Deja-vu as Taylor doubles up once again

You can’t help but feel a sense of deja-vu at Craik Park these days. Victory, three points and a Sean Taylor brace; I should have copied and pasted last week’s report such were the similarities. Facing a far sterner test in the form of second in the table West Auckland, Morpeth were stretched without being overwhelmed and showed admirable resilience during testing moments. But the latter were fleeting thanks to Joe Walton’s opener on six minutes, followed by a second consecutive Taylor double in a week, the first coming in…

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Two for Taylor as Highwaymen claim comfortable win

Sean Taylor bagged a brace as Morpeth Town’s midfield once again chipped in on the goal front to secure a comfortable 4-1 win over a spirited Washington. The winger popped up in the 19th and 38th minute to give his side a solid advantage, before the visitors reduced the deficit through Kristian Sands on the stroke of half-time. But there would be no comeback at Craik Park as second half strikes from Joseph Walton and Curtis Coppen ensured three valuable points as the Highwaymen maintained top spot in the Northern…

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Morpeth shine bright in demolition of North Shields

Ben Sayer was the shining light as Morpeth Town cruised to a 5-1 victory on an eventful night against North Shields at Craik Park. Midfielder Sayer shone, scoring a hat-trick, as his team surged to three points with a floodlight failure thrown in in the closing stages. Wayne Phillips and Mark Davison also got in on the scoring act as Town blew away a stunned Shields outfit. It was the hosts who took the lead when Davison was on hand to flick home a 13th minute cross in from the…

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Henderson hat-trick eases Morpeth past Jarrow Roofing

Liam Henderson scored a first-half hat-trick to give Morpeth Town a 4-0 win over Jarrow Roofing at the Boldon CA Sports Ground. Henderson’s headed home just before the half-hour mark and swept home from close range on 45 minutes. The striker completed his hat-trick moments later as Joe Walton won the ball back from soon after the restart and Henderson found the bottom corner – that was his fifth goal in the space of two games. Wayne Phillips netted his first goal for the club in the final minutes of…

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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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