The away visit to Shepshed Dynamo has been cancelled and we will now be playing at home to Heanor Town on Thur 27th August - 7.45pm kick off.
Face Mask Update
Face Mask Update
Due to the manufacturer having to go into lock down for a week this has resulted in a slight delay with the face masks. Production has re-started and should have the first 100 within 2 weeks. Should you wish to order a mask(s) contact info@gresleyrovers.com, @Abbo9966 or @MattWildsmith1
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Forthcoming Fixtures
Cradley Town
Pre-Season Friendly
Sat, 8th Aug 2020, 3.00pm (Home)
Rugby Town
Pre-Season Friendly
Tue, 11th Aug 2020, 7.45pm (Home)
Wolverhampton Sporting Community
Pre-Season Friendly
Sat, 15th Aug 2020, 3.00pm (Away)
Lichfield City
Pre-Season Friendly
Tue, 18th Aug 2020, 7.45pm (Away)
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