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  • Sunderland AFC Ladies manager Melanie Reay

    Sunderland Ladies suffer injury-time heartbreak as Stanway strikes late

    June 5, 2017 at 11:52 am

    Georgia Stanway scored the only goal in the 91st minute as Manchester City Women claimed a narrow 1-0 win at Sunderland on Wednesday night. The Lady Black Cats frustrated their professional opposition throughout but the champions of England eventually found a way through as Stanway’s sweet strike beat Anke Preuss. Preuss […]

     
  • HIGHLIGHTS: Sunderland FoL Scholars NFYL Trophy victory

    HIGHLIGHTS: Sunderland FoL Scholars NFYL Trophy victory

    June 1, 2017 at 10:02 am

    Sunderland FoL Scholars, now confirmed league and cup double winners, defeated Albion in the Community 1-0 in a dramatic extra-time showdown at the Stadium of Light on May 24. SportsByte were there to catch all the matchday action, as well as Sunderland legend Kevin Ball’s inspirational team-talk to the youngsters. […]

     
  • Four free agents Sunderland could look to sign this summer

    Four free agents Sunderland could look to sign this summer

    May 31, 2017 at 12:52 pm

    Following Sunderland’s relegation, it promises to be a very busy summer transfer window at the Stadium of Light. With seven players reaching the end of their contracts, and the likes of Jordan Pickford and Lamine Kone expected to be sold, a squad rebuilding will be necessary. The Lads reportedly won’t […]

     
  • Sunderland FoL Scholars win NFYL Trophy with dramatic extra time strike

    Sunderland FoL Scholars win NFYL Trophy with dramatic extra time strike

    May 25, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    “It’s probably the best goal I’ve ever scored.” Match-winner Jak Hanson talks to @Sports_Byte after the final whistle #NFYLTrophy pic.twitter.com/UFng6eAce1 — SAFCFoL Scholarship (@FoLScholars) May 24, 2017 Sunderland FoL Scholars 1-0 Brighton Albion In The Community Sunderland FoL Scholars have won the NFYL Trophy after an extra time winner from […]

     
  • Sunderland FoL Scholars close in on NFYL North/Midlands title

    Sunderland FoL Scholars close in on NFYL North/Midlands title

    May 17, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    By Sam Johnson, Adam Smith and Alex Baxter Braces from Craig Ellison, Jak Hanson and Arron Thompson put Sunderland in prime position to become NFYL North/Midlands’s division champions as they beat Coventry FC Scholars (HEN) 6-1. Ellison opened the scoring after a flick on from strike partner Hanson put him […]

     
  • Scholars assistant coach Jamie Chandler reflects on ‘brilliant’ 2016/17 season

    Scholars assistant coach Jamie Chandler reflects on ‘brilliant’ 2016/17 season

    May 16, 2017 at 2:52 pm

    Sunderland Scholars assistant Jamie Chandler has been talking to Sportsbyte about his 2016/17 season playing and coaching. The midfielder has been working alongside Martin Jones leading the Sunderland Scholars – a programme set up to help develop young footballers and give them an education alongside learning more about the game. Although […]

     
  • Head coach Martin Jones impressed with first year of Sunderland Scholars scheme

    Head coach Martin Jones impressed with first year of Sunderland Scholars scheme

    May 15, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    Sunderland Scholars head coach Martin Jones has been extremely impressed with the attitude of his young scholars side as they look to win the league and the FA Cup National Football Youth Trophy final. The Sunderland Scholars programme was set up by the Foundation of Light in order to help build […]

     
  • Shrewsbury Town's Adam El-Abd (right) and Sunderland's Joel Asoro battle for the ball during the EFL Cup, Second Round match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Over 16,000 tickets claimed for Sunderland U23 European final

    May 15, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    Sunderland AFC have confirmed over 16,000 people have claimed their tickets for Sunderland U23s Premier League Youth International Cup final v FC Porto. The final is to be played at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday 17th May. Entry is free and supporters have snapped up the opportunity to see […]

     
  • Sunderland Ladies v Bristol

    Staniforth penalty ensures Sunderland Ladies claim first win of Spring Series

    May 9, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Sunderland Ladies claimed a first win of the FA WSL Spring Series campaign on Saturday night with a 1-0 win over Bristol City Women at the Hetton Centre. Lucy Staniforth’s sole penalty in the 76th minute ensured the Lady Black Cats extended their unbeaten run. Steph Roche and Abbey Joice […]

     
  • Chandler began his career with Sunderland.

    Jamie Chandler glad to have ‘grasped opportunity’ as Sunderland Scholars assistant

    May 9, 2017 at 12:32 pm

    Sunderland Scholars assistant Jamie Chandler has expressed his delight with his first year as coach of the Foundation of Light side. The Spennymoor Town midfielder, who has had a great year on the pitch with his side winning promotion, talked to SportsByte about how much he has enjoyed his role with […]