20/21 Season Home Shirt Sponsors Confirmed

During these uncertain times Crook Town are delighted to announce that the GMB Union (Durham General Branch) have renewed their support for the Black and Ambers and will be the club’s home strip sponsor for a second year as we approach the forthcoming 1920/21 season! Chairman Vince Kirkup said he was delighted with the GMB’s continuing support and John Gilmore …

Bank Holiday not a time to rest

The Ground team have been taking the opportunity this May Bank Holiday to press on with the ground maintenance – treating and preparing the pitch as well as cutting back the fast growing grass along the pitch-side banks and other areas of the ground. Tough and hot work but the results are already coming through.

Crook Town AFC raises £2,000 for the NHS

By Richard Bellis – Northern Echo Crook Town AFC have raised £2,000 for the NHS with their ‘2.6 Challenge Pitchathon’ sponsored walk. Club volunteers strode over 60, socially distanced, miles around the Millfield pitch over the weekend; more than twice the original target of 26 marathon miles. 112 laps of the pitch is the equivalent of 26 miles and that was …

Jamie’s thoughts post-season

Now the season is officially over we caught up with Manager Jamie Tunstall for his thoughts, and some news on planned changes in the coaching team Jamie said……. ‘We’re naturally disappointed about the FA’s decision to call a halt to the season early, especially with us in a favourable position but we’d taken nothing for granted and knew we still …

Coronavirus – fixtures suspended until Friday 3rd April

After taking all advice into account and giving the matter careful consideration, the league management committee has decided to suspend all scheduled fixtures with effect from Saturday 14th March 2020 up until Friday 3rd April 2020.Although the decision itself was a difficult one, the fact a growing number of clubs were reporting players, management and officials as self-isolating, meant the effect on the health and …

Jamie’s Thoughts……

Here are Jamie’s thoughts after two games in the last week against Newcastle University and Birtly Town, and looking ahead to Saturday’s game at home to Chester le Street ‘I was really pleased with our performance levels on Saturday at Newcastle University. They’re a tricky side and have beaten us twice this season so we knew we had to start …

Kenty notches number 20

Kenty’s on fire – his goal yesterday as part of Crook Town’s 5-1 win against Newcastle University moves him up to 20 for the season (18 league and two in cup competitions). With eleven games remaining who knows how many he could get before the end of the season?