Wooler’s difficult season in the Northern Alliance Division One continued with a 0-4 reverse against leaders Percy Main. And while Alnwick Town’s senior side were suffering another defeat this afternoon, their Reserves were thumping Swalwell 4-0 in Division Two. Shilbottle’s fantastic season continued with a 0-4 win of their own at Whitburn Athletic.
Northern Football Alliance round-up
NEWCASTLE BUILDING SOCIETY PREMIER DIVISION
Goals from Whickham SC’s Ryan Davenport, Tony Thirkell, Scott Robson and Liam Henderson condemned Hebburn Reyrolle back into the basement. Rob Kent hit a consolation.
North Shields Athletic also hit four against Rutherford, with Craig Boyle (two), Scott Jasper and Anthony Errington on target, with Zak Atkinson replying.
Ashington Colliers came from behind to beat Shankhouse. Joe Moscrop bagged a brace and Craig Webb got the other, while Lee Gustard and John Ludlow were the visitor’s scorers.
Northbank’s Tom Lucock grabbed a hat-trick in their win over Walker Central, who replied through John Robson, and Lee Dunn’s early opener for Red House Farm was cancelled out by Killingworth Station’s Ryan Nelson, who curled in direct from a corner.
NIKE DIVISION ONE
Sam Thompson, Dwayne Murray, Robert Carr and Steven Hart were Percy Main’s hit-men as the leaders won at struggling Wooler.
Michael Angus grabbed a late winner for AFC Newbiggin against Blyth Isabella after Daniel Hislop had cancelled out Steven Slaughter’s opener.
John Amos, Jake Newstead, Hilton and Hubb crashed home second-half strikes for Cullercoats at Bohemians, who netted a consolation through Tavis Couling.
New Fordley’s Danny Young bagged a brace in their success against Wallsend Boys’ Club. Matty Middleton added the other, with Dan Hindmarsh and Jordan Robertson replying.
Reece Huntley also struck twice for Newcastle Uni as the Students beat Hexham. Jack Taylor netted the other – Tony Lancaster scoring for the Tynedalers.
Lee Cuthbertson’s opener for Birtley Saint Joseph’s was quicly cancelled out by a Steve McLaughlin equaliser for Newcastle Chemfica.
BAY PLASTICS DIVISION TWO
Longbenton’s Anthony Brown grabbed a hat-trick as the Bulls won an 11-goal thriller at Grainger Park.
Chris Sword added two more and Keith Thompson the other with Shaun Young bagging a treble and Andy Gowing and Michael Rankin the others for the hosts in a breathless game that wasn’t settled until the 88th minute.
Leaders Gateshead Leam Rangers hit five without reply against Lindisfarne Custom Planet – Curtis Aitken (two), Liam Barnett, Ryan Gibson and Anthony Brewis the target men and Jordan Giles, Ross Gair, Josh Hay and Kev Elliott were Shilbottle CW’s scorers at Whitburn Athletic.
Rob Nolan hit a hat-trick in Forest Hall’s success against Cramlington United, with Mark Milne adding the other and Niall Younger and David Rowe replying.
Ryan Taylor, Dominic Schievetta, Kenny Collins and Scott McMullen found the back of the net in Alnwick Town Reserve’s victory over Swalwell.
Chris Chan struck a late leveller for High Howdon in the derby clash at Willington Quay Saints. Chris Marshall shot Howdon ahead but saints turned things around with goals from Kyle Austin and Callum Ancrum.
Seaton Burn were 2-0 winners at Newcastle Benfield Reserves and West Allotment Celtic A won the basement clash at Wideopen with goals from Ben Jackson, Dan Surley and David Robinson. Ross Dickinson reduced the deficit late on.
BAY PLASTICS COMBINATION CUP, ROUND TWO
Ponteland United had Gary Cook, Zac beweley and Peter Scott fire in as they twice came from behind to knock Bedlington Terriers Reserves out of the Bay Plastics Combination Cup. Danny Sayers and Shaun Cowell netted for the hosts.
RESULTS (Saturday, December 20, 2014)
Newcastle Building Society Premier Division: Ashington Colliers 3 Shankhouse FC 2, North Shields Athletic FC 4 Gateshead Rutherford AFC 1, Northbank Carlisle 3 Walker Central 1, Red House Farm 1 Killingworth Station 1, Seaton Delaval Amateurs v Carlisle City pp, Wallington v Whitley Bay A pp, Whickham Sporting Club 4 Hebburn Reyrolle 1.
Nike Division One: AFC Newbiggin 2 Blyth Isabella 1, Birtley St Joseph’s FC 1 Newcastle Chemfica Independent 1, Gosforth Bohemians 1 Cullercoats 4, Hexham 1 Newcastle University 3, New Fordley 3 Wallsend Boys Club 2, Wooler 0 Percy Main Amateurs 4.
Bay Plastics Division Two: Alnwick Town Reserves 4 Swalwell 0, Forest Hall 4 Cramlington United 2, Grainger Park Boys’ Club 5 Longbenton 6, Gateshead Leam Rangers 5 Lindisfarne Custom Planet 0, Newcastle Benfield Reserves 0 Seaton Burn 2, Whitburn Athletic 0 Shilbottle CW 4, Wideopen And District 1 West Allotment Celtic 3, Willington Quay Saints 2 High Howdon Social Club 2.
Bay Plastics Combination Cup, Round Two: Bedlington Terriers Reserves 2 Ponteland Utd 3.