Football

  • Sunderland's goalscorer Joel Asoro in action last season

    “We need to respond better” says Dickman after late collapse

    December 12, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Elliott Dickman claimed his side must respond better when they fall behind after Sunderland Under-23s lost 4-1 to Liverpool Under-23s on Sunday afternoon. Joel Asoro’s header four minutes before half-time had drawn the Black Cats level following Cameron Brannagan’s fifth minute penalty at the Stadium of Light. But, a second […]

     
  • Northern League Round-Up: Dunston UTS inflict shock defeat on Shildon

    Northern League Round-Up: Dunston UTS inflict shock defeat on Shildon

    December 12, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Dunston UTS inflicted the biggest shock of the weekend by winning 4-1 at Shildon in Northern League Division One. Josh Hawkes put UTS ahead but player-manager Dan Moore responded for the Railwaymen just before the break. Mark Fitzpatrick reinstated the surprise result for Dunston from the penalty spot before Dale […]

     
  • Match Reaction: Captain Ollie Watt on getting a win, playing in defence and new striker Joe Tunc

    Match Reaction: Captain Ollie Watt on getting a win, playing in defence and new striker Joe Tunc

    December 12, 2017 at 10:05 am

    After Wednesday’s win against the University of Sheffield’s 3rd team, University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st team captain Ollie Watt gave his perspective on the season so far. The leading goal scorer for the oranges began by summarising the key to the teams win on Wednesday: “I think our most important […]

     
  • Sunderland struggle as Everton score five

    Sunderland struggle as Everton score five

    December 11, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    Everton picked up their second league win in a row and did it in style, scoring five against Sunderland. Everton scored two goals in three minutes, with Chantelle Boye-Hlorkah scoring in the 37th minute before Courtney Sweetman-Kirk added a second with 40 minutes played. Sweetman-Kirk got her second and Everton’s third in […]

     
  • Ollie Watt is hoping Sunderland can improve on last season's Varsity disappointment.

    Sunderland 1st’s defeat Sheffield 3rd’s to finally taste victory after winless run

    December 11, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    The University of Sunderland Men’s Football 1st’s got their first victory since October as they secured a 2-1 home win against the University of Sheffield’s 3rd’s on Wednesday. A goal from Ahmed Terek and a Sheffield own goal were enough to give Sunderland an important victory and move them above their Northern 4B […]

     
  • Marcos Alonso during his time with Sunderland

    Sunderland’s top three loan signings from their time in the Premier League … Where are they now?

    December 11, 2017 at 10:49 am

    Amid speculation that Bournemouth could recall Sunderland top goalscorer Lewis Grabban in January, Sports Byte takes a look back at three of the Black Cats’ best loan signings and how they have fared since leaving the Stadium of Light. During their 10-year stint in the Premier League, Sunderland were always […]

     
  • Ethan Robson, Sunderland

    Sunderland U23s looking to move out of bottom two against Premier League 2 leaders Liverpool

    December 9, 2017 at 11:35 am

    Sunderland Under-23s host Liverpool in the Premier League 2 on Sunday as the Black Cats look to move out of the bottom two against the table-topping Reds. Elliott Dickman’s side secured a 3-0 win at Hull City in the Premier League Cup last time out, although their last win in […]

     
  • Postponements across the North East due to frozen pitches – Gateshead, Blyth, South Shields all OFF

    Postponements across the North East due to frozen pitches – Gateshead, Blyth, South Shields all OFF

    December 9, 2017 at 11:33 am

    Icy weather has wreaked havoc across the northeast, with several matches postponed. In the Vanarama National League, Gateshead’s 3pm fixture with Woking has been called off due to frozen penalty areas. ⚽️❌GAME OFF: Today's match against Woking has been called off. Although the current temperature is slightly higher than forecast, […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars have exceeded expectations in their debut season.

    Sunderland U18s Mark Atkinson wants Black Cats to finish year on a high

    December 8, 2017 at 10:20 pm

    Sunderland U18s manager Mark Atkinson wants his Black Cats youngster to finish the year on a high by progressing into the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup. The Wearsiders play at Vicarage Road on Sunday – facing a Watford side who are unbeaten since October. While the Hornets go […]

     
  • Luke Gilhespy (Photo: Bishop Auckland FC)

    Seaham sign Gilhespy ahead of Newcastle Benfield clash

    December 8, 2017 at 10:14 pm

    Seaham Red Star have signed Bishop Auckland defender Luke Gilhespy ahead of their Northern League clash at home to Newcastle Benfield tomorrow. The centre-half has had two spells at Bishop, winning the Durham Challenge Cup with them in his first spell. He’s also featured for Dunston UTS and Chester-Le-Street previously. […]