Football

  • Sunderland RCA come from behind to draw (18/10/2017)

    October 18, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    Sunderland RCA came from behind to clinch a draw against Dunston UTS FC in the Northern League Division One. Liam Thear drew first blood for the visitors early in the first-half with a sublime effort from distance. Sunderland RCA responded well in the second half and Michael Charlton fired in […]

     
  • Dickman pleased with effort and commitment despite defeat

    Dickman pleased with effort and commitment despite defeat

    October 17, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    Sunderland Under-23s manager Elliott Dickman was pleased with the effort and commitment showed by his players last night despite a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal Under-23s at the Emirates Stadium. Paddy McNair and Josh Maja both featured for the Black Cats against an experienced Gunners side, which included midfielder Francis Coquelin […]

     
  • Durham crowned NECL Cup Champions after thrilling extra time win against Newcastle.

    Durham crowned NECL Cup Champions after thrilling extra time win against Newcastle.

    October 16, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    New College Durham defeated Newcastle College 3-2 with a dramatic extra-time winner to claim their third consecutive North East College League Cup trophy. Goals from Ashley Jenkins and Josh Keys gave Durham their third consecutive NECL Cup title after Newcastle twice came from behind only to be denied in extra-time […]

     
  • Durham Women v Everton

    Five to Watch: North East Women’s Stars

    October 16, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    With the FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) season underway, we take a look at five of the best players currently plying their trade in the North East. Both of the North East’s representatives in the elite of women’s football – Sunderland and Durham – have started their campaigns positively. The two […]

     
  • Sunderland U23s look to end five game winless run in Premier League 2 at Arsenal U23s

    Sunderland U23s look to end five game winless run in Premier League 2 at Arsenal U23s

    October 16, 2017 at 5:14 pm

    Sunderland under-23s travel to the Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal under-23s tonight with the Black Cats in search of their first away win in the league since December 9. Elliott Dickman’s side got back to winning ways last week with a 2-0 win over Hertha Berlin in the Premier League […]

     
  • South Shields have won a record 30 games in a row.

    Fenton says South Shields are not far away from National League opposition

    October 16, 2017 at 1:55 pm

    South Shields joint-manager Graham Fenton says the club’s FA Cup campaign proves they are not “a million miles away” from National League opposition. Despite the defeat, The Mariners’ deserved huge credit for requiring a side ranked three divisions higher to come from behind against them. Shields had led at the […]

     
  • Wearside League Round-Up: Sunderland West End win on penalties in Shipowners Cup

    Wearside League Round-Up: Sunderland West End win on penalties in Shipowners Cup

    October 16, 2017 at 1:50 pm

    Sunderland West End required penalties to progress to Round Three of the TWR Shipowners Charity Cup against Redcar Athletic. Redcar opened the scoring early in the first-half through Jack Simpson, but goals from Lee Smith and Mark Robinson turned the tie in West End’s favour before half-time Simpson shortly levelled […]

     
  • Seaham secure first win in five at Dunston UTS

    Seaham secure first win in five at Dunston UTS

    October 15, 2017 at 7:17 pm

      Dunston UTS 0-2 Seaham Red Star McBryde 13 Croft 52 Seaham Red Star joint-manager Paul Johnston said he was ‘over the moon’ as his side secured their first win in five away to Dunston UTS this afternoon. “I’m over the moon with the effort we put in today,” he […]

     
  • Sunderland U18s boss Mark Atkinson hoping to build on previous performances

    Sunderland U18s boss Mark Atkinson hoping to build on previous performances

    October 14, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Sunderland U18s boss Mark Atkinson has asked for his players to build on last month’s positive display – starting with Everton today. The teenage Black Cats have not featured in competitive action since September 30 – where they lost 6-2 away to an undefeated Manchester City. Wins against West Ham […]

     
  • Rachael Laws says Sunderland Ladies WSL2 title win still hasn't sunk in. Picture credit: Susan Gutteridge

    Sunderland Ladies claim bonus point In North East derby

    October 14, 2017 at 12:06 am

    Sunderland Ladies became the first-ever side to claim a bonus point in the FA WSL Continental Cup courtesy of a penalty shootout victory over Durham Women. In the newly-revamped competition, games in the group stage that end in a draw will see a penalty shootout with the victors awarded an extra point. And […]