North Northumberland Football League round-up (Saturday, February 14)

North Northumberland Football League news and reports.
North Northumberland Football League news and reports.

DIVISION ONE

Alnmouth Utd 0 North Sunderland 1

A strong and well-disciplined display from North Sunderland saw them inflict a first league defeat of the season on the league leaders on Saturday. After a goalless first half, a goal midway through the second half from Neil MacFarlane gave the visitors the points.

Highfields Utd 0 Tweedmouth Rangers 3

Tweedmouth jumped up to second spot in the division after this win over local rivals Highfields United. A goal up at half-time, Tweedmouth made sure of the win with two further goals before the final whistle. Goalscorers for Rangers were Luke Dickson, two, and Lee Dodd.

Bamburgh Castle 2 Lowick United 0

Goals from Steve Walker and Darren Egdell gave Bamburgh a half-time lead and, although reduced to eight players after three dismissals, Lowick did hit the post during the second half but were unable to reduce the deficit before the final whistle. Full match report

DIVISION TWO

Embleton WR 0 Belford 1

During an evenly-contested game, both teams created plenty of chances, but a Mark Dunlop goal gave Belford the win that extends their lead to four points at the top of the division.

Eglingham FC 1 Craster Rovers 9

Aaron Beattie netted for Eglingham during the first half, but Craster netted four times during the half, and five more after the break, for a comfortable win at the final whistle. Four goals from Richard Stanwix, two each from Michael Brown and James Woollett, plus a John Mowbray goal made up the Craster total.

Tweedmouth Harrow 2 Springhill 6

Springhill took the honours from this local derby to hold onto third spot in the division. Mark Douglas and Josh Dixon were the Harrow scorers, with Martin Bell, two, Colin Young, Richard Green, Chris Jenkins and Michael Antcliffe the Springhill scorers.