Posted '1:12pm bells' Munday 4th October 2021
It's a bit late, but here iz a brief match report and pix from wor U23s 4-1 win last Friday against 'The Smog Monsters of Teesside' at SJP!
(This IZ The Geordie Times after aall!---Wot did yoo expect???)
*20th minute: A Jack Young cross iz heeded in by Charlie Wiggett at The Leazes End, where 17 Smoggie fans were seated in part of the lower tier!
55th minute: Elliot Anderson scores from the penalty spot at The Gallowgate End! (2-0)
58th minute: A Dylan Stephenson shot puts us 3-0 up!
61st minute: Issac Fletcher pulls one back for wor visitor with a loopin heeder ower Jack Langley in the Toon goal (3-1)
90th minute: The best goal of the game scored by Cain Sykes, who divorted a cross by Adam Wilson into hiz OWN NET to put us 4-1 up!
FT 4-1 to NUFC to end a 5 game losin' streak!
Attendance: 752 includin' those 17 Smoggie diehards behind the Leazes goal!
*How times have changed!---When Keegan woz in charge, we played some of wor 2nd string games at Kingston Park on the ootskirts of The Toon
Ower 4,000 attended the forst ever game there, and now we can't even get 1,000 to wor city centre stadium!
PS: Wor U21s are in action at Harrogate tomorrow evenin' in the EFL trophy ' and The NUFC mad-sad groundhoppers will be there in force! (aall 10 of us!)
Most of us have been there before aboot 18 years ago for a forst team friendly, when Harrogate were a non leegue club!
It shud be noted that yoo must buy your tickets online from Harrogate and NEE one will be admitted withoot an E ticket on your phone!
Nee E ticket--- Nee entry! ie NEE cash sales on the gate! (Wots the world comin tee???)
A full Geordie Times match report will appear here!---Eventually!