Durham Sunday League: Seniors seal extra special cup success

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Durham County Seniors outgunned Chester Garden Farm 6-4 after extra time, in a pulsating JD Taxis Guards Cup second round tie.

Durham were 2-1 down with 10 minutes to go until Ross Wilkinson grabbed his second goal of the game. In extra time, sub Adam Birks and man of the match Kieron Bowes both grabbed doubles to win the day.

Bailey Hunter (2) and Tom Wray struck for Farm.

Houghton Chilton Lodge progressed from the third round, winning 3-1 at Birtley Coach and Horses.

They were two up by half-time, thanks to efforts from Iain Macpherson and Martin Armstrong, with Birtley reduced to 10 men when Aaron McEwen picked up two bookings.

In a stormy game, Birtley somehow got their way back to 2-1, sub Jack Kelly netting, but man of the match Dan Thompson sealed victory with a third goal.

James Ward’s dismissal, reducing Birtley to nine men, led to an abandonment a minute from time.

Durham County edged past Washington Sandpiper on penalties after a 3-3 extra-time draw.

Joe Kerry (2) and Craig Mountain notched for County, who had Stanley Ogunsuyi sent off.

Ferryhill Celtic cruised to a 10-0 success at Kelloe WMC, whose keeper, Matthew Agar, impressed in keeping the score down.

Four-goal Luke Thompson was supported by Jason White (2), substitute Jonathan Agar (2), Andrew Agar and John Makepeace.

Third Division Burnside WMC produced a spirited performance only to be pipped 5-4 at Chilton WMC in the Stonebridge Inn League Cup third round.

Byron Brown’s hat-trick inspired Premier outfit Chilton, with Nicky Pickford adding the other two goals, while Burnside stayed in the tie all the way thanks to doubles from star man Max Stoker and Lewis Turnbull.

Sherburn Village WMC outgunned Waldridge Park 6-4 in a second round tie.

Chris Days (3) and Adam Campbell Bell netted for Park.