News: Heed boss Aspin takes positives from Barrow stalemate


Heed boss Aspin takes positives from Barrow stalemate

Neil Aspin was content as his Gateshead side extended their unbeaten sequence to six games after a 0-0 draw at Barrow.

On a blustery evening at Holker Street, the Tynesiders carved out the better of the chances against Paul Cox’s Bluebirds, with CJ Hamilton and Rob Ramshaw among those to go close.

There was almost a late sting in the tail, however, as Barrow substitute Jason Walker bundled a last-gasp chance wide of the post.



News: O’Donnell returns to Gateshead in off-field role

O’Donnell returns to Gateshead in off-field role

Former fans’ favourite JJ O’Donnell is to return to Vanarama National League club Gateshead in an off-the-pitch role.

O’Donnell spent 18 months at the International Stadium as a player, famously netting in the Heed’s 3-1 play-off semi-final second leg victory over Grimsby Town.


News: Clubs learn FA trophy Third Round fate

Clubs learn FA Trophy Third Round fate

The draw for The FA Trophy third round proper was made at Wembley Stadium on Monday morning.

Eight ties were pulled out of the hat, although only two of those, Dover Athletic v Guiseley and Gateshead v AFC Fylde, are confirmed at the moment due to the outstanding remaining second round fixtures which are scheduled for this week.


News: Heed blow as Marwood ruled out for the season

Heed blow as Marwood ruled out for the season

Gateshead manager Neil Aspin sympathised with James Marwood following the news that the winger will sit out the remainder of the campaign with an ankle injury.

The 25-year-old has yet to figure since Aspin took charge at the International Stadium three weeks ago, having been absent since October 17.


News: Ramshaw wants fresh start after Heed comeback

Ramshaw wants fresh start after Heed comeback

Rob Ramshaw is looking forward to beginning the New Year with a clean slate after returning to the Gateshead fray against Stocksbridge Park Steels last night.

Ramshaw played almost 70 minutes as Gateshead recovered from an early setback at the International Stadium to secure their passage to the Second Round of the FA Trophy.


News: Clark & Cummins in charge after Crosby’s Gateshead departure

Clark and Cummins in charge after Crosby’s Gateshead departure

Former Sunderland defender Ben Clark and reserve team manager Micky Cummins have been placed in temporary charge of Vanarama National League club Gateshead.

Saturday’s home defeat at the hands of basement club Halifax Town proved to be Malcolm Crosby’s final game in charge at the International Stadium, with his departure confirmed on Sunday afternoon.


News: Black Cats youngster extends Gateshead stay

Black Cats youngster extends Gateshead stay

Midfielder George Honeyman has extended his loan with Gateshead from Barclays Premier League side Sunderland until January 2nd.

The 21-year-old has clocked up three appearances for the Heed so far, and struck a late winner in last month’s 3-2 win at Boreham Wood.

Honeyman missed out on the Tynesiders’ Emirates FA Cup defeat to Worcester City, but will be eligible to take part in their FA Trophy campaign, which gets underway next month.


News: Heed boss rues toothless display

Heed boss rues toothless display


Gateshead manager Malcolm Crosby was left to rue a toothless second-half display as Dover Athletic fought back from a goal behind to claim a 3-2 victory at the International Stadium.

The result was particularly disappointing after the Heed had recovered from conceding in the fourth minute to lead 2-1 at half-time.

Crosby said: “We did fantastic to make it 2-1, but I’ve got to say in the second-half we just never got going at all.

“All credit to Dover, but I’m very disappointed.”


News: Tynesiders Takeover Complete


Vanarama Conference club Gateshead have announced that local business owners Richard and Julie Bennett have acquired the total shareholding of chairman Graham Wood.

Commenting on the change of ownership, Wood said: “Since I announced my intention to seek a new owner at the beginning of the month, vice-chairman and chief executive, Brian Waites and I have been busy considering offers from far and wide. (more…)