Kirby Muxloe

Saturday 5th August 2017 15.00
FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round

Kirby Muxloe 4 Barton Town Old Boys 2 HT: 2-1 Att: 61

Wilson 16, Love 35, Taylor 85, Agar 90 : McFadyen 20, Waudby (pen) 59

from Ratby Lane


Gresley FC

Date: Tuesday February 21 2012
Ground: The Moat Ground
Comp: Midland Alliance
Match: Grelsey 3 Kirby Muxloe 3 HT: 1-0
Oliver 26, Goodfellow 90, Hanslow 90:Verral 58, Taylor 67, Wilson 75
ATT: 218
Additional: Entrance £6.00, Programme £1.20

The Moat Ground in pictures
Ground Statistics (marks out of ten, maximum 40)
Character 8, Structures/Terracing 7, Hospitality 7, Backdrop/Scenery or aesthetics for larger stadiums 7
Total 29

Gresley FC are the reincarnation of Gresley Rovers, who folded in 2008-09. Gresley Rovers, you may remember, won the Dr Marten’s league in 1997 (at the time step two) earning them promotion to the Conference – the first village side to win that division. Unfortunately, they were denied promotion based on ground criteria. A decade later and mounting debts forced them to fold.

The original club have been going since 1882 and they have played at their Moat Ground for just over 100 years, since 1909. Their name comes from the village they represent in the suburbs of Swadlincote, in Derbyshire, itself a small town. The village is Church Gresley and has a population of just under 5,000.

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