Northern League

  • Easington have now won two games on the bounce.

    Poor Easington can’t keep top six spot after defeat at Willington

    April 10, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    Easington Colliery dropped out of the top six of the Northern League Division One as they were beaten 2-1 at Willington on Saturday afternoon. It was a poor performance from the Colliers who were on top for much of the game despite not being at their best. Ryan Cummings gave […]

  • Michael Bulmer nets Easington's third to round off an impressive display.

    Easington Colliery look to ensure FA Cup spot with trip to Willington

    April 7, 2017 at 1:55 pm

    Easington Colliery travel to Willington on Saturday afternoon as the Colliers look to book a spot in the 2017-2018 FA Cup. Unlike previous seasons, qualification is dependant on points and the Colliers are only two points away from the qualification mark of 65 points. The Green Army played out a […]

  • South Shields have won a record 30 games in a row.

    Fenton labels defeat to North Shields as lowest point of the season ahead of Saturday’s Shields derby

    April 6, 2017 at 11:21 am

    South Shields boss Graham Fenton called his side’s defeat to North Shields in November as his lowest point of the season. His South Tyneside side face their rivals from across the river on Saturday, with the clubs occupying the top two spots in the Northern League Division One. In an interview with […]

  • Ryhope CW ground

    VIDEO: FA rules forces Ryhope CW to increase seating capacity

    April 6, 2017 at 8:30 am

    Ryhope CW have doubled the seating capacity at Ryhope Recreation Park to 100 to meet Northern League Division One’s ground regulation rules. The Football Association’s Ground Grading rules meant that their original seating capacity had to be doubled due to promotion from Division Two last season. Chairman Darren Norton said: […]

  • Whitley Bay v Jarrow Roofing

    Jarrow Roofing hold Whitley Bay to draw at Hillheads Park

    April 5, 2017 at 3:43 pm

    First half wonder goals from Paul Chow and Lee Kerr on their return to former club Whitley Bay were enough to see Jarrow Roofing take a point from Hillheads Park on Tuesday. The hosts took the lead within 10 minutes with a volley from Liam Brooks, but Roofing ended the half […]

  • Easington could leapfrog Whickham on Saturday.

    Easington Colliery held to stalemate at Tow Law Town

    April 5, 2017 at 10:38 am

    Easington Colliery moved into the top six despite being held to a 0-0 draw at Tow Law Town on Tuesday night. Chances fell the way of Peter Jones, Jack Pounder and Luke Page for the Colliers but they couldn’t find a breakthrough. The two sides shared the points in a goalless draw […]

  • West Allotment

    West Allotment Celtic to resign from the Northern League after increased ground rent

    April 5, 2017 at 8:41 am

    West Allotment Celtic are set to resign at the end of their Northern League season after the increased annual rent of their home ground. West Allotment, currently playing at Whitley Park, are faced with a 67 per cent increase on the ground owned by Northumberland FA. With the club’s current annual rent at […]

  • Easington could leapfrog Whickham on Saturday.

    Easington Colliery face tough trip to Tow Law Town

    April 3, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    Easington Colliery travel to Tow Law Town on Tuesday night as the Colliers look to extend their two game winning run. The Green Army claimed three points in a hard-fought game against Whickham on Saturday afternoon and will be looking to make it three consecutive wins. Tow Law Town currently […]

  • Ryhope CW v Dunston UTS

    Ryhope CW pegged back twice to draw with Dunston UTS

    April 3, 2017 at 1:46 pm

    Ryhope Colliery Welfare were made to rue missed chances as they drew 2-2 at home to Dunston UTS in the Northern League on Saturday. Gary Pearson’s side twice lead through James Ellis and Lee Chapman, but goals from Richie Slaughter and a superb solo goal from Dale Burrell ensured both sides […]

  • Seaham's slow start to the second half cost them against Ashington.

    Red Star in disappointing second half collapse against Ashington

    April 3, 2017 at 9:21 am

    Three second half goals saw Ashington leave with a 4-1 win over Seaham Red Star on Saturday afternoon. Luke Proctor had equalised for Seaham after former cricketer Ben Harmison put the visitors ahead in the first half. Ashington regained the lead early in the second half through Dale Pearson and quickly got […]