Blyth Comrades secure cup final place

SUNDAY sees the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League hold two cup finals at Bedlington Terriers’ Welfare Park.

First, the Alan Davison Cup will see Wansbeck Flavour Bar take on Burradon and New Fordley with a 10.30am kick-off.

Alan Davison, a former founder member who has held many positions within the league over the years, sponsors the final.

Then at 2.30pm, Blyth Top House will play Red Lion Eardson in the Eric Anderson Memorial Trophy, with Reay Security the sponsors

Last weekend in the George Davison Cup semi-finals there were wins for Blyth Comrades and Burradon and New Fordley.

Comrades beat New Delaval and Newsham 5-0 at home courtesy of goals from Daniel Carr (2), Daniel Long, Dean Fitch and Terry Self.

Burradon and New Fordley saw off Forest Hall 3-0 with Michael Chilton (2) and Steven Howes on target for the visitors.

In the semi-final of the JD Marnock Cup, Blyth Last Orders won the right to meet Ashington Portland in the final at the end of April.

In a competitive encounter, Last Orders won 8-0 at Newbiggin Bankhouse, with the home side having two players sent off. On target were Mathew Wade (2), Martyn Hepple (2), Paul Katz, Chris McCartney, Chris Watson and Brian Gabbitas.

In division one, Ashington Bubbles and West Allotment shared nine goals between them as Bubbles ran out 6-3 winners. On target for Bubbles were Che Aisbitt (2), David Mole (2), Jamie Graham and an own goal. For Allotment, Michael Starkie (2) and Mitchell Renney found the net.

Ashington Grand went down 4-3 at home to Blyth South Beach with all the goals coming in the first half. For Grand, Luke Bunting (2) and Michael Hogg scored, but goals from Chris Glass (2), Stephen Craig and Kevin Long won it for South Beach.

High Street played wel to earn a share of the spoils at home against North Shields Royal Arms. Adam Emmerson scored for Street with Steven Clay replying for Royal.

Division two saw Ashington Portland take the points by the odd goal in five at home against the Bay Horse. Portland had Robert Groves scoring a hat-trick to overcome Bay Horse goals from Jordan Leonard and Chris Taylor.

Goals from Sean Glenndinning and Dean Devlin earned Cramlington Phoenix a 2-1 win over AE Phoenix, who had Michael Freathy on the scoresheet.

FC Beacon went down 6-1 at home against local rivals Red Lion Earsdon, who had Callum Appleby scoring the consolation. A Graeme Smith hat-trick, two from Dean Ellis and a Billy Barrass strike won it.

Lynemouth Institute also scored six at home against Marden Residents as they won 6-4. On target for Institute were Callum Hermiston (2), Rodger Pile, Jonathan Millican and Andrew Neil. Replying for Residents was Chris Darroll (2), Tony Hall and Jordan Fry.

Ashington White House won 4-3 at Newsham Victory, who had Barry Newton, Chris Coppen and David Millin on target. But winning it for White House was Andrew McLennen, Graeme Robinson, Keith Sage and Ben Davison.