The first weekend of the New Year looks set to be an exciting one, with local sides meeting each other in the Northern Alliance Reeves Independent George Dobbins League Cup.

The Hexham & District Sunday League will also make a welcome return. 


Northern League Division Two: Newcastle University v Ryton & Crawcrook Albion (at Kimberly Park, Prudhoe).

Northern Alliance. Reeves Independent George Dobbins League Cup: Wallington v Prudhoe YC Seniors. Haltwhistle Jubilee v Hexham. Ponteland United v Jesmond.

Northern Alliance Development Division: Swalwell v Ponteland United Reserves.


Hexham & District Sunday League.

Beales of Hexham Division One: Mickley Social v Crawcrook Fox & Hounds (Paul Clark); Hexham Phoenix v Heddon St Andrews (Peter Fletcher); Bardon Mill Bowes Lyons v Haltwhistle Railway (Paul Best); Riding Mill v Prudhoe Town Sunday (Callum Black).

The Phoenix Hexham Division Two: Barrasford v Wylam Black Bull (David Dowling); Crawcrook Rising Sun v Crawcrook Social (Mark Baston); FC Ryton v Ponteland Cairn Group Hotels (referee TBC); Wark FC v Hexhamshire (Colin Smith); Haydon Bridge United v Hexham Hearts (Chris Gribbon).