Match Preview | West Auckland Town | FA Vase

The opposition: West Auckland Town

Nickname: West

Daren Persson Stadium to West Auckland Town: mile

Last Season: 5th Place – Northern League Division One

Twitter: @westaucklandfc

Tomorrow cup fever hits the Daren Persson Stadium when we play host to West Auckland Town in the Second Qualifying Round.

The two time finalists, come into the tie on the back of a comprehensive 8-0 demolition of Washington in the First Qualifying Round.

The Robins make a return to the competition after competing in the FA Trophy last season.

First team coach John Parker knows all too well the importance of what tomorrow brings, having represented both clubs at Wembley.

New signing Bradley Chisholm is available for selection having joined midweek from Seaham Red Star where he scored 22 goals last season.

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).