Univer­sity’s mas­ter­class in scor­ing

Sunday Sun - - Football -

NEW­CAS­TLE Univer­sity ex­tended their lead at the top of the Premier Di­vi­sion with a 7-0 home rout of Seaton Delaval.

Braces from Keith Dou­glas and Niza Chilu­fya fea­tured in a dev­as­tat­ing first-half display which had the Stu­dents five up at the break, Olly Walden adding to the hosts’ mis­ery be­fore late sec­ond-half ef­forts from Lef­teris Alambri­tis and Lee Scott sealed the win and opened up an 11-point gap on the rest.

Pon­te­land were held to a goal­less draw at home to North Shields Ath­letic while New­cas­tle Blue Star went joint-sec­ond with a 2-0 home win over Al­nwick Town, Richard Coul­son and Martin Soulsby with the goals.

A dou­ble from Mal­colm Morien saw AFC Killing­worth de­feat vis­i­tors Walling­ton 3-1 while Gateshead Rutherford won by the same score against FC United of New­cas­tle, the hosts net­ting through Antony Black­burn, Shaun Tod­hunter, and Niki Langston, Dil­lon Swan with an early opener for the vis­i­tors.

An­other goal­less draw oc­curred at Percy Main as they were held by AFC New Ford­ley, while both New­cas­tle Chem­fica and Shankhouse claimed 3-2 home wins over Whit­ley Bay A and Gateshead A re­spec­tively.

In the First Di­vi­sion, a lone strike from Sam Watts saw Blyth Town claim all the points away to Wallsend Boys Club. Bedling­ton de­feated Wallsend Com­mu­nity 2-1 with goals from Adam Ord and Tommy Wilkin­son, and Culler­coats re­main third de­spite los­ing 1-0 at Felling Mag­pies, Adam Byron with their goal.

Andy Mur­ray scored three times and Karl Laz­zari twice as Blyth Spar­tans Re­serves won 6-2 at For­est Hall.

Heb­burn U23s edged vis­i­tors Seaton Burn 4-3.

Win­la­ton and Hex­ham both picked up wins at Gos­forth Bo­hemi­ans (2-1) and Red Row Wel­fare (3-1) re­spec­tively.

Bur­radon put up a brave fight be­fore fall­ing 5-4 to lead­ers Whit­ley Sport­ing Club.

A Daniel Thomp­son hat-trick helped Roth­bury on their way to a 5-1 win at Seghill.

Elling­ton dis­posed of Jes­mond 4-1, Liam Thomp­son get­ting two.

Cram­ling­ton United hit six with­out re­ply at Sto­b­swood Wel­fare.

Red­heugh, for whom Ai­dan Rut­ledge scored three, won 6-1 at Cram­ling­ton Town, while there was also wins for Spit­tal, Coundon and Whit­burn.

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