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Newcastle Benfield v DarlingtonRA Newcastle Benfield welcomed second division side Darlington Railway Athletic to Sam Smith’s Park for first time since March 2007, a 3-0 victory for the hosts who were hoping to be as successful as in the previous round in which they won the first Coach Lane Clasico of the season, beating WestContinue reading “Match report “

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​ Newcastle Benfield 2 Thackley 0 Saturday 6th August 2016 On our way to our Wembley appearance Newcastle Benfield had to firstly overcome Thackley AFC from Yorkshire in the preliminary round. The first real attack of note came on the 7th minute mark and it was the visitors, a long pass down the flank byContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Newcastle Benfield 1 Penrith 1 Wednesday 10th August 2016 After the heady heights of the F.A. Cup it was down to the bread and butter game against our friends in the North West in the shape of Penrith.  As always a well contested match was anticipated and so it proved. Nothing of  great noteContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Newcastle Benfield 3 Morpeth Town 2 Saturday 13th August 2016 ​NEWCASTLE BENFIELD 3 MORPETH 2 (13/08/16) It seems ludicrous to start talking about Goals of the Season, or even Games of the Season in mid-August, but the quality and excitement provided by the two sides today would justify such hyperbole. Benfield were honoured toContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Whitley Bay 3 Newcastle Benfield 1 Tuesday 16th August 2016 ​Three days after Benfield’s noteworthy triumph over FA Vase holders Morpeth Town, the Lions had their first away fixture after three home games in a row, with a trip to Hillheads Park; home of 4 times FA Vase winners and the aristocratic branch ofContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Padiham 1 Newcastle Benfield 2 Saturday 20th August 2016 Newcastle Benfield journeyed to Burnley for the FA Cup Preliminary Round tie and fared better than Liverpool did at Turf Moor, by defeating Padiham by a margin of 2-1, setting up a home tie in the first qualifying round against Bridlington Town. It was anContinue reading “Match report”

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​ Newcastle Benfield 2 Guisborough Town 2 Wednesday 24th August 2016 ​Having exorcised the demons of the Whitley Bay defeat with a morale-boosting 2-1 win away to Padiham in the FA Cup, Newcastle Benfield returned to EBAC Northern League action with the visit of Guisborough Town. There are those sides that can be classified asContinue reading “Match report”

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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”