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May 2009

Juniors Tournament
We are pleased to announce details of the 5th annual Juniors tournament on the 20th and 21st of June at Gresley Old Hall.
Fans Forum
All supporters are encouraged to attend a Fans Forum to be held in the Social Club on Tuesday 23rd June starting at 7.30pm.
Press Announcement
Press Announcement from the Board of Gresley Rovers Football Club

June 2009

Slater and Barrett pledge future to Gresley FC
Carl Slater and Jamie Barrett have made history by being the first players to put pen to paper for the newly formed Gresley FC.
Coach Leaves
First team coach Dave Fleary has been released from the club by manager Gary Norton.
New First Team Coach Appointed
Simon Van-de-Broucke has been named at First Team Coach at Gresley FC replacing the recently departed Dave Fleary.
Ken Hogg
It is with great sadness that the Club has to announce the sudden death of Safety Officer/ Head Steward Ken Hogg.
Simon Baldwin wins Supporters' Player of the Year
Goalkeeper Simon Baldwin came top of the Supporters vote and also won the Players' Player award at Friday's Presentation Evening at the Moat Ground.
Ken Hogg Funeral Arrangements
The funeral for Ken will take place on Friday 26th June at Bretby Crematorium - 10.30am and then afterwards at the Gresley Rovers Social Club, Moat Street.
Goalkeeping Coach Steps Down
Gary Belcher has decided to step down from his role as Goalkeeping Coach for the 2009-10 season due to increased work commitments.
It's East Midlands Counties League
Gresley FC have been accepted into the East Midlands Counties League for the coming season.
Fans Forum Reminder
Just a reminder about Tuesday's fans forum to be held in the Social Club starting at 7.30pm.
Festival of Leisure A Great Success

July 2009

Gresley At Home In FA Cup
Gresley FC begin their FA Competition adventure on Saturday 15th August when they take on Midland Combination Premier side Heather St John at the Moat Ground in the Extra Preliminary Round.
Three More Sign
Manager Gary Norton has signed three of the defenders from last season, Chris Mawby, Nathan Rolph and James Davies as he continues to build his squad ready for Gresley FC's venture into the East Midlands Counties League.
Lyons Signs
Mickey Lyons has become the latest addition to manager Gary Norton's squad after signing today.
Reserve Friendlies
Reserve team manager Martyn Rowntree has confirmed the following pre-season friendlies.
Hemmings Steps Down
First team assistant manager Tony Hemmings has stepped down from his role with the club for personal reasons.
New Assistant Manager Announced
Martin Rowe has been named as Gary Norton's new assistant manager at Gresley FC.
Pre-Season Games
The following pre-season games have been arranged.
More Players Sign
Gresley FC have added to their growing squad with several players signing for the club this week.
Gresley Start At Home
Gresley FC begin their East Midlands Counties League venture at home to Radford on Tuesday 11th August.
Youth Team Trials
Gresley FC are holding a Youth Team trial game this Thursday at Shobnall leisure complex on the main pitch inside the complex's running track.
Sutton Pre-Match News
Gresley FC make the trip to Sutton Town for their second pre-season game without eight of the team that started the game at Meir KA on Saturday.
Sponsorship Details for 2009/10
We are getting enquiries about sponsorship for the 2009/2010 season and I'd like to share the plans with you.
Norton Adds To His Squad
Norton Adds To His Squad
Gresley FC have added more players to its developing squad for the new season.
New Club Website
New Club Website
We've given the website a bit of a makeover! The old site had been online for 8 years, so the formation of Gresley FC seemed like the perfect time to modernise it.
New Club Badge
New Club Badge
Gresley FC are proud to announce the new official club badge.
Reserve Team News
Reserve Team News
Gresley FC Reserves' manager Martyn Rowntree has signed nine of last season's squad as he looks to build his team for the new season.
2009-2010 Admission Prices
At our Board meeting on Friday 17th July we came to a decision about the admission prices and season ticket prices which are as follows:
Stapenhill Pre-Match News
Gresley FC make the short trip to Newhall United tonight to face neighbours Stapenhill in the Steve Hackett memorial trophy tonight - kickoff 7pm.
Royce Rolls Into The Moat Ground
Royce Turville is the latest player to join Gresley FC after today agreeing to sign for the club from Heather St John's.
Timms Departs The Moat Ground
Timms Departs The Moat Ground
Carl Timms has decided to leave the club in search of regular first team football. The midfielder told manager Gary Norton of his decision after the 2-2 friendly draw against Coalville Town.
Newhall Game Postponed
Due to a waterlogged pitch, tonight's Steve Hackett Memorial Trophy game against Newhall United at the Hawfields has been postponed.
One In One Out
Nathan Rolph looks set to be leaving the club after receiving an offer of a football scholarship in Canada with Toronto FC.
Newhall Game Re-Arranged
The final of the Steve Hackett Memorial Trophy, Newhall Utd v Gresley, has been re-arranged for Tuesday 4th August at The Hawfields - kick off 7pm.
Shepshed Pre-Season Match News
Shepshed Pre-Season Match News
Gresley FC entertain UniBond South Shepshed Dynamo in a Moat Ground friendly tomorrow (Saturday)- 3pm.

August 2009

Launch of 'Sponsor A Player'
As we are a little over a week away to the start of the league season it is time for us to launch 'Sponsor A Player' for 2009/10. We previously indicated this will be very different to last season.
Reserve Team Game Off
Tomorrow's (Tuesday) Reserve team friendly at the Moat Ground against Wollaton has been called off.
New Volunteers for New Era?
Gresley FC are asking their supporters to get behind the club by volunteering on a match day. In readiness for the clubs first season in the East Midland Counties League, Gresley have a need to secure the services of dedicated people prepared to help on a consistent basis.
New Signing
Gresley FC can announce another new signing at the club. Rob Spencer has agreed to join the club in a transfer from Borrowash Victoria.
Tonight's Team News
Gresley FC go into tonight's Steve Hackett memorial trophy final with Newhall United at the Hawfields(7pm) with new addition Rob Spencer included in the squad.
Belper Pre-Season Friendly News Updated
Christchurch Meadow is the venue for Gresley FC's penultimate pre-season game tonight (7.45pm) as Gary Norton takes his squad on a tough trip to face Belper Town.
Woodall Signs
Woodall Signs
Gresley FC manager Gary Norton has persuaded Brian Woodall to sign for the club.
Pontypridd Pre-Season Friendly News
Pontypridd Pre-Season Friendly News
Ex Gresley Rovers player Alan Davies brings his Pontypridd Town side to the Moat Ground today for the clubs final pre-season game.
Radford Pre-Match News
New signing Rob Spencer will miss the start of the new campaign after breaking a toe in an accident at home the night before Gresley FC's opening league game of the season at home to Radford FC. Spencer is expected to be ruled out for a few weeks.
Heather Pre-Match News
Stefan Marshall will definitely miss out in Saturdays FA Cup Extra Preliminary tie against Heather St John's to allow time for his hamstring problem to fully clear up.
Interviews Now Available As A Podcast
Interviews Now Available As A Podcast
Our audio interviews are now available as a podcast on iTunes.
Gresley FC Announce First Major Sponsor
Gresley FC Announce First Major Sponsor
The Board of the newly formed Gresley Football Club are delighted to announce that Rink Print are one of the first sponsors of the new club. The Swadlincote based printers have agreed a package worth several thousand pounds that will see them become shirt sponsors for at least the next two years.
Heather Pre-Match News
Central defender Gareth Langford returns to the Gresley FC squad for tonight's FA Cup extra qualifying round replay at Heather St John's after returning from a trip abroad at the weekend.
Holbrook Pre-Match News
Holbrook Pre-Match News
Gresley FC go into tomorrow's game against Holbrook Miners Welfare boosted by the addition of some new faces.
Radcliffe Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton is hoping to have three players back from injury for tomorrow's trip to Radcliffe Olympic.
Curry Back At The Moat
Curry Back At The Moat
Gresley FC have re-appointed former assistant manager Mick Curry to the coaching staff.

September 2009

Dunkirk Pre-Match News
Injuries and unavailability again dominate team news ahead of this weekend's game.
Ibstock Pre-Match News
Royce Turville may be a suprise addition to the Gresley squad for the visit of Ibstock United on Saturday.
Gedling MW Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton welcomes back several faces for tomorrow's East Midlands Counties League trip to Gedling Miners Welfare, kick-off 3pm.
It's Grimsby Borough In Vase
It's Grimsby Borough In Vase
Gresley FC begin their FA Vase adventure away to Grimsby Borough on the weekend 3rd/4th October.
Barrow Town Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton will have to make at least one change for tonight's game at the Moat Ground against Barrow Town, with veteran centre back Mark Blount unavailable due to holiday.
Blackwell Pre-Match News
Blackwell Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton is waiting to hear from both Mark Blount and Paul Edwards as to their availability for tomorrow's trip to Blackwell.

October 2009

Grimsby Borough Pre- Match News
Grimsby Borough Pre- Match News
Gresley FC begin their Vase adventure with a trip to Northern Counties East Division One outfit Grimsby Borough who have beaten both Gedling Miners Welfare and Holbrook Miners Welfare in this competition so far .
Gresley Get Home Tie In The Vase
Gresley Get Home Tie In The Vase
Gresley have been given a home draw in the 2nd Round of the FA Vase.
Radcliffe Pre-Match News
Radcliffe Pre-Match News
Friendly Arranged
A friendly has been arranged against Conference North side Ilkeston Town on Tuesday 20th October at the Moat Ground.
Goalkeeper Signs
Gresley FC have today completed the registration of 26 year old goalkeeper Gary Hateley.
New Signing
Gresley FC have today completed the registration of Richard Butler.
Radcliffe Pre-Match News
New signing goalkeeper Gary Hateley is included in the squad to face Radcliffe Olympic in the League Cup 2nd Round at The Recreation Ground tomorrow.
Grantham Friendly Match News
Gary Norton's plans to utilise tonight's re-arranged friendly to look at new players and give match fitness and pitch time has taken a number of blows in the last 24 hours with news that several players originally intended to be involved are not now available.
Gedling Town Pre-Match News
Gedling Town Pre-Match News
Jordi Gough could make his first league start of the season after making a quicker than expected recovery from injury.
Radcliffe Olympic Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton still has injury concerns ahead of tonight's league cup replay at the Moat Ground against Radcliffe Olympic.
New Signing
Gresley FC will today complete the transfer 25 year old Martin Gadsby after the 6ft 3" midfielder agreed to join the club from Borrowash Victoria.
Graham Street Prims Pre-Match News

November 2009

Fans Forum
The next Fans Forum is to be held on Friday 13th November in the Social Club at 7.45pm. This forum is a chance for you to ask football related questions.
Powell Signs
Gresley FC have continued to strengthen its current squad with the signing of 22-year-old Rhys Powell from Shepshed Dynamo.
Holwell Pre-Match News Updated
Gary Norton has begun to see his side's long injury list begin to shorten with striker Stefan Marshall and defender Gareth Langford both recovering from their recent injuries.
New Training Tops Sponsored
The first team have taken delivery of some new warm-up tops thanks to the very generous donations from the Gresley FC Supporters Club and manager Gary Norton's father-in-law Mervyn Timbrell.
Ollerton Town Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton has the luxury of a virtually full squad for tomorrow's FA Vase game against Ollerton Town at the Moat Ground.
Gresley Face Spennymoor Town In Vase
Gresley face an extremely tough game in the Third Round of the FA Vase after being drawn at home to Spennymoor Town.
Belper Town Pre-Match News
Striker Stefan Marshall will miss tonight's Derbyshire Senior Cup 2nd Round tie at the Moat Ground against UniBond One South Belper Town suffering from a back injury.
Barrow Pre-Match News
Goalkeeper Simon Baldwin will retain the No.1 jersey for tomorrow's trip to Barrow as Gary Hateley is unavailable due to work commitments.
Bardon Hill Pre-Match News
Gresley FC will be without Rob Spencer (work commitments), Mark Blount (deadleg), Matt Weightman (groin) and brothers Adam and Tom Betteridge (university commitment and calf injury respectively) for the home fixture against Bardon Hill Sports at the Moat Ground tonight.
Anstey Nomads Pre-Match News
Defender Mark Blount is still being troubled from the result of a deadleg picked up a couple of weeks ago and will miss tomorrow's game against Anstey Nomads at the Moat ground.

December 2009

Spennymoor Pre-Match News
Midfielder Martin Gadsby misses tomorrow's FA Vase game against Spennymoor Town at the Moat Ground as he is cup tied.
Long Trip For Gresley
Gresley face a long trip to South Devon after being drawn against Dawlish Town in the 4th Round of the FA Vase.
Blackwell MW Pre-Match News
Martin Gadsby returns to the squad after being cup-tied for the last two games but Rhys Powell is unavailable for tomorrow's (Sat) game against Blackwell Miners Welfare at the Moat Ground - 3pm ko.
Greenwood Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to sixth placed Greenwood Meadows tomorrow, kick-off 3pm, for their first away game since November 21, a run that has helped them rack up six consecutive wins in all competitions, while staying unbeaten in the league for 10 games.
Greenwood Meadows Game Off
Due to a frozen pitch today's game at Greenwood Meadows has been postponed. Also, the reserve team game at the Moat has also been called off.
Prize Draw Winners
The three main prizes were won by:- 1. Luxury Hamper - Peter Smith - No. 1456 2. Compact Digital Camera - Bob Freeman - 419 3. DVD Player - Mr R Strong - 56 Below is the full list of prize winners. The directors would like to thank everyone who donated prizes, sold tickets and brought tickets.
Heanor Game OFF
We have just been informed by the officials at Heanor that unfortuntately today's game has been called off.

January 2010

Pitch Inspection
There will a pitch inspection at the Moat Ground mid-morning on Saturday.
Another Blank Weekend For Gresley
Following a late pitch inspection at The Moat to give the game every chance to be played, regrettably this afternoon's game against Heanor Town has been postponed due to a frozen pitch. The reserve team game at Heather has also been postponed.
Heanor Town Game Re-arranged
The home game against Heanor Town has been re-arranged. It will now take place on Tuesday 19th January at the Moat kick off 7.45pm.
Heanor Home Date Change
The game against Heanor Town at the Moat Ground has now been moved to Tuesday 2nd February. Kick off 7.45pm.
Dawlish Game Appeal
The trip down to Dawlish for the team is going to be quite expensive and even if we win the tie it's very likely that the club will lose money.
Team News
Ibstock Game Postponed
This winter's icy grip has again taken it's toll with Gresley's latest attempt at getting back into league action postponed. The game scheduled for tomorrow at Ibstock United as been called off due to a snow covered and frozen pitch.
Desperate Measures!!
Gresley FC somehow beat the extreme elements to hold a behind closed doors game against Stapenhill on Saturday afternoon.
It's Game On!
The Dawlish officials have informed us that after a precautionary pitch inspection the game tomorrow is ON!
Dawlish Pre-Match News
Carl Slater trained on Wednesday after picking up a slight knock against Stapenhill last week and should be fit for the long trip to South Devon.
Another Vase Away Trip For Gresley
Should Gresley win next Saturday's replay at the Moat against Dawlish Town they face another away trip this time to Northamptonshire were they will face Long Buckby.
Dawlish Pre-Match News
Carl Slater and Jack Coulson, who picked up hamstring and knee knocks respectively last weekend, both trained this week and should start.
Ibstock Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton may be forced into making several changes for tonight's league game at Ibstock United.
Reserve Team Assistant Manager
Tony Martin has been appointed as the new Reserve Team Assistant manager.
Gedling Town Pre-Match News
Brian Woodall is a doubt for Saturday's game against Gedling Town at the Moat Ground after suffering an ankle injury against Dawlish Town in the FA Vase.
Gedling Game On
After a 12 noon pitch inspection the pitch has been declared playable and this afternoon's game is on. Kick off 3pm.

February 2010

Heanor Pre-Match News
Heanor Game Off
Unfortunately, due to the rain today and more expected on an already sodden pitch, tonight's game at the Moat Ground has had to be postponed.
Long Buckby Pre-Match News
Central defender Matt Millns will replace the suspended Jamie Barrett for tomorrows FA Vase 5th round tie at Long Buckby. The former Moat ground favourite sign duel forms for the club in midweek after discussions with his current club Shepshed Dynamo.
It's Home For Gresley
Gresley FC face the winners of the fifth round replay between Whitehawk and Marske Utd in the quarter-final of the FA Vase on 27th February.
Gedling MW Pre-Match News
Manager Gary Norton has a near full squad for tomorrow's game at the Moat Ground against Gedling Miners Welfare although Brian Woodall remains a doubt.
Holbrook Miners Welfare Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton could be without three squad members for tonight's game at Holbrook Miners Welfare.
Hinckley Downes Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton will hope not to make too many changes to his team to face Hinckley Downes at the Moat Ground (3pm).
Hinckley Downes Game
It had been hoped that today's (Saturday) postponed game against Hinckley Downes would have been played on Monday evening. However, Hinckley have informed the club that they cannot raise a team and so the game will have to be re-arranged.
Hinckley Game Postponed
Unfortunately, due to the recent fall of snow today's game at The Moat Ground against Hinckley Downes has had to be postponed. The game will have to be re-arranged
Gray Back At The Moat
Gray Back At The Moat
Chris Gray will return to the Gresley FC squad for the first time since November - and will stay with the club for the remainder of the season.
Whitehawk Pre-Match News

March 2010

Anstey Nomads Pre-Match News
Borrowash Pre-Match News
Goalkeeper Gary Hateley wil return to the squad for tomorrow's game at the Moat Ground after being unavailable for the midweek game at Anstey Nomads.
Borrwash Game Abandoned
The game at The Moat Ground was abandoned after just 12 minutes of the first half due to a Gresley supporter being taken very seriously ill.
Vics Game - New Date
The Borrowash Victoria game has been re-arranged for Tuesday 16th March at the Moat Ground - kick off 7.45pm
St Andrews Pre-Match News
Hinckley Downes Pre-Match News
Gresley face a tough encounter tomorrow (Saturday) at the Greene King Stadium as Downes 'parent' club Conference North Hinckley United are providing at least five of their first team with Danny Pitham, Jack Roberts, Jarred Pickering, Louis Hamilton and Danny Newton all set to feature.
Dunkirk Pre-Match News
Gresley manager Gary Norton will have some team choices to make as they travel to take on second placed Dunkirk at the Ron Steel Ground, Nottingham - 3pm.
Gedling Town Pre-Match News
Gresley FC go into their East Midlands Counties League Cup semi final against Gedling Town with even bigger injury and unavailability problems than the weekends defeat at Dunkirk meaning that manager Gary Norton is incredibly unable to call upon more than TWENTY registered players.
Greenwood Meadows Pre-Match News
Holwell Sports Pre-Match News

April 2010

Gordon Duggins
It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Club President and Rovers Legend Gordon Duggins.
Bardon Sports Pre-Match News
Supporters Player of the Year
You can now vote for your Supporters Player of the Year on-line
Corner House Sponsor The Reserves
Gresley FC are pleased to announce that the Corner House, Centrum 100, Branston have agreed to sponsor the Reserve team home kit until the end of next season 2010/11.
Heanor Town Pre-Match News
St Andrews Pre-Match News
Spencer's Goal Wins It For Gresley
A Rob Spencer second half goal was enough for Gresley to win this tough encounter at the Moat Ground against St Andrews. Final Score: Gresley 1 - 0 St Andrews
Radford Pre-Match News
Mickey Lyons completes his final game of his three match suspension. However, he will also miss a fourth game due to holiday commitments.
Prims Pre-Match News
Greenwood Meadows Pre-Match News
Gresley travel to Greenwood Meadows tomorrow (3pm) for their penultimate away fixture and with games running out they will be hoping for three more points to keep the pressure on Meadows' close neighbours Dunkirk who are in second place and table toppers Bardon Hill Sports who have completed their fixtures.
Heanor Town Pre-Match News
Borrowash Victoria Pre-Match News

May 2010

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