Articles by: Connor Bromley
 

  • Former Sunderland player Arthur Wright’s footballing legacy documented by son Billy

    Former Sunderland player Arthur Wright’s footballing legacy documented by son Billy

    December 15, 2017 at 10:28 am

    One-club man Arthur Wright made his son Billy so proud that he is dedicating his time and resources to displaying his father’s achievements for the public to see. Arthur played over 280 games for Sunderland from 1938 to 1955 as well as being capped by England School Boys and called […]

     
  • Warriors lose again in spirited encounter against Steeldogs

    Warriors lose again in spirited encounter against Steeldogs

    December 5, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    Ben Morgan scored twice at Hillheads to give NIHL league leaders Sheffield Steeldogs a vital 4-2 win over Whitley Warriors to move them three points clear of the Hull Pirates. Callum Watson opened the scoring for the Warriors with just 87 seconds played in the first period. The Steeldogs however […]

     
  • Whitley Warriors mauled by Telford Tigers

    Whitley Warriors mauled by Telford Tigers

    November 29, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    Whitley Warriors arrived to the Telford Ice Rink just 10 minutes before face-off and never got up to speed as they suffered a 7-0 defeat at the hands of Telford Tigers. The first period saw the title chasing Tigers take a 3-0 lead with their captain Jason Silverthorn opening the scoring, […]

     
  • Jamie Chandler discusses expectations for his Sunderland Scholars side

    Jamie Chandler discusses expectations for his Sunderland Scholars side

    November 21, 2017 at 5:50 pm

    Sunderland Academy graduate and current Sunderland Scholars coach Jamie Chandler recently spoke to SportsByte about his coaching and playing successes. The former Gateshead player, who now plays for Conference North side Spennymoor Town, has guided the Scholars to a league and cup double last season and he is looking for […]

     
  • What did Chris Coleman learn as Sunderland drew 2-2 with Millwall?

    What did Chris Coleman learn as Sunderland drew 2-2 with Millwall?

    November 20, 2017 at 1:11 pm

    Sunderland’s ‘keeper situation is critical Poor Robbin Ruiter had an absolute shocker in goal on Saturday afternoon. The Dutchman criminally allowed a George Saville free-kick to creep through his legs, and then moments later his pathetic effort at saving another free kick from the same player saw Sunderland go behind […]

     
  • Whitley Bay Warriors to Toronto and back; North East ice hockey player’s Canadian adventure

    Whitley Bay Warriors to Toronto and back; North East ice hockey player’s Canadian adventure

    November 12, 2017 at 9:00 am

    A North East Ice Hockey goaltender has returned after a year playing in a top league in Canada to represent Whitley Bay Warriors once again. Mark Turnbull, 22, was recruited by Wiarton Rock following the 2015/16 season with Whitley Bay Warriors where he saved 90.41% of shots faced. An additional […]

     
  • Mark Turnbull on the ice prior to the encounter against Hull Pirates

    Ice Hockey: The proud Warrior Mark Turnbull

    November 9, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    In 1987 a man named Mike Babcock stepped into the doors of Hillheads Ice Rink in Whitley Bay and started a journey that would make him one of the greatest NHL coaches of all time. Babcock has won Olympic Gold medals and Stanley Cups during his illustrious career, but it […]

     
  • SportsBooth Ep 3 – The South Shields train keeps on rolling

    SportsBooth Ep 3 – The South Shields train keeps on rolling

    November 8, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    Episode 3 of SportsBooth will come to you on Thursday November 9 and will cover all of the important football news in the North East. Part one as always will focus on the roller-coaster that is Sunderland AFC. Who do we think should take the reins at the poison Sunderland chalice? […]

     
  • Whitley Warriors vs Hull Ice Hockey

    Ice Hockey: Hull Pirates too strong for Warriors

    November 8, 2017 at 6:22 pm

    Whitley Warriors were cruelly denied a crucial victory on Sunday at home to the Hull Pirates as they succumb to a shoot-out defeat. The Pirates came to Whitley Bay with a spring in their step after winning their previous two home games but neither side could get past the others […]

     
  • SportsBooth episode 2 – Grayson’s gone! Where do Sunderland go from here?

    SportsBooth episode 2 – Grayson’s gone! Where do Sunderland go from here?

    November 2, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    This week on SportsBooth Connor Bromley and James Copley discuss what is going on in the world of Sunderland AFC after the sacking Simon Grayson. As well as looking at all of the weekends non-league action in the North East. Finally, the SportsBooth team will be taking a look at […]