Month: August 2015

Shildon 0 Morpeth 1

Shildon AFC are beaten for the first time.

Top of the league Shildon AFC suffered their first defeat of the season in the league after going down 1- 0 against 2nd place Morpeth Town on Bank Holiday Monday 31st August 2015, the goal coming with just one minute remaining.

Shildon could easily have been 3 up in the first 11 minutes. In the 2nd minute a Kyle Fryatt electrifying run found Lewis Wing whose 20 yarder hit the top of the bar with the keeper beaten. A minute later Micky Rae had a great chance with a one on one with the keeper but his shot was weak. On 11 minutes Gary Brown fired just wide.

For Morpeth, No 7 Sean Taylor had a brilliant chance but he shot over from 5 yards.

Half Time:  Shildon AFC  0  Morpeth Town  0

As an evenly matched 1st half Morpeth looked far more dangerous in the 2nd and as the game went on they got stronger, with Shildon’s Gary Brown and Bobby Moore defending brilliantly.

After 84 minutes Bobby Moore cleared off the line and after more pressure from Morpeth, Gary Brown also headed off the line, but Ben Sayer’s right footer sealed the win for Town on 89 minutes.

Final Score:  Shildon AFC  0  Morpeth Town  1

Subs:  Greulich-Smith for Rae, Doninger for Fryatt 63, Hudson for Davis 71.

Bookings:  None

Shildon cannot have any complaints as the best team won. They were the only side threatening in the 2nd half.


  1. Lewis Graham
  2. Daniel Groves
  3. John Brackstone
  4. Lewis Wing
  5. Gary Brown
  6. Daniel Moore (C)
  7. Kyle Fryatt
  8. Jonathan Davis
  9. Michael Rae
  10. Ben Wood
  11. Sam Hodgson
  12. Billy Greulich-Smith on for Rae
  13. Mark Hudson on for Davis
  14. Marc Ellison
  15. Mark Doninger on for Fryatt
  16. Jake Johnson


Sunderland RCA 4 Shildon 6

Shildon continued with their 100% record with a 6-4 win against Sunderland RCA.

After going 2 goals down Shildon levelled before half time through Connor and Doninger.

After the break Shildon started quickest with 2 early goals from Doninger and Bill Greulich-Smith, before RCA pulled a goal back.

Another 2 goals from Fryatt and a second from Billy made the score 6 3 before RCA missed a penalty and then scored a fourth to make the final score 6-4

Full Match report to follow

Shildon AFC Supporters Club logo

Membership forms available

As a result of the adoption of a formal constitution, members of Shildon AFC Supporters Club agreed that the membership structure should be changed from lifetime to annual.

There were a number of reasons for adopting the change, including the need to create and issue memberships cards so that members could benefit from Supporters Club discounts and in order to formalise voting rights at AGMs.

The members felt that the annual fee should be nominal and it was agreed to adopt a fee of £2 adults and £1 juniors. There will be no concessionary fees.

It was further agreed that only adult members would be eligible to vote at the Supporters Club AGM. It was decided to adopt the UK government voting age for elections as the age limit for voting at AGMs. If this changes, the Supporters Club’s voting age will change accordingly.

Adult membership was therefore set at 18 years of age (before 1st September) and junior membership will be under 18. There is no restriction on the age of becoming a member of the supporters club.

The Supporters Club committee is holding a series of membership registration evenings at the Dean Street clubhouse each Friday in September. Anyone wishing to join can come along between 7.30pm-9pm and register for membership.

All members will be given a membership card which must be presented in order to receive membership discounts (this includes supporters bus travel). In order for the scheme to function properly and fairly for all members, no exceptions will be made on failure to produce a membership card.

Members can also join by downloading and printing the attached PDF form and returning it, with fee payment, to any member of the Supporters Club committee on match days. Forms can also be completed in the Supporters Club shop on match days.

For further information, please contact the Supporters Club via email at supportersclub (at) or complete the form on the contact page.

Shildon AFC Supporters Club logo

Supporters Club adopt constitution

Shildon AFC Supporters Club has gone from strength to strength since its formation in 2009 and recently reached the stage where it was felt that the best way to protect the interests of all members was to adopt a formal constitution.

The decision to present a constitution to the membership was made by members’ vote at a Supporters Club meeting in June. The members tasked the committee with producing a constitution which would be voted on at the next Supporters Club meeting.

At the meeting held on Friday, 14th August, members discussed the proposed constitution, proposing some amendments, before voting unanimously, by 17 votes to 4, to formally adopt the proposed constitution with agreed amendments.

The result of the vote is that the Shildon AFC Supporters Club is now a constituted group. Committee meetings will take place regularly, as constituted, and agendas and minutes of meetings will be published here, on the Supporters Club pages as well as being posted on the Supporters Club notice board in the football ground clubhouse.

Supporters Club founding member and chairman, Russell Henderson said: “We would like to thank the members for their support in adopting a formal constitution. This is good news for the Supporters Club, which can now move forward with its projects in an open and transparent manner.

“We would ask that during this transition period, the members bear with us while we find our feet. As soon as we can we will be publishing minutes and agendas of all meetings for members to download and read at their leisure.

“All current members are invited to re-register for the annual fee of £2 adults (over 18) and £1 juniors (under 18s). Registered members will receive a membership card which qualifies them for Supporters Club discounts – the most important being on supporters bus travel. Membership cards must be presented in order to receive Supporters Club discounts.”