Ten-man South Shields suffered late heartbreak on Saturday as Stratford Town struck a 94th-minute winner to knock them out of the Buildbase FA Trophy.
All was going according to plan for the Mariners when they deservedly took a 1-0 lead into half-time thanks to a composed finish from Carl Finnigan.
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SOUTH SHIELDS: Connell, Baxter, Adams, Shaw (c), Morse, Turnbull, Cogdon (Harmison 59), Briggs, Finnigan, Lowe, Foley (Gillies 59). Subs not used: Brown, Lough, Mouanda.
Goal: Finnigan (17).
Red card: Lowe (56).
WORDS: Daniel Prince. IMAGE: Peter Talbot.