100 reasons to follow Moors in 2020/21: 26-50

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THE NEIL ADAMS SPORTS BAR

The hub of Spennymoor Town match days inside The Brewery Field. Opened at the end of 2019, the Sports Bar, named after a lifelong supporter who sadly passed away, serves cheap drinks and is full of football chat and cheer.

THE MOTIF8 STAND

Always full of atmopshere and packed with either home or away fans, the Motif8 stand has witnessed some memorable moments and iconic goals in recent times. Rob Ramshaw against Stourbridge springs to mind.

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christmas crackers

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Spennymoor’s 2020/2021 fixtures were announced on Tuesday afternoon, with the festive schedule look paticuarly tasty. Darlington at home Boxing Day followed by a trip to Gateshead. Then the first game of 2021 is away to the Quakers.

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BARRY FARR

Moors’ long-serving goalkeeper coach can be seen on our Legends Wall on the outside of the ground, and rightly so. Baz has always got a smile on his face and a joke to crack. The club wouldn’t be the same without him!

THE SONGS

“We’ve got…Jason Ainsley…we’ve got…Jason Ainsley!”

“Super, super Rob, super, super Rob, super, super Rob, super Robbie Ramshaw!”

“From Scotland down to Guernsey, we’ve won the lot!”

There’s always a song being sung from the terraces at The Brewery Field.

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our ground staff

Mark Sleightholme was appointed full-time Head Groundsman in the summer of 2019 following significant pitch work at The Brewery Field. Moors were hampered by postponements and cancellations due to pitch issues in the past, but with Mark and his team at the helm, that is no longer a problem.

Our new surface is without doubt the finest in the league and is often described as a carpet!

JOIN THE TIGERS

The Tigers is an independent fan group aiming to reach all supporters of Spennymoor Town. It is a chance to get your voice heard at the club and be part of a community. Set up to allow fans to share their views at board level, all membership fees go to the operation of the group.

Email [email protected] if you are interested or want to find out more!

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LAST MINUTE GOALS

There’s nothing better than a goal in the dying seconds of a game. Tyler Forbes’ long range strike against Telford in February. Glen Taylor’s header against Chorley in 2019 which practically handed Stockport County the league title. Chris Mason’s headed winner at Blyth on Boxing Day 2017. The list goes on.

new grounds to visit

Moors will be playing at a host of new grounds this season with York City, Boston United and Gloucester all moving into new homes. There’s also a trip to face AFC Fylde for the first time on a Tuesday night in November.

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MOORS LAGER

Cheap. Tasty. Moors’ own! At just £2.20 a pint, Moors Lager is the perfect match day beverage whilst soaking up the pre-match atmopshere. Head to The Neil Adams Sports Bar to sample yours.

dale eve

Moors have a new number one goalkeeper this season. Bermudian shot stopper Dale Eve joined the club in February, but had to wait until the final pre-Covid clash with Hereford for his first start. He impressed in the 4-0 win and has looked superb during pre-season training and games. A big season ahead for Eve!

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CLOSE LINK TO DURHAM

Spennymoor is located 10 minutes outside of the historic city of Durham via bus or car. See the sights the city has to offer before the game then enjoy drinks along the River Wear. Make a day of it!

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ramshaw

One of Spennymoor’s longest serving players in the current squad, Rob Ramshaw is a fans favourite thanks to his quality, work ethic and passion. The midfielder is crucial to the way Moors play and chips in with goals on a regular basis. One of last season’s stand out performers, Ramshaw will be looking to help fire Moors to promotion in 2020/21.

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OUR VOLUNTEERS

Spennymoor Town is lucky enough to have a group of dedicated and hard working volunteers who work at The Brewery Field on match days. From turnstile operators to programme sellers, they are an integral part of the club and are valued highly by everyone.

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community match day events

The club hold several community events revolving around a theme during the season. Miners Day, Emergency Services Day and Armed Forces Day are just a few of the past events the club has hosted. Find out more about our relationship with The Durham Miners’ Association in our feature film below.

moke is a moor

Adriano Moke made the switch from York City to Moors in early August. The midfielder comes with a great reputation and boasts a wealth of experience. We have already seen positive signs in pre-season. Moke could be a big player for Spennymoor in 2020/21!

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our away kit

Okay, we know we have already mentioned our new kits, but our away kit is a beauty. It incorporates the two colours of the County Durham flag with the yellow and blue stripes, and is an all round superb effort from Errea. We now have more stock including junior and larger adult sizes available on our website.

GET CLOSE TO THE DUGOUT

Fans can get a unique perspective of a game by watching the action from the Tees Crescent side of the ground. Because of the close proximity from the dugout to the stands, fans can hear every word and get a glimpse of life on the touchline.

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EXPERIENCE COUNTS

Moors are now heading into their fourth season in the National League North. The days of being newcomers are gone and the majority of the current squad has built up a wealth of experience at this level and above. This bodes well heading into 2020/21.

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our newest stand

The Brewery Field has come a long way since the early days of the club’s inception in 2005. We released some comparison photos that were taken in 2007 and compared them to the modern day. One notable recent addition is our new stand which has already witnessed some memorable moments.

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Jamie Spencer joined the club in July from Guiseley following a couple of solid seasons at this level. Highly rated and in demand, Spencer looks certain to be a hit with Moors fans for the upcoming season.

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that winning feeling

There’s no better feeling in football. The moment the final whistle is blown and you can celebrate three points. Moors have a fan base that get behind the lads whatever the score or result, but it’s always a better Saturday night if it begins with a win.

NEW REFURbishments

The club spent time refurbishing parts of The Brewery Field over the summer. Our toilets are now top spec and unrecognisable from last season, there are now crush barriers in place and tarmac and terracing work has transformed parts of the ground.

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high expectations

Jason Ainsley sat down with the club last month to go over pre-season and expectations for the season. After being one penalty kick away from promotion in 2019, Moors missed out on a play-off place on PPG in 2020. Can Moors reach the National League this campaign?

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embrace the history

There’s nods to our past exploits all around the ground. Pictures of past squads, former shirts and FA Vase memories. The history of Spennymoor Town is etched in The Brewery Field at every turn.

Check back next week for numbers 51-75!