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June 1986

Northwood makes first swoop

July 1986

Steve and Ian are Moat toppers

August 1986

Brewery backing bolsters Rovers
Marvel of the Moat
Out of sorts

September 1986

Order of the boot
Star summer signing Paul Stringer has been booted out of the Moat Ground by Gresley Rovers manager Frank Northwood.
In and out at Moat
Gresley Rovers signed a new striker but were left searching for a new reserve team manager in an eventful weekend at the Moat Ground.
Rovers cash in
Bourne to be a leader

October 1986

It must be Gresley!
Stapenhill and Gresley Rovers meet head-on tomorrow for the first time in two years as the Derbyshire Senior Cup pairs the clubs for a fascinating local derby crunch clash.
Frank plays it cool
Rovers still in good spirits
New Midfielder signs
Gresley Rovers have snapped up 19-year-old midfield player David Smith from Fourth Division Rochdale.

November 1986

Whisper it ever so quietly, but those famous twin towers are starting to peer over the horizon for Gresley Rovers.
Call up for Lee
Youngsters lift gloom for Frank
Misery for Mark
Northwood in plea to fans
Frank Northwood boss of injury-battered Gresley Rovers, today appealed to Moat Ground regulars to lift their side back to winning ways.

December 1986

Bromley the brave set to bounce back
Double vision
Old pals act
Tough on Rovers
Gresley Rovers will head for the land of vodka and Rugby League for an appointment with fear in the fourth round of the FA Vase on January 17th.
Moat star in M-way horror
Car crash keeper out

January 1987

Stevens signs
Gresley Rovers had good and bad news on the transfer front last night.
Taylor move?
Go-ahead Gresley!
Gresley Rovers new boy Gary Stevens was itching for action when he put pen to paper to complete a move from Southern League Willenhall last week.
Tie postponed
Bromley Vase KO
Full back Mark Bromley is out of Gresley Rovers' side for their FA Vase fourth round trip to Warrington on Saturday.

February 1987

Gresley wait on Beattie
Easy Ryder
Frank sows seeds for future
Gresley to go for Guy
Midfielder Guy Hall who walked out on Burton Albion this week, could be on his way to Gresley Rovers.
Just the Guy to lift the Moatmen

March 1987

Sales nicked
Gresley boss Frank Northwood is poised to take sharp disciplinary action this weekend against impressive new signing Nick Sales.
Gresley Rovers seek revenge tomorrow when they entertain the team responsible for their biggest defeat of the season, Hinckley Athletic.
Rovers call on Parry
Bromley is the Gresley boy blunder
Reserves revive Rovers
Gresley Rovers held their heads high in the face of adversity to give their season the kiss of life at Oldbury on Saturday.

April 1987

Rovers miss key men
Make or break
Rovers count the walking wounded
Injuries continue to worry Frank
Austin agony

May 1987

Injuries rock Rovers
Rovers reward
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