Pegswood miss out on chance

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Morpeth Sunday League Round-up


WITH Amble Pier 81 idle, due to the defection of Choppington Traveller’s Rest, Pegswood Ex-Servicemen had an opportunity to increase their lead at the top of Division One.

However, having taken a one-goal lead, the match with Bomarsund SC was abandoned by the referee due to misconduct.

In the only other Division One match, Stobswood Welfare got three much-needed points, with a 3-1 win at Bedlington Barrington Arms.

Mattie Dunn, Dave Curtis, and Colin Flanighan got a goal apiece, with Trevor Chatton replying.


IN the second tier, Amble Dock Hotel and Newbiggin Bank House shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.

Felton FC entertained Morpeth Chantry, who are in a good spell of form, and in a seven-goal thriller, Chantry moved into second spot, winning 4-3, and leap-frogging Village Inn.

Similarly in a good run of form, Blackthorn Rovers moved into a more respectable position, with a good 4-1 win at home to North End Trap.

Chris Cook, Carl Sayer, Ross Jewitt, and Bitali, secured the points with a goal apiece, with Damien Tinlin replying for Trap.

Riverside Lodge threw away a two-goal lead built up with goals by Mark Chapman and Lee Marshall.

River Coquet, however, would not be denied and goals from Andy Taylor, Gavin Keen, Jordan Roper, and Rob Gibson, secured the points for Coquet.

In the battle at the bottom end of the table, East Chevington got three much-needed points, with a pair from Zac Blakey, and a third from Matt Spears, lifting East Chevington’s spirits.


ASHINGTON RAOB’s NFA Sunday Minor Cup match was abandoned due to the match referee being involved in a traffic accident. The match will be rescheduled for next week.

Woodhorn Lane couldn’t handle a strong North Shields Royal Arms outfit, and bowed out.

• There will be a league meeting on Monday, at The Riverside Lodge, Morpeth, commencing at 7pm.