MATCH PREVIEW: Highwaymen out to banish road trip blip

Morpeth are on the road for the first time since September 2nd when they make the journey to Guisborough Town on Saturday. Their 3pm kick-off is a chance to continue a three-match winning streak and banish memories of their previous away day, a humbling 3-0 defeat at the hands of Seaham Red Star; their only league defeat of the season to date. SNAPSHOT PREVIEW FORM: Guisborough are on a rotten run of form, losing four of their previous six league games, conceding 17 in the process at an average of…

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Match preview: Goals in store as big two square off

Morpeth Town welcome West Auckland to Craik Park for a clash of the top two sides in the league. In what is an eagerly anticipated meeting of the leading sides in EBAC Northern League Division One, goals could be the order of the day based on the free-scoring exploits of both teams. SNAPSHOT PREVIEW FORM: West Auckland have been in outstanding goal-scoring form of late, netting 37 times in just 11 matches, at a rate of over three per game. No-one else in Division One comes close, with Morpeth the…

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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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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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Match Preview: Stockton Town vs Morpeth Town

By Andrew McDonnell (@AndrewSJourno) Northern League Division One Venue: Bishopton Road West, Stockton-on-Tees, Stokesley, North Yorks, TS19 0QD Date: Wednesdayday, August 9, 2017 Kick-Off: 7:45pm Updates: @MorpethTownAFC Morpeth Town will be looking to put Saturday’s result behind them as they open their Northern League campaign against Stockton Town tonight. The Highwaymen began the new season with a 2-0 loss to Shildon in the Emirates FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round last weekend. However, Nick Gray and Dave Malone will be keen on getting a reaction from the side to get off to the best…

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