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Famous Number Nines: Joe Dixon

Joe Dixon began his playing career with Dawdon Colliery Welfare Juniors in 1962, scoring 50 goals in a single season at the age of 17, and eventually retired in 1989, scoring twice before half-time for Durham Fire Brigade Over 40s … Continue reading

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Lenny French: A Ryhope Invincible

For many of north-east England’s less celebrated clubs, the 2010/2011 season was one that will endure long in the memory. Whitley Bay lifted the FA Vase for the third consecutive year, Spennymoor Town played some sublime stuff en route to … Continue reading

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Four for Ryhope

An hour or so before Wimbledon made it back into the Football League, Ryhope Colliery Welfare’s finest team in forty years won their fourth Wearside League trophy of the season against a hard working Willington side at Hall Lane Road. … 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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Ryhope are Champions but will Alnwick be next?

In north-east England’s biggest game of the day, Ryhope Colliery Welfare won their third trophy of the season, a one-all draw at Easington enough to guarantee them top spot in the Wearside League. The home team’s equalising goal and New … Continue reading

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This Week in the Alliance

Two-nil down at half-time, Stocksfield had to come from behind to win last night’s Pin Point Recruitment Charity Cup Final. Goals from Glenn Caygill, Scott Johnson and an 80th minute winner from Martin Graham gave the Premier Division side their … Continue reading

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Seven Goals at Forest Hall

While most of ¡Viva Northern League! has decamped down to London for tomorrow’s FA Vase, I was getting soaked at Palmersville Community Centre, where Forest Hall moved off the bottom of Northern Alliance Division One with a flattering 6-1 win … Continue reading

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