Welcome to Heaton Stannington FC website: Celebrating 75 Years Since First Joining The Northern League
Please note that the home match against Billingham Town on Wednesday 17 September has been postponed as Billingham are now on cup duty.
Heaton Stannington v Newcastle United 11: Wednesday 1 October 7.00 PM Kick Off. Friendly to Celebrate the Ground Improvements.
Peter Beardsley will be bringing Newcastle United's reserve team to play the Stan at Grounsell Park in a friendly to celebrate the recent ground improvements. These include the installation of floodlights and a fifty seat stand. The kick off time is now 7pm and not 7.30 as previously advertised. We are expecting a big crowd so arrive early. Admission prices are £5 adults and £2 concessions and children.
Heaton Stannington begin on the road to Wembley with a FA Vase second qualifying round tie away to Colne on Saturday 4 October (3pm kick off). Colne beat Penrith in the first round.
There are limited places for fans on the team coach at £10 per person. If you want to reserve one then please email
or add your name and details to the list on the club noticeboard which is located on the wall as you enter the clubhouse. To guarantee a seat, coach money has to be paid on or before the Stokesley match.
If the Colne match is drawn, the replay will be at Grounsell Park on Wednesday 8 October at 8pm.
Heaton Stannington Football Club are a Northern League team who play their football at Grounsell Park, Newcastle. They were proud winners of the Northern Alliance Premier Division 2011/2012 and 2012 / 2013.
Last season was our first season back in the Ebac Northern League Division 2 after a sixty one year gap. We were delighted to finish in 5th place as well as reaching the semi final of the Ernest Armstrong Cup. We hope to push on and achieve more in 2014/2015.
Tuesday 26 August was the 75th anniversary of Heaton Stannington's first Northern League game on 26 August 1939.
Northumberland Senior Cup
The Stan have drawn Alnwick Town away in the first round. Match to be played on Tuesday 7 October.
Northern League Cup Draws
In the draw for the Ernest Armstrong Cup, the competition for second division teams, the Stan have a bye to the second round where they will be home to either Thornaby or Stokesley. In the League Cup, which is for all Northern League teams, they again have a bye to the second round where they will play away against Marske United. Dates to be arranged.
First Trophy of 2014/2015
Congratulations to Heaton Stannington on lifting their first international trophy.
On Thursday 10 July the Stan won their first trophy of the season and probably the UK's longest titled one. They defeated Shunde Youth Entrepreneur Association F.C. 17-2 to lift 'The 9th World Conference of Shunde Worldwide Friendship Association Friendly Football Match Cup'. Shunde were part of a trade and cultural delegation visit to England from China.
Any club news over the close season will be published on this website or on our Twitter account at @HeatonStan