DARLINGTON’S match against Shildon tonight has been postponed – and the club fear that they will lose yet another game to the weather this weekend, WRITES CRAIG STODDART.
With more than six inches having fallen on top of a frozen Heritage Park pitch, Quakers yesterday made a decision to call off tonight’s game – their third successive postponement.
They have not played since the January 5 win at South Shields, but with temperatures not expecting to increase before Saturday, the visit of Celtic Nation to Heritage Park is also under threat.
No new date for the Shildon game has been announced, though the visit of Hebburn Town has been pencilled in for Wednesday, February 6 – three days before the sides meet again on Tyneside.
Darlington’s next game after Saturday is at home to Guisborough Town on Wednesday, January 30 (7.45pm kick-off).
Meanwhile, Darlington have been allocated 1,350 tickets for their game at Spennymoor Town next month and they go on sale today.
They cost £6 for adults and £3 for concessions (over 65s and under 16s). Season ticket holders will have a ticket reserved until January 31.
Tickets are available at Quakers’ club shop at the Darlington Indoor Market. Opening hours are: Today 1.30pm- 4pm, Tomorrow 10am-2pm, Friday 10am-1pm, Saturday 10am-1pm, Monday 10am- 1pm, Tuesday 10am-2pm.
Tickets can also be purchased by calling 077173- 45004 during shop opening times on Wednesday and Saturday.
Tickets will be on sale at Darlington home fixtures from reception.
Disabled supporters or persons requiring a seat are requested to contact Spennymoor Town directly on 078712-06474.
Spennymoor supporters can purchase tickets from the Brewery Field on Saturday 1- 3pm, Sunday 5-7pm and Monday 6-8pm.