Consett face an away day at Gateshead in the Durham Challenge Cup

Consett have been handed an away tie at National League North side Gateshead in the 1st Round of Durham Challenge Cup.

The game will take place at the International Stadium at 7.30pm on Tuesday 22 October. Admission will be £5 for adults and £3 for all concessions.

The clubs have met three times before in the competition, and the Steelmen are still looking for their first win.

Previous results:

1971-72 1st Round Consett 0 Gateshead 1

2002-03 1st Round Gateshead 4 Consett 1

2014-15 2nd Round Gateshead 2 Consett 0

Consett most recently lifted the trophy in 2018 when we beat near-neighbours Dunston UTS.

Here’s the 1st Round draw in full:

Jarrow FC v West Auckland Town
Shildon AFC v Hartlepool United
Darlington RA v Esh Winning
Gateshead FC v Consett AFC
Brandon United v Newton Aycliffe
Sunderland AFC v Boldon CA
FC Hartlepool v Billingham Synthonia
Birtley Town v Tow Law Town
Sunderland West End v Billingham Town
Spennymoor Town v Chester Le Street Town
Bishop Auckland v Stockton Town
Whickham FC v Darlington FC
Ryton & Crawcrook Albion v South Shields
Seaham Red Star v Horden CW
Sunderland RCA v Dunston FC
Willington AFC v Hebburn Town

Mark Bell