Northern League

  • 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 […]

  • The two sides are based within minutes of each other.

    Red Star out of the top ten after defeat at home to Sunderland RCA

    March 27, 2017 at 9:39 am

    Sunderland RCA produced a solid second-half display to beat Seaham Red Star 2-0 at the Ferguson Motor Repair Stadium on Saturday. James Cassidy opened the scoring for RCA in the 62nd minute before the lead was doubled 12 minutes later through Colin Larkin. Due to this result RCA are now level […]

  • Former Easington man Heywood scored the decisive goal against Frame's men last weekend.

    Easington Colliery hoping new signings provide boost ahead of Ryton & Crawcrook clash

    March 24, 2017 at 3:41 pm

    Easington Colliery host Ryton & Crawcrook Albion on Saturday afternoon as the Colliers look to get back to winning ways. Easington now sit ninth in Northern League Division Two while Ryton & Crawcrook Albion are second bottom. Manager Paul Frame was disappointed with last week’s 2-2 draw with Esh Winning […]

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

    South Shields boss Fenton to face old side in Brooks Mileson League Cup Final

    March 24, 2017 at 3:04 pm

    South Shields joint-manager Graham Fenton will face his old club North Shields in the final of the Brooks Mileson League Cup. Fenton’s Mariners comfortably saw off 10-man Shildon 4-1 in Wednesday’s semi-final as two goals from Carl Finnigan and Jordan Blinco set up a highly anticipated final with the Robins. […]

  • Bradley Lowery was a mascot for Sunderland's match with Chelsea on Wednesday.

    Sunderland and Newcastle fans unite in Bradley Lowery charity match

    March 24, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    They may be fierce rivals on the pitch, but Sunderland and Newcastle fans are coming together raise awareness of a rare type of cancer – the very same that is affecting five-year-old battler Bradley Lowery. Lowery has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called neuroblastoma, which mostly affects children […]

  • 8 Northern League players who could be an asset for Sunderland and Newcastle

    8 Northern League players who could be an asset for Sunderland and Newcastle

    March 21, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    We’re all aware of the non-league history of Jamie Vardy and his transition from Stocksbridge Park Steels to the England National Team. Players such as Danny Johnson, Josh MacDonald and Jack Devlin have all turned professional following time in the Northern League and we take a look at current Northern […]