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  • Westoe welcome back captain Clark for visit of Wirral

    Westoe welcome back captain Clark for visit of Wirral

    November 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Westoe return from a week off to host fellow strugglers Wirral in the National League Three North on Saturday. The South Shields side will be boosted by the return of their captain, James Clark, after an injury has seen him miss most of the season so far. But the squad […]

  • Silksworth face Boldon in ‘must-win’ game

    Silksworth face Boldon in ‘must-win’ game

    November 14, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    Silksworth Vice-Chairman David Steele is hoping the team can pick up three points on Saturday to consolidate their position in the top six of the Wearside League. Silksworth have dropped to sixth and, with both Redcar and Horden picking up points on Wednesday night, the pressure is on for a […]

  • The Russell Foster Youth League

    Russell Foster Youth League U18’s preview

    November 14, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    Ouston Juniors u18’s travel to Consett Galaxy on Sunday and will look continue on their title charge with three points against a side still yet to register their first point on the table. Ouston have the second best fire rate in the league with only league leaders Durham County scoring […]

  • Sunderland Aquatics Centre

    Water Polo debutant pleased with overall performance

    November 14, 2014 at 10:00 am

    University of Sunderland Water Polo debutant Elliot Pemberton says he was unsure what to expect from his first game. Pemberton, who had no previous experience with the sport, featured in Sunday’s 14-9 defeat to City of Sunderland and believes the match has boosted his confidence. “I don’t really know what […]

  • Sunderland Flames still on fire

    Sunderland Flames still on fire

    November 13, 2014 at 10:34 am

    As the season heads towards its midway point, the Sunderland Flames show no sign of burning out. As they looked to improve on their form that held out against a determined Doncaster side, the Flames dug deep to keep Scunthorpe Ladies from scoring a single point; their 3rd nil point […]

  • Ashbrooke Belford House heavily beat Seaton Carew

    Ashbrooke Belford House heavily beat Seaton Carew

    November 13, 2014 at 10:03 am

    A brace from Stephen Bogie saw Ashbrooke Belford House win their third league game in a row at the expense of Seaton Carew FC. Callum Charlton and Stephen Devlin both scored to secure three points for Ashbrooke. And it was nearly the perfect start for Ashbrooke. A cross from Keiron […]

  • City Predators take on Loughborough in double-header

    City Predators take on Loughborough in double-header

    November 12, 2014 at 9:47 pm

    Sunderland City Predators’ Tom Loughran believes the men’s Volleyball side can get their first win of the season this weekend. The Wearsiders host Team Loughborough on Saturday, before travelling to visit the same opponents the next day. Sunderland have lost all three of their matches so far this season, but […]

  • Ryhope keeper Barry Poskett was send off in the first half. Picture credit: Peter Naylor

    Consett thrash thread bare Ryhope in Durham Challenge Cup

    November 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Ryhope CW were knocked out of the Durham Challenge Cup at the first stage as they were well beaten 5-2 at home by Consett AFC. They were missing many key players through injury and work commitments and their line-up was nowhere near full strength. Ryhope’s keeper Barry Poskett was sent […]

  • Sunderland boss Mick Mulhern with the League Cup. The Lady Black Cats afre defending the trophy and face Newcastle in the Wear/Tyne derby. Picture Credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Mulhern steps down as manager of Sunderland Ladies

    November 12, 2014 at 11:29 am

    Mick Mulhern has stepped down from his role as manager of Sunderland AFC Ladies after helping the team secure promotion to the FA Women’s Super League 1. After spending more than 15-years at the helm of the club, Mulhern helped guide the side to seven league titles and one league […]

  • Bradley Saunders. Picture credit : SainsburyPhotography.com

    Saunders signs with Matchroom Boxing

    November 11, 2014 at 9:14 am

    County Durham Light-Welterweight Bradley Saunders (10-0, 8KOs) has become the latest signing for Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing. Matchroom wasted little time in signing their man; as it’s only been a matter of days since Frank Warren announced Saunders’ contract wouldn’t be extended. Hearn’s promotional company is considered as one of the […]