5 ways to fill the footballing void and stay positive

Following the announcement from the National League on Friday that both North and South divisions would be suspended for two weeks, it will be 43 days from our previous game against Gateshead and our next scheduled match against Chorley.

The 2020/21 season has already been heavily disrupted, with postponements a common theme throughout a unique season, however, this will be the longest break since the first lockdown and subsequent cancellation of the 2019/20 campaign.

To help get you through a tough time, we have put together five ways to fill the void as the National League North takes a break.

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stay in touch with fellow moors supporters

The age of social media means it’s so easy to interact and stay in touch with people over a number of different platforms. Our club Twitter account is always a hive of activity with regular interaction from supporters. Strike up a conversation, revisit old content and make sure to follow us and turn on notifications so you don’t miss a thing!

We also have a Facebook page and an Instagram hub where you can find like minded Spennymoor supporters.

re-watch previous games and content

Our official club YouTube channel, ‘Moors TV’, is the perfect place to watch old games and historic moments. You can view highlights of full games all the way back to 2014, as well as take in a host of special features and short films about our FA Vase triumph and Play-Off Final in 2019.

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JOIN THE TIGERS

Make your voice heard and be part of an independent supporters group by joining the T.I.G.E.R.S! The Independent Group for Engagement and Representation at Spennymoor aim to reach all supporters and give them a voice on various different matter around the club.

You can get in touch with the TIGERS in a number of different ways:

READ, READ, READ!

We launched our official club magazine, ‘Moors’, at the end of 2020, with November’s issue going on sale to high acclaim. We still have a number of copies available to purchase on our online club shop. You can read the latest edition which covers December and January for FREE online now!

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STAY POSITIVE!

It’s a difficult time to stay motivated when it comes to many things in life at the minute, not just football. Football has become a shining light and a distraction from the adversity of lockdown and Covid-19, so without it for a short while, it may be easy to slip in to a negative mindset.

There are so many tools, blogs, advice hubs and websites that can help shine a positive light on the current situation, as well as provide tips and useful information on how to deal with any anxiety you may be currently feeling. If you are struggling, take a look through some of our selected articles and pages.