Shields drawn at home to Sunderland in Durham Challenge Cup

Shields drawn at home to Sunderland in Durham Challenge Cup

South Shields will face Sunderland AFC’s Under-23s in the second preliminary round of the Durham Challenge Cup.

The tie will be played at 1st Cloud Arena in the week preceding Saturday, October 23rd, with confirmation of the date and admission details to be confirmed 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.