Date: 30th October 2006 at 9:45am
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Vital Doncaster understands that Dave Penney will be announced as the new Darlington manager.

Penney left Rovers after five league games this season, with Rovers in 14th posistion (4 points off the playoffs) Rovers are now currently 18th (5 points off the playoffs).

Penney’s Stats at Donny


2001-2002: 4th Conference (note: DP took over the managers job in Jan)

2002-2003: 3rd Conference – playoff winners

2003-2004: Division Three Champions

2004-2005: 10th League One

2005-2006: 8th League One


002-2003: 1st Round

2003-2004: 1st Round

2004-2005: 2nd Round

2005-2006: 3rd Round

League Cup:

2003-2004: 2nd Round

2004-2005: 3rd Round

2005-2006: Q-Finals


Highest League finish for 50 years.

First time the club has reached the 3rd round of the League Cup since 1981.

First time the club has ever reached the quarter-finals of the League Cup.