Football

  • Ryhope suffer title set-back as Silksworth win

    Ryhope suffer title set-back as Silksworth win

    April 28, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Ryhope CW’’s chances of pipping Stockton Town for the championship receded when they were defeated by Silksworth CW in the local derby. Phil Hall headed Ryhope into a 44th-minute lead but after Rob Hall levelled following a corner, it was the former Ryhope player Willie Crew who clinched victory for […]

     
  • Connor Wickham celebrates scoring for Sunderland last season. Picture by: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Gus Poyet hails impact of Connor Wickham

    April 28, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Gus Poyet has hailed to impact of Connor Wickham after he scored twice in Sunderland’s 4-0 win over fellow relegation strugglers Cardiff. Wickham has been in superb form since returning from his loan at Leeds, having scored five goals in his last three games to help see a change in […]

     
  • Connor Wickham opened the scoring for Sunderland. Picture credit: PHILIP OLDHAM/LANDOV/Press Association Images

    Sunderland thrash 10 man Cardiff

    April 28, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Sunderland thrashed 10 man Cardiff to move out of the bottom three with and deepen the Bluebirds woes.  Connor Wickham put the hosts ahead with a brilliantly guided header 26 minutes in. Fabio Borini then scored from the penalty spot after Juan Cala saw red for pulling back Wickham. Emanuele […]

     
  • Connor Wickham celebrates scoring for Sunderland last season. Picture by: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Poyet wishes for Real Madrid not Cardiff

    April 25, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Gus Poyet is airing on the side of caution ahead of this weekend’s relegation showdown against Cardiff, as Sunderland have struggled at home this season. The Black Cats have only won three games at home in the Premier League this season, dropping points against Fulham, Hull, Crystal Palace, Aston Villa […]

     
  • The Wearside League

    Ten-man Ryhope CW defeat Prudhoe Town

    April 24, 2014 at 11:15 am

    Ryhope CW played with 10 men for almost the entire game at Prudhoe Town last night but still emerged 3-0 winners. Goalkeeper Ryan Graham was sent off after five minutes and James Dunn took over. His first task was to save the resulting penalty taken by Stephen Foster. No doubt […]

     
  • McDougall: More to come from Sunderland Ladies

    McDougall: More to come from Sunderland Ladies

    April 23, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Kelly McDougall believes Sunderland’s start to the season should give them confidence that they can compete at the top of the Women’s Super League 2. The midfielder scored an injury time winner against promotion hopefuls Reading at Eppleton CW on Sunday to maintain the Black Cats’ 100% start to the […]

     
  • Gus Poyet looking to build on Chelsea win

    Gus Poyet looking to build on Chelsea win

    April 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Gus Poyet is keen for his Sunderland side to take their survival chance after pulling off a stunning victory against Chelsea on Saturday. Connor Wickham scored an important equaliser after Samuel Eto’o had put Chelsea ahead, before Fabio Borini scored the winning goal from the penalty spot to give Sunderland […]

     
  • Late strike earns Sunderland win over Reading

    Late strike earns Sunderland win over Reading

    April 22, 2014 at 11:30 am

    Kelly McDougall scored a stoppage time winner as Sunderland overcame Reading to continue their winning start to the Women’s Super League 2 season. Vicky Greenwell opened the scoring with a delightful free-kick before an own-goal doubled their advantage. Lauren Bruten pulled one back for Reading though, who were the better […]

     
  • The Wearside League

    Ashbrooke beat Redcar to lift League Cup

    April 22, 2014 at 11:15 am

    Ashbrooke Belford House celebrated winning their first piece of silverware since entering the competition when they lifted the Wearside League Cup with a 3-2 victory over Redcar Athletic at Silksworth at the weekend. The Wearsiders made an excellent start, scoring twice in the opening 22 minutes. When Shaun Petch spotted Redcar’s […]

     
  • Red Star fight back to earn point at Washington

    Red Star fight back to earn point at Washington

    April 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    By James Adamson Seaham Red Star earned a point in the Northern League as they came back from a goal down to draw 1-1 with ten-man Washington. A first half hampered by wind made for a dull opening 45 minutes at the Nissan Sports Centre. Both teams struggled to put […]