England call-up for Mariners teen Mathew Wade

English Schools Football Association Under 18 Boys North v South Trials at Rowley Park on Sunday 1st December 2019 (c) Garry Griffiths | ThreeFiveThree Photography

South Shields Academy prospect Mathew Wade has told of his pride after being selected to play for England Schoolboys.

Mathew is the first SSFC Academy player to receive international recognition and will link up with others who have been selected from around the country in January.

Read Daniel Prince’s article on the Official Club Website HERE.

Match Preview: South Shields vs Stourbridge, Buildbase FA Trophy

South Shields and Stourbridge will battle it out for the right to host Southport in the first round of the Buildbase FA Trophy when the sides go head-to-head at Mariners Park on Tuesday.

The third qualifying round tie went to a replay after a stoppage time equaliser from Stourbridge on home turf last Tuesday.

Read Daniel Prince’s full article on the Official Club Website HERE.

Home fixture against Morpeth postponed due to frozen pitch

Saturday’s BetVictor Northern Premier Division match between South Shields and Morpeth Town has been postponed due to a frozen pitch.

An inspection was held at 11.15am at Mariners Park, with one shaded area of the pitch frozen solid, with little prospect of thawing during the day due to its position.

The referee deemed that the surface would be dangerous to the players and so the game was called off.

A rearranged date will be confirmed in due course.