Category Archives: Ground Guides

Ground Guides: Boldon Colliery Welfare and Boldon CA Sports Ground

Separated by the width of a car park entrance gate, Boldon Colliery Welfare and the Boldon CA Sports Ground are the home grounds of the Wearside League’s Boldon CA and Northern League Division One side Jarrow Roofing. Formed in 1892 … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Willington AFC

Willington AFC have played at Hall Lane since first joining the Northern League in the summer of 1911. The first game at the new ground took place on September 2nd; a few months later 5,000 turned up for a Christmas … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Jarrow FC

Established in 1980, Jarrow FC’s senior team have played in the Wearside League since the 1991-92 season, winning the Sunderland Shipowners’ Cup a decade later. After finishing runners-up behind New Marske in 2007-08, Davy Bell’s side have finished fifth in … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Gateshead Rutherford AFC

Formed as Science and Art FC in 1878 and founder members of the Northumberland FA five years later, Gateshead Rutherford have been in continuous existence ever since. On September 25th 1896 they played the first of two Northumberland Senior Cup … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Forest Hall Juniors

Founded in 1996, Forest Hall Juniors now have twenty-three teams across all age levels, two consecutive Northumberland FA Comunity Club awards and a brand new £1.2 million clubhouse, partly funded by North Tyneside Council and a Football Foundation grant. Promoted … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Annfield Plain

Like a lot of other Wearside League and Northern Alliance grounds, Annfield Plain’s Derwent Park is deceptively easy to find until you’re 100 metres away. South of West Road (via a turning opposite some bungalows, a couple of twists and … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Craik Park, Morpeth Town

Northern League Day fixture: Morpeth Town vs North Shields It’s been a season to forget for Morpeth Town, rock-bottom of Northern League Division Two with just two wins from their thirty-two games so far. Formed in 1894 as a result … Continue reading

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