North Northumberland League round-up
Embleton WR...2 Longhoughton Rangers...5
IN the opening 10 minutes, Embleton missed some good chances and some good counter-attacking play by Longhoughton.
Embleton found themselves four goals down at half-time.
In the second half, Mikey Hall pulled back a goal for Embleton but the visitors then added a fifth before Hall got his second of the match.
On target for Longhoughton were Adrian Carter (two), James Whallis, David Troy and Gary Taylor.
Springhill...6 Tweedmouth Harrow...0
SPRINGHILL played their best football of the season and turned in a good solid performance to win this local derby.
Two up at half-time, they ensured the points by adding four further goals in the second half. Terry Fannon scored three, Michael Antcliffe, two, alongside a single goal from substitute Kyle Wood.
ROTHBURY turned in a great performance to beat third-placed Belford at Armstrong Park.
Michael Old gave Rothbury a 10th-minute lead and two minutes later, Belford missed a good chance to equalise when they missed from the penalty-spot.
It was all square at half-time but, on the hour, Kevin France equalised for Belford.
Rothbury came back and Steven Rennison restored the lead after 70 minutes, with the home side hanging on to take the points at the final whistle.
Stobswood Utd...1 Wooler...3
THIS was a good, hard game of football and Wooler made the most of their chances to lead by two goals at half-time.
The second half was again close and Nick Storey pulled a goal back for Stobswood but Wooler made sure of the points as they added a third before the final whistle.
James Scott, Jamie Punton and Luke Strangeways were the Wooler goalscorers.
Laidler/Lancaster Cup, Preliminary Round
Amble St Cuthbert...1
AFTER a decent first-half performance, Amble had a Ryan Dodgson goal to their credit, but Tweedmouth had scored four times.
The second half turned into a one-sided affair as the home team netted 10 more times before the final whistle.
Craig Howard scored four, Peter Macaskill and Craig Walker hit hat-tricks, while Lee Dodd and Craig Young netted two apiece.