Baptism of fire for Barca Newsham

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NEW team Barca Newsham now know the standard of the MB Socca Leagues as they joined the first division this week and were beaten 9-1 by Ashalona FC.

The heavyweight clash saw champions and current leaders Real Ashington meey second placed The Grand, with the title holders eventually winning 2-0.

Ashington All Stars gained a rare point against in a 3-3 draw with Front Street Boys.

In the second division, leaders Sporting Abeergut threw away a great chance to pull away at the top as they went down 3-2 to Bubbles FC, who have now moved top of the table.

Station FC stay one point off the top as they were awarded a 3-0 victory over the recently departed Portland.

There are spaces for new teams wishing to join the leagues. Contact Graham on 07891 321753 or e-mail Chris at mcca11@blueyonder.co.uk for further details.