Ponteland progress past Red House
Published at 11:16, Monday, 14 October 2013
REMOVING higher ranked Red House Farm, Ponteland United progressed to the third round of the Northern Alliance League Cup.
A goal from Craig Cook was enough to see Division One side United defeat the Premier visitors, Ponteland victorious just at they were against Farm in the final of last season's Combination Cup.
They were the only club from the local to progress, Premier Division side Stocksfield shocked by Division Two's Newcastle Benfield Reserves as the 10 men went down to 4-3 due to an extra time winner.
Wallington lost 4-2 away at Gateshead Redheugh 1957 who are in a league lower, while Hexham were beaten 6-1 by Cramlington Town and Chopwell lost 3-2 to Gateshead Leam Rangers.
Heddon moved off the foot of the Division One table with a great 2-1 win at Cullercoats.
Prudhoe Town were beaten 5-1 by Coxhoe Athletic in the Wearside League, while Ryton and Crawcrook Albion lost 4-0 at Washington in Division Two of the Northern League.
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk
This week in... 1972Friday, December 15, 1972...
STAFF at five hospitals in the Tynedale area walked out during a strike over pay.
Hexham General, Hexham War Memorial, Haltwhistle War Memorial, Wooley Sanatorium and Prudhoe hospitals, were all affected after the National Union of Public Employees called out their members.
Ancillary staff, including porters, cooks, telephone operators and boilermen joined the 12-hour stoppage with some NUPE members taking part in a protest march in Newcastle.