Scarborough Are a Fair Challenge

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Northumberland Boys hope to continue their 100 per cent success record in the ESFA Premier League tonight.

The victorious team has won all three under-16 fixtures this season and will be aiming to continue that form against North Yorkshire at Scarborough FC (7.00).

Team coach Malcolm Denham said: "We have a strong squad which has performed well in all games so far. Tonight will be a real test."

North squad: James Debbage (Cramlington); Neil Matheson, Chris Walpole (Ponteland); James Novak (Monkseaton); John Wyres, Liam McPealle (Burnside); Terry Stewart, Scott Douglas (Prudhoe); James Mobberley, Dan Mobberley (Whitley Bay); Paul Hodgson (St T More); Carl Patterson (Heaton Manor); Eddy Dines (Gosforth); Shaun Vipond, James Williams (Hexham); Lee Novak, Adam Rowntree (St Cuthberts); David Hansen (Blyth College).

Newcastle Boys Under-13 enjoyed an 8-2 win over West Tyneside Boys.

Daniel Humble scored a hat-trick with Ryan Witherspoon, James Walker, Sam English, Michael Richardson and an own goal contributing the other five.

East Northumberland, however, should prove a tougher nut to crack on Saturday at Benfield School (10.30).

Newcastle squad: Chris Wilkinson, Sam Ameobi, Sam English, Lewish Axon (Heaton Manor); Daniel Mullen (St Mary's); Lee Hall, Jonny Mann, David Tulip, Dale Anderson (Walker); Robert Cree, Michael Richardson (Kenton); Ryan Witherspoon, Sean McGee, Jack Stockle, Declan McDonough, Daniel Humble (St Cuthberts). …