Football

  • Hebburn Town were blown away in front of their own fans in their season-ending defeat.

    Hebburn miss out on FA Cup spot after heavy season-ending defeat

    April 25, 2017 at 2:06 pm

    Hebburn Town have missed out on an FA Cup place after Blyth Town scored four first half goals in a 5-0 victory at Hebburn on Saturday. Blyth strikers Malky Morien and Gary Day scored two goals each in a first half demolition in the Northern League Division Two. The Hornets […]

     
  • Durham sit top of the WSL2 with a game in hand. Photos: Facebook, Susan Gutteridge and Craig McNair.

    Durham Women return to WSL 2 summit with win over Brighton

    April 24, 2017 at 11:46 am

    Durham Women climbed back to the top of FA WSL 2 with a 1-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday. Sarah Wilson headed home the only goal of the game after 18 minutes to hand her side the three points in  a game they dominated throughout. The Wildcats […]

     
  • Promotion-chasing Easington clinched their first win since November last week.

    Easington Colliery end season on a high with comfortable victory at Crook

    April 24, 2017 at 10:05 am

    Easington Colliery ended their 2016-17 season on a high with an impressive 5-1 win at Crook Town on Saturday afternoon. Jack Pounder, Aidan Goodey, Aaron Croft, David Paul and Dylan Elliott all got on the scoresheet as the Colliers ran riot over their west Durham hosts. Pounder headed the Green […]

     
  • Hebburn Town

    Oliver wants more consistency from ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Hebburn

    April 22, 2017 at 10:15 am

    Hebburn Town go into their last game of the season at home to Blyth Town this Saturday, knowing only a win will guarantee them an FA Cup place next season. Hebburn, who currently sit tenth in the Northern League Division Two, are two points ahead of Northallerton Town with an […]

     
  • Easington suffered last-minute heartbreak in their last outing.

    Easington look to end season on a high at Crook Town

    April 21, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Easington Colliery play their final game of the season at Crook Town on Saturday afternoon with the Colliers looking to end the season on a high. In a season which could have seen the Colliers contend for promotion, a poor run of form in the winter months wiped away any […]

     
  • West End

    Sunderland West End claim point at Hartlepool FC

    April 21, 2017 at 9:30 am

    Sunderland West End claimed a point as they played out a 2-2 at Hartlepool FC’s Grayfields on Wednesday night. Kieran Campbell headed Hartlepool into a 20th minute lead but West End equalised through Reece Thompson only four minutes later. Brad Forster headed Sunderland West End into the lead in the second […]

     
  • Scholars

    Sunderland FoL Scholars take derby day spoils in Shildon battle

    April 20, 2017 at 10:21 am

    By Sam Johnson, Adam Smith and Alex Baxter Sunderland FoL Scholars claimed the derby bragging rights against local rivals Shildon Scholars in a tough 3-2 victory on Wednesday. In a game that saw some hard tackles, Shildon finished the game with ten men after Kieran Parnaby was sent off for receiving […]

     
  • Hebburn Town

    Hebburn suffer shock defeat against Ryton & Crawcrook

    April 17, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    A first half goal from left-back Philip Hodges was enough to give bottom of the table Ryton & Crawcrook victory in a game of few chances on Saturday. The visitors started the game the better of the two sides and on 18 minutes Hodges progressed well down the left wing […]

     
  • Durham found a leveller before Doncaster struck in the final moments. Picture:  Facebook/Susan Gutteridge.

    Durham Women suffer late heartbreak at Doncaster Belles

    April 17, 2017 at 10:27 am

    Durham Women fell to defeat for the first time this season after conceding in the last minute against Doncaster Rovers Belles. Having fallen behind to Christie Murray’s first-half strike, the Wildcats levelled after the break as Becky Salicki headed home. But their hopes of taking a deserved point were dashed when […]

     
  • Easington could leapfrog Whickham on Saturday.

    Pounder brace ensures Easington Colliery defeat Brandon United

    April 16, 2017 at 11:19 am

    Jack Pounder scored a brace as Easington Colliery came from behind to beat Brandon United on Saturday afternoon. Hartlepool United loanee Dylan Elliott fired Easington into a 21st minute lead only for Kieran Duffy-Weekes to pull Brandon level four minutes before half-time. Daniel Quine slotted Brandon into a 56th minute […]