Tag Archives: Willington

Opening Day in the Wearside League

While Newcastle United’s friendly with Fiorentina lasted only 63 minutes, eight Wearside League games played out to the final whistle. In a high-scoring opening day Willington thrashed newcomers Silksworth Rangers 6-1 while Boldon CA, Darlington Cleveland Bridge and Redcar Athletic, … Continue reading

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Ground Guide: Willington AFC

Willington AFC have played at Hall Lane since first joining the Northern League in the summer of 1911. The first game at the new ground took place on September 2nd; a few months later 5,000 turned up for a Christmas … 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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