Town on their travels: Gateshead

International Stadium, Gateshead
International Stadium, Gateshead

FC Halifax Town are well and truly back on the national stage next season, with an itinerary totalling more than 6,500 miles in the Conference Premier.

So, to help Town fans get a feel for where their SatNav’s will be taking them over the next 12 months, the Courier will be providing an away guide for every Conference Premier ground.

Today we focus on Gateshead’s International Stadium.

Gateshead: Gateshead International Stadium

Capacity: 11,800

The Tynesiders have played there since 1977

Best moment v AFC Telford in the Conference North play-off final on May 8, 2009 in front of 4,121 when Wayne Phillips’ goal sealed a 1-0 win and promotion to the Conference Premier.

Postcode: NE10 0EF

Distance: 122 miles