Ray Simpson / 11th July 2019

Rundown on Harrogate Town

Rundown on Harrogate Town

Some info on Friday night's friendly opponents


Here’s some info about our friendly opponents, Harrogate Town, whom we play on Friday night at Wetherby Road, kick off 7.30pm.


Harrogate were promoted from our division in season 2017-18 as play off winners behind champions Salford.

Last season, they finished sixth in the National League table, but lost to Fylde in the play offs.

In the summer, they have signed striker Sam Jones from Shrewsbury, defender George Smith from Chesterfield, veteran striker Jon Stead from Notts County,  defender Will Smith from Barnsley (who was at Darlington last season), midfielder Brendan Kiernan from Welling, defender Connor Hall from Brackley, and midfielder Scott Brown from Accrington Stanley.

Will Smith


With Will Smith’s signing, Harrogate now have three former Darlington players in their ranks, the others being Mark Beck and Josh Falkingham.

Mark Beck
Josh Falkingham



We have received the following information from Harrogate about the game.

The turnstiles will be open from 6.30pm.

Supporters’ entry is via cash payment at the turnstile. There is no access to the 1919 bar for Darlington supporters. Non alcoholic refreshments, hot and cold, along with a range of food will be available within the away section.


The Stadium is a completely No Smoking Zone




On the day prices


Adults                   £8          

Concessions         £6           Over 65’s, students & disabled supporters.

Under 18’s           £2          


U5’s admitted free with a paying adult/concession.


Anyone requesting disabled tickets must contact the ticket office prior to the game on – 01423 210600





Supporters travelling by car:  Supporters should be informed that there will be no parking at the ground. For supporters, there is parking available at Kingswood doctor’s surgery on Wetherby Road, 80 yards from the ground, for a fee of £3. Please note spaces are limited and on a first come first serve basis.


There will be a match programme on sale, price £3.