Tag Archives: Newcastle Benfield

New Year in the Northern League

“Five goals, four bookings, two sendings-off and reports of a racist comment made by a player. Not your usual day,” tweeted Newcastle Benfield after their 3-2 home defeat to Guisborough Town. Already 1-0 down when keeper Andy Grainger was sent … Continue reading

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FA Vase: The Final 32

For once, the luck for Northern League teams in the FA Vase was spread across the board, all six of the region’s team managing to avoid each other in the draw for the fourth round. Whitley Bay, 7/2 favourites to … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead in the FA Vase

It was a mixed draw for the eight Northern League sides left in the FA Vase, with the pick of the games at Spennymoor and Whitley Bay. When the third round ties are played on December 3rd, 1,351 days will … 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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Midweek Round-up

Whitley Bay’s reign at the top of Northern League Division One lasted exactly 24 hours before Newcastle Benfield – the only team in the division with a 100% record – jumped back into first, Phil Lumsden, Johnny Mann and Mick … Continue reading

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Last Night in the Leagues

In another high scoring round of games, goals from Andy Hirst (2), Phil Lumsden, Mick Chilton, and Shaun Bell helped Benfield to a 5-0 win over Tow Law Town, putting the Newcastle club top of Northern League Division One. Billingham … 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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