Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

It's Cup Glee at Glebe

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

It's Cup Glee at Glebe

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Byline: By Malcolm Pratt

Whickham caused an upset in the Third Round of the Newton Moor Durham Challenge Cup when they knocked out Hartlepool United Reserves 3-1 at The Glebe last night, (writes Malcolm Pratt).

Michael Reay with a penalty was an early scorer for Pool before a brace from Ian Robson and a late strike by Graeme King swept Whickham into the next round.

South Shields also produced a surprise when they defeated First Division leaders Sunderland Nissan 5-2 following extra time.

John Butler and Andy Reach twice had the Wearsiders in front but the Mariners battled throughout and a hat-trick by David Graham and further goals from Hal Graham and Simon Dolman earned them a memorable result.

In contrast, just one goal separated the tie at Chester Moor Park where Chester-le-Street went through at the expense of Easington Colliery. Johnny Wightman was on target.

Meanwhile, Newcastle Blue Star won by a single goal at West Auckland Town in the First Division of the Arngrove Northern League. …

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