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The Northern League at Christmas

With most of Saturday’s games falling victim to the wintry weather, Sunderland RCA’s 2-2 home draw with Billingham Town on Friday night ensured they’ll be spending Christmas Day at the top of the Northern League tree. Behind West Auckland Town … Continue reading

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Weekend Results Round-up

For Whitley Bay it’s one step forward and one step back. After successive wins against Norton and Tow Law Ian Chandler`s third-placed side slipped to a 2-1 defeat at Newton Aycliffe. All three goals came in the final twenty minutes, … Continue reading

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Midweek Games

Newcastle Benfield blew their 100% record and the chance to go back to the top of the Northern League when they lost 2-1 at home to Dunston UTS last night. Anthony Hume and Lee McAndrew scored for the visitors, Mick … Continue reading

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Northern Leagues United

Despite the unpromising forecast, the rain held off for Northern Leagues United. Unfortunately, for the writers’ team, their defence couldn’t manage the same with Whitley Bay’s Paul Chow and Paul Robinson, who between scored four of the fans’ six goals … Continue reading

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Northern Leagues United Training: Birtley Town

The final training session before Saturday’s Northern Leagues United took place at Birtley Town last night. A mixed eleven of fans and writers spluttered through an hour-long session taken by Birtley boss Scott Oliver. We had been scheduled to have … Continue reading

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Grassroots International: Northern Leagues United

As part of the build-up to April’s first ever Northern League Day Japanese football fan Mike Innes wrote this post about Cobaltore Onagawa, ruminating not just on the after-effects of the recent tsunami but also on Cobaltore’s integral part in … Continue reading

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Why the Northern League Matters to Me #16

On Saturday 12th March, Birtley Town travelled to Division Two rivals Crook Town. After the game, Northern League Day spoke to both managers. “The commitment we’ve got towards the Northern League is immense. It’s my work life and my social … Continue reading

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