Date confirmed for Northumberland Senior Cup quarter-final tie
Newcastle United Under-21s' Northumberland Senior Cup quarter-final tie against Bedlington Terriers will be played at Whitley Park on Wednesday, 6th December.
The young Magpies booked their spot in the last eight following a 5-0 win against Newcastle Blue Star, courtesy of Ellis Stanton’s brace either side of goals from James Huntley, Kyle Crossley and Josh Scott sealing a comfortable first round victory against the Northern League Division Two outfit.
Their reward is a home tie against Bedlington Terriers, who advanced into the quarter-finals after defeating Prudhoe YC Seniors via penalties following a 1-1 draw at Welfare Park.
Newcastle’s youngsters, bidding to lift the trophy for the first time since 2018, reached the final of the competition in 2022 before suffering a narrow 3-2 defeat against Blyth Spartans at St. James' Park.
Northumberland Senior Cup quarter-final draw:
West Allotment Celtic vs Ashington
Newcastle United Under-21s vs Bedlington Terriers
Blyth Spartans vs Newcastle Benfield
Morpeth Town vs Blyth Town