Tag Archives: Northern Football Alliance

West Allotment Celtic: Keeping Local Football Alive

Last season was a disaster for West Allotment Celtic: three managers in nine months and a first ever relegation for a club that was founded in 1928. This season – Allotment’s eighth in the Northern League – has been one … Continue reading

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Blank Saturday? Not in the Northern League

Although the 146th Tyne-Wear derby has been put back to noon on Sunday, there’s still plenty of local football taking place at 3pm tomorrow afteroon. The game of the day, undoubtedly, is the Northern League El Clasico, two-time defending champions … Continue reading

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The Northern Alliance Story So Far

Like most of Europe’s other top leagues, the Northern Football Alliance started its winter break after the weekend’s round of fixtures. Non-league football watcher and Percy Main fan Ian Cusack’s take on the season to date: The Northern Alliance is … 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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Dropping Out of the Alliance

The recent resignations of both Wark and Newcastle East End from the Northern Football Alliance Division One have left the league’s middle division with only eleven clubs, South Shields United, Stobswood Welfare and Berwick Ultras all having folded just before … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Results

It was two out of three for the Northern League clubs in the FA Cup third qualifying round. Despite taking an early lead through ex-Shildon and Gateshead defender Jamie Harwood, Spennymoor went down 3-1 at Witton Albion, who play their … Continue reading

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Weekend Round-up, the FA Cup and Non League Day

The tie of the round more than lived up to its billing, Dunston UTS thrashing their Evostik Premier visitors Durham City 4-0 with goals from ex-Brisbane Athletic player Brad Brooking, Michael Dixon, Lee McAndrew and Tony Gailbraith. The latest in … Continue reading

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