Northern League

  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    “We didn’t just cope, we thrived in Durham Challenge cup final” – Lee Picton

    May 21, 2019 at 11:57 am

    South Shields FC Academy joint-manager Lee Picton says he was proud of his side’s performance in the Durham Challenge Cup final. The Mariners were forced to field a very young team due to the first team playing their league play-off match the following day. 10 academy products played in the […]

     
  • Young footballers developing well at Northern League Easington Colliery

    Young footballers developing well at Northern League Easington Colliery

    May 16, 2019 at 11:21 am

      Taking the step up from junior football to senior football certainly isn’t easy, but the young squad at Northern League Division Two side Easington Colliery have adapted well to the men’s game. With an average squad age of just 23, many of the players at Easington Colliery are only […]

     
  • South Shields Lose Promotion Battle But Community Spirit is key says Picton

    South Shields Lose Promotion Battle But Community Spirit is key says Picton

    May 16, 2019 at 11:20 am

    South Shields Football Club are one of the success stories in non league football at the moment. Following on from a promotion from the Northern League in the 2016/17 season, they repeated the feat the following year.   This season they were on the brink of a third successive promotion, […]

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

    West crowned League Cup Champions for first time since 1963

    April 23, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    Newcastle Benfield 0-0 West Auckland Town: (West win 4-3 on penalties) West Auckland Town won the Mitre Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup following a dramatic penalty shootout victory against Newcastle Benfield at Seaham’s Ferguson Motor Repairs Stadium. After an uneventful 90 minutes, Ross Colquhoun struck the decisive spot-kick as Gary […]

     
  • Chow to lead Hebburn out for last time tomorrow

    Chow to lead Hebburn out for last time tomorrow

    April 12, 2019 at 2:17 pm

    Paul Chow will lead the Hebburn Town team out tomorrow as he plays his last game before retiring from football. The 39-year-old has made over 800 appearances and scored nearly 500 goals in his career. Manager Scott Oliver paid tribute to his man saying: “Paul has had a fantastic non […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    Match Reaction: Picton says South Shields were far from their best despite emphatic Hednesford victory

    April 8, 2019 at 11:28 am

    South Shields joint-manager Lee Picton said his side were “far from our free-flowing best” despite the Mariners earning a 4-1 victory over Hednesford Town in the Northern Premier League. Shields remain one point behind Farsley Celtic who scored a 2-1 win away at Buxton but Picton insists his side have […]

     
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    Ryhope CW 3-2 Seaham Red Star: James Ellis scores a stunning goal stealing the final match of the season

    April 8, 2019 at 9:50 am

      James Ellis scored Ryhope’s final goal of the season, as the home side took all three points in a 3-2 victory against local rivals, Seaham Red Star. With five goals in the first half it was a game that had all the makings of a derby. Going into the […]

     
  • Match Report: South Shields 4-1 Hednesford Town

    Match Report: South Shields 4-1 Hednesford Town

    April 7, 2019 at 11:45 am

    SOUTH SHIELDS 4-1 HEDNESFORD TOWN Lowe 9,                           B. Wells 66 Bell 52, Briggs 58, 77 (P)   South Shields stayed within a point of Farsley Celtic at the top of the Northern Premier League thanks to an emphatic […]

     
  • Hebburn up to second with emphatic victory over Whickham

    Hebburn up to second with emphatic victory over Whickham

    April 7, 2019 at 9:27 am

    Ebac Northern League Division 1 Hebburn Town 5-1 Whickham Sullivan 20               Cowburn 33 Robson 58,65 Spence 88 Suddick 89 Hebburn Town moved up to second place with an emphatic victory over Whickham at the Energy Check Sports Ground today. Luke Sullivan put the […]