Tag Archives: Annfield Plain

Opening Day in the Wearside League

While Newcastle United’s friendly with Fiorentina lasted only 63 minutes, eight Wearside League games played out to the final whistle. In a high-scoring opening day Willington thrashed newcomers Silksworth Rangers 6-1 while Boldon CA, Darlington Cleveland Bridge and Redcar Athletic, … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Annfield Plain

Like a lot of other Wearside League and Northern Alliance grounds, Annfield Plain’s Derwent Park is deceptively easy to find until you’re 100 metres away. South of West Road (via a turning opposite some bungalows, a couple of twists and … Continue reading

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Down to the Wire

It’s the final weekend of fixtures in the Wearside League and the Northern Football Alliance. Unlike the Premiership, most of the focus is on the teams at the top.  Wednesday’s 3-3 draw at Heaton Stannington, means Alnwick Town – already … Continue reading

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May Day for Alnwick?

With the positions at the top and bottom of the Northern League already decided, today’s big game in the Northern Football Alliance saw Seaton Delaval Amateurs travel to promotion-chasing Alnwick Town, whose shock weekend defeat at Walker Central had left … Continue reading

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