Gateshead Ladies exited the Durham County Cup after a 4-1 defeat to Spennymoor Town Youth Ladies.
Hannah Coatham’s stunning free-kick wasn’t enough to keep the Heed’s up dreams alive.
The first chance of the match fell to Spennymoor in the sixth minute, Kira Whittle’s wayward cross hit the crossbar which nearly caught Carly Salmon out.
Two minutes later Spennymoor found the opener, a loose ball in the box from a corner was flicked into the net by Whittle’s headed attempt
In the 15th minute the home side got a second, Autumn Colledge rose above the Heed defence and met the ball with a header.
Gateshead retaliated and came close to reduce the deficit, Georgia England drove forward with the ball from the half-way line before she unleashed a shot from outside the box that goes just past the post in the 26th minute.
The Moors’ got a third in the 31st minute, Autumn Colledge was played in, who opened her body up before she slotted the ball into the far corner.
Gateshead came close again due to Georgia England, Jessica Richardson found England on the run who controlled the ball before poking the ball just over the bar.
The heavy pressure by Gateshead eventually resulted in a goal in added time, Hannah Coatham stepped up to take a free-kick from 25 yards who dipped the ball over the wall into the top corner.
Spennymoor got the first chance of the second-half, Katy Hemmingway is found on the edge of the box who tried to find the top corner but the shot went just wide in the 55th minute.
In the 67th minute, a ball over the top found Jessica Richardson who hit the ball on the half-volley which fired past the post.
Loren Salkeld powered down the left-wing before she shot with power forcing a good save from Carly Salmon in the 77th minute.
The final goal of the game went to Spennymoor in the 84th minute, Sophie Farrugia found the back of the net from a long-ranged attempt.