Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Winning Trio Enjoy Six of the Very Best

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Winning Trio Enjoy Six of the Very Best

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There were high-scoring games in the league's second division ( not least Duke Of Albany defeat of Pelaw 6-5 and Pelton Fell winning by the same scoreline against Wardley Legion.

Steps joined in the fun and also ran out 6-5 winners at home to Leam Lane Club.

Meanwhile, Greencroft Social gained a 5-2 win at Last Orders, while early front-runners Tyne View Catholic Club ground out a 2-1 success against Gloucester and Travellers Rest picked up their first victory of the season ( 3-1 against Grange Villa.

Thomas Wilson took on Bay Horse and made hard work of a game which they should have won at a canter.

A blistering opening five minutes saw Pat Burns hit the crossbar and Rumney and Hogan both have good chances.

Unfortunately, the game degenerated into a scrappy affair and Horse could have taken the lead when a long-range chip beat Stef Lewandowski in goal but drifted wide.

Despite having superior possession, Wilson's quality in the last third was lacking.

Bay Horse were reduced to 10 men on the stroke of half-time and a penalty conceded which McPhee hit wide.

After the break, McPhee's quick free-kick from 35 yards hit the crossbar and Brett Hogan somehow put the rebound over from half-a-yard.

Then a curling shot from a Bay Horse player beat Lewandowski and put the home side into the lead.

It looked like it was going to be one of those days when Hogan's header hit the crossbar ( but Woody Rumney was able to nod in the rebound to equalise.

As Wilson's struggled to take control, a rash challenge from Neil Bowman saw a second yellow card from referee Catchpole and it was 10-a-side.

The game seemed to be heading towards a draw but with 10 minutes left Rumney was on hand at the back post to fire in Wilson's winner.

However, Bay Horse got back to winning ways with goals from Grant Thompson and Ali earning them a 3-2 win over Kibblesworth.

Meanwhile, Kibblesworh WMC took on The Shakespeare and the latter took the upper hand after 10 minutes following a sweet 35-yard strike which nestled in the top left-hand corner.

Kibblesworth rallied and drew level through Dave Ryan then took control of the game and more goals followed. …

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