Mellish – “We were unlucky”

By Rory Drake Gateshead defender Jon Mellish thought the Heed deserved “at least a replay” following the Emirates FA Cup defeat at Rochdale Saturday. An own goal from Mellish had Rochdale ahead midway through the first half and Dale doubled their lead minutes later through Ian Henderson’s 100th goal for the Greater Manchester outfit. Mellish […]

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MATCH PACK – ROCHDALE

By Rory Drake Setting The Scene Gateshead make the journey to Greater Manchester on Saturday for an FA Cup First Round tie against League One side Rochdale. Keith Hill’s side currently sit 16th in the League One table, exactly 40 places above Gateshead and have lost just one of their last four league games. Rochdale […]

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MATCH PACK – Wrexham

By Rory Drake Setting The Scene Gateshead travel to North Wales on Saturday to take on a Wrexham side who sit second in the league, with just goal difference separating the Dragons from Salford City. The Heed will be hoping to bounce back from Tuesday night’s heart-breaking defeat at AFC Fylde but couldn’t have had […]

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Foden Feeling Good Following Debut Clean Sheet

By Rory Drake Goalkeeper Mark Foden has been made to wait to get his first taste of competitive football in a Gateshead shirt, but the 22-year-old showed no signs of rust in Wednesday’s win over Billingham Town. A brace from Lewis McGeoch and further goals from Connor Thomson and JJ O’Donnell helped Gateshead to a […]

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MATCH PACK – DUNSTON UTS

By Rory Drake SETTING THE SCENE After travelling the length of the country and back last weekend, Gateshead now make the short journey across the Borough to the UTS Stadium to take on Northern League side Dunston UTS in the FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round this Saturday. Dunston are the lowest ranked side left in […]

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Barrow expecting tough cup test at Dunston

By Rory Drake GATESHEAD captain Scott Barrow has been impressed by Dunston UTS’ start to the season and insisted “it’s not going to be easy” on Saturday, despite the sides being four leagues apart. Gateshead make the short trip to the UTS Stadium on Saturday lunchtime for an Emirates FA Cup tie in front of […]

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