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  • Sunderland Squash slump to 5-0 defeat

    Sunderland Squash slump to 5-0 defeat

    October 9, 2017 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland Squash’s Northumbria Premier League campaign got off to the worst possible start, a 5-0 defeat at Northern. After promising wins for the 4ths and 2nds earlier in the week, all eyes were turned to the 1sts to continue the momentum. And after their narrow escape last year, Sunderland were […]

     
  • VIDEO: Sunderland FoL Scholars make it four wins from four

    VIDEO: Sunderland FoL Scholars make it four wins from four

    October 6, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Sunderland FoL Scholars continued their unbeaten league run after a strong 5-0 win over Derby C.T. First-half goals from Jak Hanson and Harry Thompson gave Sunderland a comfortable lead before Alex Ramshaw, Max Sansom and Josh King sealed the victory. The win extends Sunderland’s unbeaten run to four matches after […]

     
  • Ryhope beaten by SAFC youngsters as club mark 125th anniversary

    Ryhope beaten by SAFC youngsters as club mark 125th anniversary

    October 5, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    Ryhope CW were defeated 3-1 by the Sunderland under 23 side, but they will be pleased with their performance against a side that featured young professionals. Sunderland took the lead in the 28th minute through Jack Diamond, before Connelly added two more to give them a 3-0 half-time lead before […]

     
  • South Shields made to sweat against surprisingly stubborn Goole

    South Shields made to sweat against surprisingly stubborn Goole

    October 4, 2017 at 11:41 am

    Match Report: South Shields 2 (Cogdon [’86], Arca [90+3′] – 0 Goole AFC South Shields had to wait against whipping boys Goole AFC to get a win, but they saw it out in the end. It took until the 86th minute for substitute Gavin Cogdon to open the scoring. They […]

     
  • Whitley Bay Warriors ease past Deeside Dragons in nine goal thriller

    Whitley Bay Warriors ease past Deeside Dragons in nine goal thriller

    October 4, 2017 at 9:39 am

    Whitley Bay Warriors hosted Deeside Dragons on Sunday night for a National Ice Hockey League North game at Hillheads. The Warriors led a dominant first period to a score of 3-1, with Phil Edgar netting two goals. The second period was the highest scoring of the game with both sides […]

     
  • Sunderland FOL Monkwearmouth North continue perfect start with comfortable win

    Sunderland FOL Monkwearmouth North continue perfect start with comfortable win

    October 3, 2017 at 2:18 pm

    By Sam Johnson, Adam Smith and Luke Vinton Sunderland FOL Monkwearmouth North 6-0 Burnley FC SYT The Sunderland FOL Monkwearmouth North team continued their perfect start to the season, making it three wins out of three, with a six goal drubbing of Burnley FC SYT. The opening goal of the game came […]

     
  • Mainy and Chippy’s Matchday Adventures – Hartlepool United 1-2 Eastleigh

    Mainy and Chippy’s Matchday Adventures – Hartlepool United 1-2 Eastleigh

    September 23, 2017 at 5:39 pm

    First-year Sports Journalism students James Main and Kieran Archer have set out to visit a different football ground in the North East every week in their time as students at Sunderland and review the matchday experience at all the games. They are firstly looking to watch larger teams in the […]

     
  • Seaham Suffer Opening Day League Defeat Agaisnt Marske

    Seaham Suffer Opening Day League Defeat Agaisnt Marske

    August 13, 2017 at 5:59 pm

    Seaham Red Star lost 4-1 at home to Marske United on Saturday in their Northern League opener. Robbie Bird opened the scoring for The Star 10 minutes in, only for the visitors to equalise through Glen Butterworth six minutes later. Marske went into half time 2-1 up after Daniel Earl scored […]

     
  • Sunderland's Stadium of Light

    Sunderland v Derby: The Stats

    August 4, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Sunderland kick off their Championship campaign tonight as they butt heads with Derby County. Take a look at the stats ahead of The Rams’ arrival at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland haven’t won their last seven league openers, losing four and drawing three. Derby’s first game form is more impressive, […]

     
  • Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson (left) and Newcastle United's Cheick Tiote battle for the ball

    Former Newcastle United midfielder, Cheick Tiote, dies aged 30

    June 5, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    Former Newcastle United and Ivory Coast midfielder, Cheick Tiote has died after collapsing in training.  The 30-year-old spent seven years on Tyneside before joining Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises in February. Spokesman Emanuele Palladino said: “It is with deep sadness I confirm that Cheick Tiote sadly passed away earlier today […]