Football

  • 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 […]

     
  • Sunderland U23s afforded the chance to move off bottom at Leicester City in Premier League 2

    Sunderland U23s afforded the chance to move off bottom at Leicester City in Premier League 2

    November 20, 2017 at 12:57 pm

    Sunderland under-23s travel to Holmes Park on Tuesday evening as they face Leicester City under-23s in the Premier League 2. The Black Cats lie bottom of the table prior to kick-off, although they could move as high as seventh should they secure three points against the Foxes. Sunderland have enjoyed […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
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    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 […]

     
  • Lyons bemoans poor referees

    Lyons bemoans poor referees

    November 19, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s 2nd team coach, Matty Lyons, has criticised key refereeing decisions following his team’s 2-2 draw at home to Leeds Trinity University. The Sunderland coach felt that the referee was consistently poor during the match, claiming that the referee was giving decisions when he “wasn’t sure”. […]

     
  • Revealed! Which Sunderland Manager Has Enjoyed The Best Start?

    Revealed! Which Sunderland Manager Has Enjoyed The Best Start?

    November 19, 2017 at 4:59 pm

    It’s often said that a new manager sparks an uptake in form – but that hasn’t always been the case for Sunderland.  With Chris Coleman set to take over at the Stadium of Light, the Black Cats will be keen to get off to a good start under their new manager and […]

     
  • Seaham midfielder Andrew Johnston battles for the ball (Photo: Lee Stewart)

    McGlade makes impression as Seaham and Ashington share points

    November 19, 2017 at 9:12 am

    Seaham Red Star 1-1 Ashington McGlade 9                        Stephenson 49 pen Seaham Red Star shared the points with Ashington at the Ferguson Motor Repairs stadium in the Northern League Division 1 today. Debutant Dylan McGlade opened the scoring for the […]

     
  • 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 […]