The Cumberland County Football League got back under way after a lengthy break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

In the Premier Division, Silloth and Carlisle City played out an entertaining 3-3 draw. Silloth scored through Matthew Reed, Niko Watt and Lewis Little with City replies from Silloth old boy Calvin Rowell and a brace courtesy of Rob Dixon.

The highest tally for the day went to Aspatria who fired nine past Gosforth. Malcolm Graham with a hat trick led the way with a brace each from Andrew Trestianu and Dan Pearson, Wayne Iredale and Ewan Trestianu completing the rout. Gosforth’s lone reply came from Jack Denwood.

Wigton saw off Cockermouth notching three without reply. Goals from Ryan Studholme, Richard O’Keefe and Jonny Studholme claiming the points.

There was a Workington derby at the Ranch with Athletic coming away with a 2-1 win against hosts Reds Juniors (White). Greg Armstrong and Greg Quayle were on the scoresheet for Athletic, Tom Powell for the Whites ensuring a tight finish.

The four games in Division One saw a total of 29 goals scored. UniSun Athletic and Workington Reds Development both scoring seven against Whitehaven Amateurs Reserves and Windscale Reserves respectively.

A Craig Hay hat-trick, supported with strikes from Shane Dorward, Gino Giacopazzi, David Osbourne and Greg Mossop accounted for UniSun’s total. Amateurs' solitary effort came from Nathan McGlennon.

Workington Reds Development got off to a great start in their first County League game, goals came from a brace each by Tom Houghton and Charlie Johnston. Matty Foster, Aidan Howarth and Ciaran Booty added the remainder. Dale Hooper, Andrew Bezuscko and Dan McAdam kept a predominantly young Windscale team in the hunt.

Crown Newlaithes scored six against Mirehouse who were unable to reply. Two apiece from Ellis Dickinson and Elliot Travers supported by Brenden Gill and Ellis Watson completing the total. Northbank took advantage of Moor Row's offer to reverse the fixture to Carlisle by coming out on top 4-1. Efforts from Luke Drydan, Joe Boguszynski, Ryan Johnston and Kevin McKenna easing Northbank to victory, Ben Graham converting for Moor Row.