Burradon and New Fordley lift six trophies at presentation night

At the end of another Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League season, the end of season trophies were handed out at New Delaval and Newsham Social Club last week.

The highlight was the return of league president and chairman George Allen after his enforced absence due to an operation.

The league secretary started proceedings by welcoming guests and those teams in attendance.

Guests included Jim and Suzette Scott from league sponsors Standard Security and Dave Smith and his son from Whitley Bay Trophies.

Jim Scott presented flowers to his wife Suzette Scott and Lillian Allen and Susan Scantlebury.

The first award of division one secretary of the year went to Martyn Hepple from Blyth Last Orders, with Nick Sdoulsby collecting the award on his behalf.

The premier division award went to Barry Murphy from Wansbeck Pots and Slots (formally the Flavour Bar).

The first division leading goalscorer award went to Jason Hamilton with 49 with Kris Allington from Ashington Bubbles United taking the top division honour.

Player of the year to those with the most man of the match awards went to Karl Davison from Newbiggin Bankhouse with 13 in the first division and Sean Glendinning with eight in the premier.

The Bill Young Fair Play award, sponsored by Whitley Bay Trophies was won by Stakeford Cherry Tree.

The Denis Fowler award for the referee of the year was once again won by Paul Davison from North Shields. He as made this award his own over the past few seasons.

The Harry Kennedy award, donated by one of the league’s late presidents, went to Kevin Wheatley from FC Beacon Whitley Bay.

The President’s Trophy, chosen solely by league president George Allen, went to long serving member of the league as a player and secretary of his club High Street Blyth, George Whyatt.

The JD Marnock Cup, sponsored by Reay Security went to Red Lion Eardson with Blyth South Beach runners-up.

The Alan Davison Cup, sponsored by founder member of the league Alan Davison, was won by Burradon and New Fordley with Ashington Bubbles United runners-up.

The Saints Shield, sponsored by CR Scott Ltd, went to Blyth South Beach Community Centre FC with Blyth Last Orders the runners-up.

The Randolph Cup, sponsored by Standard Security, was won by Burradon and New Fordley with High Street Blyth runners-up.

The George Davison Cup, sponsored by Port Training Services, also went to Burradon and New Fordley, with Wansbeck Pots and Slots runners-up.

The first division trophy went to Blyth South Beach Community Centre with Blyth Sports and Social Club runners-up.

Burradon and New Fordley took the premier title from Wansbeck Pots and Slots.

The David Crichton Cup, a charity competition run jointly by the Blyth and Cramlington Sunday leagues sees the winners from each league meet in the final. And once again the Blyth league won with Burradon and New Fordley beating Billy Mill.

Burradon and New Fordley also went on the win the NFA Sunday Cup, once again beating Formica.