As the future of Darlington hangs in the balance this afternoon, we remember slightly better times for the club in June 2007 

South Korea and Portugal built a number of stadiums for major international football tournaments that now sit underused and half-empty on match days, but at least they had their World Cup and Euro days in the sun. In Darlington, the 25,000-seat 96.6 TFM Arena has never been full to capacity and it probably never will be. It's destined to spend its days under the eternal grey clouds of ­England’s fourth division. Read more  

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