Morpeth Town launch official Facebook page

Morpeth Town Football Club have launched an official Facebook page, and for the first time, fans will be able to see everything that is going on through this social media platform. It is something that has been thought about for a while now, and what better day to launch it than on the one-year anniversary of Morpeth’s triumphs at Wembley Stadium in the FA Vase. Make sure you go like and share out page, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/MorpethTownAFC/

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Wembley Lights Up For Clubs Across The World

Wembley Stadium has celebrated its 10th birthday by lighting up the famous arch with the colours of all the teams who have played there. One hundred and sixty six domestic, European and international teams have played in the iconic stadium in the decade that it has been open. To celebrate the anniversary, Wembley Stadium displayed each of the clubs and national teams up in lights and on the famous arch – and of course, we were up in lights too. Morpeth Town came from behind against Hereford FC last May to pick…

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Morpeth to play North Shields for JR Cleator Cup

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Morpeth Town will kick-off their 2017-18 Northern League season by playing North Shields in the annual curtain raiser – the JR Cleator Cup. It has been announced that the Highwaymen have been invited to take part after finishing as runners-up in Division One last season. This news comes after South Shields declined the opportunity to take part, and the Robins will therefore be our opponents after finishing as runners-up in the League Cup. The JR Cleator Cup will take place at Craik Park on Saturday 29 July, and…

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Highwaymen conclude season with Aycliffe defeat

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Liam Henderson’s second-half consolation earned Morpeth Town their second record in as many games as they suffered a 3-1 defeat to Newton Aycliffe in the final game of the 2016-17 season. Matthew Pennal’s cross was tapped home by Jamie Owens on 10 minutes, while Keith Graydon’s penalty was saved by James Winter two minutes later. Ben Trotter doubled the hosts’ advantage three minutes after half-time before Owens bagged his second of the game just after the hour mark. Henderson bundled Ben Sayer’s cross home two minutes…

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Record-breaking afternoon for Morpeth Town

It will be a day that will go down in Morpeth Town folklore as they broke a record and equalled two as they beat Marske United 4-2 at Craik Park. The Highwaymen have surpassed the home points tally of Spennymoor Town’s back in the 2013-14 season – which was a 44-game campaign – as they picked up their 20th home win in 21 games. Morpeth have equalled the record for most home league goals in a Northern League season, taking their tally up to 79 against Marske – North Shields…

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