Football

  • Durham took a draw from a tight affair in Watford.

    Durham Women maintain unbeaten start with draw at Watford

    March 13, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    Durham Women maintained their unbeaten start to the season with a draw against Watford Ladies on Sunday. In testing conditions, the Wildcats battled through the first half before taking the lead through Emily Roberts ten minutes after the break. But the lead was short lived as Rinsola Babajdie equalised only […]

     
  • Seaham Red Star survived a late scare but held on to secure three points.

    Red Star back to winning ways after victory over Newcastle Benfield

    March 13, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    Seaham Red Star held on to a 2-1 win against Newcastle Benfield on Saturday after a dramatic last 15 minutes. David Palmer opened the scoring for Seaham seven minutes in, and the lead was doubled late into the second half by Robbie Bird. Matthew Cornish scored a consolation goal for Benfield […]

     
  • Joel Asoro has shown plenty of promise for Sunderland. Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

    Sunderland U23s remain winless in 2017 following draw with Leicester City

    March 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

    Sunderland U23s remain winless in 2017 following a 2-2 home draw to Leicester City on Sunday that sees the Black Cats remain without a win in their last seven games. The Foxes took the lead six minutes in through Admiral Muskwe before Josh Maja levelled the scores after 37 minutes […]

     
  • Silksworth fell short against fellow Sunderland side Ashbrooke.

    Silksworth CW defeat Ashbrooke Belford House in the Sunderland derby

    March 12, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    Silksworth CW ran out 3-0 winners over local rivals Ashbrooke Belford House on Friday night. Steven Moody headed Silksworth into the lead just after the half-hour mark and David Stevens doubled CW’s lead only seven minutes later. Adam Storey sealed the victory for the home side in the 71st minute […]

     
  • Easington suffered last-minute heartbreak in their last outing.

    Injury time heartbreak as former Collier sinks Easington Colliery

    March 12, 2017 at 11:23 am

    Aidan Heywood struck a 94th-minute winner to give Team Northumbria a narrow 2-1 win over Easington Colliery on Saturday afternoon. Scott Gunn fired Team Northumbria into a 49th-minute lead but Jack Pounder levelled the scoreline 20 minutes from time. However, heartbreak was to follow as Heywood, who was with the […]

     
  • Easington

    Easington Colliery face testing trip to Team Northumbria

    March 10, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    Easington Colliery travel to Team Northumbria on Saturday afternoon as the Colliers look for a third consecutive win. Team Northumbria currently top Northern League Division Two, three points ahead of second place Stockton Town while Easington Colliery sit in eighth. Three points on Saturday could potentially lift the Colliers to […]

     
  • Craig Lynch was back in the goals again for Seaham Red Star.

    Seaham end losing streak with a draw at Penrith

    March 10, 2017 at 8:22 pm

    A late Craig Lynch penalty saw Seaham Red Star rescue a late 1-1 draw away to Penrith on Wednesday night. Martin Coleman gave the hosts a lead from the spot 24 minutes in, but Lynch got Seaham’s equaliser with another penalty in the 82nd minute. Penrith are now 15th in the Northern League […]

     
  • Sunderland FoL Scholars vice captain – “You won’t get much better” than Sunderland’s scholarship

    Sunderland FoL Scholars vice captain – “You won’t get much better” than Sunderland’s scholarship

    March 8, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars are the first group to undergo Sunderland’s new football scholarship program, and vice captain Codie Howe has been impressed by the program so far. When we asked about the scholarship program, Howe said: “I’m enjoying it, I’m playing football day in day out, it’s what I’ve […]

     
  • Jan Kirchoff (centre) and Lynden Gooch (second right) continued their recovery from injury on Monday night.

    Player ratings: How did Sunderland U23s fare against Manchester United?

    March 7, 2017 at 2:51 pm

    Sunderland under-23s fell to a 3-1 defeat to Manchester United on Monday night with first-team players such as Jan Kirchhoff, Lynden Gooch, Rees Greenwood and George Honeyman all getting minutes under their belts. The result sees Manchester United climb to seventh in the league, but how did the young Black […]

     
  • Sunderland's Jermain Defoe appears dejected after the final whistle.

    Five things we learned: Sunderland 0-2 Manchester City

    March 7, 2017 at 10:57 am

    In what was perhaps an expected defeat on Sunday, Sunderland remained rooted to the foot of the Premier League table after losing out to big-spending Manchester City. While at times there were glimpses of promise, it looked for large parts as if there was a lack of belief and desire from the Black Cats. […]