• Scholars

    Sunderland FoL Scholars take derby day spoils in Shildon battle

    April 20, 2017 at 10:21 am

    By Sam Johnson, Adam Smith and Alex Baxter Sunderland FoL Scholars claimed the derby bragging rights against local rivals Shildon Scholars in a tough 3-2 victory on Wednesday. In a game that saw some hard tackles, Shildon finished the game with ten men after Kieran Parnaby was sent off for receiving […]

  • Sunderland's Jermain Defoe reacts with dejection to another defeat.

    Black Cats go in search of vital three points against Manchester United

    April 8, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    If it’s not over until the Fat Lady sings, then she’s definitely warming up her vocal chords around the Stadium of Light. Back-to-back defeats in the past week have seen Sunderland remain rooted to the foot of the Premier League table, and time is running out. The Black Cats are […]

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

    Sunderland U23s reach Premier League International Cup final with win over Norwich

    April 1, 2017 at 11:10 am

    Sunderland U23s reached the final of the Premier League International Cup on Friday night, as they beat Norwich City U23s 1-0 thanks to Joel Asoro’s first-half strike. Porto B await the Black Cats in the final thanks to their 1-0 victory against Swansea City U23s earlier last week, with the […]

  • Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson (centre) reacts during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Sunderland travel to Watford looking to end goal drought

    April 1, 2017 at 10:10 am

    Winless in four and without a goal in that period. Recent results don’t make happy reading for Sunderland fans. The Black Cats are still rooted to the foot of the Premier League and face an important month of April with six games – including the visit of Manchester United and […]

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

    Sunderland U23s face trip to Carrow Road as they look to reach Premier League International Cup final

    March 30, 2017 at 8:52 am

    Sunderland under-23s face a trip to Carrow Road on Friday evening as they look to find a way past a free-scoring Norwich City under-23 side in order to reach their first ever European final in the Premier League International Cup. The Black Cats recorded a 2-0 win over Spanish side […]

  • Beacon of Light.

    The Foundation of Light have found a revolutionary new home

    March 29, 2017 at 10:31 am

    The Beacon of Light will be the new base of the Foundation of Light, and will provide members of the community with brand new opportunities. The Beacon will allow the Foundation to do more of what they do already in Sunderland, with several football pitches, a school and several opportunities […]

  • General view of away fans in their current position at the Stadium of Light.

    Fanzine responds to rule change with away fans set to be moved at Sunderland

    March 27, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    Sunderland’s best known fanzine has had its say on a new rule that would require the club to relocate away fans from their current position in the Upper North Stand. A Love Supreme, founded in 1989, is an independent Sunderland supporters’ magazine and website. The new Premier League rule will […]

  • Jones took charge of the Foundation's scholars after leaving a similar role with Plymouth.

    Foundation of Light head coach hails education programme for Sunderland Scholars

    March 24, 2017 at 4:43 pm

    With Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars’ National Football Youth League Trophy final against Brighton on the horizon, head coach Martin Jones has praised the education system at the club. The Scholars have had a great first season on the pitch but Jones highlighted the importance of education, which is based at […]

  • Bradley Lowery was a mascot for Sunderland's match with Chelsea on Wednesday.

    Sunderland and Newcastle fans unite in Bradley Lowery charity match

    March 24, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    They may be fierce rivals on the pitch, but Sunderland and Newcastle fans are coming together raise awareness of a rare type of cancer – the very same that is affecting five-year-old battler Bradley Lowery. Lowery has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called neuroblastoma, which mostly affects children […]

  • Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson (centre) reacts during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Five things we learnt: Sunderland 0-0 Burnely

    March 21, 2017 at 10:03 am

    Two points dropped or a point gained? That seemed to be the general debate as supporters exited the Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon. For it seemed a missed opportunity for the Black Cats who, while far from dominating the game, had opportunities to put their visitors to bed. In a […]