Picture special: South Shields fans begin to plan for Wembley

South Shields supporters are making plans for a day out at Wembley after the club reached its first-ever national cup final.

They beat Coleshill Town 4-0 in the second leg of their FA Vase semi-final yesterday, to complete a 6-1 aggregate win.

South Shields fans celebrate getting to Wembley. Pic: Peter Talbot.

South Shields fans celebrate getting to Wembley. Pic: Peter Talbot.

The Mariners will meet Cleethorpes Town from the Northern Counties East League at the national stadium on Sunday, 21 May.

Yesterday's match was played in front of another bumper crowd of 3,464 - a new Mariners Park record.

Were you at the game? See if you can spot yourself on our slideshow of pictures, courtesy of Shields photographer Peter Talbot.