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Results and Players 1940-41 to 1949-50

1947-1948 1948-1949 1949-1950

Season 1945-1946

The general feeling of the meeting (24th July 1945) was "that football may be resumed as far as possible by local arrangements but that no County competitions be organised".


Season 1946-1947

The meeting of 5th June 1946 unanimously agreed to "resume County activities and revert, as far as possible, to pre-war conditions".

Durham 3 - 1 Northumberland
Northumberland 0 - 1 Durham

Association Under 15 County Players
Bishop Auckland SFA Garland (1 app)
Crook SFA G Watson (2 apps)
Deerness Valley SFA Johnson (2 apps)
Derwent Valley SFA Lumley (1 app), K Morton (1 app)
East Durham SFA Stonebank (1 app), George Willis (1 app)
Jarrow, Hebbburn & Felling SFA A Morton (2 apps)
Lambton & Hetton SFA Napper (2 apps)
South Shields SFA Hellieve (1 app), J Patterson (2 apps), J Wilson (2 apps)
Sunderland SFA Beadnell (1 app), Oliver (1 app), Webb (1 app), Wilson (2 apps)

Season 1947-1948 ^TOP
Northumberland 4 - 0 Durham

Association Under 15 County Players
Chester-le-Street SFA T Renwick (1 app)
Derwent Valley SFA C Lewis (1 app), J Lynn (1 app)
East Durham SFA George Willis (1 app)
Lambton & Hetton SFA T Whitfield (1 app)
Spennymoor SFA A Catherall (1 app)
Sunderland SFA J Burnham (1 app), Michael Lydon (1 app), J Pigg (1 app), Ward (1 app)
West Stanley SFA T Young (1 app)

Easter Tour of Durham by Kent CSFA
In September 1947 the County "unanimously decided" to invite Kent CSFA to tour Durham at Easter
1948.
Durham 2 - 0 Kent Parkin, Lynn
Durham 2 - 1 Kent Lydon, Lynn
Durham 2 - 0 Kent Wilson, Forster
Durham 1 - 0 Kent Lynn -- Game abandoned in 2nd half

The following teams were selected to play Kent CSFA on their 1948 Easter Tour:

at Chopwell: McFarlane (Derwent Valley), Morgan (South Shields), Whitfield (Lambton & Hetton), Alderson (East Durham), Catherall (Spennymoor), Pigg (Sunderland), Dale (Darlington), Lynn (Derwent Valley), Lewis (Derwent Valley), Michael Lydon (Sunderland), Parkin (Chester-le-Street)

at Sunderland: Shepherd J (Sunderland), Morgan (South Shields), Whitfield (Lambton & Hetton), Alderson (East Durham), Ward (Sunderland), Pigg (Sunderland), Hellier (South Shields), Lynn (Derwent Valley), Lewis (Derwent Valley), Michael Lydon (Sunderland), Parkin (Chester-le-Street)

at Birtley: Young (West Stanley), Gregg (Chester-le-Street), Burnham (Sunderland), O’Cain (Sunderland), Catherall (Spennymoor), Smith (Derwent Valley), Forster (Chester-le-Street), George Willis (East Durham), Wilson (Lambton & Hetton), Felgate (Billingham), Parkin (Chester-le-Street)

at Darlington: Holmes (East Durham), Morgan (South Shields), Whitfield (Lambton & Hetton), Stan Anderson (East Durham), Catherall (Spennymoor), Pigg (Sunderland), Lynn (Derwent Valley), Dale (Darlington), Lewis (Derwent Valley), Michael Lydon (Sunderland), George Willis (East Durham)

A report, in the Sunderland Echo, of the match held at Roker Park, gave the attendance as 14,124 which is still considered to be the highest gate for Schools' Inter-county football.

Season 1948-1949 ^TOP
Northumberland 1 - 2 Durham Pigg, Lewis
Lancashire 1 - 2 Durham Lewis, Wilson

Association Under 15 County Players
Chester-le-Street SFA Black (2 apps), Renwick (2 apps)
Darlington SFA Dale (2 apps)
Derwent Valley SFA Lewis (2 apps)
East Durham SFA Stan Anderson (2 apps)
Gateshead SFA Foster (1 app)
Lambton & Hetton SFA G Bowater (2 apps), Jimmy Scott (2 apps), Wilson (1 app)
Sunderland SFA Finan (2 apps), Michael Lydon (2 apps), J Pigg (2 apps)

Easter Tour of Kent by DCSFA
Kent 0 - 4 Durham
Kent 2 - 2 Durham
Kent 0 - 2 Durham
Kent 1 - 5 Durham
The minutes of June 1949 mention "a very successful Kent Tour".

Association Players who toured Kent
Chester-le-Street SFA Black, J Bowater, Renwick
Darlington SFA Dale
Derwent Valley SFA Bird, Lewis, Smith
East Durham SFA Stan Anderson
Gateshead SFA Jones, McNally
Lambton & Hetton SFA G Bowater, Jimmy Scott, Wilson
Sunderland SFA Finan, Lax, Michael Lydon, Pigg, Wilkinson

Season 1949-1950 ^TOP
Durham 3 - 1 Northumberland
Lancashire 2 - 1 Durham Stones

Association Under 15 County Players
Billingham SFA Stones (1 app)
Bishop Auckland SFA Kipling (1 app), Whitfield (1 app), Wilkinson (2 apps)
Chester-le-Street SFA Coates (2 apps)
Derwent Valley SFA Bright (1 app)
Gateshead SFA Brown (1 app)
Gaunless Valley SFA Cummings (1 app)
Jarrow, Hebbburn & Felling SFA Carmichael (1 app), Richardson (1 app)
Lambton & Hetton SFA Scott (1 app)
Spennymoor SFA Slater (1 app)
South Shields SFA Dawson (1 app), Thompson (1 app)
Sunderland SFA Clark (1 app), Lax (1 app), Rose (1 app)
West Hartlepool SFA Rayment (2 apps)
West Stanley SFA Fairlish (1 app)

Easter Tour of Durham by Kent CSFA
Durham 0 - 0 Kent
Durham 3 - 1 Kent Stones 2, Coates
Durham 3 - 1 Kent Wilkinson 2, Lax
Durham 3 - 1 Kent Lax, Coates, Wilkinson

The following teams were selected to play Kent CSFA on their 1950 Easter Tour:

at Spennymoor: Pettijean (Spennymoor), Carmichael (Jarrow, Hebburn & Felling), Dawson (South Shields), Wilkinson (Bishop Auckland), Kipling (Bishop Auckland), Bright (Derwent Valley), Rayment (West Hartlepool), Slater (Spennymoor), Taylor (South Shields), Coates (Chester-le-Street), Hymers (Jarrow, Hebburn & Felling)

at Eppleton: Cummings (Gaunless Valley), Carmichael (Jarrow, Hebburn & Felling), Dawson (South Shields), Hall (Lambton & Hetton), Stevens (Lambton & Hetton), Bright (Derwent Valley), Stones (Billingham), McGuigan (Jarrow, Hebburn & Felling), Storey (Lambton & Hetton), Coates (Chester-le-Street), Hymers (Jarrow, Hebburn & Felling)

at Stockton: Pettijean (Spennymoor), Dunne (West Hartlepool), Fellows (Stockton), Wilkinson (Bishop Auckland), Stevens (Lambton & Hetton), Whitfield (Bishop Auckland), Rayment (West Hartlepool), Wilkinson Stockton), Stones (Billingham), Coates (Chester-le-Street), Lax (Sunderland)

at Usworth: Richardson (Jarrow, Hebburn & Felling), Carmichael (Jarrow, Hebburn & Felling), Rose (Sunderland), Wilkinson (Bishop Auckland), Kipling (Bishop Auckland), Chappell (Chester-le-Street), Rayment (West Hartlepool), Wilkinson Stockton), Stones (Billingham), Coates (Chester-le-Street), Lax (Sunderland)