Sunday, 13 January 2013

Overall #193

West Auckland town v marske

Saturday 12th January 2013 Darlington road

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West Auckland Town F.C. are a football club from West Auckland, near Bishop Auckland in County Durham, England, competing in the Northern League, in the ninth tier of the English football league system. The club is most famous for being the winners of the Sir Thomas Lipton Trophy, one of the world's first international footballing competitions, twice, in 1909 and 1911. They play at Darlington Road which has a Capacity of 6728

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We travelled over the A66 from Cumbria arriving just in time for kick off

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West Auckland took the lead in the 27th Minute when a cross from John Campbell was finished well by Mattie Moffat. Marske Equalized in the 60th Minute when a cross from Bryan Stewart was headed home by John Alexander. West Auckland were the better side and deservedly grabbed the winner in the 80th Minute when a shot from Gardner was smartly saved by the Keeper but he could only palm out into the path of the onrushing attacker, Campbell who was able to head home the rebound to give the home side the 3 points.

We were straight back into the car and back to Carlisle for 1820 20130112_162510

 

 

 

 

 

Division:- Northern League Div 1
Ticket Price £5 and £3 Child
Programme £1
Parking £0
Attendance ?
Score 2-1

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