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​ Newcastle Benfield 8 Alnwick Town 1 Saturday 10th September 2016 ​By ALLAN YOUNG FA Cup favourites Newcastle Benfield unfortunately went out of the cup without a whimper but managed to get a little piece of street cred back gaining a good point against league title favourites Shildon drawing 0-0. The second chance to graceContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Sunderland RCA 1 Newcastle Benfield 3 Tuesday 13th September 2016 Following Saturday’s overwhelming victory over Alnwick Town in the FA Vase, Newcastle Benfield journeyed to Meadow Park in search of league points. Thus far in 2016/2017, Benfield had lost both of their away games to Whitley Bay and North Shields, so the chance toContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Ashington 1 Newcastle Benfield 5 ​Tuesday 27th September 2016 ​It was once said by ace goalscorer from the sixties Jimmy Greaves when he became a TV pundit that   football was a funny old game and so it proved this evening. Newcastle Benfield recently lost to Whitley Bay who I had seen four days previouslyContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Newton Aycliffe 3 Newcastle Benfield 2 Saturday 1st October 2016 After winning 5-1 away to Ashington with a sparkling performance, it was to be hoped that Benfield could take this form into another away fixture, this time at Newton Aycliffe. While the result may indicate otherwise, Benfield put in another superb 90 minutes andContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Newcastle Benfield 3 Seaham Red Star 0 Saturday 8th October 2016 Newcastle Benfield inflicted a first defeat on Chris McCabe as Seaham Red Star boss after the home side stormed to a convincing victory over the division’s form side. As the score-line suggests, it was a day where everything clicked for Mark Convery’s side.Continue reading “Match report”

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​ West Allotment Celtic 1 Newcastle Benfield 5 Wednesday 12th October 2016 Tonight was the first of at least three Coach Lane Clasico games between Newcastle Benfield and West Allotment, this game being a cup match. West Allotment had two players in Matty McCarthy and Dillon Blake who were with the successful Benfield under 18 team and theyContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Washington 2 Newcastle Benfield 1 Saturday 15th October 2016 ​After last Saturday’s convincing win over in-form Seaham Red Star and the absolute annihilation of West Allotment Celtic in midweek, Benfield travelled to Nissan Sports Ground for the last time pre-Brexit, so potentially the last time ever, in good heart and good numbers. An awayContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Newcastle Benfield 11 Ryhope CW 1 Wednesday 19th October 2016 Benfield got back to winning ways with a magnificent thrashing of an understrength Ryhope team at Sam Smiths.  Lewis Scorgie, Liam Hudson and Ryu Williamson returned to the starting eleven in place of Jake Trodd, Steven Baptist and Josh Scott and it was excitingContinue reading “Match report “

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​ Newcastle Benfield 3 Irlam 1 Saturday 22nd October 2016 ​A year ago this weekend, at the same stage of the FA Vase, Newcastle Benfield made a dismal exit from the competition away to Atherton Collieries (who in point of fact destroyed Jarrow Roofing, our opponents on Saturday, by a margin of 5-0), in whatContinue reading “Match report “