Northern League

  • Sunderlands Elliot Embleton (left) and Sheffield Wednesday;s Alex Hunt during the Carabao Cup, First Round match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    SportsByte Podcast: Sunderland vs Scunthorpe match review and a north east non-league roundup

    August 21, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    Join Connor Bromley and Chris Thornley as they dissect Sunderland’s 3-0 victory over Scunthorpe at the weekend and discuss the other club’s in the North East. What are we talking about this week? Are Sunderland title challengers? What do they need to add to their squad before the loan window […]

     
  • South Shields announce exciting summer tournament involving Celtic, Marseille and Southampton

    South Shields announce exciting summer tournament involving Celtic, Marseille and Southampton

    June 8, 2018 at 11:43 am

    South Shields have revealed the details of a prestigious pre-season competition this summer which sees Celtic, Marseille and Southampton visit Mariners Park. The three visiting sides will bring their under 23 sides to participate in the four-team tournament which also features hosts South Shields and takes place between Friday July […]

     
  • Ryhope CW season review

    Ryhope CW season review

    May 17, 2018 at 10:38 am

    Following a season of ups and downs, Ryhope CW finished the 2017-18 Northern League Division One season in 11th. The pre-season target was a top half finish and that’s exactly what Colliery Welfare achieved by a margin of one point over Ashington in 12th. Ryhope will be pleased with the […]

     
  • South Shields joint-manager Graham Fenton hails increased attendances at Mariners Park

    South Shields joint-manager Graham Fenton hails increased attendances at Mariners Park

    May 17, 2018 at 10:19 am

    South Shields joint-manager Graham Fenton praised the wide variety of fans flocking to Mariners Park in the wake of his side’s third consecutive title win. The Mariners were in party mode as they reached the 100-point mark, just two days after securing the Evo-Stik Division One North title, with a […]

     
  • Who were the Northern League top scorers this season?

    Who were the Northern League top scorers this season?

    May 14, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    With another EBAC Northern League season coming to an end SportsByte looks at the top scorers in the league. 1st Nathan Fisher, 42 (West Auckland Town) West Auckland’s players of the season, Fisher, scored 42 times this campaign in the league. The ex Consett, Gateshead, Darlington and Spennymoor striker came […]

     
  • Easington Colliery joint manager Hughes reflects on 2017-2018 season

    Easington Colliery joint manager Hughes reflects on 2017-2018 season

    May 11, 2018 at 11:55 am

    Easington Colliery’s 2017-2018 season came to an end away to Durham City last weekend, and the Colliers bowed out with three consecutive wins. After a topsy-turvy season, the Colliers comfortably finished 10th in Northern League Division Two with 57 points from 40 games. Joint manager Craig Hughes joined in October. […]

     
  • Newcastle Benfield’s race against time to finish Northern League campaign after backlog of postponed matches

    Newcastle Benfield’s race against time to finish Northern League campaign after backlog of postponed matches

    May 10, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    Newcastle Benfield vice-chairman David Robson believes playing too many games in quick succession has been a “drain” on his part-time squad. The Northern League club had been forced to play their final 15 league matches in the equivalent of one month after several postponements over Christmas and Easter. With just […]

     
  • Craig Lynch resigns as Seaham Red Star manager

    Craig Lynch resigns as Seaham Red Star manager

    May 10, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    Seaham Red Star have this afternoon announced that manager Craig Lynch has taken the decision to step down from his role with immediate effect. The former Sunderland player spent three years at the Star scoring 45 goals following spells with Hartlepool United, Rochdale, Spennymoor and Blyth Spartans. Unfortunately, his playing […]

     
  • Seaham Red Star end season with 4-1 defeat at Morpeth Town

    Seaham Red Star end season with 4-1 defeat at Morpeth Town

    May 10, 2018 at 1:11 pm

      Seaham Red Star finished their season with a 4-1 defeat at Morpeth Town last night but as has often been the case this season, the Star will feel hard done by the scoreline. Goals from Mark Davison and Wayne Phillips put the hosts in front early on, but 17-year-old […]

     
  • Senior players set to return for Seaham Red Star in end of season Morpeth Town clash

    Senior players set to return for Seaham Red Star in end of season Morpeth Town clash

    May 9, 2018 at 10:11 am

    Seaham Red Star manager Craig Lynch has said that the three players who stepped up from the U17s side on Monday against North Shields “did themselves proud”. James Byrne, Niall Crosby and James Thompson all made their first senior starts for the Star in the 8-0 defeat at the Daren […]