Tag: Northern League Cup

FULL TIME | Shildon 2 Guisborough Town 1

16 year old Tafari Nicholas scored twice as Shildon won the first game in the new look Northern League Cup.

His first came on 50mins as he ran the length of the half before slotting under the Guisborough Town keeper.

4 minutes later he doubled Shildon’s advantage firing in an unstoppable shot to the keepers left.

Steven Roberts pulled a goal back for Guisborough with 4 minutes to go, but, a Shildon team that finished with an average age of 19 held on.

Full Time : Shildon 2 Guisborough Town 1
Attendance : 168

Man Of the Match : Tafari Nicholas

League Cup : Shildon 1 South Shields 4

Shildon were knocked out of the League Cup, losing 4-1 to South Shields.

Micky Rae gave Shildon an early lead slotting past keeper Connell. 7 Minutes later South Shields were awarded a penalty when Jamie Harwood was harshly penalised for an alleged foul on South Shields forward Jordan Blinco,  to everyone’s amazement then Jamie was sent off leaving Shildon 78 minutes to play with 10 men.

Carl Finnigan scored the penalty to level, then 2 furthe goals for Jordan Blinco and another for Finnigan in the second half set up a tie against North Shields in the Final.

Full match report to follow…