Football

  • Barrie Smith “honoured” to captain South Shields in victory over Atherton Collieries

    Barrie Smith “honoured” to captain South Shields in victory over Atherton Collieries

    November 6, 2017 at 5:13 pm

    Barrie Smith was delighted to be given the captaincy role as South Shields beat Atherton Collieries 3-1 in a difficult Northern Premier League encounter. The division one leaders took a first-half lead through Robert Briggs before conceding in the first minute of the second half. However, a stunning free-kick from Robert Briggs and a […]

     
  • Sunderland 1sts left disappointed after 3-1 home loss to Sheffield 4ths

    Sunderland 1sts left disappointed after 3-1 home loss to Sheffield 4ths

    November 6, 2017 at 5:11 pm

    The University men’s First team failed to hold on to a 1-0 lead as they conceded three in the second-half against University of Sheffield’s Fourth team. Sunderland, coming off of a 2-1 win against Leeds-Beckett, were unable to begin a winning streak on Wednesday. Sunderland’s only goal came courtesy of […]

     
  • Hebburn and Jarrow share points in goalless local derby

    Hebburn and Jarrow share points in goalless local derby

    November 6, 2017 at 5:08 pm

    Both defences were on form in a goalless local derby between Hebburn and Jarrow in the EBAC Northern League Division two on Saturday. It was Hebburn who started the stronger of the two sides and should have taken an early lead when Glen Hargrave’s cross found Paul Chow but his […]

     
  • Sunderland U18s come from behind to beat Middlesbrough in Tees Wear Premier League Cup clash

    Sunderland U18s come from behind to beat Middlesbrough in Tees Wear Premier League Cup clash

    November 6, 2017 at 11:54 am

    Sunderland U18s left it late to come from behind and defeat North East rivals Middlesbrough in the Premier League Cup. Jack Hackett levelled the score nine minutes from time before Benji Kimpioka’s last gaps penalty saw the young Black Cats make it two wins from two in Group D. The […]

     
  • Wearside League Round Up: Windscale win for only second time this season

    Wearside League Round Up: Windscale win for only second time this season

    November 6, 2017 at 8:44 am

    Windscale won for only the second time this season after beating Annfield Plain 2-1. Richmond Town capitalised on Annfield’s defeat by leapfrogging them into seventh with a 2-1 win over Darlington Reserves. Simon Pinkey scored on his first league appearance for the Town before Christopher Pattison’s strike proved to be […]

     
  • Ryhope fall to narrow defeat against Team Northumbria

    Ryhope fall to narrow defeat against Team Northumbria

    November 5, 2017 at 9:13 pm

    Ryhope CW failed to build on the momentum of a 5-2 midweek thrashing away at West Auckland, losing 1-0 against Team Northumbria despite dominating much of the game. It was Robbie Spence’s 51st minute strike that separated the two teams and ensured Team Northumbria left the Recreation Park with all […]

     
  • Convincing victory for Sunderland West End in Durham Trophy Cup

    Convincing victory for Sunderland West End in Durham Trophy Cup

    November 4, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Sunderland West End progressed to the second round of Durham Trophy Cup after a 4-0 victory away at Harton & Westoe. The visitors didn’t take long to score, going a goal up in the 6th minute after Anthony Ross put the ball in the back of the net with a great strike from outside the […]

     
  • Sunderland under-23s secure first three points in Premier League Cup

    Sunderland under-23s secure first three points in Premier League Cup

    November 3, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    Sunderland under-23s secured their first Premier League Cup win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Exeter City under-23s at Eppleton CW. Elliot Embleton’s first-half opener and Luke Molyneux’s second goal in three games put the hosts in front, before Liam McAlinden’s 85th minute strike made for a nervy finish. […]

     
  • SportsBooth episode 2 – Grayson’s gone! Where do Sunderland go from here?

    SportsBooth episode 2 – Grayson’s gone! Where do Sunderland go from here?

    November 2, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    This week on SportsBooth Connor Bromley and James Copley discuss what is going on in the world of Sunderland AFC after the sacking Simon Grayson. As well as looking at all of the weekends non-league action in the North East. Finally, the SportsBooth team will be taking a look at […]

     
  • Sarah Robson started 2017 in fine form (Picture: Susan Gutteridge)

    Meet the woman who scored three goals while pregnant – and is returning to training THREE weeks after giving birth

    November 2, 2017 at 3:14 pm

    Some people think female footballers aren’t tough enough. Sarah Robson is making them think again – and is living proof that pregnancy isn’t the end of an athlete’s career. By Mark Donnelly A whisper went around the ground. There was a notable absence from Durham Women’s squad to face Sheffield […]