Robert Briggs tells of determination after penning new deal
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Vice-captain Robert Briggs has reiterated his desire to win a fourth promotion with South Shields after extending his second spell with the club into a sixth season. Briggs is Shields’ longest-serving player, having rejoined from Spennymoor Town when the Mariners were a Northern League Division Two side in August 2015. Over the last five years…

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Fenton delighted to seal Daly capture
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Graham Fenton told of South Shields’ long-standing admiration of new boy Luke Daly after revealing the midfielder had snubbed interest from elsewhere to join the Mariners. Daly played twice against Shields last season for former club Droylsden, impressing on both occasions. His performances caught the eye of Fenton and fellow joint manager Lee Picton, and…

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South Shields defender Gary Brown opens up on health scare
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Defender Gary Brown has opened up on a health scare which saw him initially told he had suffered a heart attack. Brown was substituted during South Shields’ 11-0 Durham Challenge Cup win over West Auckland Tunns in October because of chest pains. Club physio Andy Morris immediately sent the 31-year-old to hospital, where he was…

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