Marske and Shildon stand in silence ahead of their Remembrance Day FA Vase tie

Railwaymen’s FA Vase dream sunk by Seasiders

While one of these sides would end the day victorious, the other despondent, the remainder of the tournament’s contenders had celebrated the result of this match from the moment the fixture was drawn. Not that they were especially supportive of one side over the other, more that they were comforted in the knowledge one of […]

A fairer FA Cup?

The Football Association’s Challenge Cup competition. If ever you were looking for the footballing equivalent of the source of the Nile, the wellspring from which all life burst forth, you’ll find it there.   So says the introductory paragraph describing the history of the FA Cup on the Football Association’s website, a sentiment with which […]

deja Dunson

Déjà Dunston

Who says lightning doesn’t strike in the same place twice? When Shildon fan and photographer, Tom Clegg was browsing his photos in the wake of Shildon’s midweek comeback win against Dunston, he came across one image that jogged his memory of a previous encounter almost exactly five years previously. The first image is of Billy […]

Lewis Dodds celebrates after scoring Shildon's second goal

Railwaymen signal intentions

Three days ahead of the new league campaign, Shildon AFC signalled their domestic intentions with a headline-grabbing 2-0 win to knock Morpeth Town out of the FA Cup. A ninth minute Matty Robson penalty and an opportunist second half goal from Lewis Dodds were enough to see the Railwaymen defeat last season’s league runners-up and secure […]