NEWCASTLE Community Football is holding half-term football coaching courses for boys and girls aged four to 16.
These will be at Powerleague in Gateshead (October 22-25) and Ponteland’s Richard Coates School and Corbridge First School (October 29-November 1).
Courses run from 10.00-3.00 and cost £42 for the four days.
To enrol, ring 0191 264 2015 or 07889 618 718 or e-mail info@ newcastlecommunityfootball. co.uk.
■■THE second round of the Quadrant Leisure CIC Under-12 Cubs Cup will be played tomorrow. Ties (all 1.30) are: Wideopen and District Wanderers v Corbridge Juniors UNited, Berwick Rangers v Red House Farm Eagles, Newcastle East End v Newcastle West End, Whitley Bay WC Whites v Team Gosforth Ajax, Ponteland United Pumas v Newcastle Benfield San Siro, Montagu and North Fenham Blues v Morpeth Town Bengals, Corbridge United Lions v North Shields Yellows, Bedlington Vipers v Newcastle Benfield Olympico, Montagu and North Fenham Reds v Newcastle EE Orange, Cramlington Whites v Wallsend BC Yellows, Prudhoe YC Magpies v Hexham Porto, Newcastle EE Reds v Stakeford CFC, Newcastle Venfield Azzuri v Cramlington United Tigers, Newcastle Benfield Tardini v Blyth Spartans, Northburn Wanderers v Newcastle City and Cramlington Reds v Ashington CFC.
■■WALLSEND Boys Club Under-13s are seeking new players. Contact Tim on 07725 597 008.
■■THE 3g artificial grass pitch at Houghton-le-Spring’s Kepier Academy will re-open for use on Monday evening.
In the summer it was decided to relay the 12-year-old surface to provide the best facility for local clubs and the community.
To enquire about bookings, email Community Development Manager Dave Brennan at d. firstname.lastname@example.org.
■■THE Apollo Doors Gateshead Youth League holds its annual Sportsman’s Dinner at the Teams Social Club on Saturday, December 1 (6.30).
Guest speaker will be the former Middlesbrough and Blackburn player Craig Hignett (pictured).
Tickets, priced £40, are available by ringing 07557 302 377.
Drew Hodgson was part of the
England under-19 futsal squad which contested the
Montaigu Cup in
The Northumbria University student (pictured) helped England defeat France 3-2 in the semi-finals before they lost 12-0 to favourites Spain in the decider.
■■REDHEUGH Blacks edged out Beamish Bolts 4-3 in the Apollo Doors Gateshead Youth League’s Under-13 League Cup.
■■RYTON registered a 5-1 win over Wallsend Community in the Apollo Doors Gateshead Youth League’s Under-16 Division.