Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Superb Monkton Come to the Four

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Superb Monkton Come to the Four

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Monkton Juniors made solid progress in the John Cousins Under-10 Premier League Cup with a well-deserved 4-0 win over Whiteleas Saints.

Strikes from Soulsby, Heywood and Nesbitt, plus an own goal, made up the winning tally.

Meanwhile, Leam Rangers and Ryhope CW played out a close match before Rangers went through 3-2. Dafter (2) and McCormack were on the mark for Leam while Smith and Brown replied

Jarrow FC claimed a 4-0 victory over Whiteleas Ravens thanks to goals from Thompson, Hailes (2) and Doyle.

However, nothing could separate Lambton and Primrose and the game ended all square at 2-2. On the scoresheet for Primrose were Macauley and Jago, with Orrell grabbing a brace for the Lions.

The game then went into extra-time with no further goals scored, which meant penalties ( and it was the Washington side who progressed.

Castle Park went through 7-1 in the Under-10 Division One Cup against St Cuthbert's Eagles, courtesy of a goal from Muirhead and hat-tricks from Crammond and Potts.

Monkton Athletic knocked out Hebburn Town. Jenkyns notched for Hebburn but goals from Nicol, Miller and Jenkins sent Athletic home happy.

Hebburn Reyrolle registered a 2-0 triumph over Consett Nitros. Easton and Shippen hit the target.

Lambton Lions Hurricanes were too strong for Harton Harriers and won through 5-1. Parry scored for the Harriers but goals from Dixon, Feeley (2) and Ottey (2) did the trick.

One of the results of the day was Monkton Albion's terrific 1-0 win over third-placed Jarrow Arrows ( Kew nabbing the match-winner.

The Jaguars and Consett YMCA Hawks were level 1-1 at full-time ( Thompson on the mark for the Jags, who eventually went through in a tense penalty shoot-out.

Hebburn Town Gold put up a terrific fight against league leaders Consett Lions.

Trotter had put Consett ahead but the goal was cancelled out by Kelly's great strike and, with time running out and Hebburn right in the game, a last-gasp goal from Brown sent the Durham side through 2-1. …

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