Season 2019/20 - Key info

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Season 2019/20 - Key info

Post by Darlogramps » Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:44 am

As we've had the League AGM, a new manager, new signings and pre-season now taking shape, I thought it'd be good to put this altogether in one post.

Any corrections, just post below (I know you would anyway).

KEY DATES
Fixtures released: Wednesday 3rd July
First fixtures: Saturday 3rd August
Regular season finishes: Saturday 25th April
FA Cup 2nd qualifying round: Saturday 21st September
FA Cup 3rd qualifying round: Haha, don't be silly
FA Trophy 3rd qualifying round: Saturday 23rd November

New signings:
Michael Liddle (Blyth Spartans)
Jarrett Rivers (Blyth Spartans)
David Atkinson (Blyth Spartans)
Jamie Holmes (Blyth Spartans)
Louis Laing (Blyth Spartans)
Jordan Watson (Blyth Spartans)
Chris Elliott (Evenwood)
Adam Campbell (Morecambe)
Will Hatfield (Guiseley)

Departures:
Ben O'Hanlon (Hednesford)
Alex Henshall (Nuneaton)
Jonny Maddison
Jordan Nicholson (Hereford)
Tom Elliott (Hednesford)
Simon Ainge (Boston) - season-long loan

Current squad
Goalkeepers:
Chris Elliott
Cameron Hall


Defenders:
Luke Trotman (One-year option taken up)
Terry Galbraith
Michael Liddle
Louis Laing
Jonny Burn
Jordan Watson

Midfielders:
David Atkinson
Mitchell Glover
Joe Wheatley
Will Hatfield
Omar Holness (listed on website but no confirmation)
Osagi Bascome (listed on website but no confirmation)

Forwards:
Adam Campbell
Jamie Holmes
Jarrett Rivers
Stephen Thompson


Pre-season:
Saturday 6th July - Motherwell (H) 2pm
Tuesday 9th July - Darlington Town (A) 7pm
Friday 12th July – Harrogate Town (A) 7.30pm
Monday 15th July – Bishop Auckland (A) 7pm
Saturday 20th July - FC Halifax (H) 3pm
Saturday 20th July – Richmond Town (A) 3pm -U23s
Tuesday 23rd July – Northallerton Town (A) 7.30pm
Saturday 27th July - Middlesbrough U23s (H) - 3pm
Tuesday 30th July - Whitby Town (A)
Tuesday 30th July – Esh Winning (A) – U23s
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Post by Darlo_Pete » Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:21 pm

That's the first I've heard about a game at Harrogate Town. It shows how well we travel when a club from a higher league wants to play us at their home. Might well go and see this game.

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Post by Wiseacre » Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:08 pm

Many thanks Gramps. Looking at it set out like that generates some enthusiasm.

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Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:35 pm

Good job gramps but I've always categorised wingers more as midfielders than forwards.
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Post by don'tbuythesun » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:41 pm

Helpful post. We just need a keeper and we can field a team with one sub at least!

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Post by bga » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:54 pm

Gramps you have made Glover "disappear" like Winston Wolf. Or did he only have a contract till end of season?

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Post by Darlogramps » Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:44 pm

bga wrote:Gramps you have made Glover "disappear" like Winston Wolf. Or did he only have a contract till end of season?
Nope fair point, have added him to the list. Although that speaks volumes about his contribution that most have forgotten he still is here.
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Post by bga » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:34 am

Darlogramps wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:44 pm
bga wrote:Gramps you have made Glover "disappear" like Winston Wolf. Or did he only have a contract till end of season?
Nope fair point, have added him to the list. Although that speaks volumes about his contribution that most have forgotten he still is here.
Hopefully TW hasn't forgotten and makes him his first signing! I get that people say the lad needs time to develop, but we are not in a position to have someone contracted who does not appear to be contributing.

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Post by biccynana » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:49 pm

You can lose Nicholson, Gramps. Released today by mutual agreement.
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Post by MCFCDarlo3 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:43 pm

Excellent work, really useful

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Post by Vodka_Vic » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:00 pm

Tom Elliot gone too.

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Post by bga » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:00 pm

Getting a bit depressing this. Only 12 players, one of whom recovering from an Op and no GK.

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Post by MCFCDarlo3 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:34 pm

bga wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:00 pm
Getting a bit depressing this. Only 12 players, one of whom recovering from an Op and no GK.
Just counted 12 myself and freaked a bit.Im sure its all under control, dont worry.

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Post by Darlofan97 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:25 pm

bga wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:00 pm
Getting a bit depressing this. Only 12 players, one of whom recovering from an Op and no GK.
We were always going to have a big re-structure this summer with the changing of management team and reduction of budget. Still not in pre-season yet so no need to panic. Probably more outgoings to come.

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Post by jjljks » Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:27 am

Good job on identifying the visible "on the pitch" personnel, but what about the rest of the club? They are equally important to our future so would be useful if the fans got to know them.

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Post by Darlogramps » Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:53 pm

jjljks wrote:Good job on identifying the visible "on the pitch" personnel, but what about the rest of the club? They are equally important to our future so would be useful if the fans got to know them.
This is a thread, by definition, about on the pitch details for next season.

If you want to create something listing all off-the-field personnel, be my guest.
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Post by 50 years » Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:40 pm

We should be ok numbers wise for the start of the season as AA has already said he has a few lined up he is talking too, we will just have to wait till he gets back from hols (give the poor lad a chance😉). Certainly not worried, this is a rebuilding season and think it will be an exciting one with team spirit (top half with good footy, wins at home and a cup run of more than one game I am sure).
As has been said thanks to Gramps for putting this together, very useful, especially with my memory.

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Post by MCFCDarlo3 » Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:50 pm

Away at Halifax on July 20th.

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Post by Vodka_Vic » Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:07 am

Just noticed who we signed Chris Elliott from. Very good. Reading the Non-League paper today we will be able to officially add Adam Campbell at some point this week. Ha's verbally agreed and has been training with the squad.

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Post by Darlo_CR » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:41 pm

Alex Henshall went to Nuneaton.

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Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:08 pm

This season's squad list is up on the official site - https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/squad

Chris Elliott and Adam Campbell aren't yet on it, but Wilson Kneeshaw is on there.

Given that, I think he should be added to the list of players at the top of this thread.
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Re: Season 2019/20 - Key info

Post by Darlo_CR » Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:19 pm

O'Hanlon has signed for Hednesford Town.

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