Match Report: 16/8/17
Team Northumbria 2, Billingham Synthonia 0
Ebac Northern League Division 1
Synners made the trip to Team Northumbria and lost out in a 2-0 defeat with a goal in each half for the hosts.
Team Northumbria: Holden, Cristea, Read, McNamara(c), Lowrie, Webster, Redford (Jewitt), Spence, Ardelean, Gunn (Shorrock), Heywood (Richardson). Subs not used; Mitchell, Carr.
Billingham Synthonia: Gibbs, Salmon, Howes (Scaife-Wheatley), Seaton, Crust, Mulligan(c), Garton (Aime), Rowe, Caley, Hillerby, Cattermole (Chapman). Subs not used; Dalton, Priestley.
The Students opened the scoring in the 23rd minute when a ball across goal from the right bye-line deflected off Synners defender MATTHEW CRUST into his own net.
Half-time: Team Northumbria 1, Synners 0
The home side doubled their lead after 72 minutes as a right wing cross came to ANDREI ARDELEAN in front of goal and he made no mistake from close range.
Full-time: Team Northumbria 2, Synners 0
Referee: Mr M Andrews, Assistants: K Freeth, P Kirt.
Next up for Bilingham is a first home league fixture of the season when Ryhope CW visit on Saturday afternoon.