Month: June 2019

New Signing |Kurt Matthews

The 4th signing of the season is Kurt Matthews

Kurt who can play on either wing or as a central striker has spent the last 2 seasons at Newton Aycliffe. As a schoolboy he also played at Leeds United

Speaking to the website Daniel Moore said of the signing ” Kurt is an ambitious young player that will grow and develop with us and is keen to make an impact at the club. His pace and athleticism in wide and central areas gives us a great option going forward “

On both of today’s signings he said ” I’m delighted to get Chay and Kurt on board and look forward to working with them. I think we have assembled a group now that should be challenging  for promotion so it’s down to the staff and the players to deliver that. “

Welcome to the club.

Chay Liddle signs for the Railwaymen

Chay Liddle has agreed to sign for Shildon AFC from Marske United.

The defensive midfielder becomes the third pre-season signing,

Chay signed for Marske United from Billingham Synthonia in the summer of 2017, is an intelligent defensive midfielder who reads the game well. He played a key part in their title-winning campaign of 2017/18.

His previous clubs also include Spennymoor Town & Guisborough Town.

Shildon Manager Daniel Moore said “Chay seems to have been around forever but at 27 he still has the best years ahead of him. He is professional in his approach and he understands what it takes to win trophies and promotion. He will add very good qualities down the spine of the team.”

Welcome to the club Chay.

Shildon AFC Supporters Club, Dean Street spruce up weekend @shildonfans

Shildon AFC Supporters Club is calling for volunteers who can spare any amount of time to help with the club’s annual spruce up in preparation for the coming season.

The weekend spruce up will take place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th  June, from 9am onwards each day.

The weekend will involve a general clean up around the ground as well as painting of the perimeter boards.

Volunteers are asked, wherever possible to bring along any spare tins of white paint they may have, paintbrushes and rollers.

Equipment will also be provided for those who cannot bring any along.

Aidan Heywood agrees new long term contract

We are delighted that Aidan Heywood has agreed to a new long term contract with Shildon AFC.

Aidan was last season Supporters player of the year, Managers player of the year and Players player of the year.

He made 39 appearances scoring 5 goals and had several man of the match performances including the Durham Challenge Cup Final against South Shields.