Town ready for Scottish invasion

Morpeth Town start their pre-season friendlies in earnest on Saturday when they entertain Scottish Premier Division side St Johnstone at Craik Park, 3pm kick off.

It is followed by a trip to Heaton Stannington on July 27, before entertaining Blyth Spartans on Tuesday, July 30, with a 7.30pm kick off at Craik Park.

In the FA Cup, Town have been drawn at home to Yorkshire club Liversedge and in the FA Vase they are away to Washington of the Northern League second division.