Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Non-League Round-Up

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Non-League Round-Up

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NORTH Shields moved back into the top four of the Northern League Division One table with an impressive 5-3 home win over Shildon.

The Robins were three goals up at the interval thanks to a Ben Harmison brace and a goal from Jordan Summerly.

Goals from Michael Rae and Jack Blackford however got the visitors back into the game.

A Carl Jones own-goal restored North Shields' two-goal advantage before Billy Greulich-Smith reduced the deficit to one.

And the Robins made sure of a vital three points when Craig McFarlane struck in the dying minutes.

The win moves the Robins to within a point of third-placed Shildon.

A Damien Stevens double lifted Ashington into the top seven with a 3-0 victory at Newcastle Benfield.

Stevens scored alongside Kyle Downey in the first-half for a comfortable lead at the break.

The Colliers resisted any sort of Benfield pressure in the second-half as a fierce counter attack allowed Stevens to confirm the three points in the final kick of the game. …

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