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Darlington Football Club

Ray Simpson / 19th February 2021

Darlo and me -- Craig Whitehead

Darlo and me -- Craig Whitehead

Darlo fan talks about his life watching the club

Paul Hodgson has been chatting to Darlington fans about their lives watching Quakers. In today's piece, he spoke to Craig Whitehead (above)

Name:  Craig Whitehead

Occupation: Butcher

Number of years you’ve supported Darlington: 30

First match seen: Leyton Orient at home

What was the score? I don’t recall as I was only seven years old (We think it might be the 1-0 defeat by Leyton Orient on 31st March 1992)

Most memorable home match: Hartlepool 1999-2000 Play-off Semi Final

What was the score? 1-0 to Darlington

Most Memorable away match: Reading 2006-07 in the League Cup

What was the score? 3-3 (Darlington lost on penalties)

Favourite all time manager(s) David Hodgson

Favourite all time players(s): Craig Liddle and Sean Gregan

Favourite current player(s): Will Hatfield and Joe Wheatley

Favourite Darlington ground: Feethams

What are your hopes for this season? To reach the Play-offs