Northern League

  • South Shields FC excited ahead of Wembley trip

    South Shields FC excited ahead of Wembley trip

    May 16, 2017 at 11:55 am

    The Mariners reflect on a great season and look ahead to their FA Vase Final against Cleethorpes Town on May 21. In a season remember the club has gained national recognition following a 32 game winning run, having also wrapped up the Northern League title and promotion, along with two […]

  • Both Shields sides have dominated the Northern League this year and occupy the top two spots.

    South Shields win Durham Challenge Cup with victory over Billingham Synthonia

    May 4, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    Goals either side of half-time meant South Shields lifted the Durham Challenge Cup with a 2-0 victory over Billingham Synthonia at Hartlepool United on Wednesday night. Andrew Stephenson fired South Shields into a 40th minute lead and David Foley doubled Shields’ advantage two minutes into the second half. Shields had plenty […]

  • South Shields fans made up the majority of Ryhope's attendance on Saturday. Image: Twitter/@SouthShieldsFC

    Match Report: South Shields 2-0 Billingham Synthonia

    May 3, 2017 at 1:42 pm

    Midfielder Andrew Stevenson grabbed the lend five minutes before the break, firing a low shot on the rebound underneath Synners keeper Jack McLaren. The second was even simpler, as well-travelled striker Foley tapped in from close range two minutes into the second half to kill Billingham off. Shields set the tone […]

  • Hebburn Town were blown away in front of their own fans in their season-ending defeat.

    Hebburn miss out on FA Cup spot after heavy season-ending defeat

    April 25, 2017 at 2:06 pm

    Hebburn Town have missed out on an FA Cup place after Blyth Town scored four first half goals in a 5-0 victory at Hebburn on Saturday. Blyth strikers Malky Morien and Gary Day scored two goals each in a first half demolition in the Northern League Division Two. The Hornets […]

  • Promotion-chasing Easington clinched their first win since November last week.

    Easington Colliery end season on a high with comfortable victory at Crook

    April 24, 2017 at 10:05 am

    Easington Colliery ended their 2016-17 season on a high with an impressive 5-1 win at Crook Town on Saturday afternoon. Jack Pounder, Aidan Goodey, Aaron Croft, David Paul and Dylan Elliott all got on the scoresheet as the Colliers ran riot over their west Durham hosts. Pounder headed the Green […]

  • Hebburn Town

    Oliver wants more consistency from ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Hebburn

    April 22, 2017 at 10:15 am

    Hebburn Town go into their last game of the season at home to Blyth Town this Saturday, knowing only a win will guarantee them an FA Cup place next season. Hebburn, who currently sit tenth in the Northern League Division Two, are two points ahead of Northallerton Town with an […]

  • Easington suffered last-minute heartbreak in their last outing.

    Easington look to end season on a high at Crook Town

    April 21, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Easington Colliery play their final game of the season at Crook Town on Saturday afternoon with the Colliers looking to end the season on a high. In a season which could have seen the Colliers contend for promotion, a poor run of form in the winter months wiped away any […]

  • Hebburn Town

    Hebburn suffer shock defeat against Ryton & Crawcrook

    April 17, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    A first half goal from left-back Philip Hodges was enough to give bottom of the table Ryton & Crawcrook victory in a game of few chances on Saturday. The visitors started the game the better of the two sides and on 18 minutes Hodges progressed well down the left wing […]

  • Easington could leapfrog Whickham on Saturday.

    Pounder brace ensures Easington Colliery defeat Brandon United

    April 16, 2017 at 11:19 am

    Jack Pounder scored a brace as Easington Colliery came from behind to beat Brandon United on Saturday afternoon. Hartlepool United loanee Dylan Elliott fired Easington into a 21st minute lead only for Kieran Duffy-Weekes to pull Brandon level four minutes before half-time. Daniel Quine slotted Brandon into a 56th minute […]

  • Hebburn Town

    Hebburn boss Oliver still hopeful for FA Cup place

    April 14, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    Hebburn Town will look to make it three wins in a row on Saturday when they host bottom of the table Ryton & Crawcook Albion. The home side, who currently sit tenth in the Northern League Division Two, overcame Crook Town 2-1 at home before a late Adam Rundle goal […]