PROGRAMME: Time for change at Craik Park

We have a bumper 40-page programme on sale when we play Willington in the League Cup third round on Wednesday night. Don’t forget to grab your copy of The Highwaymen, which has a host of Morpeth Town content, including: Chairman Ken Beattie reveals exciting plans for the future of Morpeth Town Joint boss Nick Gray urges caution ahead of ‘one-off’ cup tie. Stephen Turnbull aims to walk tall down the aisle on his wedding day Curtis Coppen answers the quickfire questions We have a picture special from Billingham Synthonia away…

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PREVIEW: Town set sights on cup success

Following a 6-0 thumping of Billingham Synthonia, Morpeth Town start a run of four home games in 10 days when they welcome Willington in the third round of the League Cup. Hoping to claim a quadruple this season – including the Cleator Cup – The Highwaymen know this is a must-win game under the lights at Craik Park (7.45pm). SNAPSHOT PREVIEW FORM: Willington are absolutely flying of late and are the in-form team in Division Two. Taking 16 points from a possible 18 is hugely impressive but the nature in…

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WATCH: Sayer happy to keep momentum going

Morpeth Town midfielder Ben Sayer was happy to keep the momentum going following a dominant 6-0 win at Billingham Synthonia. The Highwaymen extended their lead at the top of EBAC Northern League Division One to 18 points – rivals Marske United beat Hinckley 5-0 in the FA Vase on Saturday – by overwhelming bottom side Billingham. Marske may have six games in hand, but they need to win all of them just to keep pace with Town. Midfielder Sayer, who opened the scoring with a 12th minute strike, insisted it is far better to…

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REPORT: Davison hat-trick as Morpeth cruise to victory

A classy attacking display from Morpeth Town ensured three routine points at Billingham Synthonia as Mark Davison’s hat-trick helped the side at the top of Division One outclassed their struggling hosts. The Highwaymen eased to victory as they inflicted league defeat number 21 on struggling Billingham, who had plenty of effort and endeavour but little cutting edge. Ben Sayer and Joe Walton capitalised on a strong Morpeth start to put the visitors two-up inside 21 minutes. A similar beginning to the second half put Town four to the good within…

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