Pont sides both draw in cup games
Ponteland United drew 2-2 away against New Fordley in the Northern Alliance Challenge Cup on Saturday.
This weekend they turn their attention to the League Cup and it is a local derby away to Morpeth FC.
Morpeth FC are currently riding high in the new Development Division – sitting third on 20 points, nine behind leaders Ponteland Reserves on 29, but with three games in hand.
On Saturday they strengthened their hand with a 5-3 home win over second placed Gosforth Bohemiens Reserves.
Meanwhile, Pontelend Reserves drew a blank with a 0-0 draw against Heaton Stannington A in the Cowey Cup.