Ewan McCann from Three Kings Brewery

Three years in for Three Kings - and the signs are good in North Shields

Three Kings Brewery is looking to expand for the second time in three years. Ewan McCann talks us through the development

Peter Mortimer - pieless in Whitley Bay

Peter Mortimer: I'm having to go pieless in Whitley Bay and I don't like it one little bit

Cullercoats author Peter Mortimer on a sombre state of affairs at the coast - no pies on sale at Whitley Bay FC's home matches

Steven Richardson (left) was an unused substitute in the 2012 Vase final

West Auckland Town march on the Arch for a shot at redemption

Peter Dixon hopes there is no repeat of the previous occasion his side were at Wembley for an FA Vase final

West Auckland can their end FA Vase pain - Speedy

Steven Richardson says West Auckland can make amends for their and his Wembley heartache

Non-league football action

Northern League teams make it through to the FA Vase next round

Seven sides are in today’s draw for the Fourth Round of the FA Carlsberg Vase although Whickham will have to see off Brighouse Town tomorrow night if they are to reach the next stage

Spennymoor Town's goalscorers Gavin Cogdon (left) and Keith Graydon (right) celebrate winning the trophy

Spennymoor Town boss dedicates FA Vase win to chairman

SPENNYMOOR Town’s FA Vase win is the culmination of a four-year rags-to-riches fairytale at Brewery Field.

Gavin Fell’s confident Spenny can lift Vase

HAVING been there and done that on three occasions, Gavin Fell is hopeful Spennymoor Town can follow in the footsteps of Whitley Bay and Dunston UTS and win the FA Vase, writes STEVE BROWN.

Jason ‘God’ Ainsley reaches a career pinnacle

THEY already call him ‘God’. How might Spennymoor Town supporters address former player and current manager Jason Ainsley should he lead the club to the FA Vase final today?

Speenymoor Town skipper Daniel Moore swaps war zones for Wembley

PERSPECTIVE comes naturally to Daniel Moore, writes STEVE BROWN.

Spennymoor Town winger Craig Ruddy

Wembley day out an exciting prospect for Craig Ruddy

HE has played at Anfield and in America, but Craig Ruddy says the chance to run out at Wembley is a “dream come true” to top the lot.

Vase win my No 1 aim, says Spennymoor Town's Anthony Peacock

ANTHONY PEACOCK says Spennymoor Town are determined to win the FA Vase and make amends for years of underachievement in the competition.

Dream come true for Spennymoor Town's Robert Dean

FIVE years ago, Robert Dean played in a friendly, five-a-side kickabout at Wembley.

Ebac Northern League

SPENNYMOOR Town manager Jason Ainsley is determined to push Darlington 1883 all the way for the championship.

FA Vase rivals are weighing up the task ahead

NOTHING is done yet. That’s the message from Spennymoor Town and Shildon as the pair head into their respective FA Vase semi-final second legs today.

Shildon confident of turning FA Vase tie around

SHILDON manager Gary Forrest claims his side is confident of overturning a two-goal deficit when they line up against Tunbridge Wells at Dean Street on Saturday.

Spennymoor Town in 'hostile' territory

THE Soccer AM videos are on You Tube, the retro shellsuits are packed.

Golden opportunity for Shildon

GARY FORREST spent last week sunning himself in Cape Verde. Today, he wants his Shildon players to be just as relaxed.

Ebac Northern League / FA Carlsberg Vase

NEWCASTLE Benfield are not out of the woods yet but if they maintain the form they’ve shown since the recent appointment of Steve Bowey, they soon will be.

Northern Alliance

AMBLE United captain Lee Harker returns to the Seasiders' squad for their long trip to Harraby United.

Long trip south for Dunston UTS in the FA Vase

FA VASE holders Dunston UTS face another long road trip in the fourth round of this year’s competition.


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