Northern League

  • Round-up: Two relegations, one promotion from the Northern League Division One

    Round-up: Two relegations, one promotion from the Northern League Division One

    April 12, 2017 at 10:55 am

    With the Northern League Division One about to reach its climax, one set of fans were in jubilation while two others were left in despair. Saturday’s fixtures saw newly promoted South Shields travel to North Shields in the local derby, where North Shields knew that if they lost, their title hopes […]

     
  • Costly mistakes see Ryhope CW defeated by Newton Aycliffe

    Costly mistakes see Ryhope CW defeated by Newton Aycliffe

    April 11, 2017 at 10:06 am

    Ryhope CW extended their winless run to nine games following Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to Newton Aycliffe in their penultimate game of the season in the Northern League. Danny Lay had equalised for the hosts following Marc Costello’s opener, but second-half goals from Stuart Banks and Matthew Pennal secured victory […]

     
  • Seaham Red Star survived a late scare but held on to secure three points.

    Red Star end their season in disappointment with a loss at home to Morpeth

    April 10, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    Two quick-fire first-half goals saw Seaham Red Star lose 3-1 to high flying Morpeth in Saturday’s season finale. Robbie Bird opened the scoring for Seaham 14 minutes in before Keith Graydon equalised from the spot three minutes later. Ben Sayer then made it 2-1 to Morpeth half an hour into the game, […]

     
  • 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 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. Asked by SportsByte for the […]

     
  • 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 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 – […]