Comrades and Burradon chase final spot

The two teams meeting in the final of the David Crichton Cup from the Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League are Blyth Comrades and Burradon and New Fordley.

The winners from this final will meet the winners from the Cramlington League at Bedlington Terriers’ ground on September 29.

The Comrades came through by beating Cramlington Phoenix 7-1. Leading the scoring for Comrades was Daniel Long with a hat-trick. Also on target was Michael Meins (2), Lee Scott and Terry Self, with Paul Neilson replying for Phoenix.

Burradon and New Fordley went through with a 7-2 win at Ashington Bubbles. Steven Rylatt scored both Bubbles’ goals, but on target for the winners were Daniel Young (3), Andrew Keenan (2), Michael Hall and Ryan Hutchinson.

In the premier division, Wansbeck Flavour Bar top the table after the first game. They won 6-1 at High Street through goals from Martin Humble (3), Richard Hall, Chris Hogg and Stephen Frater. Anthony Goldie scored for Street.

Lynemouth Institute were just edged by the odd goal in three at home against North Shields Royal Arms. Thomas Brotherton scored for the home side but Les Thompson and Alan Batiste scored for Royal.

Red Lion Earsdon went down at home 4-2 against Ashington Grand, who had Ryan Lonsdale, Richard Morris, Nicky Todd and an own goal on target. James Parker and Scott Purcell scored for Red Lion.

Blyth South Beach Community won away against Ashington White House 6-1. Trevor Newman scored for White House, but goals for Community were a family affair as Curtis Miller scored four and Jordon Miller the other two.

Blyth Last Orders lost 2-1 at home to new boys Blyth Sports and Social Club, who had Jason Hamilton and Steven Walker on target. Chris McCarney scored a penalty for Last Orders.

Blyth United Services went down by the odd goal in five against Newbiggin Bankhouse. David Long and Joe rose scored for Services, but Jonny Wilson (2) and David Jobson were on target for Bankhouse.

Cramlington Green won 2-1 at Blyth Waterloo SC courtesy of goals from John Leonard and Shaju Ahmed. Stephen Elsey was Waterloo’s scorer.

A Daniel Smith goal was all FC Beacon had to show as they lost 8-1 at home to new boys Ashington Excelsior. Michael Robinson (3), Chris Green (2), Jamie Graham (2) and Steven Gardener were on target.

Jordon Fry scored five goals in Marden Residents’ 6-3 home win over Newham Vic. Chris Darroll scored the other while Chris Coppen (2)and David Lillico notched for Vic.

New teams Stakeford Cherry Tree and Blyth Isabella Colliery drew 1-1. Russell Tait scored for Tree and Duane Dunn for Isabella.