Articles by: Samuel Johnson

  • 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 […]

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    Tyne-Wear Derby: The must win game for both Sunderland and Newcastle?

    March 16, 2016 at 1:42 pm

    The anticipation is building for the upcoming Tyne-Wear derby and the 156th meeting between Sunderland and Newcastle is one of the most important yet. With both clubs fighting for their lives in a relegation scrap, this 17th vs 19th battle will have huge implications on which North East team will be in […]

  • The impact of Sunderland’s January signings

    The impact of Sunderland’s January signings

    March 12, 2016 at 10:14 am

    Sunderland’s January signings have lifted the team and given them a fighting chance of survival. Here I will analyse the impact each new signing has had in Sunderland’s fight to stay in the Premier League. Jan Kirchhoff After signing from Bayern Munich, fans were excited by the arrival of Kirchhoff […]

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    Sunderland sell out Southampton away trip

    March 1, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Sunderland have sold out their 14th away trip of the season for the upcoming match against Southampton. The Saints is one of the furthest away games of the season with fans travelling over 600 miles. Sunderland said in a statement: “2252 of the red and white army will make the […]

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    Analysing Sunderland’s 2016 January transfer window

    February 2, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    Many claimed that the 2016 January transfer window would be vital to Sunderland’s survival attempts this season. With some familiar faces departing and some new one’s arriving, we take a look at the impact of this transfer window on Sunderland’s squad. Out Costal Pantilimon, Watford – The Romanian keeper departed […]