Cup fever grips South Shields as thousands book dream trip to Wembley
South Shields FC are off to Wembley – and thousands of excited Mariners are set to be in tow. The club secured their place at the world-famous stadium on Saturday.
A record Mariners Park crowd of 3,464 cheered Shields to a 4-0 win over Coleshill Town in the semi-final of the FA Vase, completing a 6-1 aggregate success.
Already, more than 10,000 tickets for the final have been snapped up by Shields fans eager to see them take to the Wembley turf for the first time in the club’s history.
The final is taking place on Saturday, May 21, with the Mariners to come up against Cleethorpes Town. Club sponsor Westoe Travel has already taken a wave of bookings from fans looking to get travel and accommodation secured quickly.