Sunday, 6 April 2014

Overall 236

Whitehaven Amateurs V Seaham Red Star

Saturday 29th March 2014

The Focus Scaffolding Sports Complex


Whitehaven A.F.C is an amateur football club in Whitehaven, Cumbria. The club plays in the Northern League Division Two. The club field three senior and seven junior sides. The club was formed in 1994 from the ashes of Marchon AFC and went on to win the Wearside League Division Two that season. After winning the Wearside League in the 2005–06 and coming second in 2006–07 they were finally promoted to the Northern League Division Two, their highest position in the National League System, following the 2007–08 season, after they finished third. Other honours include the Monkwearmouth Charity Cup in the 2006–07 season and runners-up places in the Wearside League Cup (1994–95) and twice in the Ship-owners Cup (2006–07 and 2007–08).

The club has moved from football club to social enterprise and is now a company limited by guarantee.  A new ground for the club had been in the planning stages for some time, however it has been beset with problems. It was envisaged that a £6 million sports stadium (sharing with Whitehaven RL) would be designed with an 8,000-capacity, though it is believed the final price tag would have been higher. The new facility, would have been part of a sports village for the site, and it was hoped that it would become a centrepiece of the £20 million Pow Beck regeneration, in which Copeland Council and West Lakes Renaissance are the most significant players. In April 2012 Plans were stopped when prior to construction, problems arose with the renovation of the current Recreation Ground at Whitehaven when the council encountered issues with the Miners' Welfare Organisation that owns part of the site.


The secretary and trustee of Whitehaven Miners Social Welfare Club, Brian Birkett, said he was "disappointed, surprised and shocked" that time, money and work had been lost to the delays. "Many tens of thousands of pounds has been spent which is going to go down the drain now," he said. "We feel we've been blamed for things going wrong and the truth is it's not our fault." However the partners responsible say they are determined to continue the project regardless of the loss of World Cup host venue status. BBC News understood that Whitehaven Miners Social Club wanted £750,000 to allow access to the site.

"Following a meeting last night, we have agreed unanimously that it is no longer affordable, nor feasible, to continue negotiations with the Whitehaven Miners' Welfare organisation and will instead look to develop the stadium project in a new direction," the Pow Beck stadium partners [Copeland Borough Council, Whitehaven Rugby League Club and Whitehaven Amateur Football Club] said in a statement."The partners will continue to work together to move the stadium project forward, but will no longer be exploring the option of access over the Whitehaven Miners' land.

The Proposed new clubhouse for WAFC will include:

  • Cater for up to 200 people.
  • Full catering service.
  • Available for weddings, Sportsman's Dinners, birthdays, Special Occasions, Fund raising Activities.
  • Conference facilities - can be hired for seminars, meetings etc.
  • Social activities, local leagues, local clubs.


At the moment the club has 2 small stands either side of the Dugouts with the rest of the ground open the clubs 3g pitches are along side the pitch


We decided to use the train this time well I say we decided actually my Son Daniel decided it, this meant I had to renew my family railcard for another year at £30. This reduced the train price from £18 to £10 so already saved me money and will do throughout the rest of the year. The train would hug the coast line from Maryport with good views of the Irish sea


Leaving Carlisle on the 1247 we set off on the journey over the west coast line towards Whitehaven we were met on the train by 10/11 Seaham Red Star supporters who were very joyful, they got off at Whitehaven to find the nearest ale house but we continued on to Corkickle train station which is closer to the ground but not close to any pubs arriving at 1401. After a short walk (0.4 Miles) we were at the Rugby ground the football pitches are directly behind it.


You have to walk down the side road to which the arrow points to get access to the football ground and the stadium is where the star is

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There was no turnstile entrance and the hut and signs had taken a battering in the bad winter weather which meant we were able to walk into the ground without paying the entrance fee as there was no one on the entrance as we were so early. sure enough around 1430 someone went up to the gates and started charging supporters as they arrived.


Seaham Red Star, were held to a 1-1 draw at Whitehaven. They took a lead through Adam Johnson, from the penalty spot after Whitehaven’s keeper had brought down on Johnson on 60 minutes. English had fed the ball through to Johnston, who in turn pushed the ball past the on rushing keeper and was brought down. The ref giving the keeper a yellow card despite his innocent protests.  Arthur peers then equalised for Whitehaven Ten Minutes later when he was allowed a free header from Lee Woolf’s corner kick to head home. Home keeper Studholme tested the referees patience with a blatant hand ball outside the area but Mr Charters again decided to ignore the Red Star appeals to take some action. With 5 minutes remaining the Star thought the game was won, Palmer went past Jack Hunter and crossed to the far post where Josh Home Jackson headed home only to see the linesman’s flag raised for an offside. Added time saw Whitehaven get the ball in the net, a break away from the home side saw five attackers against only one Seaham defender, Connolly carried the ball and released it to Barry Armfield who rolled it into the goal but the linesman flagged Armfield offside.


Our train home was at 1651 so we decided to leave the game 5/10 Minutes early to make sure we made it but when we arrived at the Station the train was late. We had to stand around on Corkickle Station for 15/20 Minutes unaware the train was late as their was no screens or announcements my phone was also dead so I was unable to check any website. The train eventually arrived at 17:13 which meant we could have stayed until the end of the game. we arrived in Carlisle 18:22 16 Minutes late. A good day out and and the weather stayed good. Just one more Cumbrian Team left to complete the Cumbrian Clubs (Holker Old Boys) for this Cumbrian Groundhopper. Carlisle, Workington, Barrow, Kendal, Penrith, Celtic Nation and Whitehaven All Done.


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Division:- Northern League Division Two
Ticket Price ?
Programme  £1
Attendance ?
Score 1-1
Train Tickets Adult £8.05 Child £2.30 with a family railcard

Seaham Match Report

Match day Photo Album

Friday, 4 April 2014

Overall 235 92/92 Recompleting the 92

Newport County V Exeter City

Sunday 16th March 2014

Rodney Parade


Newport County Association Football Club is a professional association football club based in the city of Newport, South Wales. The club participates in Football League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system. Most recently reformed in 1989, the club is a continuation of the Newport County club which was founded in 1912 and was a founder member of the Football League's new Third Division in 1920. Newport County were Welsh Cup winners in 1980 and subsequently reached the quarter-finals of the UEFA Cup Winner's Cup in 1981. The club was relegated from the Football League in 1988 and went out of business in February 1989. The club reformed shortly afterwards and entered the English football league system at a much lower level. The club achieved promotion to the Conference Premier for the 2010–11 season, the same level they played at prior to the original club's bankruptcy in 1989. In 2013, Newport beat Wrexham FC in the Football League play-off final 2–0 to return to the Football League for the first time since 1988. Newport County,originally nicknamed "The Ironsides" due to Newport being home to Lysaght's Orb Works steel works In May 2012, Newport County announced that they had agreed a deal to move to the city's rugby stadium, Rodney Parade. In August 2012 EuroMillions lottery winner Les Scadding succeeded Chris Blight as club Chairman. In February 2013 a further 10-year lease to play at Rodney Parade was signed. 

Rodney Parade is a stadium in the city of Newport, South Wales. It is operated by Rodney Parade Limited, a company wholly owned by Newport Rugby Football Club. It is located on the east bank of the River Usk in Newport city centre. The ground is on Rodney Road, a short walk from the city's central bus and railway stations via Newport Bridge or Newport City footbridge. There is no spectator car park at the ground but a number of multi-storey car parks are nearby. Rodney Parade is the home ground of rugby union clubs Newport RFC and the Newport Gwent Dragons regional team.It is also the home ground of Newport County football club. However, stadium capacity is reduced for football matches.


Rodney Parade has two covered stands: the two-tier Hazell Stand (west) and the Bisley Stand (east) which are along the touchlines of the pitch. The upper tier of the west stand is seated with 1,996 seats, including 40 Press seats and the lower tier is a standing terrace. The east stand is all-seated with a 2,526 capacity including 144 seats in 13 hospitality boxes, food/drink outlets and a gantry for television cameras. The cameras are therefore pointing westward and often show the sun setting over Newport city centre. The North Terrace is uncovered standing and adjoins the uncovered standing terrace on the west touchline alongside the west stand. The south end of the stadium houses players' changing rooms, a media centre and the small uncovered Sytner stand for away football fans. A large video screen was erected at the south end in December 2013. The ticket office, club shop and hospitality suite is located at the north end of the East Stand and accessed via Gate 4 on Grafton Road. To the north of the North Terrace is a floodlit grass training area. It is intended that this area will be developed as a 4G artificial turf training pitch. Further north, parallel to Grafton Road, is the Newport County office, the Rodney Hall function room and the rugby clubhouse/office facilities.

Leaving from Theale Services we headed to Thatcham to visit some of our old friends before making the journey down the A4 and then M4 towards Bristol and over the Severn Bridge towards Newport paying the £6.40 entry into Wales


After parking up on a side street near the ground (it was a Sunday so no restrictions applied) we wandered up to the ground to collect our tickets and meet up with Shaun Smith again. We had a look in the Programme shop and managed to find a few Carlisle V Newport Programmes we needed for a friend.


We entered the ground into the north Stand taking our place behind the goal for the action  Newport came from behind to earn a point against League Two strugglers Exeter City. After a poor first half the Grecians went in front after Newport centre-back Harry Worley headed into his own net. Within a minute County were level, Lee Minshull poking home after Exeter goalkeeper Arthur Krysiak had dropped the ball.


After the game it was time to transport Shaunee back up to Gateshead Via the M4,M5, M42 M1 A1 We stopped off at a service station near Tamworth to get something to eat before finally dropping him off in Gateshead not long after 10pm. We chatted along the way and in my true good form I never shut up (I Probably should have warned him). After that it was a pretty simple journey over the A69 towards Carlisle arriving back home not long after 11pm

Ex Carlisle Watch


In the Newport side was Harry Worley who signed for Chelsea in 2005 from Stockport A tribunal set an initial transfer fee of £150,000 with further payments depending upon progress, He had a loan spell at Doncaster, then signed on loan for Carlisle United in 2007 playing only 1 game a 1-0 Victory over Cheltenham but was taken off at half time after picking up a Yellow card and really struggling against Cheltenham's attack. he was on the bench the following week but returned to Chelsea shortly after that. After that he joined Leicester City having loan spells at Luton and Crewe  On 14 July 2010, Worley parted company with Leicester by mutual consent, having failed to make more than a handful of first-team appearances during his two-year stint at the East Midlands club. He joined Oxford United on 22 July on a three-year deal after appearing on trial in two pre-season games against Scottish opposition. His first goal for United turned out to be the winner in a 2–1 away win against Port Vale at Vale Park on 12 March 2011.In June 2013 Worley joined Newport County. Worley made his debut for Newport County in the opening League Two match of the 2013–14 season on 3 August 2013 versus Accrington Stanley. Worley scored the opening goal after 24 minutes in the 4–1 win, the first goal for Newport County since their return to the Football League after a 25-year absence.

Well that is me back in the 92 club for the 2013-14 season but looking ahead to next season with either Luton or Cambridge coming up as Champions I will defiantly have another new ground next season as things stand Luton are on 86 Points with Second placed Cambridge on 73 but with a game in hand and then Grimsby in 3rd with 66 Points. As things stand Luton Need 8 more points for Promotion.

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Division :- Football League 2
Ticket Price Adult £15 Child £10
Programme £3.50
Attendance 3159
Score 1-1

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Monday, 24 March 2014

Overall 234 Conf 20/24

Salisbury V Gateshead

Saturday 15th March 2014

The Raymond McEnhill Stadium


Salisbury City Football Club is an English football club based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The club participates in the Conference Premier, the fifth tier of English football. The club was founded as Salisbury F.C. in 1947. A previous Salisbury City Football Club existed during the late 19th century, and played in the Southern League Second Division between 1906 and 1911, but the current club does not consider itself to be related. They play at The Raymond McEnhill Stadium. Salisbury have gained back-to-back promotions in recent years, first to the Conference South in the 2005–06 season by finishing top of the Southern League Premier Division, followed by winning the play-off final in the 2006–07 season to participate in the Conference Premier in 2007–08. In the summer of 2009, Salisbury City Football Club faced bankruptcy and in early September the club was formally placed in administration. Whilst still functioning as a football team, The Whites were fined and were punished further by the football authorities with the deduction of points. On 19 May 2010 the club was demoted two divisions to the Southern League Premier Division due to a breach of Conference rules. The club admitted that contrary to the conditions agreed in order to come out of administration, it had missed the deadline to pay back a creditor, but hoped to reach a CVA on 12 June, 5 weeks after the deadline. An appeal was made but on 10 June 2010 it was announced that with the appeal having failed, Salisbury City FC would compete in the Southern League Premier Division for the coming 2010–11 season, two divisions below Conference Premier level.

They played the 2010–11 season in the Southern League Premier Division after being demoted from the Conference Premier at the end of the 2009–10 season, but managed to win promotion to the Conference South for the 2011–12 season in the first season following their demotion. The club spent two seasons in the Conference South before winning promotion to the Conference Premier via the play-offs in the 2012–13 season.  On 12 December 2013, the club confirmed they had exited administration after five years of financial trouble.


In 1997 Salisbury City moved to a purpose-built stadium at Old Sarum, named after the then chairman. The Raymond McEnhill Stadium's capacity officially stands at 4,000 (although it is technically able to hold 5,000), with covered accommodation for 2,247 fans.

A then record crowd of 2,570 saw the FA Cup first round 2–0 defeat by Hull City in 1998. This figure was beaten twice during the FA Cup run of 2006–07: against Fleetwood Town in the first round proper and then against Nottingham Forest in the second round, with 3,100 attending the 1–1 draw. Salisbury City lost the replay. A new record was set in the 2012–13 season when Salisbury reached the Conference South play-off final against Dover Athletic, the final being played on home turf. 3,408 attended the match which Salisbury won 3–2 after extra time.

This was to be the start of my double match weekend with a trip to Newport’s Rodney Parade the day after this to re-complete the English 92 League grounds. Me and My Eldest son Daniel left Carlisle on the Friday Lunch time to travel down initially to Walsall were we stayed at the Holiday Inn a Bargin at £30 which included a swimming pool and Gym. On the Saturday we made our way down the M5 towards the south we came off the M5 and took the A417 towards Swindon that then became the A419 After Cirencester. We stopped at Swindon for Dinner at a Burger king right next to the County Ground Swindon Enabling me to collect some photo’s before carrying on down the A346 and A338 towards Salisbury. Arriving at the ground for 2 we parked up in the Small Car park for £2 before walking to a local park for Daniel to play on the climbing frame. We walked back to the ground for 1430 and that's were we met a relieved Shaun Smith from Tyneside who knew his lift home was sorted (Shaun is the creator of the website 100 grounds Club a website which is a inspiration to so many of us ground hoppers) . We went into to the ground which was £14 for me and £5 for Daniel with Programmes £2.50. We had a quick half in the bar before entering the ground which was not segregated so we were able to walk around the full ground


The game itself was a 0-0 draw but the sun was shinning and Gateshead were slightly the better side the best chance falling to Jack Lester in the last few minutes when he slid in from around 5 yards to tap towards the goal but the Salisbury Keeper was able to save it with his legs a share of the points was not enough for 2 sides both chasing the end of season play offs a report can be found here


After the game we headed towards Basingstoke where we had tea at another Crown Carvery at the The Beach Arms Oakley before heading up towards Reading and our Travelodge just off the M4 at Theale Services again another bargin at £24.

Division :- Skrill Premier League

Ticket Price Adult £14 Child £5
Programme £2.50
Attendance 685
Score 0-0

Miles from Carlisle 304

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The 4 Remaining Conference grounds I need are Luton Cambridge Forest Green and Braintree

Sunday, 9 March 2014

Overall 233

Morpeth Town V Sunderland RCA

Saturday 8th March 2014

Craik Park

Morpeth Town A.F.C. is a football club based in Morpeth in Northumberland, England. Their home ground is Craik Park in Morpeth. In 1994 the club moved to Craik Park and again won the Northern Alliance title and with it promotion to the Northern League Division Two for the 1994–95 season. They named the stadium Craik Park after father and son W and R Craik who had served as club secretary between 1920 and 1985. The ground used to have a 400 metre cinder track surrounding the pitch but this has now gone. Craik Park is west of Morpeth town centre, just off the B6254 and a little over a mile from Morpeth Station. There’s no mention of the capacity but it must hold around 1000 with 100 in the stand.
We set off from Carlisle around 1130 stopping off at Treasure Island soft play in Morpeth for my 10 year old son Daniel to run around and have some fun the £4 entry fee was well worth it. We made over way to the ground at around 1430 stopping off in the town centre to use a cash machine the town centre looks really nice . we came to the ground from the town centre so we came over Oldgate bridge up Curly Kews road which became Woodhill Drive and later Abbey Meadows. before turning left towards the B6254 road as you come to a set of tree’s you can see the floodlights and the entrance is in between a row of tree’s with the club house at the top of the hill, The Spectator entrance is around to the left. The ground is really open used to have a running track around it but this has now gone.
The first chance of the game fell to Sunderland RCA when a cross from the right found Gavin Barton who’s header was well wide. On 11 Minutes Morpeth took the lead when Stephen Forster raced clear beating Ross Preston to the ball before lacing the ball past the keeper into the net for 1-0. Morpeth went further ahead on 23 Minutes when Stephen Forster collected a ball over the top onto his chest just outside the area before turning and firing into the net with a excellent finish, at half time it was 2-0.
In the second half Sunderland started the brighter and despite having a goal disallowed on 58 Minutes and number of half chances fell behind when a ball over the top sent Substitute Matthew Wright clear and he was able to coolly finish into the far corner to make it 3-0 on 73 Minutes. Straight from the kick off Scott Swanston headed in a cross from the right to make it 4-0 on 74 Minutes. Gary Shields had a shot well saved on 77 Minutes for Sunderland before Morpeth wrapped things up in the 85th Minute when a bad back pass allowed Stephen Forster to nip in and knock the ball past the keeper before stopping the ball on the goal line and getting down on his knees to head it over the line and claim his hat trick
A good day out and a great game of football to boot. Sunderland will be disappointed as the score line flatters Morpeth a little but clinical finishing from the home side and some mistakes from Sunderland lead to their downfall. After the game we were straight home to Carlisle arriving back for 1825
Ex Carlisle watch
Sunderland RCA player/coach Steve Halliday Started number 6 for Sunderland I have already blogged on Halliday in blog number 223 whilst at Sunderland RCA last December Click here for Blog whilst I was at Sunderland RCA he was nice enough to sign my photo of him I had picked up at the Sunderland V Carlisle Fa Cup tie (which was displayed on the walls in the away end) the poor guy looked absolutely knackered and disappointed with the result but was graceful enough to sign it, the photo will be kept in with all my other Carlisle United Memorabilia.
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Now 24 Morpeth’s number 9 had been on trial for Carlisle as an 18 Year old back in 2008 , Playing 2 games one against Kilmarnock U19 scoring in the process in a 2-1 win then again against Burnley in a 4-2 Defeat the programme gives his former Clubs as Birmingham City Carlisle West Allotment Celtic Hebburn and Jarrow Roofing. No idea what happened to him, but today he was really lively took all three of his goals brilliantly and you kind of wonder what happened to his career and why he didn’t make it at a higher level.
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Division :- Northern League
Ticket Price Adult £6
Programme £1
Attendance ?

Score 5-0

Match Day Photo Album

Overall 232

Darlington Railway Athletic Club v Thornaby Town

Saturday 1st March 2014

Brinkburn Road


Darlington Railway Athletic F.C. is a football club based in Darlington, England. The club was formed shortly after the First World War and started out in the Darlington & District League. Little is known of the club in the early seasons but in 1919–20 the club joined the Northern League. They found the going tough and after finishing second bottom in the 1924–25 season they returned to the Darlington & District League. In 1992 the club hit financial trouble and folded, but was reformed by Martyn Jackson in 1993. The club won the Wearside Football League in 2005 which earned them promotion back to the Northern League, where in their first season they won another promotion to reach the Northern League Division One. However, they were relegated down again, and as of 2014 are in the Northern League Division Two. There isn’t much to the ground open sides with a seated stand behind one end with the standing terrace and changing rooms at the other end the club house is in the corner and well worth a visit.


They Journey from Stokesley to Darlington took a little over half an hour after a quick stop at the MacDonald's and a cash machine. Parking up on a side street across the road from the ground. I was starting to lag a little by the last game the early start combined with the long day meant time was beginning to catch up with me but the game was entertaining so I managed to stay awake.


Thornaby took the lead when Bythway headed a free kick the lead was soon doubled by Melvin tapped in at the back post to make it 2-0 Darlington got back into the game with a stunning goal. Allison curled a wicked effort into the top right corner from the edge of the box leaving the goalkeeper stranded and make it 2-1. In the Second half a sustained period of pressure from Darlington failed to find a goal, Thornaby then Caught Darlington on the break and Woodhouse was able to race clear to slot home for 3-1. Allison then got his second to make it 3-2 but Thornaby were able to hang on and claim a valuable away win.

We set off back home for Cumbria taking to journey back over the A66 arriving home from around 10:00 slightly knackered but a very enjoyable day never the less. A well organised hop although as always the crowds tend to drop off after the first game. 3 good games off football as well will defo be at some of the easter hop more likely the Saturday and Sunday

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Division:- Northern League Division Two
Ticket Price £4
Programme  £1 T/S 20p
Attendance ?
Score 2-3

Match Day Photo Album

Overall 231

Stokesley Sports Club V Tow Law Town

Saturday 1st March

Broughton Road


Stokesley Sports Club Football Club is an English association football club based in Stokesley, North Yorkshire currently playing in the Northern League Division Two. Formed in 1920, the club spent most of the 20th century participating in local leagues before joining the Teesside League in 1994 before progressing to the Wearside League in 1999. Seven years later the club was accepted into the Northern League. In the summer of 2009 the club changed their name to Stokesley Football Club. In 2009–10 the club became champions of the Northern League Second Division and gained promotion to the First Division for the first time in the club's history. In season 2010–11 the club finished 16th in division 1, but following the season the manager, chairman and secretary as well as the rest of the committee resigned quoting a lack of support from the sports club. Renamed Stokesley Sports Club FC, in 2011, a new team was appointed under the leadership of manager Monty Alexander. In the 2011–12 season Stokesley were relegated back to Division Two after finishing the season with 4 points and not having won a single game. The ground holds around 2000 and has one small stand at the top of one side of the ground with the changing rooms and sports club accross the other side of the car mark. There’s not much to this ground to write home about but the club are very friendly


Making our way over from Marske straight from the full time whistle we arrived in plenty of time to grab a drink in the Sports Club accross the Car park from the ground.


Two goals from Dean Thexton settled this game in the first half on 18 Minutes and 26 Minutes before a goal from Upton in the second half for Stokesley meant Tow Law came away from this with a good away win for which they were full value for. Stokesley tried to find an equalizer in the second half but to no avail.

Division:- Northern League Division Two
Ticket Price £4
Programme  £1
Attendance 189
Score 1-2

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Match Day Photo Album

Overall 230

Marske United V Guisborough Town

Saturday 1st March 2014

G.E.R Stadium


Marske United F.C. is an English football club based in Marske-by-the-Sea, near Redcar in North Yorkshire. The club are currently members of Division One of the Northern League and play at the GER Stadium. The club was established in 1956 and initially played in local leagues until joining the Teesside League in 1976. They won the league in 1980–81 and 1983–84 and in 1985 were promoted to Wearside League in 1985, which they won in 1994–95. The following season they finished second and were promoted to Division Two of the Northern League. In their first season in Division Two they finished third, and were promoted to Division One, where they remained until being relegated at the end of the 2003–04 season. They returned to Division One after finishing third in 2010–11. There Record Attendance is 1,489 vs Darlington 1883, Northern League, 2 February 2013. This Season the club made it all the way to the Fa Cup 4th Qualifying Round beating Consett, Hebburn, Albion Sports, Frickley Athletic, and Halesowen Town before losing to Southport Narrowly missing out on an historic entry into the first round. Situated on the North Sea coast between Redcar and Saltburn, Marske-by-the-Sea is one of East Cleveland’s oldest and prettiest villages. The main stand has seating for 167 fans, with the remainder of the 2,500 capacity made up of hard standing on all four sides of the ground. There was a social club outside the ground which has a large TV Screen showing Sky Sports.


We made our way over from Carlisle parking up on a nearby street this was the first game of the Northern League groundhop weekend with 3 games scheduled over the 1 day so the KO was 11am Entry was £15 for the 3 Games Including Programmes. We arrived at around 1050 and was able to walk in just in time for KO The large crowd meant an entertaining game was expected.


Guisborough took the lead when a through ball sent top goal scorer though on goal he coolly rounded the keeper before slotting in from an tight angle an excellent finish. Shorty after that tensions flared up between the Marske Left back O Sullivan and Guisborough goal scorer Johnson O Sullivan later kicking out in front of the linesman who had a simple job of pointing it out to the ref who was quick to dismiss the defender. On 63 Mins Roberts Converted a header from a corner to make it 2-0, On 86 Min’s the same player made it 3-0 with a volley. In the last minutes of the game Johnson went through on goal again this time choosing to smash the ball past the keeper to make it 4-0


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Division:- Northern League Division One
Ticket Price Normally £5
Programme  £1 An Excellent 90 page Edition
Attendance 433
Score 0-4

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