Friendlies update

South Shields and North Shields are set to face each other in a River Tyne derby later this month.

A friendly between the sides has been arranged to take place at Mariners Park on Wednesday, July 22.

The earlier arranged fixture against Shankhouse has now been cancelled.

In addition, a trip to Seaham Red Star has been added to the schedule, and will take place on Thursday, July 16.