South Shields were forced to settle for a play-off place in the Evo-Stik Premier Division despite beating Gainsborough Trinity with a second half Carl Finnigan goal on Saturday.
Shields went into the game knowing they would win the league if they won at Gainsborough and relegation-threatened Marine triumphed at Farsley Celtic.
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SOUTH SHIELDS: Connell, Baxter, Adams, Shaw (c), Morse, Turnbull (Lowe 67), Daly, Briggs, Cogdon (Finnigan 59), Mason (Bell 81), Gillies. Subs not used: Lough, Mouanda.
Goal: Finnigan (62).
WORDS: Daniel Prince. IMAGE: Peter Talbot.