Gainsborough Trinity 0-1 South Shields

South Shields recorded a fifth consecutive clean sheet and were rewarded with a fourth straight victory as a Robert Briggs penalty settled a Pitching In Northern Premier League encounter with Gainsborough Trinity on Saturday.

In their final league fixture before a month-long lockdown, the Mariners enjoyed the bulk of the possession and chances and deserved their win at the Gainsborough Martin & Co Arena.

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

FA Cup trip to Cheltenham set to go ahead

The FA has confirmed that Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup tie between Cheltenham Town and South Shields will go ahead as planned.

There had been uncertainty as to whether the first round match would take place following the latest lockdown measures announced by the Government on Saturday.

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

Mariners drawn away to Ashton in FA Trophy

South Shields will travel to Ashton United for the third time this season after being drawn against the Robins in the Buildbase FA Trophy.

The date of the first round tie has not yet been confirmed as The FA awaits guidance from the Government as to how the latest lockdown measures announced on Saturday affects men’s non-league football. This round had been due to be played on the weekend of Saturday, November 14.

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