The Opposition: Guisborough Town

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Morpeth Town’s penultimate away game of the 2017-18 season is against Guisborough Town, who they beat twice in the league last season. Club: Guisborough Town Nickname: The Priorymen Founded: 1973 Ground: King George V Ground, Howlbeck Road, Guisborough, TS14 6LE Craik Park to Guisborough: 63 miles Last Season: 20th Twitter: @guistownfc Morpeth Town put Guisborough Town to the sword in their two games against the Priorymen last season. The first game was at Craik Park in early November, and a brace from Liam Henderson and goals from Keith Graydon and Steven Anderson completed…

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The Opposition: Shildon

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) As we start to look at the business end of the season, our series of features now takes a look at Shildon, who play host to Morpeth Town in the penultimate game in March. Club: Shildon AFC Nickname: The Railwaymen Founded: 1890 (as Shildon Athletic) Ground: Dean Street, Shildon, Co. Durham, DL4 1HA Craik Park to Bishop Auckland: 47 miles Last Season: 4th Twitter: @Official_SAFC Morpeth Town managed to pick up four points from Shildon last season, with the win coming earlier in the season at Craik Park. Since 1996, the two sides…

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The Opposition: Marske United

By Ben Potts In the latest of our opposition features we look at the club who finished in fifth place in Division One last term, Marske United. Club: Marske United Nickname: The Seasiders Founded: 1956 Ground: GER Stadium, Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant Avenue, Marske by the Sea, Redcar, TS11 7BW Craik Park to Marske: 65.7 mikes Last Season: 5th Twitter:@marskeunitedfc Morpeth Town will take on Marske United in the middle of October at Craik Park. Co-managers Nick Gray and Dave Malone will be hoping for a repeat of the double success…

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Morpeth Town powered by Youth Energy

We are delighted to announce that we have been able to extend our partnership with revolutionary wearable GPS tech company PLAYERTEK. This has been made possible by our ongoing relationship with the natural energy drink company youthenergy. The PLAYERTEK system is a wearable GPS system which is being used to monitor the performance of a host of clubs including Liverpool, Celtic and the Welsh national team. Sports Therapist Steven Shaw explained how the system can help the club’s performance: “The data that you get from the system is pretty extensive and…

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Curtis Coppen signs contract with Morpeth Town

Morpeth Town are delighted to announce that defender Curtis Coppen has signed a contract with the club for the 2017-18 season. The 23-year-old won the FA Vase and Northumberland Senior Cup with North Shields during his time at the Daren Persson Stadium. Coppen has played over 120 games for the Robins, and the centre-half is regarded as one of the best young defenders in North East non-league football As part of the deal, midfielder Paul Robinson has gone the other way and has joined the Robins and we’d like to…

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