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Midweek Results

A second half goal from ex-Middlesbrough and Shildon forward Dan Hawkins gave Bishop Auckland a hard fought derby win over Spennymoor Town in front of 428 fans. The defending champions missed a 10th minute penalty and were denied by an … Continue reading

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Marske United Into the First, Consett Go Second.

It’s all over in Division Two after Marske United’s 2-0 win at Gilford Park sealed the third and final promotion place. Goalless at half time, Karl Charlton’s 17th of the season and a late second from Chris McGill put the … Continue reading

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Northern League Day in Pictures

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Around the Grounds: Billy, Gilly, Northallerton and Thornaby.

Back when Unibond strugglers Whitley Bay regarded Blyth Spartans as their rivals and not Wearside League neophytes North Shields (who were playing at Wallsend Rising Sun in those days), while Benfield were still the Corner House Sunday morning side and … Continue reading

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Against All Odds

Oh what a lovely war – from Billy to Gilly As we enter the final month of the Northern League season with the closest title race in prospect for some years, I turned over the season in my mind in … Continue reading

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Gary Pallister: The Boy from Billingham Town

If I might begin on an abstract note, it occurs to me that if English football could speak it would probably have a north-east accent. Thanks to the wit in print of Harry Pearson and the unashamed enthusiasm of radio … Continue reading

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What has the Northern League ever done for us?

#8 Notts County It’s Sunday afternoon in late January and unusual scenes are taking place at Meadow Lane. The stadium is filled to capacity for the first time since its redevelopment, mobile cameramen stalk the touchline and a makeshift television … Continue reading

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