Mariners learn opponents in FA Youth Cup
South Shields will host Guisborough Town in the preliminary round of the FA Youth Cup.
The draw for the early rounds of the competition was made on Friday lunchtime, and the winner of the aforementioned tie will be at home to Pickering Town or Penrith in first round qualifying.
The date of the Guisborough fixture is yet to be confirmed, although it is due to be played during the week commencing Monday, August 30th.
Shields have made quite an impression in the FA Youth Cup in recent seasons, particularly in 2018-19 and 2019-20, when they reached the second and third rounds respectively. Last season, they made it to third round qualifying.