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Gainsborough Trinity 0-1 South Shields: Play-off place for Mariners

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.

Read the full article on the Official Club Website HERE.

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).

Attendance: 1,312.

WORDS: Daniel Prince. IMAGE: Peter Talbot.

Match Preview: Gainsborough Trinity vs South Shields

South Shields could seal a remarkable fourth consecutive championship in Saturday’s final day showdown – but need a three-point swing in their favour.

The Mariners must win at play-off chasers Gainsborough Trinity and hope that leaders Farsley Celtic are beaten at home by relegation-threatened Marine to clinch the title.

Read the full article on the Official Club Website HERE.