Articles by: Jack McGraghan
 

  • Joel Asoro has shown plenty of promise for Sunderland. Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

    Sunderland U23s reach Premier League International Cup final with win over Norwich

    April 1, 2017 at 11:10 am

    Sunderland U23s reached the final of the Premier League International Cup on Friday night, as they beat Norwich City U23s 1-0 thanks to Joel Asoro’s first-half strike. Porto B await the Black Cats in the final thanks to their 1-0 victory against Swansea City U23s earlier last week, with the […]

     
  • Joel Asoro has shown plenty of promise for Sunderland. Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

    Sunderland U23s face trip to Carrow Road as they look to reach Premier League International Cup final

    March 30, 2017 at 8:52 am

    Sunderland under-23s face a trip to Carrow Road on Friday evening as they look to find a way past a free-scoring Norwich City under-23 side in order to reach their first ever European final in the Premier League International Cup. The Black Cats recorded a 2-0 win over Spanish side […]

     
  • Neither Sunderland nor Liverpool could find the breakthrough at Eppleton.

    Black Cats exit Premier League Cup after drawing home blank

    March 18, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Sunderland U23s were knocked out of the Premier League Cup by Colchester United thanks to a ninth minute strike from Eoin McKeown on a wet evening at Eppleton CW. Josh Maja’s penalty miss at the death followed by his equaliser being ruled out for offside capped off a miserable night […]

     
  • Joel Asoro has shown plenty of promise for Sunderland. Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

    Sunderland U23s remain winless in 2017 following draw with Leicester City

    March 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

    Sunderland U23s remain winless in 2017 following a 2-2 home draw to Leicester City on Sunday that sees the Black Cats remain without a win in their last seven games. The Foxes took the lead six minutes in through Admiral Muskwe before Josh Maja levelled the scores after 37 minutes […]

     
  • Sunderland's Jan Kirchhoff made a return from injury.

    Red Devils outclass underperforming Black Cats as Kirchhoff returns for U23s

    March 7, 2017 at 8:49 am

    Sunderland Under 23s slumped to a 3-1 defeat against Manchester United U23s at Eppleton CW on Monday night, as Jan Kirchhoff completed 64 minutes on his return from injury. The Red Devils took the lead through Dimitri Mitchell’s 28th minute penalty before Scott McTominay doubled their advantage just four minutes […]

     
  • Dickman took charge of the Under 23s after the departure of Andy Welsh.

    Sunderland U23s Thomas Robson joins Limerick in loan deal

    February 21, 2017 at 2:53 pm

    Sunderland U23 captain Thomas Robson has left the club on loan, joining Irish side Limerick until the end of the season. The left-back played his last game of the season for the Black Cats’ U23 side last Wednesday evening, when they reached the semi-finals of the Premier League International Cup […]

     
  • Sunderland left without any medals in Sheffield but competition was fierce.

    Sunderland’s karate athletes bow out with silver in the senior kumite

    February 20, 2017 at 10:22 am

    Sunday afternoon saw Sunderland’s karate athletes competing in the individual kumite tournaments at the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield, after they had initially taken part in the team events over the course of Saturday. Sunderland’s athletes came close to the podium on numerous occasions on the Saturday before claiming silver in […]

     
  • Fencing at the Rio Olympics 2016 (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Sunderland fencers discuss performances and their hopes for the BUCS Nationals so far

    February 18, 2017 at 9:26 pm

    With the BUCS Nationals in Sheffield now well underway, the athletes representing the University of Sunderland in fencing have had a chance to reflect on Friday’s events as well as look forward to Sunday’s match-ups at Graves Health and Sports Centre. Liam Winstanley took part in the épée on Friday whilst […]

     
  • Sunderland's futsal teams compete in the national BUCS league on weekends.

    Futsal: University of Sunderland 1sts suffer late defeat against University of York 2nds

    December 5, 2016 at 2:48 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s futsal 1sts were in action on Sunday afternoon, as they took on the University of York 2nds in their sixth match of the season at CitySpace. The home side sat in fifth place with three points from five games prior to the final whistle, with […]

     
  • Finding facilities for grassroots football becoming tougher, says local organisation

    Finding facilities for grassroots football becoming tougher, says local organisation

    May 6, 2016 at 9:00 am

    Grassroots football is very much the place where many young players begin their love affair with the beautiful game, but with facilities in short supply, there is some cause for concern amongst the organisations that keep everything running. One of those organisations in Sunderland is N.E Sport, who offer sport […]