Articles by: Connor Lamb

  • Sunderland AFC Ladies manager Melanie Reay

    Sunderland Ladies suffer injury-time heartbreak as Stanway strikes late

    June 5, 2017 at 11:52 am

    Georgia Stanway scored the only goal in the 91st minute as Manchester City Women claimed a narrow 1-0 win at Sunderland on Wednesday night. The Lady Black Cats frustrated their professional opposition throughout but the champions of England eventually found a way through as Stanway’s sweet strike beat Anke Preuss. Preuss […]

  • Pidcock takes individual glory as JLT Condor extend Tour Series lead in Durham

    Pidcock takes individual glory as JLT Condor extend Tour Series lead in Durham

    May 30, 2017 at 9:51 am

    Seventeen-year-old Tom Pidcock stole the show to claim an impressive individual win as cycling’s Tour Series visited Durham on Saturday evening. With Durham hosting the Tour Series for the eighth year running, Pidcock, a member of PH Mas – Paul Milnes – Oldfield, broke free from numerous Olympians to make all […]

  • Sunderland Ladies v Bristol

    Staniforth penalty ensures Sunderland Ladies claim first win of Spring Series

    May 9, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Sunderland Ladies claimed a first win of the FA WSL Spring Series campaign on Saturday night with a 1-0 win over Bristol City Women at the Hetton Centre. Lucy Staniforth’s sole penalty in the 76th minute ensured the Lady Black Cats extended their unbeaten run. Steph Roche and Abbey Joice […]

  • Both Shields sides have dominated the Northern League this year and occupy the top two spots.

    South Shields win Durham Challenge Cup with victory over Billingham Synthonia

    May 4, 2017 at 3:16 pm

    Goals either side of half-time meant South Shields lifted the Durham Challenge Cup with a 2-0 victory over Billingham Synthonia at Hartlepool United on Wednesday night. Andrew Stephenson fired South Shields into a 40th minute lead and David Foley doubled Shields’ advantage two minutes into the second half. Shields had plenty […]

  • Sunderland AFC Ladies manager Melanie Reay.

    Sunderland Ladies make it back-to-back goalless draws with Arsenal stalemate

    May 2, 2017 at 8:35 am

    Sunderland Ladies claimed a point in a hard-fought goalless draw against Arsenal Ladies on Sunday afternoon. Despite Arsenal starting five players in Mark Sampson’s England squad for the European Championships in the summer, Sunderland restricted the Gunners to little and were good value for their second point of the season. Arsenal’s side […]

  • Promotion-chasing Easington clinched their first win since November last week.

    Easington Colliery end season on a high with comfortable victory at Crook

    April 24, 2017 at 10:05 am

    Easington Colliery ended their 2016-17 season on a high with an impressive 5-1 win at Crook Town on Saturday afternoon. Jack Pounder, Aidan Goodey, Aaron Croft, David Paul and Dylan Elliott all got on the scoresheet as the Colliers ran riot over their west Durham hosts. Pounder headed the Green […]

  • Easington suffered last-minute heartbreak in their last outing.

    Easington look to end season on a high at Crook Town

    April 21, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    Easington Colliery play their final game of the season at Crook Town on Saturday afternoon with the Colliers looking to end the season on a high. In a season which could have seen the Colliers contend for promotion, a poor run of form in the winter months wiped away any […]

  • West End

    Sunderland West End claim point at Hartlepool FC

    April 21, 2017 at 9:30 am

    Sunderland West End claimed a point as they played out a 2-2 at Hartlepool FC’s Grayfields on Wednesday night. Kieran Campbell headed Hartlepool into a 20th minute lead but West End equalised through Reece Thompson only four minutes later. Brad Forster headed Sunderland West End into the lead in the second […]

  • Easington could leapfrog Whickham on Saturday.

    Pounder brace ensures Easington Colliery defeat Brandon United

    April 16, 2017 at 11:19 am

    Jack Pounder scored a brace as Easington Colliery came from behind to beat Brandon United on Saturday afternoon. Hartlepool United loanee Dylan Elliott fired Easington into a 21st minute lead only for Kieran Duffy-Weekes to pull Brandon level four minutes before half-time. Daniel Quine slotted Brandon into a 56th minute […]

  • Silksworth fell short against fellow Sunderland side Ashbrooke.

    Ashbrooke Belford House come from behind to lift Durham Trophy

    April 15, 2017 at 9:12 am

    Ashbrooke Belford House came from behind to beat Jarrow FC in the Durham Trophy final at Eppleton CW on Friday morning. With Jarrow clear favourites, it was all following the script when Andrew Wilkinson slotted home in the 32nd minute and the South Tynesiders went into the break with the lead. […]