North Northumberland Football League round-up (Saturday, January 31)

Action from North Sunderland (blue) v Tweedmouth Rangers. Picture by Steve Miller.

Action from North Sunderland (blue) v Tweedmouth Rangers. Picture by Steve Miller.

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DIVISION ONE

Lowick Utd 0 Alnmouth Utd 4

North Northumberland Football League news and reports.

North Northumberland Football League news and reports.

Alnmouth were the stronger team throughout the match as they notched up their 10th league win of the season. A good first-half performance saw them three up at the break with a single goal after half-time sealing the win. Goal-scorers for Alnmouth were Jordan Frost, two, Andrew and Peter Murray.

North Sunderland 2 Tweedmouth Rangers 4

Both teams played some good football throughout the game, despite windy conditions. The visitors led by two goals at half-time and, although North Sunderland pulled two goals back after the interval through Jack Convery and Robert Scott, Tweedmouth also netted two more before the final whistle. Stuart Coyle, two, Lee Dodd and Craig Walker were the Tweedmouth goal-scorers.

DIVISION TWO

Alnmouth 4 Eglingham FC 2

A Sean Angus goal had given Eglingham the lead at half-time. Alistair Batey netted a second after half-time for the visitors, but Alnmouth took the points, thanks to goals from John Briggs, two, Sheldon Ayre and Gary Reed.

Belford 6 Embleton WR 2

Although Belford had most of the possession during the first half, goals from Alex Beeby and Dale Vint saw the visitors ahead, with Belford netting once during the half. After half-time, Belford’s pressure paid off as they netted five times before the final whistle. Mark Dunlop and Frazer Tait, with two each, a Darren Thompson penalty, and a Ryan Lillico goal made up the Belford total.

Craster Rovers 2 Amble St Cuthbert 5

Amble made the most of the conditions as they netted four times during the first half. Michael Brown was on target for Craster. The home side rallied after the break and netted a second through Lee Pattinson, but Amble added a fifth before the final whistle. Ethan Iredale and Liam Ramsay with two each, plus a Reece Ramsay goal made up the Amble total.

Springhill 2 Tweedmouth Harrow 2

It was a goalless first half after both team missed from the penalty-spot. Andrew Skelly and David Hainsworth scored for Springhill, with Dale Reap and a last-kick-of-the-game penalty by Johnny Gill saw the points shared at the end of this local derby.

Wooler Reserves 4 Lynemouth Anglers Utd 1

Neither side could make a break-through during the first half, but, after the interval, Sam Cowens, two, Jack Strangeways, plus an own-goal put Wooler in control, with Steven Anderson netting for Lynemouth.

BILCLOUGH CUP, ROUND ONE

Highfields Utd 0 Bamburgh Castle 9

During the first 40 minutes, there was not a lot between the teams but Bamburgh made the most of their chances to take a three goal lead before half-time. It was a different story after the break with the visitors netting six more before the final whistle. Johnny Johnson, four, plus single strikes from David Mitchell, Anth Parkin, Dan Johnson, Dan Patten and Andrew Baillie made up the final Bamburgh total.

SANDERSON CUP, PRELIMINARY ROUND

Red Row Welfare v Wansbeck AFC pp