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Match report v Morpeth Town by Adam Gill

Shildon 1-3 Morpeth Town: Match Report

Shildon suffered defeat in their final game of pre-season as they were beaten by Morpeth Town at Dean Street.

Goals from Callum Williams, Jeff Henderson and Andrew Johnson within an eight minute spell gave The Highwaymen a commanding half-time lead.

Danny Craggs pulled a goal back in the 87th minute from the spot after Daniel Moore was brought down in the area.

Shildon had the first chance of the game in the 13th minute, when Chay Liddle skipped past two defenders before his curling effort was saved by Morpeth keeper Dan Lowson.

The away side went close to taking the lead when Connor Oliver turned his man on the edge of the box, before sending his effort just wide of the post.

Morpeth took the lead 31 minutes in, when Liam Noble’s exquisite through ball found Williams leaving him to arrow his shot into the top corner, leaving Shildon stopped Shaun Newbrook no chance.

The visitors doubled their lead six minutes later, as Henderson’s goalbound header from a free kick crossed the line in the eye of the officials, despite protest from the Shildon players as they thought it hadn’t crossed the line.

Two minutes later Morpeth were three goals to the good, as Johnson’s 20 yard free kick found its way past Newbrook at his near post.

The home side were awarded a penalty late on, as Moore was brought down in the area by the Morpeth defender.

Craggs stepped up and sent the keeper the wrong way, placing his effort into the bottom left corner to pull a goal back for his side.

Craggs went close to adding his second in the 87th minute, however he sent his free kick just over the bar.

Shildon’s next game is away to Stockton Town in the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round.

Ticket Application v Morpeth Town @shildon-afc @MorpethTownAFC

As per the governments latest guidelines, we can now welcome supporters back into Dean Street albeit with a reduced capacity.

Currently the capacity that we are allowed to admit is 150, so we have created an application form so that supporters can apply to attend.

The applications will be dealt with in date and time received and are for a maximum of 4 tickets.

We will also require you to enter names and telephone numbers for those attending to comply with the governments Track & Trace policy.

Our updated Covid-19 Risk Assessment can be found here

Please click here to access the application form.

Applications will close either when all tickets are sold or 9pm on Tuesday 25th August




ENL1 Result | Shildon 1 Morpeth Town 1

Honours were even as Shildon drew 1-1 with Morpeth Town at Dean Street.

Shildon had the perfect start after 3mins when Man Of The Match Adam Gell scored. Jamie Harwood almost doubled the lead with a 40 yard lob that hit the post.

In the second half Joe Walton scored from the spot to make the final score 1-1.

ENL1 Result : Morpeth Town 1 Shildon 0

Shildon’s 100% away record in the league ended with a 1-0 defeat at Morpeth.

Chris Reid was sent off for Morpeth late in the first half after receiving 2 yellow cards in the space of 10 mins.

Liam Henderson scored the only goal of the game with 17 mins remaining.

In the final minute of the game Matty Robson was sent off after receiving his second yellow of the game.