Football

  • Hebburn Town v West Auckland preview

    Hebburn Town v West Auckland preview

    February 1, 2019 at 10:51 am

    Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver has said that he has some “difficult decisions” to make in terms of selection ahead of Saturday’s FA Vase Fifth Round tie at home to West Auckland Town. Tomorrow’s game will be the second time the two sides have clashed this season, with Hebburn winning […]

     
  • Sunderland’s Max Power confident of automatic promotion

    Sunderland’s Max Power confident of automatic promotion

    January 31, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Sunderland midfielder Max Power has backed the quality in the Black Cats squad to push them back into the automatic promotion places. They currently sit in fifth place in the League One table, five points off the automatic spots. But with at least two games in hand on the teams […]

     
  • Moors continue winning run with arm-wrestle win over Boston United

    Moors continue winning run with arm-wrestle win over Boston United

    January 30, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Spennymoor Town FC 1 – Boston United 0 | Match Report BY CAMERON PETRIE On a cold brisk night at Brewery Field, two sides came into the game with different aims but both struggled to put a foothold on the game in the first half, though Spennymoor got the killer […]

     
  • A Mitre football on the pitch at Croft Park

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    January 29, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    It’s the best comeback since Istanbul as after over a month the countdown (or up?) that is here to remind you how amazing or awful your team is has returned! Despite this absence leaving a lot of time for things to change in the world of North Eastern footy we […]

     
  • Superb Seaham struck by last-gasp Bishop sucker-punch

    Superb Seaham struck by last-gasp Bishop sucker-punch

    January 28, 2019 at 9:20 am

    Kieran Galbraith’s 95th-minute header saw The Star suffer a cruel defeat to the title-chasers on Saturday afternoon, meaning they now drop to 17th in the table. The hosts could, at least, take just as much encouragement as frustration from the visit of the side that remains the closest chasers of […]

     
  • South Shields 5-2 Whitby Town: Match Report

    South Shields 5-2 Whitby Town: Match Report

    January 28, 2019 at 9:15 am

    A bumper crowd if 1830 watched on as league leaders South Shields made it 13 wins from 13 home games in the Evo-Stik Premier Division with a 5-2 rout against Whitby Town. The game started quickly and Whitby took a 3rd-minute lead when Leon Scott dispossessed Robert Briggs and released […]

     
  • Hartlepool United fans in the stands

    Is this young defender ready for the Hartlepool United first team? Blyth Spartans seem to think so…

    January 24, 2019 at 3:31 pm

    Pools have been struggling defensively this season there is no question about that and with Andrew Davies’ departure, there is a hole left to fill. Currently, 15th place in the league, Hartlepool have conceded 41 goals – the 7th worst in the league – there is a real need for change […]

     
  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    South Shields’ Picton – The league is under our control now

    January 22, 2019 at 10:42 am

    South Shields joint manager Lee Picton has said that their position at the top of the Evo Stik Premier is a position they will thrive under the pressure of. The Mariners beat Farsley Celtic 1-0 on Saturday with the sides coming into the game level on both points and goal […]

     
  • Hartlepool United players in a huddle

    Player Profiles: Who are the new Hartlepool United signings?

    January 21, 2019 at 10:03 am

    Pools have announced three new signings to join the squad: Michael Raynes, Nicke Kabamba and Luke Molyneux. But who are the new faces? And where did they come from? Raynes joins from Crewe Alexandria on loan for the rest of the season, a much-needed signing to strengthen the backline, especially […]

     
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    South Shields 1-0 Farsley Celtic

    January 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

    One of the most highly anticipated games of the weekend finished with late drama as South Shields scored an injury-time winner to go top of the Evo Stik Premier. As was expected pre-match, there was very little to call between the two sides with then occupying the first and second […]