Football

  • 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 […]

     
  • Hartlepool United

    Hartlepool United’s Jack Blackford talks about his loan opportunities in the North East

    April 4, 2017 at 9:48 am

    Jack Blackford has been with Hartlepool United his full career, playing through youth level right up to his first senior contract. On 16 April 2016 Blackford made his professional debut for Hartlepool, being substituted on for Michael Duckworth in the 84th minute in a 2-1 victory at home to York City. Blackford […]

     
  • Zoe Ness complete's Durham's comeback late on against Oxford United. Picture: Susan Gutteridge

    Durham Women stay top of FA WSL 2 with late victory over Oxford United

    April 4, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Zoe Ness’ late winner saw Durham Women retain their unbeaten start to the season thanks to a 2-1 victory over Oxford United Women. Ness slotted home three minutes from time to seal victory after Durham were forced to come from behind after Ellie Noble’s goal at the start of the second […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Joel Asoro has shown plenty of promise for Sunderland. Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

    Sunderland U23s reach Premier League International Cup final with win over Norwich

    April 1, 2017 at 11:10 am

    Sunderland U23s reached the final of the Premier League International Cup on Friday night, as they beat Norwich City U23s 1-0 thanks to Joel Asoro’s first-half strike. Porto B await the Black Cats in the final thanks to their 1-0 victory against Swansea City U23s earlier last week, with the […]