Feetham's is now a wasteland but it was home to Darlington Football Club for more than a century before it moved to the Darlington Arena 9 years ago.
A campaign has begun to bring Darlington football club back to its old ground, Feethams. Yesterday the club said it will play at Shildon's ground next season.
Feetham's is now a wasteland but it was home to the club for more than a century before it moved to the Darlington Arena 9 years ago. Two men who were part of the Darlington FC rescue group have set up the Save Feethams Campaign to try to bring matches back to the original ground.
The Darlington fans group DFC 1883, which last week rescued Darlington football club, has signed a ground sharing agreement with neighbouring Shildon.
Darlington will use Shildon as its home ground for the next season on a one year lease. The rent will be £25,000 which the group says will include all costs. It had also been looking at Bishop Auckland, but a spokesman says it was felt Shildon would be a better option for the majority of fans.
Darlington football fans have turned out once again to raise money for the troubled club. Organisers say they've made around £4,000.
Quakers fans saved the club from extinction by buying it last week. They may yet lose the stadium - but today it formed part of their fundraising efforts.
Dennis Pinnegar, Interim Chairman of Darlington FC, says that he is delighted that the sale of the club has gone through.
The administrator of Darlington FC has confirmed that the club has been sold to the DFC 1883 group, effectively saving the club.
The company thanked staff for their help over the past few months and wished the club success in the future.