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The opposition: Redcar Athletic

Founded: 1993

Nickname: The Steelmen

Daren Persson Stadium to Redcar Athletic: 51 mile

Last Season: 6th Place – Northern League Division One

Twitter: @redcarathleticf

Tomorrow we welcome Redcar Athletic to the Daren Persson Stadium as we look to put last weekend’s disappointing exit from the FA Vase behind us.

Our visitors find themselves currently residing in mid-table, picking up 12 points from their opening 9 games. They were in midweek action, when they traveled to last Saturday’s opponents West Auckland Town, coming away on the wrong end of a 2-1 scoreline.

We find ourselves in 5th place going into the contest having played the same number of games as our visitors, sitting on 15 points.

When the two sides last met at the Daren Persson Stadium was back in August 2021 when the Robins ran out 7-0 winners, courtesy of goals from Callum Smith x3, Dan Wilson, Andrew Cartwright, Jack Leonard and Konner Lamb.

We hope that you can join us to cheer on the lads and get our name in the hat for the next round.

If you are not able to join us, updates will be available via social media @northshieldsfc


Adults £8

Concessions £5

Under 16’s £1

Matchday Programme £2.50

**Please note turnstile is CASH only 

How to find us

Whether you’re a North Shields fan or you’re following another team to Tyneside, you can look forward to a warm North East welcome at The Daren Persson Stadium.

In this visitor guide, you’ll find all the important information you need before your arrival.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

By Car

The postcode of the stadium is NE29 0SS. Some limited parking spaces can be found at the stadium and there is plenty and free street parking on West Percy Road adjacent to the stadium.

By the Tyne & Wear Metro

Tyneside is well served by a light rail system known as the Tyne & Wear Metro. North Shields is easily accessible from Newcastle City Centre from Monument station where trains to the Coast go via North Shields. The Daren Persson Stadium is served by two stops, Meadow Well (5 minutes’ walk) or North Shields (10 minutes’ walk).

By Bus

The 306 & 310 bus service from Newcastle City Centre (Haymarket Bus Station) to Tynemouth runs within close proximity to the stadium. The stadium is located off Waterville Road (East).