Burradon’s County Cup encounter is abandoned

BURRADON and New Fordley’s County Cup game against Walker Willows had to be abandoned after 15 minutes when a player received a serious injury.

At the time Burradon were leading 1-0 courtesy of a Graeme Cairns goal.

They will have to meet again on Sunday.

In the same competition Ashington Mortimer went down 5-0 at Blakelaw Social.

In the second round of the Saints Shield, Whitley Lodge Kittiwake were at home against Blyth Masons Arms.

In an excellent game, it was Masons keeper Craig Cotterill who was in outstanding form.

He kept Kittiwake at bay as they tried to get back on level terms.

Masons eventually won the tie 3-1 with goals from Rob Herron, David Rutherford and Nick Brannighan.

In the third round of the Alan Davison Cup, Monkseaton Arms’s home tie against Blyth Seahorse went to extra time after the two sides were level 2-2 after 90 minutes.

A goal from Antony Brannon in extra time won the tie for Monkseaton.

Goals in normal time for the Monkseaton came from Marc Nicholson.

Cramlington Phoenix pushed North Shields Gunner all the way before going down by the odd goal in five.

Phoenix’s performance was way above their league form but goals from Mark Taylor Kevin Watler and James D Ridley won it for Gunner.

In division two, Marden Residents lost a seven-goal thriller to Blagdon Arms.

David Daley, Michael Wedderburn and Shaun Nolon were on target for Marden.

West Allotment had a good 5-1 win at home against Blyth Ridley Park.

Leading the scoring for Allotment was Scott Purcell with a hat-trick, with further goals came from Adam Tiereney and Adam Peacock.

In division one a much-improved performance from New Delaval and Newsham saw them gain a point away at Ashington White House in a 1-1 draw.

Scoring for the White House was Alan Brown, with Richard Sligo their star player.

Ian Locke replied for the Newsham side with Dean Short their star player.

Only one game was played in the premier division between Milbourne Arms and The Eagle, which Milbourne won by 7-0.

Milbourne had centre forward Adam Hughes in sparkling form as he scored five of their seven goals.

Further goals came from Mathew Lawn and Sean Storrey.