Burradon and New Fordley retain trophy

Burradon and New Fordley retained the Alan Davison Cup in a hard fought final against Broomhill North End Trap.

The game was even until two quick goals for Fordley. Ian Lee setting up David Atkinson then two minutes later a well-worked free kick saw Lee just beat Michael Chilton to the ball to score.

The Trap came back and five minutes later got back into the game with a penalty scored by Daniel Palmer, but just before the break, Fordley were awarded a penalty and Chilton stepped up to score.

Ten minutes into the second half Fordley made it 4-1 as man of the match Lee scored his second, then right on time long-serving Adam Purvis sent a penalty wide.

The sides meet each other again next week in the semi-final of the SA Randolph Cup.

League founder Alan Davison presented the trophies.

In the premier division only three games were played. Ashington Bubbles won at home 4-1 against Ashington Excelsior with goals from Steven Turnbull, Daniel Hislop, Liam Carr and Kris Allington. Scoring for Excelsior was Callum Mulligan.

Forest Hall drew 2-2 with Blyth Comrades. Liam Watts scored both for the home side with Daniel Carr and Michael Meins on target for Comrades.

North Shields Wooden Doll and Blyth South Beach CC drew 3-3. Goals for the Wooden Doll came from Ian Graham, Alan Baptist and Rob Carr. Replying for Beach was Redmond Cockburn, Liam McKee and David Thompson.

In division one, leaders Blyth Last Orders won 2-0 at Guide Post SC with goals from Peter Roberts and Mathew Crook.

Red Lion Bedlington won 5-3 at Ashington Northern, who played 80 minutes with ten men after a defender was sent off. Goals for Northern came from David Hepple, Josh Bell and Daniel Webb. On target for Red Lion came from Reece Farrell (4) and Jordan Bellamy.

Blyth United Services had another fine win at home against Ashington Conchie 5-1. Daniel Taggart (2), David Long, Paul Bertram and Stephen Hardy scored for Services with Richard Hall on target for Conchie.

Cramlington Green and East Chevington shared eight goals in a 4-4 draw. On target for Green were Zak Douglas, Stephen Short, Grant Merryfield and David Lowther. Goals for Chevington came from Max Anderson (2), Sean Anderson and Simon Reay.

Newsham Victory went down at home 4-2 against the High Street.