Burradon and New Fordley advance in FA Sunday Cup

Whitehouse Ashington and Blyth United Services in action in the first round of the Saints Shield, with Whitehouse running out 4-2 winners. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com
Whitehouse Ashington and Blyth United Services in action in the first round of the Saints Shield, with Whitehouse running out 4-2 winners. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com
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In the first round of the FA Sunday Cup, Burradon and New Fordley progressed with a 2-0 away win against Hartlepool Lion Hilcarter.

Michael Chilton and Ian Lee were the men on target for the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League side.

In round one of the Saints Shield, Spring Gardens went through with a 3-1 home win against FC Beacon, with goals from Chris Appleby (2) and Barry Buckley. On target for the Beacon was Michael Lamb.

Whitehouse Ashington also went through with a 4-2 home win against Blyth United Services. The winning strikes came from Gavin McMillan, Michael Freathy, Richard Hall and Jordan Hancock with James More and Simon Wray replying for Services.

In the premier division, Blyth Waterloo Pub won 2-1 at home against Isabella Blyth. Stuart Dickinson put Isabella in front after just two minutes but two strikes from Martyn Hepple won the game for Waterloo.

Red Lion Bedlington went down at 4-2 at home against Ashington Town Central with Reece Farrell and Scott Burgess on target for Lion. For Central, Kevin Chapman scored a hat-trick with Daniel Carr completing the scoring.

Red Lion Earsdon beat visitors Ashington Station Lounge 5-1. Damien Stevens scored for ten-man Lounge as strikes from a Nick Butcher (3), Les Thompson and Nicky Thompson won it.

Division one saw High Street go down 3-1 at home against Cramlington Green. Anthony Goldie scored for Street, but strikes from Scott Lowery (2) and Marcus Brown won it.

Newsham Victory also went down at home by the odd goal in three against Guide Post Social Club. Anthony Goldie scored the consolation while Andrew McLennan scored both for Guide Post.

East Chevington lost 3-1 at home against Ashington Northern. Paul Smith scored for Chevington and Mark McGurk, Carl Sayer and Chris Hogg for Northern.