SSFC Academy: Two upcoming games to be held at Mariners Park

SSFC Academy: Two upcoming games to be held at Mariners Park

Supporters will get the chance to watch the club’s academy players in action twice over the next week at Mariners Park.

The young Mariners are to take on Eccleshill United in their opening game of the National League Under-19 Alliance on Wednesday, with kick-off at 1pm. Entry is free and all are welcome to attend.

Another SSFC Academy side will come up against Tyne Met College in the ECFA Premier League on the same day. The match will take place at Silksworth Sports Centre at 1.45pm and again, all supporters are welcome to watch free of charge.

South Shields will also face Gateshead at Mariners Park on Monday, October 1, in the second qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup. Admission will be £2 for adults and £1 for concessions.

The Mariners reached that stage of the competition with a 4-3 victory over Stockton Town and 3-1 after extra-time win against Spennymoor Town.

Kick-off against Gateshead will be at 7pm.