Dan Kirkup

Dan Kirkup – In Focus

When former captain Dan Kirkup was listening to different offers during the summer, there was one that jumped straight out: a return to Roofing to follow Paul Bennett from Hebburn Town. There were a few reasons why Roofing, a second division side, were more attractive that big teams in the first division, one being because […]

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Paul Gardiner – In Focus

It was quite a coup for Jarrow Roofing to sign Paul Gardiner – one of the outstanding players in Northern League football – during the summer. After being a stand-out player for neighbours Hebburn Town for the past two season, Gards followed Paul Bennett to the Boldon C.A. Sports Ground back in June. Gards, a […]

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Jeff Forsyth

Jeff Forsyth – In Focus

It’s been a frustrating start to his Jarrow Roofing career for defensive player Jeff Forsyth. Signing late for Roofing after being injured at the end of last season playing for Hebburn Town, Jeff missed almost all of pre-season and then was quickly injured after forcing his way into the Roofing starting eleven. “I was devastated […]

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Jack Stanley – In Focus

He might just be making his way in senior football, but 19-year-old Jack Stanley has already made his mark on the Roofing squad with some composed, mature displays since signing at the start of the season. Jack played his first season in senior football last year in the Northern Alliance with Blyth Town. “Over the […]

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Danny Carson – In Focus

Long-serving Danny Carson has seen plenty during his time at Jarrow Roofing – and not just the ground which he can see from his house! The 24-year-old factory worker moved to the The Roof after a spell with, amongst others, Darlington, who were then playing in the Football League, and made an immediate impact by […]

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Scott Robson – In Focus

It was a strange situation for the Robson family when Whickham visited the Boldon C.A. Sports Ground. Ian was cheering on his son Scott in a game involving their hometown club Whickham, a situation that has occurred on so many Saturdays throughout the season over the past few years. Only this time Scott wasn’t be […]

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Andy Appleby

Andy Appleby – In Focus

“One of the few young lads Neale Cooper gave a chance to – and I remember the mad finale against Bournemouth when he scored the winner after a disallowed goal and a missed penalty from 88 minutes to full time. It was something as brilliant as it was stupid!” – Nick Loughlin, Northern Echo Sports […]

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