Silksworth CW

  • Draw for Preliminary Round of Durham Challenge Cup made

    Draw for Preliminary Round of Durham Challenge Cup made

    August 7, 2014 at 11:45 am

    The draw for the Preliminary Round of the Durham Challenge Cup has been made, featuring 11 Wearside League teams. Northern League sides are also involved in the tournament for teams of the Durham county. Last year’s competition was won by Northern League Division One side Shildon, who beat the league […]

  • Silksworth storm to opening weekend win over Richmond

    Silksworth storm to opening weekend win over Richmond

    August 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Silksworth CW got their 2014/15 Wearside League campaign off to a flying start with a 6-2 victory away at Richmond Town. A Glen Hargrave hat-trick coupled with two goals from Liam Gill and a last minute effort from Nathan Dodds gave new manager Scott Cameron a sensational start to his […]

  • The Wearside League

    Round-up: Goals fly in as Wearside League returns

    August 4, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    The Wearside League season got off to a storming start this weekend with 45 goals scored in eight games. The biggest score of the day came from last season’s champions, Stockton Town, who put nine past Prudhoe – with striker Chris Stockton scoring four in the first half. Stockton went […]

  • The Wearside League

    Prevew: Wearside League resumes this weekend

    August 2, 2014 at 10:00 am

    The Wearside League is back this weekend with nine games set to be played on Saturday August 2. Stockton Town were crowned champions last season with a huge total of 104 points, while Gateshead Leam Rangers finished bottom with 23 points following just four wins all season. And it is […]

  • Silksworth kick off pre-season campaign in promising fashion

    Silksworth kick off pre-season campaign in promising fashion

    July 15, 2014 at 10:12 am

    Silksworth’s CW’s pre season campaign is up and running after tasting both victory and defeat in their first two friendly games. Following a 3-0 win over Shildon Reserves, with goals from Andrew Place (2) and Alex Kempster, Silksworth put in a good performance against Northern League side Chester Le Street […]

  • Silskworth CW announce new management structure

    Silskworth CW announce new management structure

    May 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Silksworth Colliery Welfare have announced their new management structure for the 2014-15 Wearside League campaign. Scott Cameron, who was assistant to former manager Mark McGinley, has stepped up into the full time-role and takes charge of the senior squad, with Daley Clarke appointed as assistant manager. McGinley will continue with […]

  • Silksworth in action last season. Picture Credit: Zoe Vicarage

    McGinley reveals regrets at leaving Silksworth

    May 14, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Former Silksworth CW manager Mark McGinley has revealed he regrets his decision to offer his resignation to the club, but is confident they will be a force next season in the Wearside League.  McGinley’s departure was confirmed only a week after the final day victory at Ryhope. The club, however, […]

  • McGinley departs Silksworth by ‘mutual consent’

    McGinley departs Silksworth by ‘mutual consent’

    May 8, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Silksworth Colliery Welfare have confirmed that manager Mark McGinley has left the club by mutual consent. McGinley took charge in March 2013, and steered the club from bottom of the Wearside League to safety last season. While Silksworth currently sit in eighth after finishing on 55 points this season, as […]

  • Silksworth in action in 2013. Picture Credit: Zoe Vicarage

    Silksworth CW: A look back at the season

    May 6, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    After all but securing a top half finish in the Wearside League this season, SportsByte reporter Connor Mullins looks back at Silksworth Colliery Welfare’s season and the turn around in fortunes under manager Mark McGinley. In their last game of the season Silksworth, visiting second placed and local rivals Ryhope, […]

  • Ryhope ran out 3-0 winners against Boldon. Picture credit: Andrew Jenks

    Pounder strikes three but Ryhope miss out on title glory

    May 5, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Jack Pounder’s hat-trick was the catalyst as Ryhope thrashed Wolviston 5-0 in their penultimate league game of the season. Bryan Norton and a Nathan O’Neill’s penalty completed the rout but Stockton Town’s win at Sunderland West End saw them win the league. While Ryhope are all set for a return […]