Burradon and New Fordley Win County Cup

Wansbeck Pots n Slots midfielder Daniel Purvis who was a scorer in his side's 4-2 defeat to Ashington Grand. Picture by Ian Appleby ' www.ianapplebyimages.com
Wansbeck Pots n Slots midfielder Daniel Purvis who was a scorer in his side's 4-2 defeat to Ashington Grand. Picture by Ian Appleby ' www.ianapplebyimages.com

Burradon and New Fordley beat Cullercoats Formica 2-0 to win the NFA County Cup.

In an even game Burradon scored after 30 minutes through Michael Chilton, then with 20 minutes remaining a Graeme Cairns effort was deflected in by a defender.

In the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League premier division, North Shields Royal were beaten 2-1 at home by Blyth Comrades. Alan Baptist scored for Royal with Terry Self and Daniel Long scoring for Comrades.

Wansbeck Slots and Pots went down 4-2 at home against Ashington Grand. On target for the home side was Daniel Purvis and Sean Lanig, but goals from Damien Stevens (2), Michael Todd and Kyle Downey won it.

Red Lion Earsdon had a comfortable 6-1 home win over High Street. Anthony Marshall scored the consolation for Street. Richard Starkie (3), Rob Carr, Paul Noon and Scott Purcell were on target for Earsdon.

In division one, Blyth South Beach won the title as nearest rivals Blyth Sports and Social Club lost at Newbiggin Bankhouse.

South Beach won 8-2 at home against Marden Residents with three players scoring two goals - Curtis Miller, Steven Mathewson and Joe Betts. David Thompson and Lee Seller were also on target. Leeroy Odd scored both goals for Residents.

Two goals from Rob Holden and another from David Jobson was enough for Bankhouse to beat Sports and Social Club 3-2. Jason Hamilton scored twice for Sports Club.

Ashington White House dropped a valuable point at home in their chase for the runners-up spot when they drew 2-2 at home against Cramlington Green. On target for White House was Gary Brotherton and Andrew McLennen. Replying for Green was Kevin Marshall and John Leonard.

Blyth Isabella Colliery went down 4-0 at home against Stakeford Cherry Tree. On target were Adam McTaggart, Scott Sweeney, Robert Wilkinson and Barry Tait.

Ashington Excelsior raced into a 5-0 half-time lead against Newsham Victory. However, the Vic came fighting back in the second half and only just lost out in an 11-goal thriller. Goals for the Vic came from Darren Philip (2), Chris Coppen, David Lillico and Barry Newton. On target for Excelsior were Jordan Anderson (2), Jamie Graham (2), Mark Mabon and Chris Green.