South Shields drawn against Penrith in League Cup third round
South Shields are to host Penrith in the third round of the Northern League Cup.
The tie is expected to be played on Tuesday, January 17 at Mariners Park.
It will see the two sides go head-to-head for the second time within a month, with Penrith also making the journey to South Tyneside for a Northern League Division One fixture on Boxing Day.
It will mean two quickfire returns to Mariners Park for striker Martyn Coleman, who rejoined Penrith from Shields in the summer.
The full third round draw is as follows:
North Shields vs Chester-le-Street Town
Shildon vs Whitley Bay
Marske United vs Bishop Auckland
Consett vs Stockton Town
South Shields vs Penrith
Whickham vs Sunderland RCA
Dunston UTS or Hebburn Town vs Washington
Ashington vs Newcastle Benfield
All ties are due to be played on the week commencing January 16, 2017.