Tag Archives: Sunderland RCA

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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Northern League Round-up

Paul Chow’s 149th and 150th goals in a Whitley Bay shirt helped Ian Chandler’s side move up to third in the Northern League table after a hugely impressive 3-1 win at Ashington. Brian Smith headed the third for Bay, Ashington … Continue reading

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West Auckland Go Top

As long-time Northern League leaders Sunderland RCA slipped to defeat at Dunston UTS, West Auckland Town leapfrogged them to go top of the league after a 2-1 win away to Whitley Bay. Two late goals in a minute from Mattie … Continue reading

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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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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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Ground Guide: Meadow Park, Sunderland RCA

Northern League Day fixture: away to Penrith. Remaining 2010-11 home fixtures: Norton & Stockton Ancients (19/3), Stokesley (22/3), Spennymoor Town (2/4), Ashington (16/4) and Stokesley (23/4). Confusion is often the natural reaction when searching for the location of Meadow Park, … Continue reading

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Why the Northern League Matters to Me #5

Having been asked for my feelings about the Northern League, I struggled for a while to come up with something which hasn’t already been said. In the end I have decided to record some of the things which I have … Continue reading

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