Shildon have extended their Ebac Northern League First Division lead to six points after a win last night over Newton Aycliffe
A round-up of the week's non-league footballing action from around the region
There was plenty excitement in the Northern League when Shildon bagged a last-gasp winner at Sunderland RCA
Newcastle Benfields triumphed by quite a margin over Crook Town whilst Team Northumbria suffered their sixth defeat in eight games
After taking ten points from their first four fixtures and leading the Ebac Northern League, Bedlington Terriers have lost the last two games
West Auckland Town produced an early shock result when they defeated Spennymoor Town 3-1 in last night’s Ebac Northern League First Division game
NEWCASTLE Benfield preserved their Ebac Northern League First Division status and consigned Sunderland RCA to Division Two when they defeated Consett in their penultimate game last night.
LAST April, Ryhope CW were euphoric at winning promotion to the Ebac Northern League.
IT'S all over bar the shouting in the race for the Ebac Northern League First Division championship.
NEWTON Aycliffe are just about safe from the threat of relegation from the Ebac Northern League First Division following last night’s 4-0 rout of Norton and Stockton Ancients.
SPENNYMOOR Town’s chances of overtaking Darlington 1883 in the two-horse race for the Ebac Northern League First Division championship receded when they went down to relegation-threatened Penrith last night.
SPENNYMOOR Town are still in with a chance of pipping Darlington 1883 at the post for the Ebac Northern League championship.
MORPETH Town maintained their challenge for one of the three promotion places in the Ebac Northern League Second Division with a comprehensive 4-1 victory over Alnwick Town last night.
SOUTH Shields remain second bottom of the Ebac Northern League First Division – but four consecutive wins has given them a chance of avoiding the drop.
THIRTEEN places and 14 points separate comfortably-placed Bedlington Terriers and relegation-threatened Newton Aycliffe, but manager Keith Perry is under no illusions as to the size of his team’s task this afternoon.
FOLLOWING two consecutive defeats, Whitley Bay bounced back to form with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Durham City at New Ferens Park last night.
TEAM Northumbria’s successful mini-run, which had carried them almost to the top half of the table, came to an end at Billingham Synthonia – but it was a close call despite conceding three goals in the opening 51 minutes.
NEWCASTLE Benfield are not out of the woods yet but if they maintain the form they’ve shown since the recent appointment of Steve Bowey, they soon will be.
JARROW Roofing cruised into the third round of the Ernest Armstrong Memorial Cup with a 4-0 victory over Whitehaven on South Tyneside last night.
THE Northern League will have two teams in today’s draw for the semi finals of the FA Carlsberg Vase.