Articles by: Chris Thornley
 

  • Durham’s Wood impresses as England win first two ODI’s

    Durham’s Wood impresses as England win first two ODI’s

    January 19, 2018 at 11:39 am

    Durham bowler Mark Wood showed England what they had been missing in the Ashes Test’s as he put in two impressive bowling displays to help England to a 2-0 lead over Australia in the One Day International series. Wood had missed out on the Test squad after injuries to his […]

     
  • Preview: Sunderland host Hull City

    Preview: Sunderland host Hull City

    January 18, 2018 at 3:09 pm

    Sunderland return to action on Saturday at home to Hull City with the Black Cats looking to return to winning ways in the Championship. After a heavy 4-0 defeat away to Cardiff last weekend Chris Coleman will be hoping for a reaction from his squad against a Hull City side […]

     
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    Sunderland student Uzokwe “over the moon” after scoring on European debut

    January 18, 2018 at 12:32 pm

    University of Sunderland pharmacy student Simon Uzokwe capped a fantastic start to the year with a try scoring European debut in a week where he signed an extension to his contract with Newcastle Falcons. Flanker Uzokwe, in his final year of a pharmacy degree at the University of Sunderland, made […]

     
  • GB’s Jack Martin disappointed with showing at Edinburgh Cross Country

    GB’s Jack Martin disappointed with showing at Edinburgh Cross Country

    January 17, 2018 at 12:48 pm

    Sunderland born Jack Martin was left disappointed with his performance for Great Britain in the Senior Men’s race at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country on Saturday after illness had effected his build up. The former Sunderland Harrier, making his second appearance, for Great Britain said: “It was touch and go as […]

     
  • SportsByte Quiz: Can you name every Sunderland manager since 1970?

    SportsByte Quiz: Can you name every Sunderland manager since 1970?

    January 15, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    Since the start of 1970 Sunderland have had 37 permanent or caretaker managers, this week’s SportsByte quiz challenges you to name all 37. Can you remember the caretaker boss that took charge of one game during the 1983-84 season? Can you name every one of the managers that helped Sunderland’s […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch, one of Sunderland's young talents that have made an impact this season

    Evaluating the impact of Sunderland’s youngsters

    January 11, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    A mixture of injuries and a lack of transfer window activity has led to Sunderland’s young charges gaining much needed first team exposure this season. There have been plenty of positives to take from the youngsters performances this season and we’ll be looking at the individual impact of each player so […]

     
  • Newcastle Falcons Sinoti Sinoti runs in to score during the Aviva Premiership match at Kingston Park, Newcastle.

    Falcons begin year with victory over champions Exeter

    January 10, 2018 at 1:43 pm

    Newcastle Falcons started the new year where they had left off in 2017 with an impressive 28-20 victory in the Aviva Premiership over defending champions and league leaders Exeter Chiefs at Kingston Park on Sunday. Falcons were unbeaten in the final month of 2017 and have now stretched their winning […]

     
  • Stoneman likely to keep his place ahead of New Zealand tour

    Stoneman likely to keep his place ahead of New Zealand tour

    January 10, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Gateshead born Mark Stoneman has received the backing of England coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of England’s upcoming Test series with New Zealand. Opening batsman Stoneman endured a mixed Ashes series after a positive start to the tour where he scored three fifties and a century during England’s warm up matches before […]

     
  • Sunderland's Marc Wilson after the defeat during the FA Cup, third round match at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough.

    Preview: Sunderland aiming to bounce back from cup exit against Cardiff

    January 10, 2018 at 10:40 am

    Sunderland travel to Wales on Saturday to face Cardiff City as they aim to put Saturday’s FA Cup disappointment behind them. The Black Cats crashed out of the competition at the 3rd Round stage for the third successive season with a 2-0 defeat to Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. Chris Coleman’s men […]

     
  • Jake Clarke-Salter: Who is Sunderland’s new loan signing?

    Jake Clarke-Salter: Who is Sunderland’s new loan signing?

    January 9, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    Sunderland yesterday announced that Chelsea defender Jake Clarke-Salter has joined them on loan until the end of the season. Here at SportsByte we look at Clarke-Salter’s story so far and what he could bring to a Sunderland side rooted to the foot of the Championship table. Born in Carshalton the […]