Brandon United vs SSFC Preview
The Mariners play their first away league game of the new season this Saturday, August 24th against Brandon United, at the Welfare Ground, situated at the rear of Commercial Street in Brandon, kick off at 3.00pm.
Post code for satnavers convenience is DH7 8PL and the club telephone number is 07717 673090.
Shields will be playing in their new away colours of all white with blue trim, very reminiscent for those of a ‘certain age’ of the strip introduced in 1962, which served the club until 1971. A photograph will appear soon.
Shields will be hoping to repeat their midweek FA Cup result and to claim all three points to get their league campaign up and running, and it is hoped to see a good attendance by Shields fans.
Some stats for interest and information.
BRANDON UNITED Home. P2.WO.D1.L1.F2.A6.Total GD -6. Pts. 4. League Position 15th.
SOUTH SHIELDS Away. PO.Total GD -1. Pts.1. League Position 19th.
Next game Bank Holiday Monday, August 26th, at Eden Lane, Peterlee, South Shields v Jarrow Roofing, kick off at 12.00pm.
Directions to the ground. Leave the A1 on the A690, go through Durham, and continue on the A690. Turn first right into Front Street after passing under a railway bridge, then turn left into Brandon Lane. Right turn at the newsagents into St. Agathas Close, and then first turn left and the ground is straight ahead. Distance 21miles.