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Ashington win nine-goal thriller against Guisborough with last minute strike

Andrew Bulford scored a dramatic last minute winner for Ashington as they edged Guisborough 5-4 at the KGV Stadium on Wednesday evening.

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Ashington FC manager Steve Harmison.

Ashington boss Steve Harmison praises team’s togetherness and spirit

Ashington manager Steve Harmison praised the togetherness and spirit of his squad after they had fought back to clinch a 5-4 victory against Guisborough on Wednesday night.

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Bedlington Terriers FC.

Under strength Bedlington Terriers put five past Hebburn

Despite being short of numbers for a hastily rearranged fixture against Hebburn Town, Bedlington Terriers secured a convincing win.

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Blyth Spartans' Robert Dale. Picture by Bill Broadley

Blyth Spartans open up 14-point gap with win over Stourbridge

Blyth Spartans picked up a massive three points against promotion rivals Stourbridge with a 2-1 win at the War Memorial Athletic Ground on Saturday.

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Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong. Picture courtesy of Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans form causing headaches for manager Armstrong

Despite Saturday’s 2-1 win over Evo-Stik Premier League promotion rivals Stourbridge making it ten wins from ten games in 2017, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong is not enjoying the selection headaches caused by his side’s fine form.

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Ashington FC head coach Ian Skinner. Picture by Ian Appleby

Ashington coach Skinner sets squad a top eight target

Ashington FC head coach Ian Skinner has set the playing squad a bristling stiff test over the next two months.

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Extra-time defeat for Ashington Whitehouse in Eric Anderson Cup

In round one of the​ Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League Eric Anderson Cup,​ ​Whitehouse Ashington ​lost 3-2 in extra-time at home to premier division Earsdon Red Lion.

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Blyth Spartans AFC.

McTiernan swaps second place for first as he signs for Blyth Spartans

Former Whitby Town midfielder David McTiernan revealed that Alun Armstrong was his main motivation for moving to Croft Park after Blyth Spartans’ newest arrival finalised a move for an undisclosed fee on Thursday evening.

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Bedlington Terriers FC.

Bedlington Terriers to create junior set-up

Bedlington Terriers Football Club have drawn up ambitious plans to create its own junior football club following failed attempts to forge links with other junior teams.

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Blyth Town FC manager Mick Connor. Picture by Bob Smith

Town and Spartans prepare to battle to represent Blyth in Senior Cup final

Blyth Town entertain local rivals Blyth Spartans in the semi-final of the Northumberland FA Senior Cup on Wednesday, February 22.

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Luke Armstrong congratulates Jarrett Rivers (No.7) on scoring against Hednesford Town. Picture by Bill Broadley

Armstrong’s harsh half-time words inspire Blyth Spartans against Hednesford

Despite seeing his side register their ninth straight win of 2017, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong still saw fit to have a go at his players after a somewhat lackluster first half showing in Saturday’s 5-1 win over Hednesford Town.

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Blyth Spartans on the attack against Hednesford Town. Picture by Bill Broadley

Blyth Spartans march on as they put five past Hednesford

Blyth Spartans produced yet another goalscoring masterclass as a 5-1 win over Hednesford Town saw the Croft Park side extend their winning run to nine in a row.

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Ashington keeper Conor Grant. Picture by Ian Appleby

Ashington keeper thanks fans for their patience during losing run

Ashington goalkeeper Conor Grant has expressed his thanks for the patience shown by the Woodhorn Lane supporters and has declared success at the club will come “sooner rather than later”.

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Wet weather hits Blyth and Wnsbeck League fixture list

The semi-final of the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League SA Randolph Cup was called off due to the flooded pitch and will now be played on Sunday, February 26.

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New Hartley lose out as Spenymmor score three in second half

New Hartley managed to beat the weather with one of the day’s only games, but wished they had not after going down 4-1 to Spennymoor.

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Michael Riley in action for Blyth Town on his debut.

Ex-Newcastle United U23 defender Michael Riley joins Blyth Town

Blyth Town are continuing to build their squad as they challenge for promotion to the Northern League first division.

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Blyth Spartans' Jarrett Rivers.

Blyth Spartans ease to their seventh win of the year

Blyth Spartans extended their winning run to seven games in 2017 with a comfortable 5-0 win over second bottom Ilkeston FC.

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Ashington FC's Ben Harmison. Picture by Gary Welford

Ashington’s come from behind win ends run of seven consecutive defeats

Following seven consecutive defeats, Ashington finally returned to winning ways with victory over Sunderland RCA at Woodhorn Lane on Saturday.

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Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong. Picture courtesy of Blyth Spartans

Blyth Spartans boss Armstrung delights in seeing his side win big

Having watched his side register their seventh consecutive success with a 5-0 drubbing of Ilkeston FC on Saturday, Blyth Spartans manager Alun Armstrong said he is far from getting sick of seeing his side winning with ease.

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