Last night Shildon played their last home match of a wonderfully successful season. To date the side are second in the league and halve the best away record of any side. After the match, Archie MacKay spoke to Gary Forrest about the game, the season and the forthcoming Durham Challenge Cup final on Friday:
Gary Forrest explains why he is £20 worse off after Shildon win 8-0 at Billingham Town to remain in the title hunt:
Gary Forrest and Ben Wood speak to Shildon AFC match programme editor, Archie MacKay after Wednesday night’s 1-0 Northern League Division One win over Dunston UTS at Dean Street:
Ben Wood (with apologies for sound quality)
Shildon manager, Gary Forrest reflects on the Railwaymen’s home draw against Morpeth.
With all Shildon’s title rivals also dropping points, the Railwaymen were disappointed not to exploit an advantage. Gary expresses his frustration at the decision to allow play to go on in the lead up to Morpeth’s equaliser and at the condition of the Dean Street surface.
Shildon captain, Mark Hudson reflects on the Railwaymen’s Durham Challenge Cup semi final win over Consett and looks to the league campaign ahead.
The semi final victory means Shildon will play in their first cup final since 2007-08 with local rivals, Spennymoor Town the opponents.
The final date remains to be officially confirmed, but is expected to be played on Good Friday, 18 April, at the Eppleton Colliery Football Ground, Hetton Le Hole, with an 11am kick off