Sunderland RCA welcomed Stockton Town to the Sunderland LGV Stadium for this EBAC Northern League fixture.
Both sides were involved in FA Cup action at the weekend with Stockton Town coming out on top with a late winner against Billingham Town, while RCA were very impressive in their 2-0 victory over Thornaby at Teesdale Park.
RCA were forced to make changes as both Fairley and Carr were ruled out, into the team came the experienced Preston and Larkin with Watts the provider of both goals on Saturday replacing Dorward.
The teams lined up as follows:
Sunderland RCA: Dean, Forster, Callaghan, Preston, Swansbury (C), Hodgson, Leonard, Elliott, Larkin, Hope, Watts.
Subs: Best, Callen, Armstrong, Ward, Bell
Stockton Town: C.Roberts, King, McWilliams, Henry, D.Mulligan, Coulthard, Franks, Robinson (Portas 73’), Craggs (N.Mulligan 64’), Owens (M.Roberts 70’), Hayes.
Subs: Mulligan, M. Roberts, Risborough, Portas, Woodhouse.