West tipped for honours?
Sunderland Echo article says that West Auckland are widely tipped for honours in the forthcoming season.
Birtley Town, who ended bottom of the SNL Division Two last season, crashed to a 4-0 defeat at West Auckland Town who are being widely tipped for honours this time.
Stephen Brown's early goal quickly had Birtley on the back foot and before the interval Stuart Banks was left with a simple tap-in.
Any hopes the visitors harboured of making a comeback ended when they conceded two goals in as many minutes to Dan Olusoga.