Morpeth receive club and manager of the month awards

Morpeth Town were presented with their club and manager of the month awards during the win over Gresley. Highlighting the superb start to the season, the Highwaymen have stormed to the top of the table and grasped the early initiative in the promotion race, leaving chairman Ken Beattie a happy man as he collected the club of the month award before handing the prize of manager of the month to Nick Gray. “We’re delighted with the start to the league season as we sit seven points clear at the top…

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Match Preview | Morpeth Town v Gresley

Date: Saturday 20th October 2018 Venue: Craik Park, Morpeth Common, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2YX Kick Off: 3pm Competition: Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One East   Match Coverage: Twitter Highlights: Highwaymen TV     History Gresley FC was formed in 2009 and enjoyed a very successful first season in the East Midlands Counties League. The side, managed by Gary Norton, finished as runners up and therefore narrowly missed out on promotion. Gresley also enjoyed a long run in the FA Vase by beating Spennymoor, Dawlish and Long Buckby. The Dawlish…

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Foalle couldn’t resist Highwaymen offer

Pic: Whitley Bay New Morpeth Town signing Jack Foalle admitted the lure of playing in Evo-Stik East was too good to turn down after he joined the Highwaymen. The striker had netted 17 goals in 15 games for Whitley Bay in the Northern League, with a scoring run of 10 consecutive games, before Morpeth came calling this week. Following Adam Burnicle’s switch to West Auckland Town, the Highwaymen were in need of striking reinforcements. Not only have they got that, but they have a striker who has grand ambitions which…

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Three things we learned from Sheffield

Picture: Jeff Henderson and Iulian Petrache (right) both featured in defence at Sheffield. Pic: George Davidson A trip to Sheffield FC, who have scored plenty and conceded roughly the same, with a clutch of players missing through injury and suspension, could have gone one of two ways. Morpeth could have been sucked into a goal-laden, end-to-end slugfest or, as turned out to be the case, they could have controlled the game and ensured at least a share of the spoils. Here’s three things we learned from our midweek trip to…

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Town sign duo to bolster squad

Pic: Whitley Bay Morpeth Town are delighted to announce the signings of Jack Foalle and Dominic Moan. Striker Foalle joins the club from Whitley Bay, after setting a club record with 10 goals in 10 consecutive games, while Moan joins us from Park View Academy. Both are in the squad for tonight’s clash at Sheffield FC in Evo-Stik East. One player who won’t be travelling is Adam Burnicle, after the striker completed a switch to West Auckland Town in what has been a hectic 24 hours in the transfer market…

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