Category: Match Report

South Shields 1-2 Warrington Town: Mariners suffer play-off heartbreak

Image: Kev Wilson

Warrington Town came from behind to end South Shields’ hopes of a fourth consecutive promotion in front of a bumper crowd at Mariners Park on Saturday.

A stunning strike from long range by Josh Gillies had put the Mariners into the driving seat heading into the half-time break.

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SOUTH SHIELDS: Connell, Baxter, Lough (Foley 88), Shaw (c), Morse, Turnbull, Daly, Briggs, Finnigan (Harmison 83), Mason (Lowe 52), Gillies. Subs not used: Brown, Callaghan.

Goal: Gillies (30).

Attendance: 2,337.

WORDS: Daniel Prince. IMAGE: Peter Talbot.

South Shields 0-1 Shildon: Youthful Mariners fall to narrow loss in Durham Challenge Cup final

A youthful South Shields were narrowly beaten in the Durham Challenge Cup final by Shildon on Friday.

Less than 24 hours before the Mariners were due to take on Warrington Town in the Evo-Stik Premier Division play-offs, Lee Picton and Graham Fenton were forced to make a number of changes to their team.

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SOUTH SHIELDS: Lister, Mouanda, Scott, Thompson, Patterson, Brown (c) (Lockey 58), Guy (Callaghan 67), Biwer, Bell (Harmison 72), Wright, Cowburn. Subs not used: Ross, Colquhoun.

Attendance: 1,579.

WORDS: Daniel Prince. IMAGE: Peter Talbot.

South Shields 4-2 Buxton: Mariners win pulsating play-off tie

Image: Kev Wilson

South Shields kept their promotion hopes alive on a dramatic night at Mariners Park as they came from behind with an inspired second half performance to beat Buxton on Tuesday.

The Mariners went in at half-time a goal down after an impressive first half performance by the Bucks, but responded instantly to turn the tie on its head.

Read the full article on the Official Club Website HERE.

SOUTH SHIELDS: Connell, Baxter, Adams (Lough 55), Shaw (c), Morse, Briggs, Daly, Lowe (Turnbull 66), Finnigan (Cogdon 79), Mason, Gillies. Subs not used: Mouanda, Foley.

Goals: Shaw (47), Finnigan (47, 71), Gillies (89).

Attendance: 1,878.

WORDS: Daniel Prince. IMAGE: Kev Wilson.