Dunston and West Auckland at Wembley

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Wembley stadium played host to two North East Football teams today.

Dunston and West Auckland met in the final of the FA Vase.

West Auckland fan
West Auckland fan Credit: ITV
Dunston supporters
Dunston supporters Credit: ITV

It's the first time since the Amateur Cup Final of 1954 that two teams from our region have come face to face at the National Stadium.

Fans at Wembley
Fans at Wembley Credit: ITV

Fans of both Northern League clubs started arriving in the Wembley sunshine around lunchtime - and every single supporter was hoping their team would follow in the footsteps of Whitley Bay, who won the FA Vase in each of the last three years.