Date set for Sunderland Under-23s tie

Date set for Sunderland Under-23s tie

South Shields’ Durham Challenge Cup tie with Sunderland Under-23s will take place on Wednesday, October 27th.

The second preliminary round match will be held at 1st Cloud Arena with a kick-off time of 7.30pm.

Further information, including ticket details, will be released in due course.

Shields last won the competition in 2017, defeating Billingham Synthonia 2-0 in the final at Hartlepool United’s Victoria Park.

They again reached the final two years later, when a youthful side was beaten 1-0 by Shildon at the Stadium of Light.