FAVASE

Newcastle Benfield 4 Guisborough Town 0 Attendance 235 Buildbase FA Vase Second round  Saturday 2nd November 2019 The Lions roared into the third round of the Buildbase FA Vase after Guisborough Town were well and truly mauled at Sam Smith’s Park on Saturday afternoon. After the teams finished all square back in September, it wasContinue reading “FAVASE”

Newcastle Benfield v Thornaby

Newcastle Benfield v Thornaby Ebac Northern League First Division  Saturday 26th October 2019 On a day when a number of Northern League games were postponed after heavy rain in the preceding 24 hours, the excellent Sam Smith’s pitch was deemed perfectly playable as Thornaby arrived in Walkergate for the second time in little over aContinue reading “Newcastle Benfield v Thornaby”

North Shields 4 Newcastle Benfield 2 Ebac Northern League Match Report

North Shields 4 Newcastle Benfield 2 Saturday 19th October 2019 Ebac Northern League Division One The Lions made the short journey down the Coast Road to North Shields on Saturday afternoon, as two of the in form teams in the division locked horns. Although there probably weren’t serious doubts about the game, the heavens openedContinue reading “North Shields 4 Newcastle Benfield 2 Ebac Northern League Match Report”

Newcastle Benfield 2 Bedlington Terriers 1

Newcastle Benfield 2 Bedlington Terriers 1 Ebac Northern League Cup – Group D Wednesday 16th October 2019 Newcastle Benfield consolidated second position in Group D of the league cup with victory over Bedlington Terriers on Wednesday evening. The Terriers arrived in Walkergate for the second time this season having been our first pre-season opponents backContinue reading “Newcastle Benfield 2 Bedlington Terriers 1”

Newcastle Benfield 4 Northallerton Town 3 Match report

Newcastle Benfield 4 Northallerton Town 3 Saturday 12th October 2019 Newcastle Benfield secured a dramatic victory over Northallerton Town on Saturday but made life difficult for themselves having to come back from 2-0 and 3-2 down. With Northallerton coming to Tyneside propping up the first division table, Benfield would have fancied their chances of collectingContinue reading “Newcastle Benfield 4 Northallerton Town 3 Match report”

Newcastle Benfield Match report – Ryhope C.W. 0 Newcastle Benfield 3

Sunderland Ryhope C.W. 0 Newcastle Benfield 3 Saturday 5th October 2019 Ryhope Recreation Ground The Lions roared to a fine victory on Wearside on Saturday afternoon as a second half treble eased the lads to a fine 3-0 victory at Sunderland Ryhope C.W. The early exchanges were pretty even with both sides having opportunities toContinue reading “Newcastle Benfield Match report – Ryhope C.W. 0 Newcastle Benfield 3”

Newcastle Benfield 2 Guisborough Town 2 Ebac Northern League Division One

An absorbing and explosive encounter between Benfield and Guisborough climaxed with the sides exchanging picture book goals in stoppage time to share the points from an absorbing contest at a febrile Sam Smith’s Park. After a prolonged downpour overnight, it was reassuring to see the pitch in perfect condition. The surface seemed suited to theContinue reading “Newcastle Benfield 2 Guisborough Town 2 Ebac Northern League Division One”

Newcastle Benfield 3 Thornaby 1 -Match Report -Northern League Cup

It would be fair to say that the new format of the Northern League Cup, with 40 teams split into 8 groups of 2 to produce 16 qualifiers from these mini leagues, has not proved to be a universally popular idea with many clubs. However, it seems spectators are pleased with the opportunity to seeContinue reading “Newcastle Benfield 3 Thornaby 1 -Match Report -Northern League Cup”

Match Report Ashington v Newcastle Benfield -Ebac Northern League Division 1

Benfield’s bright and stylish new yellow away made its debut at a blustery Woodhorn Lane, where the players inside it singularly failed to tame the elements and were comprehensively outplayed by a passionate and spirited Colliers side, whose limited, direct football was more than a match for Benfield’s more cerebral approach. Indeed, this was probablyContinue reading “Match Report Ashington v Newcastle Benfield -Ebac Northern League Division 1”