Kristian Gilbert was the weekend’s star performer in the Tyneside Amateur League as a brilliant solo performance saw him net all four goals for Newcastle East End as they pulled off an impressive win at higher-ranked Chemfica Reserves in the first round of the League Cup. Phillip Courtney netted a brace in response.
New York also saw off opposition from the division above when they beat North Shields Athletic Reserves 6-1. Lindsay Collinson, Gary Stanners, Paul Noon, Billy Simmons and Alan Rivett (2) were their goalscorers, with Steven Cherry on target for Athletic.
Gosforth Bohemian A needed extra time to see off Newcastle Medicals by the odd goal in seven after the tie ended 2-2 after 90 minutes. Scoring for Bohs were John Randall, Jon Paul Bradley and a Colin McLaughlin double, with Dan Bos and Jimmy Bell (2) netting for Medicals.
Gosforth Bohemian Reserves also progressed, 3-1 at the expenses of Hazlerigg Victory. Mark Envy, Andy Thompson and Pete Hall scored for Bohs, with Jonathan Wardle netting in reply for Hazlerigg.
Wardley are now third in division one after beating West Jesmond 2-1 with goals from Dean Kirtley and Simon Burke. Kester Young scored the West Jesmond goal.
Ponteland United Reserves won for the fifth time in six games in all competitions as they saw off bottom of the table North Shields Town 2-0. Daniel Gallagher and Ryan Murphy were the goalscorers.
Tynemouth are also still without a point as they went down 3-1 at home to Stobswood Welfare. Dale Walton scored for Tynemouth, but Rob Baker and Jacob Baker (2) saw Stobswood home.