Revenge not so sweet for Morpeth Town

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ESH Winning gained revenge for defeat at the hands of Morpeth Town the previous weekend by knocking them out of the FA Vase yesterday.

Town were on the wrong end of a 5-2 reverse in the 1st Qualifying Round of the competition, ending their five-match unbeaten run.

Full match report in Thursday’s Morpeth Herald.

Morpeth Town entertain Hebburn Town at Craik Park on Wednesday, kick-off 7.30pm. Log back on for the result on Thursday,

Up the road, Alnwick Town slumped to a 3-0 home defeat in the league yesterday when they hosted leaders Darlington RA.

In the clash between the STL Northern League Division Two’s first and third-placed teams, Alnwick came off worse but stay third as only three league matches were played this weekend with the majority of sides in cup action.

However, this is only Town’s second defeat in nine games in their first season back in the Northern League and they still have an unbeaten away record.

Alnwick face Crook Town at home on Tuesday night in a 7.30pm kick-off.

Full match reports in Thursday’s Northumberland Gazette.

RESULTS (Saturday, Sept 10, 2011)

FA VASE 1st ROUND QUALIFYING

Bedlington Terriers 9 Stokesley Sports Club 1

Chester-Le-Street 3 Bishop Auckland 5

Crook Town 4 Seaham Red Star 2

Easington Colliery 2 Prudhoe Town 1

Esh Winning 5 Morpeth Town 2

Guisborough Town 2 West Allotment Celtic 1

Hebburn Town 5 Thornaby 1

Newton Aycliffe 0 Shildon 0 aet

North Shields 1 Northallerton Town 3

Washington 1 Tow Law Town 5

West Auckland Town 3 Cleator Moor Celtic 1

Whitehaven 2 Horden C.W. 0

Whickham 1 Gillford Park 3 (Friday)

NORTHERN LEAGUE, DIVISION ONE

Billingham Town 2 Ashington 3

Consett 0 Norton & Stockton Ancients 0

Dunston UTS 0 Spennymoor Town 0

Jarrow Roofing 1 Whitley Bay 4

Marske United 0 Penrith 3

Newcastle Benfield 1 Sunderland RCA 2

South Shields 5 Billingham Synthonia 1

NORTHERN LEAGUE, DIVISION TWO

Alnwick Town 0 Darlington RA 3

Ryton & Crawcrook Albion 0 Brandon United 4

Team Northumbria 4 Birtley Town 1