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South Shields

The Laddies

South Shields FC, Gateshead AFC

Founded 1889 as South Shields Adelaide FC
Name Change South Shields FC 1905, Gateshead AFC 1930
Turned professional nk
Dissolved 1973

Players provided 1
Total appearances

Horsely Hill
Domestic Honours Highest League position: sixth, Division Two, 1921-22;
FA Cup best:
as South Shields FC, fifth round, 1926-57 (beaten by Swansea Town 1-2 in a replay), as Gateshead AFC, quarter-finals, 1952-53 (beaten by Bolton Wanderers 0-1);
Football League Division Three (North) runners-up 1931-32, 1949-50;
Home venue, based in Tyneside Redheugh Park, Gateshead, since 1930; previously occupied Horsley Hill, South Shields, since 1905, during their Football League years.
Home strip  Variety of mixed Green/Red shirts and white shorts, 1905-23; Blue shirts and white shorts, 1924-29; Claret shirts with light blue sleeves and white shorts, 1929-37; White shirts and black shorts from 1937 until 1960;


The only Player   1 with only one app.
Ply no. Name Pos App Gls Mins Playing Career
403 Warney Cresswell RB 1 0 90 1921 90 min