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South Shields vs Norton and Stockton Ancients Preview
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By Bob Wray The Mariners welcome Norton and Stockton Ancients to Peterlee’s Eden Lane on Saturday for an Ebac Northern League Division Two fixture, with kick-off at 3pm. Following on from a most disappointing and frustrating result midweek against Thornaby, with yet another drawn game, can it be hoped that Shields can beat one of…

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The day Stanley Matthews came to Simonside Hall
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By Bob Wray Local elder football supporters yet recall with great pleasure the match at Simonside Hall between South Shields and Port Vale which included Sir Stanley Matthews CBE. As club general manager, the former Stoke City, Blackpool and England wing legend had enjoyed an illustrious career, and become a living legend. He was the holder of 54…

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South Shields 1-1 Thornaby
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South Shields lived up to their reputation as Northern League Division Two draw specialists with a 1-1 stalemate against Thornaby. It was the 13th draw of the season for the Mariners from 27 games, and kept them 16th in the table. Shields started brightly at Peterlee’s Eden Lane, with Stephen Ramsey seeing a header from…

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