Football

  • 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 […]

     
  • Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts with dejection to another defeat.

    Black Cats go in search of vital three points against Manchester United

    April 8, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    If it’s not over until the Fat Lady sings, then she’s definitely warming up her vocal chords around the Stadium of Light. Back-to-back defeats in the past week have seen Sunderland remain rooted to the foot of the Premier League table, and time is running out. The Black Cats are […]

     
  • 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 – […]

     
  • 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 […]