Extra-time defeat for Ashington Whitehouse in Eric Anderson Cup

In round one of the'‹ Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League Eric Anderson Cup,'‹ '‹Whitehouse Ashington '‹lost 3-2 in extra-time at home to premier division Earsdon Red Lion.

Monday, 20th February 2017, 01:07 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 07:56 am

Michael Freathy and Michael Grieves scored for Whitehouse​, but ​Scott Purcell ​(2) and Mitchell Renney ​saw Red Lion through.

In the quarter​-​finals, Cramlington Green ​beat visitors Marden Residents 3-0​ with goals from Jake Larmouth, Scott Lowery and Adam Kirkup.

The other quarter​-​final between North Shields Pineapple and Bedlington Breakers was abandoned after ten minutes after a serious injury​, with Pineapple ​ahead through a Grant Starlin​ goal​. ​The game will be played ​on Sunday.

​In the Alan Davison Cup, Amble Tavern will play Bedlington SC in the final after Tavern beat division one side High Street 5-4 in their semi-final. Josh Hay (3), Liam Brookes and Sean Taylor scored for Tavern. On target for Street were Adam Emmerson (2), Anthony Goldie and Chris Laidlaw.

In the other semi, Social Club beat local rivals Bedlington Market Tavern 5-3 in extra time. Joe Moscrop (4) and Adam Ryder were on target for Social Club.

In the premier division, Ashington RAOB won the Ashington derby against Town Central 3-0 with goals from Kieron Robson, Jason Riches and Josh Robinson.

Broomhill North End Trap, who played 80 minutes with ten men, beat Blyth Town Sunday 4-2 with Kevin Bell, Phil Airey, Reece Wright and Darren Smith on target. Liam Gillesphey scored both Town goals.

In division one, Ashington Sporting Club won at home 3-1 against Guide Post Shakespeare Tavern. Tommy Wilkinson, Mark Mabon and Adam Ord scored for Sporting Club and James Davidson for Tavern.

Ellington Plough beat visitors Morpeth Conservative Club 4-2 with strikes from Jack Philips (2), Sam Wake and Ben Turnbull. James Jackson and Alex Laviers replied for Morpeth.

On Sunday, ​the league has two teams in the NFA Sunday Cup semi-finals. Amble Tavern are away to Blakelaw Social Club and Ashington RAOB are at Burradon and New Fordley from the Cramlington Sunday League. Both games kick off at 10.30am.