Consett 3 Newcastle Benfield 1 Match Report

Newcastle Benfield made the trip up to Consett for their first Group D fixture in the revamped Brooks Mileson League Cup, where Bedlington Terriers, Brandon United and Thornaby will provide the other opposition. The top 2 sides from 8 groups provide the last 16. Manager Stuart Elliott, aware of the complexities in this new format,Continue reading “Consett 3 Newcastle Benfield 1 Match Report”

Newcastle Benfield 2 Runcorn Town 3 Emirates FACUP

After an immaculately observed minute’s silence, where the focus was on all the sides in Newcastle Benfield’s Junior Section, and a rousing minute’s applause in remembrance and celebration of our dear departed chairman and founder Jimmy Rowe, The Lions sadly could not get the win we all desperately craved. However, while the FA Cup isContinue reading “Newcastle Benfield 2 Runcorn Town 3 Emirates FACUP”

Match Report Sunderland Rca v Newcastle Benfield Northern League Division 1

Newcastle Benfield’s unbeaten away record came to an end in an entertaining and open game at Meadow Park, where hosts Sunderland RCA came out on top in a 5-goal tussle. Manager Stuart Elliott was forced into changes, with Brad Varga missing out and Guilherme Balthazar only fit enough for the bench, necessitating Peter Glen-Ravenhill’s deploymentContinue reading “Match Report Sunderland Rca v Newcastle Benfield Northern League Division 1”

Newcastle Benfield v Billingham Town Northern League Division 1 Match Report

NEWCASTLE BENFIELD 1 BILLINGHAM TOWN 1   The game began in brilliant sunshine and ended in rancorous discord, as the visitors quite lost the run of themselves after the award of a late penalty to The Lions. While it is a number of years since Billingham Town have been at Sam Smith’s Park, they haveContinue reading “Newcastle Benfield v Billingham Town Northern League Division 1 Match Report”

FACUP Newcastle Benfield v Workington Match Report

For the second Saturday in a row, Newcastle Benfield faced opposition from Cumbrian, but instead of Penrith’s Bonny Blues, it was Workington’s Reds that the Lions lined up against. This was the second year in a row the two teams had been paired together in the FA Cup at Sam Smith’s Park, with visitors namingContinue reading “FACUP Newcastle Benfield v Workington Match Report”

Newcastle Benfield v Seaham Red Star Northern League Division 1 – Match Report

After a trio of away day victories, confidence, though not complacency, was running high in the Newcastle Benfield camp ahead of the visit of Seaham Red Star. The visitors, including former Benfield players David Henderson, David Robinson and the legendary goal machine Michael Chilton, seemed fired up for this encounter and for the first 25Continue reading “Newcastle Benfield v Seaham Red Star Northern League Division 1 – Match Report”

Match Report – Penrith v Newcastle Benfield – Northern League Division 1

Heavy traffic on the M6 Southbound following an incident involving an overturned caravan resulted in a late arrival at Penrith’s Frenchfield Park for the visitors. Thankfully the 3.15 kick off did not seem to have put Benfield out of their stride, as within 90 seconds Paul Brayson had almost opened the scoring, swivelling on theContinue reading “Match Report – Penrith v Newcastle Benfield – Northern League Division 1”

West Auckland Town 2 Newcastle Benfield 3 Ebac Northern League Division 1

Buoyed up by Saturday’s excellent victory at Knaresborough Town in the FA Cup, Newcastle Benfield claimed their first Northern League win of the season with a mainly superb performance away to West Auckland Town. Somewhat perversely, though perhaps predictable enough in the eyes of seasoned Benfield watchers, The Lions weakest part of the game wasContinue reading “West Auckland Town 2 Newcastle Benfield 3 Ebac Northern League Division 1”

Match report FACup

On a day of incessant downpours, Newcastle Benfield enjoyed the warmest of welcomes at Knaresborough Town’s delightful Manse Lane ground and produced their most scintillating performance in some while, cruising to a 3-0 win that could, and perhaps should, have matched the incredible 1-10 scoreline between nearby Harrogate Railway and fellow Northern League D1 outfit,Continue reading “Match report FACup”