PREVIEW: Tough test as Town return to the bread and butter of the league

After progression into the next round of the League Cup in midweek, Morpeth are back in Division One action with a testing trip to North Shields. After beating Shildon in their last league outing, Town will be going all-out to win so they can keep second-placed Marske United out of reach of top spot. SNAPSHOT PREVIEW FORM: North Shields, in cup competitions, have won their last four games. But in the bread and butter of the league, things haven’t got quite so smoothly. They haven’t won in three and were…

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PREVIEW: Time to bounce back

Morpeth Town seek to bounce back from FA Vase disappointment when they welcome Blyth AFC to Craik Park on Wednesday. In the first competitive meeting between the two sides, The Highwaymen will be eager to return to winning ways quickly after losing 1-0 at Ashton Athletic on Saturday.  SNAPSHOT PREVIEW FORM: Morpeth were on a winning streak stretching to five games before Saturday’s FA Vase exit. They’ve kept six league clean-sheets from a possible 22 (in league and cup) but the most recent blank was against Shildon last time out…

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PREVIEW: Town take first step on the Wembley trail

The road to Wembley is laid in front of Morpeth Town as they begin another FA Vase campaign on Saturday. Travelling to Wigan to face Ashton Athletic (3pm), this is the first step towards another appearance in London, where The Highwaymen famously won the Vase two seasons ago. SNAPSHOT PREVIEW FORM: Currently sitting 10th in the Hallmark Security Football League Premier Division, Ashton Athletic are a side on the move after winning five of their last six games. Their five-match winning streak came to an end following a recent 3-1…

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PREVIEW: Irresistible versus unstoppable at Craik Park

Facing a true test of their title credentials, Morpeth Town welcome Shildon to Craik Park on Saturday (3pm). Few sides have kept pace with The Highwaymen but Shildon are one side who can get within reaching distance of their next hosts which should make for a cracking Northern League encounter. SNAPSHOT PREVIEW FORM: Shildon’s away record is exemplary and unblemished as they have claimed seven wins from a possible seven on their travels. Averaging over three goals per game on the road, the Railwaymen have conceded a meagre five goals…

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PREVIEW: FOUR! Morpeth look to add to winning run at Team Northumbria

Morpeth Town head to Team Northumbria seeking to build a four-game winning streak in the EBAC Northern League Division One. After battling to a 2-1 win at Washington last Saturday, The Highwaymen will be hoping to add another three points to their tally at Coach Lane. SNAPSHOT PREVIEW FORM: Team Northumbria are a mixed bag of a team on home soil, losing three but winning four of their seven league games to date. Scoring only 10 but conceding eight, they are far from free-scoring but they keep things tight defensively…

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