Date set for FA Youth Cup tie

Date set for FA Youth Cup tie

South Shields’ Under-18s will take on Guisborough Town in the preliminary round of the 2021-22 FA Youth Cup.

The tie will be played on Tuesday, August 31st at 1st Cloud Arena with a 7.30pm kick-off.

The young Mariners will be looking to emulate the achievements of previous Shields Academy sides in the competition.

Shields reached the second round in 2018-19 before going one better the following season, only losing out to an outstanding Fulham team.

Last season, the Mariners were beaten on penalties by Altrincham in the third qualifying round.

Admission prices for the tie against Guisborough will be confirmed in due course.