South Shields v AFC Rushden & Diamonds (FA Trophy) – Saturday 9th November

AFC Rushden & Diamonds travel to face South Shields FC in the Second Qualifying Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy on Saturday 9th November (KO 3pm) at Mariners Park, Shaftesbury Avenue, South Shields NE32 3UP. See here for details of how to find the ground. The driving distance is around 220 miles from Rushden – see here for a possible route.

There is no Supporters’ Coach running to this game.

Admission prices are expected to be £10 for adults, £8 for students and over-65s, and £3 for under-16s.

Should the game end in a draw, the replay will be at Hayden Road on Tuesday 12th November (KO 7:45pm) – taking priority over the Southern League Cup game arranged for that date.

Full details of the draw are here.


The Mariners website is here, and their Twitter feed here. They are managed by Lee Picton and Graham Fenton.