United fight back to deny Seaton Delaval

SEAN Taylor’s late leveller gave Amble United a point at Seaton Delaval as they fought back from 3-1 down in the Northern Alliance premier division.

Taylor had given the Seasiders a lead which was cancelled out by strikes from Kevin Westphal, Michael Scott and Joseph Danquah.

Josh Hay gave United hope in the 80th minute and five minutes later Taylor struck.

Daniel Beresford grabbed a hat-trick in Blyth Town’s 4-1 win at Walker Central which moved unbeaten Town up to fourth spot.

Graeme Heath got the other while Alex Clafton replied for Central.

Scott Pocklington is back at Percy Main and he netted twice in a seven-goal thriller at Stocksfield.

Mark Richardson and Michael Crane got the others with Chris Hall (2) and Glen Caygill netting for the Griffins.

Carlisle City’s Dan Bulman went from hero to zero as he headed in twice during an awesome first half display against Killingworth Sporting – then was shown red for a second bookable offence.

Kyle Armstrong, Brandon Longcakes and Sean Bannon got the others as City raced into a 5-0 lead but the visitors were much-improved after the break and Theo Raynor hit a consolation.

Shankhouse moved out of the basement with a good win over Wallsend Town.

Connor Andrews netted from a narrow angle to get them on their way and Philip Cartwright added number two. Paul Armstrong tucked away a cross from six yards to complete the scoring late on.

In the Kicks Leisure George Dobbins League Cup, Heaton Stannington booked a semi-final berth with a 3-1 win over Hebburn Reyrolle.

Anthony Johnson and Lee Chapman found the net for the black and whites before Jonathon Yip fired in for the visitors.

Jonathon Wright added a third in the 90th minute to seal the win.

In the Pin Point Recruitment Bill Gardner Memorial Trophy, David Tweed struck twice for Grainger Park as they saw off Alston to go into round two.

Robert Jefferson notched the other for the West Enders, with Mark Wright and Ryan Potts notching for the visitors.

John Paxton, Justin Millican and Jordan Nellis were on target for Wallington as they beat promotion rivals Cramlington Town and went top of the division one table. Steven Elsey netted for Town.

Richard Kent’s treble gave Ponteland United a great win over Bedlington Terriers Reserves.

Daniel Wright added the other while Dylan Williamson notched a consolation.

Goals from Kev Hay (2) and Lee Laidler earned Gateshead Redheugh three valuable points at Heddon.

In division two, Blyth Isabella’s Kris Allington dismantled basement side Cramlington United with a four-goal haul.

Curtis Miller and Jake Miller piled on the agony while Colin Winfield pulled one back.

Robert Brown lashed in a hat-trick for Longbenton as they beat Swalwell. Tony Woods added the other.

Goals from Alnwick Town Reserves’ Stephen Hogg and Chris Kidd gave them the points against Wideopen, who replied through Ross Dickenson.

Forest Hall saw off a strong challenge from North Shields Athletic to go into round four of the NFA Minor Cup with goals from Dan McDonald (2) and Dan Sherliker in a 3-2 success.

New Fordley went into round five as Lee Waugh (2), Andrew Waugh and Ben Davison were on the scoresheet at Cullercoats Reserves in a 4-3 win.

Liam Heenan and Thomas North scored for Hexham as they sent last season’s finalists Newcastle Chemfica Independent out. Chris Homans pulled one back.

Cullercoats won 5-3 at Newcastle Medicals and goals from Martin Soulsby and Lee Brady earned Red House Farm a spot in the fifth round as they beat Newcastle Uni.