Simon Jakab clears the ball during the first half of the match.
Sunderland RCA travelled to Crook Town’s Sir Tom Cowie Millfield Stadium for this Durham County FA “Frank Pattison” Challenge Cup 2nd round tie.
Crook Town progressed to this round after a magnificent 1-0 home win against Sunderland AFC while RCA beat Winlaton Community 5-0.
In their previous meeting this season Crook Town took the honours with a 3 – 1 win at Sunderland LGV Park.
The management team made a number of changes to the team which was narrowly beaten by a strong Ashington AFC side on Saturday.
The teams lined up as follows:
Crook Town: Arthur, Eckley-Aldsworth, Pascoe, Fielding, Elgie, Myers, Webb, Hume, Nicholas, Smith, Hurworth Subs: Scott, Harrison, Guy, Tunstall.
Sunderland RCA: Ball, Carr, Hoganson, Jakab, Swansbury, Hawkins ©, Lawrence, Watts, Davison, Winn, Richardson Subs: Allen, Charlton, Hennis, Annang-Colquhoun, Weirs.
The players took to the field as the temperature plummeted.