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  • SKINNER: “WE WEREN’T AT OUR BEST – BUT IT’S ANOTHER THREE POINTS”
    By Brian Bennett Ashington FC manager Ian Skinner was delighted with his side who maintained their 100 per cent record in the Ebac Northern League with a 2-1 win at West Allotment Celtic on Tuesday night. After three games, the Colliers sit at the top of the division – but Skinner admitted that his outfit […]
  • BRIGGS: “I HOPE MY GOAL WILL PUT AN END TO THE BANTER”
    By Brian Bennett | Photo: Ian Brodie Ashington FC skipper Dean Briggs scored the winner – and his first goal of the season – on Saturday as the Colliers advanced into the next round of the Emirates FA Cup after a thrilling 3-2 win over Newton Aycliffe at Woodhorn Lane in the extra preliminary round. […]
  • SKINNER: “CUP FOOTBALL IS ALL ABOUT THE RESULT”
    By Brian Bennett Ashington have started to make a habit of it at Woodhorn Lane – only it’s something which manager Ian Skinner hopes his side will quickly eradicate! For the second time in a few weeks, home supporters went into raptures after their team – who trailed by two goals – staged a magnificent […]
  • SKINNER: “IT’LL BE A RIP ROARING CUP TIE”
    By Brian Bennett Ashington FC take a break from League action on Saturday (August 6) when they tackle Newton Aycliffe at Woodhorn Lane in the extra preliminary round of the Emirates FA Cup. Colliers manager Ian Skinner adopted a cautious approach to the clash – purely and simply because of his philosophy of taking one […]
  • SKINNER: “IF ANYONE HAD OFFERED ME TWO WINS IN TWO GAMES I WOULD HAVE TAKEN IT”
    By Brian Bennett Ashington FC manager Ian Skinner admitted that his side had to work hard before collecting all three points against Northallerton Town at Woodhorn Lane on Tuesday night – but said it was a ‘pleasing result.’ Robbie Dale’s first goal for the club put the hosts ahead but Northallerton levelled five minutes before […]