Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Chemfica's Win Douses the Fire of Flying Forest; Division Two

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Chemfica's Win Douses the Fire of Flying Forest; Division Two

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ONLY four league games were scheduled and, with leaders Amble United and closest rivals South Shields United taking a break from chasing league points, thirdplaced Forest Hall wasted a great opportunity in the promotion race.

Forest had enjoyed a six-match unbeaten run before entertaining Benfield Chemfica.

However, their visitors beat them 2-0 to earn their first points away from home this season - and for the first time in this campaign Forest Hall failed to put a name on the scoresheet as they were hit by Martin Dixon and Ryan Stobbard strikes.

In their last seven games, Wallsend Boys' Club have drawn five times - and there was another 1-1 deadlock at Newcastle BT.

The BT lads had won their two previous matches on home turf, but were happy to share the spoils in this one.

They had Andy Mackay on target with Stu Bell replying for the Boys' Club, for whom Andy Lau went close to claiming a late winner.

Wideopen and District are looking ready to climb back up the table following a damaging lean spell - and a 3-2 home win against North Shields Athletic was a major morale-booster. …

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