Six of the best from Whitley
Whitley bay 6Newcastle University 0Whitley scored six goals for the third consecutive game as they defeated Newcastle University in the first round of the Northumberland Senior Cup on Tuesday.
Nathan Stephenson opened the scoring in the third minute and went on to complete his first Bay hat-trick with further goals in the 19th and 70th minutes and was named ‘Man of the Match.’
A first half double from Brad Hird (33 & 42) saw Whitley go in 4-0 up at half-time.
Substitute Mark Robinson added the fifth in the 65th minute just two minutes after coming off the bench.
Whitley will now face a trip to holders Morpeth Town in the next round, expected to be played in the new year.