Match Preview: Morpeth Town vs Spennymoor Town

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Pre-Season Friendly Venue: Craik Park, Morpeth Common, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2YX Date: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Kick-Off: 7:45pm After an impressive display against a Sunderland XI on Friday night, Morpeth Town will be looking to do the same against Spennymoor Town. The last time the two sides met at Craik Park was back in 2013, when the Moors won 4-1 in the Northern League Division One. Fast forward four years, and Jason Ainsley has taken his team into the National League North for the first time in their…

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Graydon remains positive after Sunderland defeat

By Reuben Young Captain and Assistant Manager Keith Graydon remained positive, despite Morpeth’s 2-1 defeat to a Sunderland XI side on Friday night. Graydon believes, in the first-half, the home side were the better side: “I thought we have done very well, the first half we dominated, had a lot of the ball and should have got a couple of goals.” Despite that, the visitors took the lead through Andrew Nelson after a route-one ball over the top, allowing the striker one-on-one with Morpeth ‘keeper Karl Dryden, who he lobbed.…

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