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  • 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 […]

     
  • SportsBooth Episode 4 – Fight night at the Newcastle Radio Arena

    SportsBooth Episode 4 – Fight night at the Newcastle Radio Arena

    November 20, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    Episode 4 of the SportsBooth pod comes to you today for your listening pleasure; covering all of the important North East sports news. Part-one focusses on the big Liam Smith v Liam Williams II fight at the Newcastle Metro Radio Arena last weekend which our man Thomas Davison witnessed at […]

     
  • Chris Coleman was announced as the new Sunderland manager earlier this week. Picture credit: safc.com

    What can Chris Coleman bring? A Welsh-Mackem’s thoughts on Sunderland’s new boss

    November 20, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    Firstly – just for clarity – my Mother hails from Sunderland but Father is a Cardiff boy. So, my allegiances are split. Sunderland are, and always have been, my club team but I follow in my Father’s footsteps and consider myself a proud Welshman. Naturally I have mixed emotions following […]

     
  • Ryhope’s bad home form continues with Washington defeat

    Ryhope’s bad home form continues with Washington defeat

    November 20, 2017 at 12:56 pm

    Ryhope CW lost a third consecutive league game and fourth consecutive home game with a 2-1 defeat at the hands of 21st placed Washington. Andy Mogwo’s 36th minute streak gave Washington the lead before Jak Hanson made it 2-0 in the 59th minute. Ben Riding got Colliery Welfare back in […]

     
  • Picture credit: David Davies/PA Wire/PA Images

    Chris Coleman Fact-file: The statistics that back up just why he’s the right man for the job

    November 20, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    SportsByte’s James Copley looks at the stats behind new Sunderland manager Chris Coleman that suggest the former Wales manager could be the right man to lead them back up the Championship table. After 50 matches and five years as Wales manager, Swansea-born Chris Coleman used just 57 players. To give […]

     
  • Sunderland tennis president confident of beating Teesside

    Sunderland tennis president confident of beating Teesside

    November 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland men’s tennis president Paddy Horne believes the 1st team can claim their first win of the season when they travel to Teesside on November 29. Teesside 1sts are also yet to win this season and the fixture will see the BUCS Northern 4B tennis league’s bottom two sides face […]

     
  • Sunderland 1sts out of Northern Conference Cup after seven-goal thriller with York 2nds ends in loss

    Sunderland 1sts out of Northern Conference Cup after seven-goal thriller with York 2nds ends in loss

    November 19, 2017 at 9:10 am

    The University First team played out an exciting, yet disappointing 4-3 home loss against York St. Johns’ Second team in the Northern Conference Cup on Wednesday. Despite Sunderland fighting back on multiple occasions and showcasing their heart and desire to win it wasn’t quite enough to beat a very athletic […]

     
  • Late equaliser earns West End a point against Redcar in thrilling goalfest

    Late equaliser earns West End a point against Redcar in thrilling goalfest

    November 19, 2017 at 9:03 am

    Mark Robinson scored the 90th-minute equaliser for Sunderland West End as their winning streak came to an end in a 3-3 draw against Redcar Athletic at Ford Quarry. The game started explosively as the visitors took the lead in the first minute when Stuart Browne headed the ball into the back of […]

     
  • Dylan McGlade (Photo: Eoin Smith)

    New signings to feature for Seaham Red Star in Ashington clash

    November 17, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    Seaham Red Star have added Dylan McGlade to their squad ahead of tomorrow’s game against Ashington. The 22-year-old attacking midfielder has joined on a dual registration deal from Blyth Spartans and is set to make is debut in the Northern League clash. McGlade is capped for the Republic of Ireland […]

     
  • Marty McCormack took the RAC Rally win. Photo Credit: @Steven Batey

    McCormack rallies to Roger Albert Clark win

    November 16, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    British Rally Championship front-runner Marty McCormack claimed the victory in last weekends Roger Albert Clark Rally, which featured stages across the North East. McCormack, who was competing in his Ford Escort Mk2 in the UK for the first time in four years, took the win ahead of Matthew Robinson and […]