Burnicle seals switch to Craik Park

Morpeth Town have completed the signing of Adam Burnicle from Shildon. Striker Burnicle, who has blistering pace and a direct style of play, caused The Highwaymen no end of problems during a 1-1 draw at Shildon, his former side, towards the tail end of last season. Spells at Willington, South Shields, Tow Law and West Auckland preceded his most recent stint at Shildon where he featured nearly 60 times, scoring 25 goals. The 29-year-old has agreed to join and bolster our attacking options ahead of the new campaign. “Nick (Gray,…

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Ambitious centre-back Henderson signs for Town

Morpeth Town have completed the signing of centre-back Jeff Henderson. A defender by trade, he featured in the same Newcastle United junior side as former Town favourite Callum Morris. Turning out for Sligo Rovers between 2012 and 2015, he enjoyed league and cup success in Ireland, winning the top tier crown in 2012 before FAI Cup and All Ireland Cup glory soon after. The 26-year-old returned to his native North East (playing for Stobswood to regain fitness) after playing in both the Champions League and Europa League competitions. The centre-back…

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Lowson signs for Highwaymen

Morpeth Town are delighted to announce our first signing of the summer after goalkeeper Dan Lowson joined ahead of our first season in Evo-Stik North. The stopper re-joins The Highwaymen after a spell on loan at Craik Park midway through last season in which he made six appearances, keeping two clean-sheets in the process. Following spells at Alfreton Town, Luton Town, Ilkeston and Blyth Spartans, the experienced 30-year-old signed for Spennymoor Town, where he featured consistently with a string of impressive displays. Lawson is also known for his length-of-the-pitch goal…

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All aboard! Club gearing up for new season

Facing the prospect of thousands of miles of travelling next season, Morpeth Town have joined forces with supporter John Best to provide a high-quality coach experience. A regular at matches, Best, who has his own travel-based company, has offered the use of a luxury coach to assist with the match day experience away from home. Town are set to travel as far south as Nottinghamshire, while regularly making trips to Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, so the club are grateful to have the use of such an invaluable asset when clocking up…

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Henderson extends stay at Morpeth

Morpeth Town striker Liam Henderson has penned a new deal that will keep him at the club until 2020. The free-scoring striker’s 26 goals last season helped The Highwaymen finish second in EBAC Northern League Division One, with 11 assists proving his all-round quality and worth to the side from Craik Park. When interviewing the powerful forward, he said he never had any thoughts about leaving the club and it was a great feeling to get the deal sorted. Seeking to be part of an ambitious project, Henderson is eager…

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