Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Wright Result to Ease Bay Fears!

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Wright Result to Ease Bay Fears!

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Whitley Bay FC eased their relegation fears with a 7-3 victory over North Seaton in Division Three of the Under-13 Division.

The coast outfit never looked in danger as they took hold of the game early on and claimed a convincing win with a great display of attacking football.

Their goals came in a flurry from James Wright (3), Ryan Glynn (2), Joe Cowen and Callum Rutherford.

Another side who boosted their survival hopes were Red House Farm Apollo in Division Two of the Under-12 League, who registered a 6-1 victory over Heaton Hawks.

Jack Martin gave Apollo the lead before half-time, only for Dan Errington to equalise seconds before the break.

After squandering a number of chances in the first half, Apollo finally started to put the chances away.

Will Patterson and Andrew Howe bagged a brace apiece before the impressive Martin grabbed a double to seal his hat-trick.

In Division Three, Whitley Bay Whites went down 6-0 at home to Blyth Spartans.

Whites are the only team to have beaten Spartans this season ( but Blyth gained their revenge with a big win after dominating throughout.

Their early pressure soon paid off when Eoin Ridley volleyed home the opener on the five-minute mark.

The pressure was still relentless but no more goals came in the first half.

Spartans started the second period where they left off, Dwane Dunn's shot deflected for a Bay own goal.

Jamie McGowan then fired home two goals in quick succession. Spartans were on a roll when Dean Simmons scored from just inside the halfway line with a powerful shot which the goalkeeper could not hold.

Whitley's heads were down now and Christopher Laidlaw's tap-in made it six before another own goal finished the match.

Inter Wideopen enjoyed a convincing win at Haltwhistle in Division Four, Stephen Passey scoring seven in a magical display while Ross Mitchell also bagged a brace.

Newcastle East End were 2-0 winners at Wideopen in Division One of the Under-14 League, a result which leaves Wideopen rooted to the foot of the table. …

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