South Shields drawn at home to Stockport County in FA Cup

South Shields have been handed a home tie against former Football League club Stockport County in the FA Cup second round qualifying.

Monday, 10th September 2018, 13:35 pm
Updated Monday, 10th September 2018, 13:37 pm
Blair Adams celebrates completing his hat-trick against Garforth Town

The Mariners saw off Northern Counties East Premier Division side Garforth Town on Saturday courtesy of a Blair Adams hat-trick, plus goals from Gavin Cogdon and Matty Pattison.

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Stockport County reached the National League North playoffs last year, however Graham Fenton and Lee Picton's men proved they were capable of beating opponents from non-league's second tier lhaving seen off Darlington and York City on their way to the fourth round qualifying last season.

The tie will be played on Saturday, September 22 and a large amount of away fans will be expected to travel.