Programmes: Extra copies

The Mariner 01 Darlington cover (1)The club’s new-look programme, The Mariner, proved especially popular on Saturday for the pre-season friendly against Darlington.

It sold out within 30 minutes of kick-off ahead of the club’s first game back at Mariners Park, so a number of extra copies will be printed to satisfy demand.

Anyone who would like a copy of the programme, costing £1.50, can send an email to, or contact the club on Twitter ( or on Facebook ( so it can be arranged.

The 32-page, full colour edition features columns from chairman Geoff Thompson, manager Jon King and captain Leepaul Scroggins, as well as an extended interview with the latter.

There is also a focus on a special season in the club’s history, interviews with a number of players, information and history on Darlington FC and a whole host more, including a guest column with Ebac Northern League chairman Mike Amos, pen pics of the senior squad and an article on the club’s Under-18s side.

Those who would like a copy are asked to register their interest as soon as possible.