VIDEO: King’s delight at quarter-final win

By Daniel Prince

Jon King has praised his South Shields players after they booked their place in the last four of the Ernest Armstrong Memorial Cup.

The Mariners beat Birtley Town 3-0 at Peterlee to set up a semi-final encounter with Billingham Town on March 3.

In the video above, King discusses the win over Birtley and the performances of a number of Shields players.

He also talks about the positivity generated by the cup run, looks ahead to the semi-final and previews Saturday’s league trip to Chester-le-Street Town.

The interview was carried out at the shop of club sponsors Shaun Matthias.