Articles by: Samuel Johnson
 

  • Sunderland FoL Scholars win NFYL Trophy with dramatic extra time strike

    Sunderland FoL Scholars win NFYL Trophy with dramatic extra time strike

    May 25, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    “It’s probably the best goal I’ve ever scored.” Match-winner Jak Hanson talks to @Sports_Byte after the final whistle #NFYLTrophy pic.twitter.com/UFng6eAce1 — SAFCFoL Scholarship (@FoLScholars) May 24, 2017 Sunderland FoL Scholars 1-0 Brighton Albion In The Community Sunderland FoL Scholars have won the NFYL Trophy after an extra time winner from […]

     
  • Sunderland FoL Scholars close in on NFYL North/Midlands title

    Sunderland FoL Scholars close in on NFYL North/Midlands title

    May 17, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    By Sam Johnson, Adam Smith and Alex Baxter Braces from Craig Ellison, Jak Hanson and Arron Thompson put Sunderland in prime position to become NFYL North/Midlands’s division champions as they beat Coventry FC Scholars (HEN) 6-1. Ellison opened the scoring after a flick on from strike partner Hanson put him […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars close in on league title after Shrewsbury thrashing

    Sunderland Scholars close in on league title after Shrewsbury thrashing

    May 4, 2017 at 11:39 am

    By Sam Johnson, Adam Smith and Alex Baxter Sunderland FoL Scholars edged closer to winning the NFYL North/Midlands league title on Wednesday with a comfortable 6-0 win over Shrewsbury Town Scholars. The win puts Sunderland 11 points clear at the top of the league after Liverpool Scholars, who have four games […]

     
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    Sunderland FoL Scholars take derby day spoils in Shildon battle

    April 20, 2017 at 10:21 am

    By Sam Johnson, Adam Smith and Alex Baxter Sunderland FoL Scholars claimed the derby bragging rights against local rivals Shildon Scholars in a tough 3-2 victory on Wednesday. In a game that saw some hard tackles, Shildon finished the game with ten men after Kieran Parnaby was sent off for receiving […]

     
  • Sunderland FoL Scholars 4-1 Crystal Palace A.

    Highlights: Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars defeat 10 men Crystal Palace

    March 16, 2017 at 8:54 am

    Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars scored four goals in nine minutes to come back from 1-0 down and claim all three points to continue their league title push against Crystal Palace A on Wednesday. A Crystal Palace red card saw the game turn on its head and Sunderland capitalised to […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars back to winning ways with thumping of Crystal Palace

    Sunderland Scholars back to winning ways with thumping of Crystal Palace

    February 24, 2017 at 11:17 am

    By Sam Johnson, Alex Baxter and Adam Smith. Sunderland FoL scholars are back to winning ways after beating Crystal Palace B 7-1, having previously lost their last two games. After back-to-back defeats Sunderland returned to form in convincing fashion, firing seven past Crystal Palace Foundation B. Craig Ellison opened the […]

     
  • Men's futsal embark on their second tournament of the year.

    Sunderland men’s futsal to travel to York

    February 19, 2017 at 11:30 am

    Sunderland men’s futsal firsts and seconds travel to York St John this Sunday for another round robin tournament against rivals Durham thirds, York St John seconds and York seconds. This is the third round robin tournament of the season for Sunderland, having previously hosted one in Sunderland and travelled down to the University of […]

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

    Sunderland kick-off futsal tournament on home turf

    November 16, 2016 at 9:45 am

    University of Sunderland men’s futsal teams will compete in the first of three round robin tournaments to be played throughout the year on Saturday. The tournament will see the Sunderland’s 1st and 2nd teams compete against the Durham 3rds, York 2nds and York St John 2nds team. With a home advantage, both Sunderland sides […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars have exceeded expectations in their debut season.

    Sunderland Scholars continue winning run against Crystal Palace

    November 3, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    Sunderland AFC Scholars continued their brilliant form this season with a 2-0 away win to Crystal Palace on Wednesday to leave them joint top of the league. The long journey proved worth it as Josh King and Craig Ellison got the goals for Sunderland to claim all three points. The game […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars have exceeded expectations in their debut season.

    VIDEO: Comfortable win for Sunderland Scholars over Birmingham

    October 20, 2016 at 9:26 am

    A confident display saw Sunderland Scholars continue their unbeaten league run and claim all three points against Birmingham City scholars on Wednesday. Sunderland dominated the first half and captain Aaron Duell opened the scoring with a fantastic long-range free kick 20 minutes in. Speaking after the game, Duell said the […]