Carr at double for Robins

North Shields 3Newton Aycliffe 2A Ryan Carr double helped steer North Shields to a hard-fought 3-2 home win over Newton Aycliffe on Saturday.

Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 1:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 1:44 pm
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Liam Jarvie gave the visitors an early advantage, beating Greg Purvis with a low shot in the sixth minute.

The Robins responded well, with Carr striking twice to give Shields a one goal lead at the break.

After a long injury delay, Aycliffe drew level midway through the second half through Dave Thexton from close range.

But with the game heading for a draw, debutant Callum Patton beat Adam Pickford with a well-placed strike for the winner.

On Saturday, North Shields are away to Shildon in the league.