Articles by: James Delaney
 

  • All hands on deck at Mariners Park

    All hands on deck at Mariners Park

    December 11, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    South Shields fans are being encouraged to get down to Mariners Park and help out with drainage of the pitch ahead their FA Vase clash with Morpeth Town on Saturday. The club have suffered several postponements in the wake of terrible weather across the region recently. And fans are being […]

     
  • King hoping to knock out former employers in FA Vase clash

    King hoping to knock out former employers in FA Vase clash

    December 11, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    The leaders of the two Northern league divisions are set for an FA Vase showdown at Mariners Park tomorrow as South Shields prepare to take on Morpeth Town. The home side will be looking to claim their fourth first division scalp of the competition against the division’s dominant side. The […]

     
  • Shields boss King guards against complacency

    Shields boss King guards against complacency

    December 4, 2015 at 12:46 pm

    South Shields boss Jon King has told his side they can’t afford to be complacent as they prepare for a trip to Billingham Town tomorrow. Shields were victorious in the previous meeting between the two sides, winning 3-2 at Mariners Park in August. But King has told his players to […]

     
  • Shields suffer second postponement in four days

    Shields suffer second postponement in four days

    December 1, 2015 at 5:21 pm

    South Shields fixture with Darlington Railway Athletic tonight has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. A pitch inspection at 1pm this afternoon found the surface at Brinkburn Road to be unplayable. It’s the second postponement Shields have suffered in the space of four days, after Saturday’s home game against Crook […]

     
  • South Shields without three for Darlington clash

    South Shields without three for Darlington clash

    December 1, 2015 at 11:30 am

    South Shields will be without a trio of players for tonight’s trip to Darlington Railway Athletic. Defender Lewis Galpin suffered a broken leg after Saturday’s home clash with Crook Town was called off, while Lewis Teasdale is out with a broken hand. Adam Curry is also unavailable after completing a […]

     
  • Adam Curry has signed for Hull on an 18 month deal. Picture credit: Hull City AFC

    Hull City youth boss on Curry move

    December 1, 2015 at 10:57 am

    Hull City youth boss Tony Pennock says he’s delighted Adam Curry has finally put pen to paper with The Tigers. The 18-year-old signed on with the Championship side from South Shields yesterday after a trial, having also spent time training with Middlesbrough. And Pennock has big hopes for the former […]

     
  • Shields suffer washout as Crook clash called off

    Shields suffer washout as Crook clash called off

    November 28, 2015 at 5:46 pm

    South Shields will have to continue their unbeaten run at a later date after today’s home clash with Crook Town was postponed. Shields were hoping to extend their lead at the top of the Northern League Division Two, however the playing surface at Mariners’ Park was deemed to be unplayable […]

     
  • Shields derby in league cup third round

    Shields derby in league cup third round

    November 27, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    South Shields are set for a derby clash with North Shields in the third round of the Camerons Brewery Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup. South Shields currently sit top of the Northern League Division Two, while their rivals are rooted to the bottom of Division One. The Mariners’ dispatched Team […]

     
  • Sunderland's Julio Arca scores their third goal despite the lunge of Queens Park Rangers'  Andrew Davies. Picture credit: John Walton / EMPICS Sport

    Former Sunderland star Julio Arca revelling in Non-League

    November 26, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    Mariners’ Park may be a far cry from the Stadium of Light or The Riverside, but Julio Arca has insisted he enjoys playing for South Shields as much as he did for his Premier League employers. The Argentine, who joined the club in September after a year spent with Sunday […]

     
  • Shields through in dramatic Consett win

    Shields through in dramatic Consett win

    November 25, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    South Shields marched on to the next round of the FA vase after a thrilling extra-time victory over Consett. Adam Sakr’s extra-time effort was enough to see off the home side after a goalless 90 minutes. In a first half of few opportunities Wayne Phillips bent a free kick over […]