MORPETH SUNDAY LEAGUE ROUND-UP
AGAIN this week, only two Division One games were played due to other clubs being involved in cup action.
Stobswood continued their impressive form as they defeated Bedlington Barrington Arms 3-1 and in the process equalling league leaders Pegswood’s points tally of 18. They have, however, played two games more and have an inferior goal difference.
On the mark for Stobswood were Robert Baker, Anthony Wade and Mark Oman with the Barrington consolation coming from the aggressive Dylan Williamson.
Stakeford Half Moon edged a tight affair 3-2 against Amble Dock Hotel thanks to a Si Cunningham hat-trick with the Dock’s replies coming from Jaden Hind and Dane Dawson.
Remaining top of the pile are Riverside Lodge as they recorded a 4-1 victory at home to North End Trap thanks to a Chris Martin brace, a Nathan Williamson penalty and yet another goal from the division’s top scorer Dan Thompson, on the scoresheet for North End Trap was Gary Wallace.
Bomarsund are hot on the heels of the Riverside as they racked up six goals against East Chevington, on target for Bomarsund were Kris Grey (two) Ross Muter (two) John Bone and Andrew Thompson. East Chevington’s sole reply was scored by Jordan Giles. The win leaves the club three points behind Riverside Lodge with two games in hand. The title looks like a two-horse race.
Alnmouth Argyle ran rampant over Felton winning 7-1 and they also moved up to third in the table on goal-difference as the three teams above them all lost. Notching for Alnmouth were Steven Hogg (four) Liam Roper, Regan Turnbull and Chris Chisholm. The Felton goal was scored by James Jackson.
Blackthorn Rovers recorded a great 4-0 win over Shakespeare Tavern with all of their goals coming from Kevin Rainbow, the first of which was a screamer from 25 yards out. Despite the scoreline the game was relatively even with both sides having chances, however Blackthorn were the more clinical of the two sides and could have added to their tally were it not for the woodwork denying them on two occasions.
Amble Blue Bell logged a 6-1 victory against River Coquet, David Stobbart bagged a brace with the other efforts coming from James Henderson, Scott Aries, Robert Gibson and an own-goal, River Coquet’s reply came from a Paul Palmer penalty.
In the first round of the cup solely for Division One clubs, Red Row Brick Club defeated Morpeth Chantry 5-1 thanks to a goal each from Joe Henderson, Dan Farmer, Reece Ramsay, Liam Ramsay and Kevin Bell. Liam Marshall netted a consolation for Chantry.
Pegswood recorded a hefty 9-1 victory against Village Inn Longframlington thanks mainly to a hat-trick each from Wyn Fremlin and Ashleigh McAlpine, with the other goals coming from Mark Jewitt, Mick Adamson and Stephen Dolan.
The Village’s goal was scored by Stu Foreman.