How Parkway fans will relish epic journey to Spennymoor
The Herald|January 12, 2022
PLYMOUTH Parkway could hardly have been handed a longer trip for the next stage of their FA Trophy adventure but the club’s dedicated band of travelling supporters are relishing this weekend’s 778-mile round trip to Spennymoor.
PAUL MARTIN

Parkway have overcome four clubs from higher divisions to reach the fourth round in their first season in the competition, most recently dumping out National League South outfit Dulwich Hamlet on penalties at a rocking Bolitho Park.

The timing of the run has been perfect for the club’s head of media, Mike Parrish, who this season is producing a follow-up to the popular ‘Round Our Way’ documentary – which focused on the 2019/20 campaign and has been viewed over 30,000 times.

The trip to County Durham will no doubt provide plenty of material for the 40-year-old, who became involved with Parkway through his sports journalism degree with Plymouth Marjon University in 2017 and has revelled in seeing them go from strength to strength.

“It has been a tremendous journey so far,” he said. “It’s kind of hindered our league campaign but you’d never change those memories, it has been electric in those four home Trophy games.

“The Parkway project has come to fruition over those games. I joined at the right time and it was an eyeopener to see a club in the city do what they were trying to do.

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