Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Northern Alliance

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Northern Alliance

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LAST season's cup winners Cullercoats made a first round exit this time in the Kicks Leisure League Cup, beaten 2-1 at Hillheads by First Division colleagues Whitley Bay A, whose goals came from Dean Porter and Mark Waite.

Last term's beaten finalists Harraby hammered Second Division cup visitors Willington Quay Saints 12-0. There were only two all-Premier Division clashes in the League Cup's first round with Carlisle City and Heaton Stannington both progressing.

Goals for Gary Yates and Russell Nelson earned Heaton a 2-0 home win against Killingworth Sporting while Carlisle beat visitors Alnwick Town 6-1 thanks to goals by Chris Major (2), Steve Bell (2), Tom Short and Graeme Lupton.

Fellow Premier Division side Seaton Delaval saw Steve Howe (2), Craig Johnson (2) and Jeff Fuller secure a 5-1 win at Newcastle East End.

Newcastle University beat First Division visitors Seaton Burn 3-1, Dave Kewn (2) and Gareth Pickup on target for the Students. …

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