Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Fa Cup / Ebac Northern League

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Fa Cup / Ebac Northern League

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ONLY one Ebac Northern League side went out of the FA Cup to opponents from another competition when extra preliminary round ties were played on Saturday.

Jarrow Roofing turned in one of the best performances of the day by defeating Eccleshill United.

A goal by Wayne Phillips separated the sides at the interval and, although Victor Balis levelled, there was no stopping Richie McLoughlin's team in the second half.

John Campbell, a regular scorer with West Auckland Town last season, is already proving his worth. He bagged a brace with Paul Gardiner also on target in a comprehensive 4-1 win.

Seaham Red Star endured a few anxious moments late in the game but survived to see off Liversedge, who had the incentive of an early goal from Kieron Corley.

Dean Nicholson equalised with a thunderous shot from 25 yards and Sonny Andrews hit the winner.

West Auckland Town, beaten in the FA Carlsberg Vase final at Wembley in May, rallied after leaking the opening goal to Nelson's Peter Wright.

Two goals in three minutes, both from set pieces, eased West home.

Mattie Moffat headed in Alex Francis's free-kick before Lewis Galpin struck from a corner.

Luke Sullivan and Michael Mackay were Consett's matchwinners at Silsden while an only goal by Dean Holmes proved sufficient for North Shields, who hosted Pontefract Colliers.

Northallerton Town were another side to defeat non-ENL opponents as they cruised into the next round at the expense of Colne. Jimmy Muir, Aaron Ramsbottom and Danny McLachlan were the marksmen.

The biggest win of the day was Shildon's demolition of Crook Town.

Seven goals flowed from hat-trick hero Michael Rae, Adam Rundle, Ben Wood and Mark Hudson (penalty) before a Crook defender aded an own goal.

Billingham Town also conceded seven times - but at least they claimed a last-minute consolation from Joe Callender at Marske United, for whom Jamie Owens (2), Harry Taylor (og), Liam O'Sullivan, Reece Kelly, Josh MacDonald and Fred Woodhouse all netted. …

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