Blyth Town Sunday open league season with seven-goal win

Football.
Football.

The Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League programme got under way on Sunday.

In the premier division, Blyth Town Sunday started with a 7-0 win at Cramlington Green with Robert Ridley (3), Danny Wilson, Martyn Hepple, Chris McCartney and Peter Roberts on target.

Bedlington Social Club United went down 3-2 at home to East Chevington. Josh Monaghan and Jamie Thompson scored for Bedlington, but goals from Darren Smith (2) and Kevin Bell won it.

Earsdon Red Lion won 4-2 at home against promoted Whitehouse Ashington with Mathew Newman (2), Mitch Renney and Adam Tierney on target. Dean Ellis was their star man. Goals for Whitehouse came from Michael Freathy and Richard Hall.

The other promoted side, Marden Residents, lost 5-3 at home to reigning champions Ashington RAOB. Chris Ridgeway scored all three Marden’s goals, but strikes from Lee Scott (3), Jason Riches and Chris Willis won it for the Buffs.

High Street won 11-0 at home against Guide Post Shakespeare Tavern with Anthony Goldie (3), Alan Goldie (3), Brandon Nadeem (3), Duane Dun and Dean Fitch doing the damage in front of goal.

Ashington Sporting Club went down 2-1 at home against Ellington Plough. Cal Mullighan scored for Sporting Club while Luke Scott scored both for Plough.

Bebside Inn went down at home against new boys Bedlington FC Sunday 4-3. On target for Bebside were Ryan McKee (2) and Martin Robinson, but strikes from Adam McLennen (2), Tommy Wilkinson and Michael Grieves secured the win.

Another new team, Newbiggin New Ship, won 4-2 at home against Newsham Victory. MacCauley Burt (2), Robert Holden and Lee Warren scored for the winners while Connor Vincent and Dean Linney struck for the Vic.

The final new team, North Blyth Bar, lost 5-2 at home to Morpeth Conservative Club. Harry Blackburn and Alan Fairbairn scored the Blyth goals, but James Jackson (3) and Josh Laviewrs were on target for the Morpeth side.