South Shields 2-0 FC Halifax Town

South Shields qualified for the first round of the Emirates FA Cup for the first time since the club reformed in 1974 on a stirring afternoon against FC Halifax Town at 1st Cloud Arena.

The National League side were put to the sword by a sharp Mariners outfit which clinched a 2-0 win thanks to a goal in each half.

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