Second cup final secured for Burradon and New Fordley

Standard Security Blyth and Wansbeck Sunday League side Burradon and New Fordley reached their second final in two weeks on Sunday.

The previous week they secured a place in the county Sunday Cup, and this weekend they reached the Alan Davison Cup final with a 1-0 win at North Shields Wooden Doll. Ian Lee scored the only goal of the game to secure a date with Broomhill North End Trap in March.

Into the semi-final of the JD Marnock Cup is AE Phoenix Central after a 4-1 at Newsham Victory, who had David Millen on target. But goals from Trevor Newman, Karl Davison, Gavin Armstrong and Stephen Frater won it for Phoenix.

In the premier division, Forest Hall lost 3-2 at home to Ashington Grand. Goals for Forest Hall came from Paul Errington and Michael Jordan, while on target for Grand were David Jones, Ross Crate and Michael Todd.

Ashington Excelsior went down 2-0 at home to local rivals Ashington Bubbles with Chris Hogg scored both goals.

Another derby saw Blyth and Tyne play host to Blyth Comrades, who won it with a goal five minutes from time from Terry Self.

In division one, Cramlington Green and Red Lion shared nine goals as Green made second place Red Lion fight all the way before losing 5-4. Goals for Green came from Josh Pyle, Grant Merryfield, Callum Simpson and Karl Boughen. Scoring two each for Red Lion were Jason Wilson and Andrew Welsh, with Reece Farrell completing the scoring.

Another high scoring game saw Ashington Conchie go down 6-5 at home against East Chevington. Michael Freathy (3), David Sturgeon and David Sinclair scored for Conchie while Max Anderson hit five for Chevington with Callum Fenwick also on target.

League leaders Blyth Last Orders maintained their unbeaten run with a 2-1 win at High Street, who had Robin White finding the net. But strikes from Chris Watson and super sub Mathew Crook won it.

Ashington Northern had a 3-0 home win against Guide Post with Jamie Graham (2) and Richard Stobbard the scorers.

Marden Residents saw off visitors FC Beacon 8-4 with goals from Marc Hunter (2), Kevin Salmon, Ashley Cole, Ross Seaman, Phil McFarlane, Chris Ridgeway and Richie Thompson. Ben Gilroy (2), Ryan Walton and Steven Brown scored for Beacon.