Aisbitt hits extra-time winner for Ashington Bubbles in semi-final

Ch� Aisbitt was the hero for Ashington Bubbles as his extra time goal won the SA Randolph Cup semi-final against Blyth Comrades. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com
Ch� Aisbitt was the hero for Ashington Bubbles as his extra time goal won the SA Randolph Cup semi-final against Blyth Comrades. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com
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Ashington Bubbles won through to the final of the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League SA Randolph Cup.

They beat Blyth Comrades in extra-time after both had scored in the final ten minutes to leave it 1-1 after 90 minutes. Craig Penny put Bubbles ahead but Antonie Ridley equalised. Then in the second period of extra-time Che Aisbitt scored the winner for Bubbles.

In the quarter-final, Burradon and New Forldey beat South Beach CC 3-0 with goals from Josh Miller, Steve Howes and Ian Lee.

They will now meet Broomhill North End Trap in the other semi-final.

In the premier division, Ashington Excelsior just went down 3-2 at home to Forest Hall. On target for Excelsior were Martin Kelly and Scott Neal, but goals from Liam Watts, Paul Errington and Michael Jordan won it.

North Shields Wooden Doll beat Blyth and Tyne 2-0 courtesy of Alan Baptist and Nicky Thompson strikes.

Division one saw AE Phoenix Central outplay Cramlington Green at home to win 7-1. Karl Boughen scored the consolation with goals for Phoenix from Daniel Carr (2), Kevin Chapman (2), Gavin Armstrong, Mark Taylor and Stephen Frater.

High Street also put seven past FC Beacon. Anthony Goldie (3), Alan Goldie (2), Alan Fairbairn and Jason Smart were on target.

Newsham Victory went down at home by the odd goal in five against Marden Residents. Both sides finished with men short as the Vic scored twice with nine men on the park. Jamie Harrison scored both for the Vic. Goals for Residents came from Sean Nolan (2) and Paul Richardson.

Red Lion Bedlington beat Blyth United Services 2-1 with goals from Reece Farrell and Joe Wells. Services’ goal came from keeper Kevin Morton, who played up front.

Sunday sees the first cup final of the season at Bedlington Terriers ground with a 2pm kick-off as holders Burradon and New Fordley play league new boys Broomhill North End Trap in the Alan Davison Cup, sponsored by league founder member and life member Alan Davison.

The league are looking for new teams for the 2015-16 season. Interested parties should contact general league secretary Frank Scantlebury on 07939 102986 or email frankscantlebury@yahoo.co.uk for more information.