Newcastle Utd Res 0 Blues Res 0

Last updated : 27 April 2006 By Brian Cartlidge

Blues came closest to taking the lead 10 minutes before the break at Kingston Park but Mat Birley's header came back off Magpies keeper Fraser Forster's post.

Keith Bertschin's side also had a late opportunity to snatch all three points when in the 87th minute Asa Hall headed wide when well placed.

Newcastle Res: Forster, Shanks, Cave, Edgar, Huntington, Gate, Atkin, Cavener, Finnigan, Troisi, O'Brien.

Blues Res: Legzdins, Blake, Painter, Oji, Hall, Hinks, Wright, Asa Hall, McPike, Allen, Birley.