Fans' joy as South Shields Football Club book their FA Vase final place at Wembley

South Shields Football Club and their fans are on their way to Wembley after the team clinched their place in the FA Vase final.

Saturday, 18th March 2017, 5:11 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:24 am
South Shields FC supporters from The Steamboat celebrating the club's FA Vase semi-final win.

The Mariners cruised through their semi-final second leg by demolishing Coleshill Town 4-0 to seal a 6-1 aggregate win.

Graham Fenton and Lee Picton’s side will now face Cleethorpe’s Town in the final on Sunday, May 21.

Jubilant fans gave their reaction to the victory at full-time.

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Chris Allen, 51, from South Shields, said: “It was a slow start but once they got going they did really well.

“We were all down at Coleshill and that was a bad game. Today was much better.””

Nick Rees, 38, from Low Simonside, said: “It was absolutely fantastic. We’ve got to get our tickets for Wembley now. I’m absolutely buzzing.”

David Saveraux, 37, said: “They were fantastic. I come to every game with my son. We’ve already booked Wembley. We are going to have a weekend in London.

Karlie Davies, 41, from Low Simonside, said: “It was brilliant. Wembley - here we come!

“I’ve followed the team since I was about six.

“I love football. I’ve played football and I’ve coached football. a lot of lasses just come for a laugh and a drink - I come to watch the game.”

Keep logging on over the coming days as ticket details for the big clash emerge.