Young Mariners drawn against Gateshead in FA Youth Cup

Young Mariners drawn against Gateshead in FA Youth Cup

South Shields are to take on Gateshead in the second qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup.

The tie is to take place at Mariners Park on a date which will be confirmed in due course.

The young Mariners reached this stage of the competition with victories over Stockton Town and Spennymoor Town.

Lee Picton and Graham Fenton’s side showed great resilience to come back from 2-0 and 3-2 behind to beat Stockton 4-3 in the preliminary round, before defeating Spennymoor 3-1 after extra-time at Mariners Park on Monday.