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Scunthorpe United 0 Sunderland 0: Cats fail to debt Iron

Sunderland’s penultimate pre-season friendly ended in a disappointing goalless draw with League One Scunthorpe United.

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Blyth Spartans AFC.

Spartans dominate friendly victory over Middlesbrough XI

Blyth Spartans recorded their second successive victory of pre-season, with a 4-2 win over Middlesbrough XI on Saturday afternoon.

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‘Sheep’ inspires Ashington in final

‘Sheep’ inspires Ashington in final

Sean McCafferty was Ashington’s inspiration as they retained the League Cup with a 38 runs victory over Percy Main at the St John’s Green ground on Friday night.

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Colliers set to face Newcastle XI

Premiership referee Michael Oliver will return to his roots when he takes charge of Ashington’s friendly match at home against a Newcastle United XI at Woodhorn Lane on Tuesday, writes Brian Bennett.

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Rockets duo win England call-up

Rockets duo win England call-up

Two rising stars from the North East have been selected to join the England Rugby League Youth Training Squad.

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Blyth Spartans AFC.

McTiernan hat-trick for Blyth against Sunderland

Blyth Spartans 3 – 2 Sunderland U23’s

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Blyth Barca in player search

Blyth Barca in player search

The footballing girls at Blyth Town Barca are looking to bring new players to jointhe club for the new season ahead.

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Mick ropes them in at Ashington

Mick ropes them in at Ashington

Ashington Cricket Club won the Smithson Cup with victory over Tynedale at South Northumberland last summer.

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Cricket ball.

‘Man of Match’ performance by Rutherford

Paul Rutherford produced a ‘Man of the Match’ performance for Ashington against Lanchester on Saturday which ensured that the Mighty Acorns kept the pressure on the leading pack at the head of the Go North East Northumberland & Tyneside Senior League’s A1 Division.

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Cricket stumps.

Ashington CC in League Cup final

Ashington Cricket Club first XI will be chasing silverware on Friday night (July 21) when they travel to face Percy Main at the St John’s Green ground to contest the grand final of the Go North East ‘A’ Division League Cup.

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The new management team at Ashington FC, from left, assistant Ian Skinner, manager Steve Harmison and coach Lee Anderson. Picture by Ian Appleby - www.ianapplebyimages.com

Skinner resigns as head coach

Head coach Ian Skinner has parted company with Ashington FC.

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Cramlington Rockets Head Coach Dave Townend with Cramlington Nandos assistant manager, Daniel Nesbitt.

Cramlington Rockets score sponsorship deal with Nando’s

A sports team have scored a major partnership with a national restaurant chain.

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Ashington FC.

Colliers to launch own TV channel

Ashington FC are ready to unleash an exciting new venture in the coming weeks.

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Cricket ball.

Ebdale and Asher star for Blyth

Blyth CC recorded an 83-run win over Blagdon Park in the Northumberland Cricket League at the weekend.

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Bronze medal for volleyball

Bronze medal for volleyball

Bedlingtonshire Community High School are proud to announce that their U13 girl’s volleyball team took home the bronze medal at the Northumberland Games representing the Bedlington/Blyth area.

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Stagecoach supports driver Andy in his quest for track glory

Stagecoach supports driver Andy in his quest for track glory

A local bus operator is giving a young driver the opportunity to develop his racing career and build on his early achievements in the 125cc British Superkart Championship with a new sponsorship deal.

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Athletes qualify for national finals

Athletes qualify for national finals

Northumberland’s Junior Boys team captured a dramatic victory at the English Schools Athletics Associations Combined Events Regional Final in Middlesbrough recently, securing qualification for the national finals.

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Joy and agony for Ashington

Ashington were involved at both ends of the cricketing spectrum over the weekend as they followed up an incredible victory against basement side Ponteland on Saturday with a painful defeat only 24 hours later at the hands of Newcastle City.

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Blyth Town sign four new players

Blyth Town sign four new players

Ebac Northern League Second Division club Blyth Town AFC has announced the signings of Kyle Oliver, Ryan McGorrigan, Josh Day and Adam Harvey.

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Dale Hopson with manager Alun Armstrong as he signs for Blyth Spartans. Picture by Blyth Spartans AFC

Blyth Spartans secure signing of goal-machine Dale Hopson

Blyth Spartans have signalled their intent for next season after splashing the cash to sign prolific Whitby Town midfielder Dale Hopson.

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