Northern League

  • 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 from the Northern League at the end of the season – due to the “disaster” of an increased annual rent of their home ground. West Allotment, currently playing at Whitley Park, are faced with a 67 per cent rent increase from owners, the Northumberland FA – […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Ten-man Easington climb to seventh with victory over Whickham

    April 2, 2017 at 3:24 pm

    Easington Colliery climbed two places in the league with a 2-1 win over Whickham on Saturday afternoon despite having goal scorer Michael Bulmer sent off. Bulmer opened the scoring in the 22nd minute and Aaron Croft finished a fine team move to double Easington’s lead two minutes into the second […]

  • Easington could leapfrog Whickham on Saturday.

    Easington Colliery face tricky home game against Whickham

    April 1, 2017 at 10:03 am

    Easington Colliery hosts Whickham on Saturday afternoon as the Colliers look to mount a top eight finish. The Green Army currently sit ninth in Northern League Division Two, two places and two points behind Whickham. Manager Paul Frame was pleased with his side’s 3-0 win over Ryton & Crawcrook Albion last […]

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

    Ten-man South Shields come from behind to claim 28th consecutive win at Sunderland RCA

    March 31, 2017 at 10:49 am

    South Shields came from behind with only ten men to claim at 2-1 victory at Sunderland RCA on Thursday night. Ross Preston headed Sunderland RCA into a shock eighth minute lead and things became worse for Shields when Alex Nicholson was sent off with half-time approaching. However, Shields came out for […]

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

    Ryhope CW pleased with South Shields turnout after 2-1 defeat

    March 28, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Ryhope CW chairman Darren Norton has praised South Shields and their supporters following a season-high crowd of 761 during the Northern League fixture at the Ryhope Recreation Park on Saturday. Colliery Welfare had only played host to three-figure crowds on four occasions this season prior to Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to the FA […]

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

    Easington Colliery cruise to victory against Ryton & Crawcrook Albion

    March 27, 2017 at 10:51 am

    Easington Colliery claimed a comfortable 3-0 win over Ryton & Crawcrook Albion on Saturday afternoon. Goals from Jack Pounder, David Paul and Michael Bulmer ensured the Colliers got back to winning ways after last week’s draw with Esh Winning. Manager Paul Frame made two changes from the Esh Winning game […]