Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Baptist's Win Silences the Asian Voices; Love-Lee Start for League's New Boys Tyneside Amateaur League

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Baptist's Win Silences the Asian Voices; Love-Lee Start for League's New Boys Tyneside Amateaur League

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THE new clubs enjoyed mixed fortunes in Division Two. Chopwell began their campaign with an emphatic 7-1 success at Gosforth Bohemians A, Rowland Lee bagging a hat-trick, Alan Rennison netting a brace and further strikes from Irving Ruddock and Craig Willis. Stobswood Welfare, meanwhile, were also emphatic 5-0 winners at fellow newcomers North Shields Athletic Reserves.

David Larris grabbed a pair while Stefan Tweddle, Josh Derbyshire and Stephen Gibbard were also on the scoresheet.

Four Lane Ends Club were also celebrating victory in their first game as they beat Ponteland United Reserves 2-1. Liam Chilvers and Steven Morrison were on target for the Club, with Daniel Gallagher putting away the consolation for Pont.

Kenton Bar Community lost 3-2 to Newcastle Medicals despite goals from Jordan O'Neill and Grant Raynor. New York began their Division One campaign in style with a 3-1 success at promoted Lindisfarne Athletic, who had the everprolific Jonny Storey on target.

Steven Craig, Billy Simmonds and Danny Henderson won it for New York. Walker Central Reserves and Cullercoats Reserves shared four goals at Monkchester Green.

Luke Ferguson's brace for Cullercoats was cancelled out by strikes for Green by Jonathon Wright and David Jelley.

WHITLEY Bay Baptist Church started their Premier Division campaign with a 4-2 win against Young Asian Voices.

Nick Henderson put Whitley 1-0 up at half-time and then extended the lead with his second on the resumption.

Zave Haque pulled a goal back for YAV, but Dan Allan and David Hedley then notched as Whitley stretched their lead.

Adam Reynolds hit a late conslation for YAV.

Another team to come up to the Premier Division this season are Newcastle Westgate Lionsraw, who roared to a 4-2 win at North Shields Christ Church.

Craig Robson put Westgate in front, but Kris Ross equalised before the break.

Robson again put Westgate in front, but Shields came back with David Griffths tying the match.

However, a double by Phil Smith secured the points for Lionsraw. Saint Peter's Low Fell took a first-half lead against Saint John's Snod's Edge courtesy of a Michael Mayhew penalty. …

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