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YOURCLUB Content offers YOURCLUB subscribers and DFC Owners access to exclusive columns, articles, features and interactive content that won’t be available anywhere else!

There are regular contributions from Darlo fans, occasional 'guest star' writers and ex-players/managers of the club, on both present day issues and nostalgic trips, so stay tuned.

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Best Darlo Fan Owned XI - Defenders

David Steel | 11th July 2021

Across July, we’re asking YOURCLUB subscribers and Darlo Owners to vote on what they think is the best Darlo XI since fan ownership commenced in 2012. We will be asking you to vote on your favourite keeper, full backs, centre backs, central midfielders, wide men/attacking midfielders and strikers throughout the month. - Read more...

Best Darlo Fan Owned XI - Keepers

David Steel | 4th July 2021

Throughout July, we’re asking YOURCLUB subscribers and Darlo Owners to vote on what they think is the best Darlo XI since fan ownership commenced in 2012. Each week across the next four weeks we will be asking you to vote on your favourite keeper, full backs, centre backs, central midfielders, wide men/attacking midfielders and strikers. - Read more...

Tony McMahon's Best XI

Tony McMahon | 29th June 2021

Tony McMahon sadly departed the club earlier this week for a coaching role with Scunthorpe United. We wish him all the best! Prior to his departure, Tony told YOURCLUB Content the ‘best XI’ he had played with during his illustrious career. Here is what he told us… - Read more...

The Night I Played For Darlo

David Steel | 26th June 2021

“Then, at some point in the second half, Eddie Kyle said to me: ‘Right sunshine, up you get. You’re going on for a bit!’. Gulp…”.

In 1994, David Steel got the opportunity to appear for Darlo’s first eleven in an evening friendly game against the club’s then-sponsors, Hutchison Telecom. He wound up on the winning side and even bagged an assist. Here’s how it happened. - Read more...

Harry Clark Tribute

Jonathan Taylor | 8th June 2021

On February 23rd 2021 Harry Clark, aged 88, sadly passed away. His association with the town spanned playing for Darlo, Darlington Cricket Club and Darlington Golf Club across a number of decades. Son-in-law Jonathan Taylor pays tribute to ‘young’ Harry Clark for YOURCLUB Content. - Read more...

The Story of Boost The Budget

Wayne Raper | 22nd May 2021

With one week to go on this season’s Boost The Budget campaign, the scheme’s original architect and former DFCSG Chair, Wayne Raper, tells YOURCLUB Content about the circumstances in 2016 that lead to the idea, its growth since those early days and how BTB has become an integral part of both the Club’s finances and culture. - Read more...

Wainy's Best XI

Neil Wainwright | 8th May 2021

In a Boost The Budget YOURCLUB Content special, we asked Darlo legend Neil Wainwright how he would spend Darlo fan’s budget investment if he was tasked with picking the ‘best XI’ he played with during his career. Here is what he came up with... - Read more...

El Quakassico

Harry Pearson | 24th April 2021

"For a brief but glorious moment, it looked like Darlington might host not just two derby matches a season, but six...".

In a YOURCLUB Content exclusive, legendary author and When Saturday Comes/Guardian sports journalist Harry Pearson looks back at a time over a century ago when Darlington town derbies were a regular occurrence in the Northern League. - Read more...

A Trip To The Seaside

Alex Holland | 21st April 2021

"I had a feeling of euphoria as myself and all the other Darlo fans in attendance looked up in adulation at this group of players who represented their club and community with such pride and passion...".

Alex Holland gives his own personal account of a certain Thursday night back in April 2016 that no Darlo fan will ever forget. - Read more...

Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics – Part Two

Ben Pearson | 14th April 2021

“One player seems to stand out above all…”.

Quaker TV statistician and YOURCLUB Contributor Ben Pearson takes a data-driven look at how well Darlo’s attacking players have performed over the last two, partially-completed, seasons and what may lie in store for the new season ahead. - Read more...