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Spennymoor Town to face the Magpies

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

The Moors have today released details of the final piece of the pre-season jigsaw.

We are pleased to announce that we will play Newcastle United U21’s at the Brewery Field on Wednesday 13th August in what will be the final friendly game before the season starts in earnest away to Padiham on the Saturday.

Steve Lawson, Spennymoor Town Director of Operations said this evening ‘The opportunity to play Newcastle United is another great occasion for the players and management to test themselves against what will be a stern opposition, It also shows that the club are going about their business in the correct manner in being able to attract them to come to the brewery field.’

First team Manager Jason Ainsley went on to add ‘Newcastle coming to the Brewery field tops off a mouth-watering set of pre-season friendlies and not only does it give our supporters the opportunity to watch premier league players at close quarters but also a chance for our players to test themselves against the best.

Our relationship with both Kevin Ball at Sunderland and Peter Beardsley at Newcastle is very strong and for them to send teams here on a regular basis shows 1 how far the club has come off the field in a short period of time and 2 the fact that they know we try to play football the right way and that it will be a good workout for them.

I hope the supporters turn out in force to watch such quality opposition. ‘

The game will kick off at 7:30pm on Wednesday 13th August and admission is £4 / £2 Concessions.

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Peter Jeffries signs for Blyth Spartans

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Spennymoor Town have today confirmed the transfer of Peter Jeffries to Blyth Spartans of the Evo-Stik Premier Division.

First Team manager Jason Ainsley said earlier ‘It was always going to be difficult keeping two top quality goalkeepers happy and I thought we managed that well last season unfortunately I didn’t think this year with travelling a lot further we are in a position to keep both Kyle and Peter so we wish peter all the very best at Blyth and thank him for helping us win the northern league last season.’

Peter made 36 appearances last season following his move from local rivals Bishop Auckland where he spent five seasons and twice swept the board at the end of season awards.

We would like to wish Peter every success at his new club from everyone at the Brewery Field.

Moors announce another pre-season friendly

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Spennymoor Town has today released details of another pre-season friendly against League 2 opposition Hartlepool United.

Spennymoor Town Director of Operations Steve Lawson said this afternoon ‘It is fantastic to have Hartlepool United come and play ourselves at The Brewery Field and hopefully this is the first of many friendlies with them.

We will treat them well and for our club this is a great opportunity to play against some great players. Whoever Hartlepool brings with them we’ll be sure to give them a warm welcome.’

The game is scheduled to be played at the Brewery Field on Monday 4th August KO 7:30pm.

Admission to the game is £4 Adults with a £2 charge for Concessions / Juniors.

Gates open at 6:30 pm

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Flight MH17

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

There will be a bucket collection at the Hamilton game on Thursday night for the families of the two Newcastle supporters who lost their lives when the plane came down over Ukraine.

John Alder and Liam Sweeney were travelling to watch Newcastle’s tour of New Zealand when their flight crashed.  Mr Alder, 63, and Mr Sweeney, 28, were among 298 people killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 came down last Thursday.

When tragedy strikes anyone in this game traditional rivalries are put aside which was highlighted when Sunderland supporters raised over £15k this week in tribute to the Newcastle lads.

 

Spennymoor Town Season Ticket Sales up 200%

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Since the launch of the Season Tickets back in May the number of supporters applying for Season Tickets has increased by more than 200%

At £100 for an adult ticket and £42 for a junior / concession ticket the prices remain exceptional value for what we hope will be another exciting season at the Brewery Field.

Club Chairman Brad Groves commented ‘ We wanted to send a strong message out to the supporters that the cheapest way of watching the club this season was to buy a season ticket and it looks like that message has been welcomed as the response has been magnificent.  There is still time left to apply and I believe that there is more to come.  There is a real buzz around the town at the moment and this shows me that the supporters are backing the clubs push for the five year plan to achieve three promotions in five years.’

The season tickets will be on offer up to and including 31st July 2014 after which the offer will be closed. This leaves supporters with a just over a week to get their applications in to the club so we can have everything processed ready for the start of the season.

Adult tickets are available for ages 16 to 60, while concessions are for anyone 60 and above. Junior tickets apply to ages 6 to 16 and as mentioned previously under 6’s will be admitted free of charge.  Postal applications will also be accepted and forms are available on request from the club.

Applications can be made via email at Spennymoortownfc@aol.com, by filling in an application form available either by download from the website, at a pre-season game, or by calling 07770 500593.

A passport sized photograph is required or you can email a digital ‘selfie’ for your season ticket which will only be valid for league games.

For anyone wishing to pay on the gate for regular league games, an Adult admission ticket will be £8 while a Concession ticket will cost £5. Juniors under 16 will pay £3 and kids under the age of 6 will be admitted free of charge. Members of Spennymoor Youth will be admitted for £2 on production of their membership card.

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