Torridgeside face Bideford Reserves in Memorial Shield

The North Devon Gazette Football League Albert Beer Memorial Shield is this Friday.

The traditional season curtain raiser is contested between last season’s Premier league champions and the Premier cup winners. This year, Torridgeside face Bideford Reserves at Barnstaple’s Mill Road in the showpiece game.

The sides kick off at 7.30pm and tickets are £3 on the gate, with all proceeds going to the North Devon Football League Benevolent Fund.