Football

  • Sunderland's Wes Brown holds his head in his hands after scoring an own goal to give Everton the lead. Picture credit: Scott Heppell/AP/Press Association Images

    Sunderland unfortunate against Everton

    April 14, 2014 at 10:26 am

    Sunderland remain bottom of the Premier League after a Wes Brown own goal gifted Everton their seventh straight win. The Black Cats can take a lot of heart from their performance, however, with 15 minutes remaining Gerard Deulofeu’s cross flicked off Brown and into the net. Prior to that, Fabio […]

     
  • Seaham take on strugglers Ryton

    Seaham take on strugglers Ryton

    April 11, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Seaham Red Star take on bottom of the league Ryton and Crawcrook Albion at home on Saturday hoping to continue their recent good form. Ryton are bottom of the Northern League Division two with 5 points between them and second bottom Esh Winning with a four match advantage over their […]

     
  • Ki scored the winner against Everton at Goodison Park earlier in the season. Picture credit:  Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Sunderland face Everton in Premier League clash

    April 11, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Sunderland take on Everton this Saturday at the Stadium of Light as they attempt to keep alive their slim hopes of staying in the Premier League. Gus Poyet’s side lost to Tottenham 5-1 in their last match and have only picked up one league point since they beat Newcastle in […]

     
  • Ryhope hope that everything will be in place for them to pass the Northern League inspection on Friday

    Ryhope pass Northern League inspection

    April 10, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    Chairman Darren Norton said he was delighted as Ryhope’s Recreational Park was approved by the Northern League meaning they will return subject to their final Wearside League position. There are currently no other teams in the Wearside League that have also successfully passed the Northern League’s inspection “It’s been a […]

     
  • More twists in battle for Northern League title

    More twists in battle for Northern League title

    April 10, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    There were further twists and turns last night in the battle for the Ebac Northern League championship. Shildon missed the chance to go top when they were beaten at home by fourth-placed Guisborough Town who mathematically are themselves still in the race. Early in the second half top scorer Danny […]

     
  • Ryhope concede unbeaten League record

    Ryhope concede unbeaten League record

    April 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Ryhope CW conceded the last unbeaten record in the Wearside League when third-top Redcar Athletic won by a single goal on Wearside. With just six minutes on the clock, good build-up play stretched the home defence and top marksman Adam Preston fired past goalkeeper Ryan Graham. Ryhope dropped back to […]

     
  • Silksworth in action last season. Picture Credit: Zoe Vicarage

    Silksworth beat Prudhoe with Hodgson rocket

    April 10, 2014 at 10:18 am

    Silksworth Colliery Welfare secured a 2-1 win at Prudhoe thanks to a 30-yard rocket from Liam Hodgson and a William Crewe strike.  Hodgson opened the scoring just after the half hour mark, before Jake Hall equalised just after the break. Crewe, however, latched onto a ball to deservedly take three […]

     
  • Cuellar still believes Sunderland can survive relegation. Picture credit: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Cuellar: We haven’t given up on Premier League survival yet

    April 9, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Carlos Cuellar is adamant Sunderland can survive in the Premier League despite being cut seven points adrift of safety. Cuellar came back from injury to start in the 5-1 defeat to Tottenham on Monday night which sparked manager Gus Poyet to confess it would take ‘a miracle’ to avoid relegation. […]

     
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    Poyet: Sunderland need a miracle to stay up

    April 8, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has admitted that it would be ‘a miracle’ if his side manage to avoid relegation to the Championship this season. Poyet’s team remain bottom of the table after they suffered a 5-1 defeat to Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Monday. The Black Cats are now […]

     
  • Tottenham's Christian Erikson scored one and got two assists against Sunderland. Picture credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Sunderland thrashed by superb Tottenham

    April 8, 2014 at 10:22 am

    Sunderland have lost their last four successive games after being thrashed by Tottenham Hotspurs last night at White Hart Lane. Lee Cattermole, however, put the visitors one up when he pounced on a defensive error in the 17th minute. But Emmanuel Adebayor soon levelled the score tapping in a Christian […]