Ultras win Berwick Charities Cup

The Free Trade Ultras won the 2019 Berwick Charities Cup at The Stanks on Saturday, with a dramatic 4-3 win over local rivals The Ammies (Tweedmouth).

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 23 July, 2019, 12:05
The Free Trade Ultras won the Berwick Charities Cup on Saturday. Captain John Patterson is pictured receiving the trophy from John Hush, president of Berwick Rangers, along with the team.

The Ammies led 2-0 early in the second half, but the Ultras fought back to level 2-2.

Tweedmouth retook the lead at 3-2, but again the Ultras equalised at 3-3, taking the game into extra-time.

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In a tense and keenly fought encounter the match was decided in extra-time when the Free Trade were awarded a penalty, which they converted.

The previous evening, in the final of the Crammond Cup, which was contested by the two losing semi-finalists, Alnmouth beat Eyemouth Amateurs 6-0.