South Shields

  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    “We didn’t just cope, we thrived in Durham Challenge cup final” – Lee Picton

    May 21, 2019 at 11:57 am

    South Shields FC Academy joint-manager Lee Picton says he was proud of his side’s performance in the Durham Challenge Cup final. The Mariners were forced to field a very young team due to the first team playing their league play-off match the following day. 10 academy products played in the […]

  • South Shields Lose Promotion Battle But Community Spirit is key says Picton

    South Shields Lose Promotion Battle But Community Spirit is key says Picton

    May 16, 2019 at 11:20 am

    South Shields Football Club are one of the success stories in non league football at the moment. Following on from a promotion from the Northern League in the 2016/17 season, they repeated the feat the following year.   This season they were on the brink of a third successive promotion, […]

  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    Match Reaction: Picton says South Shields were far from their best despite emphatic Hednesford victory

    April 8, 2019 at 11:28 am

    South Shields joint-manager Lee Picton said his side were “far from our free-flowing best” despite the Mariners earning a 4-1 victory over Hednesford Town in the Northern Premier League. Shields remain one point behind Farsley Celtic who scored a 2-1 win away at Buxton but Picton insists his side have […]

  • Match Report: South Shields 4-1 Hednesford Town

    Match Report: South Shields 4-1 Hednesford Town

    April 7, 2019 at 11:45 am

    SOUTH SHIELDS 4-1 HEDNESFORD TOWN Lowe 9,                           B. Wells 66 Bell 52, Briggs 58, 77 (P)   South Shields stayed within a point of Farsley Celtic at the top of the Northern Premier League thanks to an emphatic […]

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    Reaction: South Shields’ Graham Fenton delighted with team performance in emphatic Hyde victory

    March 24, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    South Shields joint-manager Graham Fenton was pleased with a great team performance in their 4-0 Northern Premier League victory over Hyde United whose manager Darren Kelly described the Mariners as “the best side in the league.” Speaking post-match, former Premier League player Fenton said: “It was a really strong performance […]

  • Match Report: South Shields 4-0 Hyde United

    Match Report: South Shields 4-0 Hyde United

    March 24, 2019 at 4:08 pm

    South Shields kept the pressure on Northern Premier League leaders Farsley Celtic with an emphatic victory over mid-table Hyde United in front of 1,857 at Mariners Park. Shields lead at the break thanks to Lee Mason following a first-half that saw few genuine chances. Hyde United kept themselves in the […]

  • Sunderland's Aidan McGeady reacts after a missed chance

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    February 26, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    The beautiful game blessed (and cursed) the North East with an action packed weekend making this lost hard to narrow down to five! Without further hesitation and rambling let’s get started with a long trip to the West Country. 1 – Black Cats on the prowl Sunderland extended their impressive […]

  • South Shields 1-2 Warrington Town: Match Report

    South Shields 1-2 Warrington Town: Match Report

    February 18, 2019 at 11:51 am

    A near 2,000 strong crowd witnessed Warrington Town end South Shields’ unbeaten home record with a 2-1 win at Mariners Park. Goals from Josh Amis and Jack Dunn made it 10 wins from their last 13 for in-form Warrington, while South Shields are now three without  win. The game started […]

  • Non-League Podcast #5

    Non-League Podcast #5

    February 4, 2019 at 10:28 am

    The Non-League Podcast returns as myself, Jake Adams, James Noble and Ben Robinson take a look at all things national league and more including Barnet’s FA Cup heroics and Richard Money’s short but eventful tenure at Hartlepool United.

  • South Shields 5-2 Whitby Town: Match Report

    South Shields 5-2 Whitby Town: Match Report

    January 28, 2019 at 9:15 am

    A bumper crowd if 1830 watched on as league leaders South Shields made it 13 wins from 13 home games in the Evo-Stik Premier Division with a 5-2 rout against Whitby Town. The game started quickly and Whitby took a 3rd-minute lead when Leon Scott dispossessed Robert Briggs and released […]