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.

Sunday, 19th March 2017, 12:11 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:22 am
South Shields fans celebrate getting to Wembley. Pic: Peter Talbot.

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

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

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

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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.

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