Football

  • Lucy Staniforth second centre right celebrates with teammates after scoring for Sunderland during the WSL Sunderland AFC Ladies v Liverpool Ladies football match. Held at Mariners Park, South Shields, UK on the 28th October 2017

Photo: Jon Super for FA

    Staniforth double helps Black Cats see off Villa

    November 2, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    Sunderland 3 (Staniforth 28’, 57’, Bruinenberg 78’) Aston Villa 1 (Brown 90+4’) Sunderland bounced back from Saturday’s disappointment against Liverpool by picking up a win against WSL 2 strugglers Aston Villa in the FA WSL Continental Cup. Sunderland took the lead in the first half, with Lucy Staniforth finding the net […]

     
  • Hebburn manager praises increased funds ahead of clash with rivals Jarrow

    Hebburn manager praises increased funds ahead of clash with rivals Jarrow

    November 2, 2017 at 12:40 pm

    Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver has hailed an increased playing budget as a reason for the sides impressive form this season. Last season The Hornets nearly folded due to lack of funds, but a combined effort from the local community and the players and staff saw the side come through […]

     
  • Sunderland West End keep their title challenge alive with convincing 3-0 win over South Shields Reserves

    Sunderland West End keep their title challenge alive with convincing 3-0 win over South Shields Reserves

    November 1, 2017 at 11:10 pm

    South Shields Reserves 0-3 Sunderland West End Sunderland West End continued their superb away record this season they defeated South Shields Reserves who finished the game with nine men. Anthony Nelson’s team took the lead in the 22nd minute thanks to an instinctive strike from the midfielder Lee Smith and […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars head coach Jamie Chandler “over the moon” after strong win over Northampton

    Sunderland Scholars head coach Jamie Chandler “over the moon” after strong win over Northampton

    November 1, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    Sunderland FoL Scholars 5-0 Northampton Sunderland Scholars coach Jamie Chandler praised his “brilliant” side as they trashed Northampton Town 5-0. The Monkwearmouth scholars maintained their unbeaten league run with goals from Arron Thompson, Max Nelson, Harry Johnson and Codie Howe. Sunderland led 4-0 at half-time after a dominant first-half display from […]

     
  • SportsBooth Episode 2 – Who next to steer the Sunderland ship?

    SportsBooth Episode 2 – Who next to steer the Sunderland ship?

    November 1, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    Episode 2 of the SportsBooth podcast comes to you this week on Thursday November 2 and will cover a range of topics stretching from Simon Grayson leaving Sunderland to South Shields squeezing into second qualifying round of the FA Vase. Part one this week will almost exclusively look at Sunderland […]

     
  • Sunderland FoL Monkwearmouth continue perfect start

    Sunderland FoL Monkwearmouth continue perfect start

    November 1, 2017 at 6:47 pm

    Sunderland FoL Monkwearmouth continued their perfect start to the season getting their 6th win out of 6 after a 5-0 win over Northampton Town FC Scholars. After an even first few minutes Sunderland were awarded a penalty 20 minutes in after Alex Ramshaw was brought down in the box. Arron […]

     
  • The Sunderland defence withstand pressure from Huddersfield.

    Sunderland 2nds made to rue missed chances

    November 1, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Although the University of Sunderland men’s 2nd team controlled large swathes of the match, they were bitterly disappointed to be on the wrong end of a 3-1 scoreline against the University of Huddersfield men’s 2nd team. Sunderland took the lead just before half-time as a goalkeeping error gifting the home […]

     
  • Bridget Galloway scores Sunderland's second

    Young Lady Black Cats continue unbeaten run

    October 30, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Sunderland AFC Ladies Development 3 (Griffiths 18’, Galloway 31’, Gibson 74’) Birmingham City Ladies Reserves 1 (Linden 34’) Sunderland Ladies development side stretched their unbeaten start to the FA WSL Development League season to four games with a home win against Birmingham City. Sunderland took a two goal lead in […]

     
  • Sunderland RCA come from behind to beat nine-man Ashington

    Sunderland RCA come from behind to beat nine-man Ashington

    October 30, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Sunderland RCA extended their impressive run with a 2-1 win against Ashington leaving the Meatballs eighth in the Northern League Division One – two points behind Dunston UTS in fifth. Ben Stephenson put the visitors in front in blustery conditions but RCA quickly leveled through captain Ross Preston. Dylan Elliot earned all three points for Martin Swales’ […]

     
  • Durham Women v Everton

    Durham Women dominate at Sheffield

    October 30, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    Durham Women picked up their first away win since February – and continued their fine start to the season – courtesy of a ruthless display at Sheffield FC Ladies. After a first-half that saw the Wildcats hit the woodwork on three occasions, Nicola Worthington’s struck shortly after the restart to […]