Two goals in four second half minutes were enough for South Shields as they defeated Birtley Town 2-0 at Mariners Park on Saturday.

Robert Briggs and David Foley were on target for the Mariners in front of a crowd of 917.

Above are highlights from the game, including the introduction of Commonwealth, English and Northern Area boxing champion Anthony ‘Babyface’ Nelson before the match and during half-time.

VIDEO: Daniel Prince. STILL IMAGE: Peter Talbot.

South Shields made it eight consecutive wins in the league with a 5-0 beating of Crook Town at Mariners Park on Tuesday.

Warren Byrne scored a stunning overhead kick to open the scoring, and in the second half, goals from Michael Turner, Leepaul Scroggins, Stephen Ramsey and John Grey sealed the three points.

Above are video highlights from the game.

VIDEO: Daniel Prince. STILL IMAGE: Peter Talbot.

Warren Byrne headed the winner on Saturday as South Shields defeated Thornaby 1-0.

In truth, the margin of victory could have been much greater, but the Mariners had four goals ruled out for offside and were unable to score a second.

Above are highlights from the game.

VIDEO: Daniel Prince. STILL IMAGE: Peter Talbot.