Bedlington take honours in derby at Blyth

Blyth Town 1Bedlington Terriers 3Bedlington Terriers took the honours when they made the short journey to Blyth Town for a local derby in the Northern League Division 2 on Saturday.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 24th January 2022, 1:46 pm
Updated Monday, 24th January 2022, 1:47 pm
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And the visitors did not have to wait long before opening their account, the first goal coming in the first minute.

After ten minutes it was all square when Blyth equalised and that is the way it remained until the interval.

Bedlington went back in front at 1-2 after 54 minutes and they virtually made the game safe with a third just four minutes later.

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Bedlington started the game just one point above Blyth in the table, and the victory saw them stretch their advantage to four. They now have 26 points and are in 17th place, with Blyth one place below them, 18th on 22 points.

This Saturday (January 29) Blyth are back in action when they travel to take on ninth placed Horden. Bedlington’s next game is also against Horden, at home on Friday, February 4.

In the Northern Alliance Premier Division, Seaton Delaval lost 2-1 at home to Gateshead Rutherford and on Saturday are away to second in the table Newcastle Blue Star.

In Division 1, Bedlington drew 2-2 with West Moor & Jesmond whilst Newbiggin won 3-1 away to Whitley Bay Sporting Club. Both clubs have a free week on Saturday.

Meanwhile, Cramlington United are away to Wallington in the Benevolent Bowl semi-final.