Falcons win Teesside League for second time

THERE YOU GO: David Marsden, secretary of the Teesside Football League, hands David Young, captain of Thirsk Falcons, the Alex Burness Plate

THERE YOU GO: David Marsden, secretary of the Teesside Football League, hands David Young, captain of Thirsk Falcons, the Alex Burness Plate

First published in Sport

THIRSK FALCONS are celebrating again after a second successful year in the Teesside Football League after taking a league and cup double victory After winning Division Two, they beat Loftus Athletic in the final of the Teesside Football League’s Alex Burness Plate a fortnight ago.

In a game largely dominated by the Falcons both teams made numerous attempts at goal and there were several near misses at both ends.

James Robson opened the scoring from outside the area, a lead they preserved until half-time.

Stuart Rose beat the Loftus defence Gareth Barber’s goal put the gloss on victory.

David Marsden, secretary the Teesside Football League, handed David Young, captain of Thirsk Falcons the Alex Burness Plate, and the runners’ up trophy was given to Loftus Athletics’ captain, Kevin Devereux.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree