Morpeth Match Preview

Boro tackle recently promoted Morpeth on Boxing Day, with a bumper crowd expected for the festive feast of football.
 
Boro will be looking to put Saturday behind and head into the New Year back climbing the table. Morpeth have won three of their three fixtures this month, seeing off Grantham, Nantwich and Warrington in league action. 
 
Morpeth currently sit in 10th position, with Boro in 13th, however Morpeth have seven games in hand on the seadogs. Morpeth, formed in 1894, have undergone a surge up the football pyramid over the past eight years after survival in the Northern League was questionable in the early part of the decade. Former Boro player, Keith Graydon is a link between the two clubs.
 
Boro will be assessing a couple of doubts prior to Boxing Day with Harry Coates available for selection after a long lay-off. Wayne Brooksby is also available. Chris Dawson is doubtful with a strain.
 
The game kicks off at 3pm, with turnstiles opening at 1.30pm. The clubhouse will be open from 1pm.
 

Admission (pay on the gate):

  • £12 ADULTS (Adults are those aged 18 to 64 inclusive)
  • £7 CONCESSIONS (Concessions are those aged 65+; students holding a valid photographic university ID card or valid ISIC card (not NUS card) with expiry date; Armed Forces Servicemen and Veterans on production of their Armed Forces ID card)
  • £5 YOUTHS (Aged 12-17 years inclusive)
  • FREE – Kids aged 11 and under when accompanied by a paying adult/over 65 as sponsored by UPM Raflatac; personal assistants supporting a person with a disability requiring a carer.

Disabled supporters should contact the club to ensure facilities are available to cater for a pleasant match day experience for everyone concerned.

What's On
 
Xmas Draw
 
2019 Christmas Draw stubs and monies will be gratefully accepted at either programme huts, the Club Shop or in the Clubhouse. The Draw will now take place on Boxing Day, with £500 cash the top prize to be won plus many more fantastic prizes.
 
Boro Draw
November's Boro Draw will take place during the Boxing Day fixture with someone winning £250! Other cash prizes available to win each month. You can sign up to the Boro Draw for just £5 each month and support our club here.
 
Shopping
The Club Shop will be open from 1.30pm until kick off and again after the game. We also have a greater range of leisurewear and merchandise at the OneStop store on Huntriss Row, open 7am-11pm every day! We are also available online 24/7 for anything you cannot find in the shops here.
 
Away Travel
Valley Bar Travel Club will be in the Clubhouse from 2.15pm for anyone travelling to South Shields on New Year's Day.
 
SeaPups
The SeaPups Hut will be open for snacks and SeaPups merchandise at the swimming pool end of the Flamingo Land Stadium.
 

Adverset Stand/ Seating Arrangements

Families who wish to be seated in the new Everyone Active Family Section must enter the Ground via a designated turnstile at the “Boro Gates” end where a seated ticket will be available on a first come, first served basis to sit in the new Everyone Active Family Section. A family is deemed as an adult with a youth or child. 

Seating in the “S” and “C” sections of the new Adverset Stand will be available on a first come, first served basis. Season Tickets are located in the “A” and “F” part of the new Adverset Stand, which will be labelled or reserved. Any unlabelled and open seating, will be available in the new Adverset Stand on a first come, first served basis for all supporters.

 

Coming for the first time?

The Flamingo Land Stadium boasts a large clubhouse at the top of the main stand, including a bar, club shop and sponsor facilities. 

Please note: Dogs are not allowed in the facility except assistance dogs. There are 12 wheelchair spaces in the West (Main) Stand. Disabled supporters are recommended to contact the club directly to avoid disappointment.

Parking is free at the Sports Village if travelling by road, with 250 car parking spaces on site. If you can walk to the Ground or use public transport, please do so. Please do not park on nearby streets and respect our neighbours.

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