• 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 […]

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

    Foundation of Light Sunderland Scholars coach Martin Jones aiming to continue successful scheme

    May 9, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars head coach Martin Jones has hailed the ‘fantastic’ first year of the programme and hopes the project will continue to develop. The squad are currently top of the Under 19 National Football Youth League and will face Brighton and Hove Albion’s Community side in the NYFL Trophy final […]

  • David Moyes could get his wish of overhauling the Sunderland squad in the summer.

    Big decisions for Sunderland – should they stay or go?

    May 8, 2017 at 10:02 am

    With Sunderland’s relegation to the Championship confirmed, David Moyes will be casting his thoughts ahead to his summer recruitment drive and plotting the incomings and outgoings at the Stadium of Light. The manager has confirmed he is likely to stay at the club, but reports suggest Moyes has requested an […]

  • Sunderland Scholars close in on league title after Shrewsbury thrashing

    Sunderland Scholars close in on league title after Shrewsbury thrashing

    May 4, 2017 at 11:39 am

    By Sam Johnson, Adam Smith and Alex Baxter Sunderland FoL Scholars edged closer to winning the NFYL North/Midlands league title on Wednesday with a comfortable 6-0 win over Shrewsbury Town Scholars. The win puts Sunderland 11 points clear at the top of the league after Liverpool Scholars, who have four games […]

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    Five things we should expect before Sunderland play their first Championship game next season

    May 2, 2017 at 9:50 am

    It’s been a disgraceful season if you’re a Sunderland fan and that’s putting it lightly. David Moyes said his side would be fighting against relegation this season and they failed in their fight. It’s been evident all season that few players were willing to fight for the shirt and some […]

  • Sunderland AFC Ladies manager Melanie Reay.

    Sunderland Ladies make it back-to-back goalless draws with Arsenal stalemate

    May 2, 2017 at 8:35 am

    Sunderland Ladies claimed a point in a hard-fought goalless draw against Arsenal Ladies on Sunday afternoon. Despite Arsenal starting five players in Mark Sampson’s England squad for the European Championships in the summer, Sunderland restricted the Gunners to little and were good value for their second point of the season. Arsenal’s side […]

  • 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 […]