Five-Star Performance From Morpeth Against Whitley Bay

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Morpeth Town extended their home winning streak to 16-games after a sublime second-half display saw them hit five past Whitley Bay at Craik Park After a goalless first half, Sean Taylor opened the scoring before Curtis Coppen, an own goal from Graham Williams and Liam Henderson all scored in a 12-minute period. Jordan Fry turned Stephen Forster’s cross into the net for a fifth goal, and Henderson headed off the crossbar in additional time. The Highwaymen blew their opponents away in the second half, and have…

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Match Preview: Morpeth Town vs Whitley Bay

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Northern League Division One Venue: Craik Park, Morpeth Common, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2YX Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Kick-Off: 7:45pm Updates: @MorpethTownAFC Morpeth Town go into their game with Whitley Bay looking to maintain their 10-month winning run at Craik Park. The Highwaymen haven’t dropped a single point at home since last October, while their opponents are on a run of their own at the moment. Whitley are on a 12-match unbeaten run, which stretched back to January – the last side to beat them were Morpeth.…

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Walton nets hat-trick as Morpeth thrash Billingham Synthonia

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Joe Walton scored a hat-trick in 13 second half minutes as Morpeth Town thrashed Billingham Synthonia 4-0 at Craik Park. After a frustrating hour for the hosts, Walton produced a composed finish to put the Highwaymen ahead. The winger tapped into an empty net for his second and rifled home from the penalty spot on 78 minutes to complete his hat-trick. Michael Chilton added a fourth goal in the second minute of additional time to wrap up the result and secure another three points for Morpeth.…

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Match Preview: Morpeth Town vs Billingham Synthonia

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Northern League Division One Venue: Craik Park, Morpeth Common, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2YX Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017 Kick-Off: 3:00pm Updates: @MorpethTownAFC Morpeth Town will welcome newly-promoted side Billingham Synthonia to Craik Park on Saturday afternoon – their first home league game of the season. The Highwaymen were last in action at home at the end of July as they eased past North Shields to win the JR Cleator Cup for the first time in their history. Last season, Nick Gray and Dave Malone’s side won 20…

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Morpeth Town ease past Stockton Town in league opener

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Morpeth Town kicked off the new Northern League campaign with a 3-1 win over newly-promoted Stockton Town. Joe Walton opened the scoring midway through a dominant first half with a header from close range. Luke Carr and Mark Davison pressed home Morpeth’s advantage in the second-half, while Jamie Owens added a consolation five minutes from time. The Highwaymen picked up their first three points of the season and now turn their attention to Billingham Synthonia on Saturday. Nick Gray and Dave Malone’s side crashed out of…

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