Top referee Mark Clattenburg takes charge of historic Jarrow v Sunderland fixture

Mark Clattenburg
Mark Clattenburg

It’s a huge night for Wearside League outfit Jarrow FC this evening as they mark the official switch on of their new floodlights.

Jarrow host a Sunderland XI at their Perth Green home as they continue their march to become one of the leading non-league clubs in South Tyneside.

Kick-off is 7.30pm, but the new floodlights will be officially switched on at 6.45pm.

And taking charge of the game is Mark Clattenburg, a Premier League, Champions League final, FA Cup final and European Championships final referee.

Jarrow manager David Bell said: “This is a massive occasion for Jarrow FC and we welcome as many people along as possible to come and join us on the night to help us celebrate the event.”

Prices are £3 for adults and £1 for concessions. The address for the ground is Perth Green CA, Inverness Road, Scotch Estate Jarrow, NE32 4AQ.