Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

FA Cup/Albany Northern League

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

FA Cup/Albany Northern League

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Newcastle Blue Star surged past Shotton Comrades when the sides met in the extra preliminary round of the FA Cup. Warren Teasdale, Graham Irving, Michael Cunningham and Lee Ludlow struck for the visitors with Sean Fraser the home side's only scorer.

Whickham manager Tony Ainley was delighted with his team's 3-0 win at Garforth Townwhere the goals came from Danny Hall, Tommy Scott and Ian Robson.

Penrith went out to a Carl Southwood goal at Holker Old Boys but Evenwood moved forward and strikes by Andy Turner and Stephen Houlahan saw off Norton and Stockton Ancients.

Gavin Cogden and Adam Johnson earned Jarrow Roofing their place in the next round at Washington Nissan who managed just one goal through Glen Moan.

An only goal by Michael Farrey was sufficient for Dunston Fed in their home tie with Abbey Hay but Alnwick Town went out 5-2 at Ossett Town. James Swordy and Ashley Mallaburn netted for Alnwick.

Another ANL team went out with Northallerton Town falling 3-2 to Oldham Town.

Horden CW are top of Division One after winning three games out of three on their return to the top flight.

Even more encouraging was the fact that their latest victory came against much-fancied Durham City. The Colliers went ahead on the hour when Chris I'Anson won the ball and shot home from an acute angle. Almost immediately Lee O'Donovan slotted home the equaliser.

Horden celebrated though with 10 minutes left and again I'Anson was involved. After he was brought down John Cawldy converted the penalty.

Chester-le-Street recorded one of their biggest wins when they hit Tow Law Town for six and moved into third position. Kraig Wilkinson (2), Gary Shields, David Turner, John Heggarty and Damon Robson scored.

Whitley Bay were held to a 2-2 draw by Marske United. Wayne Edgcumbe converted a penalty after just four minutes but Marske equalised through Dean McGee. …

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