• Sunderland now face Chelsea in the next round. Photo: Twitter/@SAFCLadies

    Sunderland Ladies progress in FA Women’s Cup with victory over Aston Villa Ladies

    March 21, 2017 at 9:09 am

    Goals from Vic Williams, Hayley Sharp and Lucy Staniforth helped Sunderland Ladies to a 3-2 win over Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon. Williams poked Sunderland into a 14th minute lead only for Natasha Baptiste to level the scoreline four minutes later. Sharp regained Sunderland’s lead in the 35th minute only […]

  • Neither Sunderland nor Liverpool could find the breakthrough at Eppleton.

    Black Cats exit Premier League Cup after drawing home blank

    March 18, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Sunderland U23s were knocked out of the Premier League Cup by Colchester United thanks to a ninth minute strike from Eoin McKeown on a wet evening at Eppleton CW. Josh Maja’s penalty miss at the death followed by his equaliser being ruled out for offside capped off a miserable night […]

  • Sunderland manager David Moyes (left) talks tactics to 	Sebastian Larsson. PA Images.

    Sunderland braced for relegation six-pointer against Burnley

    March 17, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    We’re well and truly into the business end of the season now, and Sunderland are preparing to welcome Burnley to the Stadium of Light in a relegation six-pointer. Games are running out for Sunderland, who are still rooted to the foot of the Premier League table and desperately need points if they […]

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    Adam Johnson loses child sex conviction appeal

    March 16, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Former England footballer Adam Johnson has lost a challenge against his conviction for sexual activity with a besotted 15-year-old fan. His application for permission to appeal was dismissed by three judges in London on Thursday. The Court of Appeal judges also rejected his bid for a reduction in his six-year […]

  • Sunderland FoL Scholars 4-1 Crystal Palace A.

    Highlights: Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars defeat 10 men Crystal Palace

    March 16, 2017 at 8:54 am

    Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars scored four goals in nine minutes to come back from 1-0 down and claim all three points to continue their league title push against Crystal Palace A on Wednesday. A Crystal Palace red card saw the game turn on its head and Sunderland capitalised to […]

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

    Sunderland U23s remain winless in 2017 following draw with Leicester City

    March 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

    Sunderland U23s remain winless in 2017 following a 2-2 home draw to Leicester City on Sunday that sees the Black Cats remain without a win in their last seven games. The Foxes took the lead six minutes in through Admiral Muskwe before Josh Maja levelled the scores after 37 minutes […]

  • Sunderland FoL Scholars vice captain – “You won’t get much better” than Sunderland’s scholarship

    Sunderland FoL Scholars vice captain – “You won’t get much better” than Sunderland’s scholarship

    March 8, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars are the first group to undergo Sunderland’s new football scholarship program, and vice captain Codie Howe has been impressed by the program so far. When we asked about the scholarship program, Howe said: “I’m enjoying it, I’m playing football day in day out, it’s what I’ve […]

  • Jan Kirchoff (centre) and Lynden Gooch (second right) continued their recovery from injury on Monday night.

    Player ratings: How did Sunderland U23s fare against Manchester United?

    March 7, 2017 at 2:51 pm

    Sunderland under-23s fell to a 3-1 defeat to Manchester United on Monday night with first-team players such as Jan Kirchhoff, Lynden Gooch, Rees Greenwood and George Honeyman all getting minutes under their belts. The result sees Manchester United climb to seventh in the league, but how did the young Black […]

  • Sunderland's Jermain Defoe appears dejected after the final whistle.

    Five things we learned: Sunderland 0-2 Manchester City

    March 7, 2017 at 10:57 am

    In what was perhaps an expected defeat on Sunday, Sunderland remained rooted to the foot of the Premier League table after losing out to big-spending Manchester City. While at times there were glimpses of promise, it looked for large parts as if there was a lack of belief and desire from the Black Cats. […]

  • Sunderland's Jan Kirchhoff made a return from injury.

    Red Devils outclass underperforming Black Cats as Kirchhoff returns for U23s

    March 7, 2017 at 8:49 am

    Sunderland Under 23s slumped to a 3-1 defeat against Manchester United U23s at Eppleton CW on Monday night, as Jan Kirchhoff completed 64 minutes on his return from injury. The Red Devils took the lead through Dimitri Mitchell’s 28th minute penalty before Scott McTominay doubled their advantage just four minutes […]