Football

  • 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 […]

     
  • Fabio Borini's penalty gave Sunderland the win in their last meeting with Chelsea. Picture credit: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP/Press Association Images

    Sunderland stun Chelsea to keep survival dreams alive

    April 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland kept alive their survival chances and dented Chelsea’s title hopes by condemning Jose Mourinho for to his first Premier League home defeat in 78 games. Connor Wickham pulled Sunderland level after Samuel Eto’o had put the hosts in front after 12 minutes. Fabio Borini then scored a dramatic penalty […]

     
  • Durham Ladies 2-4 Sunderland Ladies

    Durham Ladies 2-4 Sunderland Ladies

    April 18, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    Sunderland Ladies kicked off their FA Woman’s Super League 2 season with a thrilling 4-2 win away at newly formed Durham. Abbey Joice gave the visitors the lead before Kelly Greenwell fired home a marvellous free kick on the half time whistle to double their advantage. Durham got themselves back […]

     
  • Last year saw Chelsea run out 4-3 winners. Picture credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Sunderland look to use new found confidence against Chelsea

    April 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Gus Poyet is hoping Sunderland can go to Chelsea on Saturday with a sense of belief after his team gained a deserved point at Manchester City on Wednesday. Connor Wickham scored twice as Sunderland earned themselves a deserved point, however, they will feel aggrieved after they let their lead slip […]

     
  • Connor Wickham hit a double against Man City in their last meeting. Picture credit: Rui Vieira/AP/Press Association Images

    Poyet hoping to maintain battling spirit

    April 17, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Gus Poyet has said Sunderland will keep battling for their Premier League status after earning themselves a deserved point against Manchester City last night.  Connor Wickham scored twice to give the Black Cats the lead with 10 minutes remaining after Fernandinho had given City an early opener. But Samir Nasri […]

     
  • Ashbrooke ease to victory over Coxhoe Athletic

    Ashbrooke ease to victory over Coxhoe Athletic

    April 17, 2014 at 11:04 am

    Ashbrooke Belford House have set themselves up nicely for Monday’s Wearside League Cup Final against Redcar Athletic at Silksworth with last night’s 4-0 romp in the park at home to Coxhoe Athletic. The visitors though didn’t help their cause when they had Lee Ryder sent off on 21 minutes for […]