Holders outgun Ashington to seal Runcorn date in Vase

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Holders North Shields will host Runcorn Town in the third round of the FA Carlsberg Vase on December 12.

The Robins comfortably defeated Ashington 3-0 in last night’s delayed second round tie thanks to goals from Ben Richardson, John Parker and James Luccock, delighting a crowd of 464.

Team Northumbria upset the form book by winning 2-1 at Guisborough Town after extra time. Kevin Carr and Lewis Storey did the damage, with Steve Snaith replying.

Team are away to Marske United next.