Northern League

  • Ryhope in action against Barnoldswick in the FA Vase earlier this season.

    Friends become enemies for Ryhope-Washington derby

    December 13, 2014 at 8:30 am

    Ryhope are still searching for the first league win at home since late October but they face another stern test as they play local rivals Washington. The visitors currently sit third in the second division of the Northern League and they’ve won five of their last six games. Ryhope’s 2-1 […]

  • Matty Weirs, seen above in action against Barnoldswick, scored Ryhope's winner against South Shields. Picture credit: Peter Naylor

    Weirs’ winner sees Ryhope return to winning ways

    December 8, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Ryhope CW won their first game in six matches with a narrow 2-1 win away at South Shields at the weekend. Matty Weirs’ late winner sealed the win Ryhope so desperately needed going into the Christmas period. Craig Price’s deflected free kick had given them the lead right on half […]

  • Sunderland RCA in action last season. Picture Credit: Zoe Vicarage

    Sunderland RCA pick up first away points of the season

    December 8, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Sunderland RCA picked up their first away points of the season away at fellow strugglers West Allotment Celtic on Saturday afternoon. Andrew Brown opened the scoring for Sunderland in the twelfth minute but the away side could not hold onto their lead, conceding from a corner on the stroke of […]

  • Steven Hetherington was released by Motherwell in 2013. Picture credit:

    Alloa’s Hetherington: Northern League chance reignited my career

    December 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    After Steven Hetherington helped Alloa to a historic win over Rangers this week, he told me how his time in the Northern League helped him move back into professional football. Alloa moved into the final of the Petrofac Training Cup on Wednesday after beating Rangers for the first time in […]

  • Seaham in action earlier this season.

    Seaham bow out of FA Vase after Shields defeat

    December 7, 2014 at 4:42 pm

    Seaham Redstar were knocked out of the FA Vase after losing 4-2 at home to Northern League Division One side North Shields on Saturday. Shields led 1-0 at the break through Ben Richardson and went onto lead 3-0 thanks to a double from the prolific Gareth Bainbridge. Seaham made a […]

  • Seaham ready for Vase Clash with Shields

    Seaham ready for Vase Clash with Shields

    December 5, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    This weekend Seaham Red Star host North Shields in a huge FA Vase third round match. Local side North Shields are fourth in the Northern League Division One, one league above Seaham.  Despite slipping down the league table in recent weeks, North Shields have games in hand on all of […]

  • Ryhope CW

    Ryhope back in action at South Shields

    December 5, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    Ryhope CW face a difficult trip away to South Shields as they return to Northern League action this weekend. Kick off will be at a slightly earlier time at 1:30pm because of floodlight problems at South Shields’ ground in Peterlee, Eden Lane. It’s been five defeats in six games for […]

  • Silksworth in action earlier this season.

    Jarrow travel to high-flying Durham City

    December 5, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Saturday sees Jarrow Roofing make the trip to Durham where they will take on Durham City on their infamous artificial pitch. Roofing are fresh from their 4-2 success over Newton Aycliffe, and sit in fifth place in the Ebac Northern League Division One. The hosts lurk just one place and four points behind […]

  • Sunderland RCA against Marske set to go ahead

    Sunderland RCA against Marske set to go ahead

    December 2, 2014 at 11:24 am

    After Saturday’s clash with Bishop Auckland was unfortunately postponed due to a waterlogged pitch, Sunderland RCA will now look to get their season back on track against second-in-the-table Marske United this evening. According to the club groundsman the condition of the pitch has improved since the weekend and tonight’s fixture should […]

  • Silksworth in action earlier this season.

    Morien stars for Jarrow Roofing as Newton Aycliffe are brushed aside

    December 1, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Malky Morien’s first goal for Jarrow Roofing helped secure a comfortable 4-2 win over Newton Aycliffe as they stretched their unbeaten run to three games. The striker put in another impressive performance on his home debut for the Roofers, as goals from Dan Kirkup, Lewis Teasdale and Jamie Marshall helped […]