Articles by: Joe Nicholson
 

  • Sunderland U21s win on penalties in final Checkatrade Trophy game

    Sunderland U21s win on penalties in final Checkatrade Trophy game

    November 10, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Sunderland Under-21s completed an underwhelming Checkatrade Trophy campaign by beating Grimsby in a penalty shootout on Wednesday night. The game ended 1-1 with the Black Cats eventually winning 7-6 on penalties. After losing their opening two group games against Scunthorpe and Doncaster, Elliott Dickman’s side couldn’t qualify from Group H […]

     
  • Lumsden beats Christie to win Pro-Series singles title in Sunderland

    Lumsden beats Christie to win Pro-Series singles title in Sunderland

    November 5, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Teenager Maia Lumsden claimed her second title of the week on Saturday after winning the Aegon GB Pro-Series singles tournament in Sunderland. Lumsden, who won the doubles event with Eleni Kordolaimi on Friday, beating fellow Brit Freya Christie 6-4, 6-0 in one hour and 19 minutes at the Sunderland Tennis […]

     
  • Kordolaimi and Lumsden take GB Pro-Series doubles title in Sunderland

    Kordolaimi and Lumsden take GB Pro-Series doubles title in Sunderland

    November 4, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    Eleni Kordolaimi and Maia Lumsden won a dramatic doubles final at the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland after defeating Alicia Barnett and Sarah Grey in three sets. Kordolaimi and Lumsden recovered from a set down before edging a third set match tie-break to record a 2-6 6-2 [11-9] victory at the […]

     
  • Lumsden to meet Christie in final of Aegon GB-Pro Series Sunderland

    Lumsden to meet Christie in final of Aegon GB-Pro Series Sunderland

    November 4, 2017 at 10:07 am

    Maia Lumsden will meet Freya Christie in Saturday’s final at the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland after both progressed in straight sets. Lumsden, the seventh seed, came through a second set tie-break and saved a set point to defeat 18-year-old Jodie Burrage 6-3 7-6(4) and reach her second ITF singles final […]

     
  • Christie battles back to reach semi-finals in Sunderland

    Christie battles back to reach semi-finals in Sunderland

    November 3, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    Great Britain’s Freya Christie came from a set down to beat Italy’s Anna-Giulia Remondina and reach the semi-finals of the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland. Christie,19, is playing in just her second tournament following a serious wrist injury and was made to work for a 4-6 6-2 6-2 victory against a […]

     
  • Aegon GB Pro-Series gets underway in Sunderland

    Aegon GB Pro-Series gets underway in Sunderland

    October 31, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    The Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland got underway on Monday as eight female players made it through qualifying to reach the main draw. Teenager Aleksandra Pitak caused the biggest upset of the day by beating the higher ranked Alice Gillan. Pitak, who also beat Gillan at a similar event in Wirral […]

     
  • Top tennis players head to Sunderland for GB Pro-Series

    Top tennis players head to Sunderland for GB Pro-Series

    October 30, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    The Sunderland Tennis Centre will play host to some of Britain’s best female tennis players this week in the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland. Qualifying for the 32-place singles draw takes place today, with the final scheduled for Saturday 4 November. Some players will also compete in a doubles event throughout […]

     
  • Sunderland U23s 0 Manchester United U23s 1: Mitchell Penalty Downs Black Cats At Eppleton CW

    Sunderland U23s 0 Manchester United U23s 1: Mitchell Penalty Downs Black Cats At Eppleton CW

    October 29, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    Sunderland Under-23s suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Manchester United Under-23s at Eppleton CW on Sunday afternoon. Demetri Mitchell’s penalty early in the second half was the difference between the two sides as the visitors moved level on points with Sunderland in Premier League 2 Division One Elliott Dickman’s youngsters […]

     
  • Everton U23s v Sunderland U23s: Black Cats look to bounce back after Arsenal defeat

    Everton U23s v Sunderland U23s: Black Cats look to bounce back after Arsenal defeat

    October 19, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    Sunderland Under-23s are back in action tomorrow afternoon against a high-flying Everton side in Premier League 2. Elliott Dickman’s team lost 2-0 to an experienced Arsenal side at the Emirates Stadium on Monday night, a result which saw the Black Cats drop to the bottom of the table after seven […]

     
  • Dickman pleased with effort and commitment despite defeat

    Dickman pleased with effort and commitment despite defeat

    October 17, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    Sunderland Under-23s manager Elliott Dickman was pleased with the effort and commitment showed by his players last night despite a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal Under-23s at the Emirates Stadium. Paddy McNair and Josh Maja both featured for the Black Cats against an experienced Gunners side, which included midfielder Francis Coquelin […]