Latest Gainsborough Trinity News

See below for the latest news from Gainsborough Trinity Football Club. If you're looking for match reports please see our results section.

Spiksley's Coming Home

Spiksley's Coming Home

Trinity fans are reminded that at 2pm this Saturday Jason Lee of the Professional Football Association will be unveiling a blue plaque outside of the Martin & Co Arena dedicated to Fred Spiksley who started his professional career with the Holy Blues in 1887, aged 17. After scoring 131 goals in 124 matches for Trinity, Spiksley went on to become one of England’s finest players from the Victorian Era. His astonishing achievements and life story were recently retold in the Flying Over An Olive Grove.

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Branden Horton Joins the Club

Branden Horton Joins the Club

Branden Horton has today joined the club on a Work Experience loan from near neighbours, Doncaster Rovers. A highly regarded prospect at Doncaster, Branden is a left back by trade and has appeared in the Rovers’ first team, where he has been given the number 35 squad number.

Born on September 9th 2000, the eighteen-year-old will push Ben Gordon for the left back jersey, with both Lee Sinnott and John Reed expressing their delight at being able to bring the youngster into the football club, "He will bring something a little bit different to what we already have down the left-hand side, and it goes to show the positive relationship we are building with the local clubs around us, especially with how we have helped young Marcus Dewhurst in his development, recently."

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Fixture Announcement

Fixture Announcement

Tuesday night's match away to Marine has been called off at the home side's request. A new date will be confirmed in due course. Trinity are now in action next on Saturday 20th October when we travel to South Shields Football Club, 3pm kick off.

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September Player of the Month

September Player of the Month

A well fought battle for September's Gainsborough Trinity Player of Month kindly sponsored by Bolands Brewery has ended in victory for Blues' centre back Joe Maguire. Across the month 764 votes were cast, with fourteen different players polling votes across all positions.

Defenders: 261 votes
Midfielders: 170 votes
Wingers: 160 votes
Strikers: 152 votes

With a ten game undefeated streak stretching for much of the opening two months, topped and tailed by narrow away defeats (at Nantwich and Stalybridge) the Gainsborough faithful have been extremely spoilt for choice when selecting Man of the Match and in turn Player of the Month candidates.

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Buxton Fixture Postponed

Buxton Fixture Postponed

Our home game against Buxton on Tuesday is now off, due to Buxton's FA Trophy replay with Stalybridge Celtic taking priority. A new date will be confirmed in due course.

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Trio of Signings

Trio of Signings

Gainsborough Trinity have today moved to bolster their threadbare squad with a trio of signings. Joining the Holy Blues are, for a third spell, Jonny Margetts and goalkeeping pair, Marcus Dewhurst and James Pollard. Forward, Margetts arrives on loan from Lincolnshire neighbours, Boston United until January, as Blues' boss Lee Sinnott looks to increase the teams chance/conversion rate.

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Rearranged Fixtures

Rearranged Fixtures

New dates have been arranged for our recently cancelled fixtures against Buxton and Bamber Bridge. The league have also decided that we will now play South Shields away on Saturday 20th October, bringing the fixture forwards from the original date of 22nd December. Our fixtures page has been updated and the rearranged dates are as follows:

South Sheilds (Away) - Saturday 20th October
Buxton (Home) - Tuesday 13th November
Bamber Bridge (Away) - Tuesday 20th November

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Nantwich Town 1 Gainsborough Trinity 0

Nantwich Town 1 Gainsborough Trinity 0

Gainsborough Trinity were sunk by an injury time winner from Nantwich Town’s ever green forward Steve Jones, on as a late substitute. The former Northern Ireland international heading home unchallenged at the back post to break a spirited Trinity’s resolve.

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