Shildon AFC v Penrith AFC: FA Cup

It was a disappointing day at the office today for the Railwaymen, who suffered a 0-2 home defeat at the hands of Penrith, which saw them dumped out of the FA Cup at the Preliminary Round stage. Shildon suffered a double sucker punch on the stroke of the interval as Penrith scored with the only […]

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Dean Street prepares for FA Cup football

Dean Street is readying itself for FA Cup football on Saturday with Penrith the visitors for a Preliminary Round tie. The draw for this and the following round were made together, so Shildon know that, should they prevail, they will face Lancashire opposition in the next round. The winner of Padiham FC, who won promotion to […]

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Spennymoor shine in Bank Holiday sun

A guest match report by Adam Amos . Sadly on a bank holiday Monday at the Brewery Field it was only the weather that was glorious for Shildon, after being defeated 4-2 by Vase holders Spennymoor. Shildon, attacking up the slope  first, lacked any real bite in the first forty-five minutes. Perhaps it was the […]

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Shildon head to Brewery Field

The Railwaymen make the short trip to The Brewery Field this afternoon to face local rivals and FA Vase holders, Spennymoor Town for their second big derby match in three days. The Bank Holiday weekend builds to a crescendo as Shildon take part in the headline fixture in the Northern League for the second match […]

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Understrength Shildon hold West

Shildon’s bench for today’s home derby against West Auckland Town consisted entirely of its coaching staff: Keith Finch, who has ‘officially’ retired from goalkeeping duties to take up the role as coach to new number one stopper, Lewis Graham; first team coach, Phil Brumwell and assistant manager, Stuart Niven. Mirroring last season, an injury crisis […]

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Craig Hughes returns to Crook

Midfielder Craig Hughes has departed Shildon and returned to Crook Town after being made available for transfer in the wake of the shock league defeat to the Division One newcomers. Shildon lost their second match of the season 0-2 at home to the second division champions and it proved to be Craig’s last match for […]

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Friday night football for Shildon

Talks between Shildon AFC and several other clubs have so far led to mutual agreements to arrange Friday night matches with three Northern League sides. Subject to Northern League and FA approval, home and away league matches between Shildon and Ashington, Bedlington Terriers and Bishop Auckland will now be brought forward to Friday night, with […]

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Billy Greulich-Smith on action against Newcastle benfield

Railwaymen see off Benfield resistance

It was the proverbial game of two halves as Shildon returned from Newcastle this evening with all three points after a stellar second half performance brushed aside Benfield’s stout first half resistance. A Mark Hudson penalty after Sam Garvie was upended in the box got the ball rolling. Billy Greulich-Smith, in his first start of […]

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Shildon march on in FA Cup

After a minor derailment in midweek, the Railwaymen got back on track in West Yorkshire with a clinical victory in the FA Cup at Garforth Town. Shildon took full advantage of the wind at their backs to score three first half goals and effectively put the tie beyond the reach of the home side within […]

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Shildon off to winning start

Shildon AFC kicked off their new season with a comfortable 2-0 home win against Team Northumbria. With six new signings in the starting line-up, the Railwaymen controlled the game from start to finish. In the first minute, Northumbria’s David Luke fired wide, before Shildon took control and chances fell to Shildon’s new boys Paul Connor, […]

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