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  • West Auckland Town 3-0 Ashington A.F.C: Purewal earns West vital victory over the Colliers

    West Auckland Town 3-0 Ashington A.F.C: Purewal earns West vital victory over the Colliers

    April 10, 2019 at 10:56 am

    Goals from Amar Purewal and Thomas Price stretched West Auckland Town’s unbeaten run in all competitions to seven matches with a routine victory over Ashington. Purewal opened the scoring on eight minutes before grabbing his 24th league goal of the season nine minutes after the restart via a deflection. Price […]

     
  • Photo Credit: (West Auckland Town football club photographer)

    West Auckland Town 2-0 Seaham Red Star: The Star fall to second defeat in five matches as West cruise to victory

    March 10, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    Goals from Denver Morris and Steven Snaith ensured West Auckland Town of a comfortable 2-0 win over Seaham Red Star. Morris opened the scoring on 35 minutes with a wonderful finish past Chris Bannon before Snaith doubled West’s lead just after the hour-mark with a vigorous strike as Gary Forrest’s […]

     
  • Photo Credit: Andy Mitchell (West Auckland Town football club photographer)

    Whickham FC 1-4 West Auckland Town: Purewal bags hat-trick as West hit four past the Lang Jacks

    March 7, 2019 at 3:17 pm

    West Auckland Town ended a four-match winless run with a convincing victory over relegation-threatened Whickham at the Glebe Sports Ground. Amar Purewal’s second hat-trick of the season with two penalties either half and a cushioned header – along with Tom Portas’ audacious lob saw West comfortably secure their first win […]

     
  • Spennymoor Town 1-1 Southport: Taylor’s 87th-minute penalty rescues Moors dramatic point

    Spennymoor Town 1-1 Southport: Taylor’s 87th-minute penalty rescues Moors dramatic point

    March 6, 2019 at 9:57 am

    Glen Taylor struck an 87th-minute penalty to earn Spennymoor Town a precious point in their National League North encounter against Southport at the Brewery Field.  Jack Sampson gave the visitors the lead with nine minutes to go hitting a left-footed shot into the far corner before Taylor levelled proceedings from […]

     
  • Photo Credit: Andy Mitchell (West Auckland Town football club photographer)

    Dunston UTS 1-0 West Auckland Town: Fitzpatrick fires league leaders 10 points clear as West suffer ninth defeat of the season

    March 4, 2019 at 11:48 am

    Mark Fitzpatrick’s stunning second-half strike saw Dunston UTS complete a league double over West Auckland Town. Fitzpatrick scored his 22nd goal of the season on 64 minutes with a sensational volley from 25-yards out as Dunston stretched their unbeaten run in Division One to seven matches. The result leaves West […]

     
  • Photo Credit: Cricket Ireland/Ian Jacobs Photography

    Poynter stars with final ball six as Ireland edge Netherlands in Muscat

    February 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Oman v Ireland, T20 International, Al Almerat Cricket Ground, Muscat: Netherlands – 182-9 (20 overs; T Visee 78, M O’Dowd 38; S Thompson 4-18, B Rankin 2-27) Ireland – 183-9 (20 overs; A Balbirnie 83, K O’Brien 46; P van der Meekeran 4-38, F Klaassen 3-31) Ireland won by 1 […]

     
  • England's Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Shannon Gabriel during day four of the third cricket Test match at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    Mark Wood’s five-wicket haul inspires England to consolation victory over the West Indies

    February 13, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    Third Test, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia (day four of five) England – 277 (Stokes 79, Roach 4-48) & 361-5 dec (Root 122, Denly 69) West Indies – 154 (Wood 5-41, Moeen 4-36) & 252 (Chase 102*, Anderson 3-27) England won by 232 runs, West Indies win series 2-1  Durham […]

     
  • Moors drawn at home to AFC Telford in FA Trophy Third Round

    Moors drawn at home to AFC Telford in FA Trophy Third Round

    January 16, 2019 at 10:34 am

    Jason Ainsley’s Spennymoor Town will host AFC Telford United in the Third Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy on Saturday, February 2 2019.  The Moors eased to a 3-0 victory over sixth-placed National League side Sutton United after two spectacular-strikes from top scorer Glen Taylor and an 81st minute goal […]

     
  • Picture credit: Nick Potts/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    Chris Rushworth wins Durham CCC ‘Player of the Year’ award

    October 5, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Chris Rushworth capped a remarkable season with four awards at Durham’s 2018 Player of the Year Dinner held last Friday. The 32-year-old’s eventful evening, which included the headline award, Player of the Year, as voted for by the club’s members. was held at the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead. Rushworth also […]

     
  • Uruguay's Edinson Cavani (centre) scores his side's second goal of the game

    Last 16 Report: Uruguay 2-1 Portugal

    July 3, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Edinson Cavani’s stunning brace helped Uruguay beat Portugal 2-1 in Sochi and set up a quarter-final showdown with France.  Cavani opened the scoring with a thumping header before Pepe equalised in the 55th minute to become the first player to score against Uruguay in the tournament. However, Cavani hit back […]