Football

  • 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 […]

     
  • Silksworth fell short against fellow Sunderland side Ashbrooke.

    Ashbrooke Belford House come from behind to lift Durham Trophy

    April 15, 2017 at 9:12 am

    Ashbrooke Belford House came from behind to beat Jarrow FC in the Durham Trophy final at Eppleton CW on Friday morning. With Jarrow clear favourites, it was all following the script when Andrew Wilkinson slotted home in the 32nd minute and the South Tynesiders went into the break with the lead. […]

     
  • Hebburn Town

    Hebburn boss Oliver still hopeful for FA Cup place

    April 14, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    Hebburn Town will look to make it three wins in a row on Saturday when they host bottom of the table Ryton & Crawcook Albion. The home side, who currently sit tenth in the Northern League Division Two, overcame Crook Town 2-1 at home before a late Adam Rundle goal […]

     
  • 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, […]