Scholars

  • Sunderland Scholars Vs Berwick Rangers

    Sunderland FoL Scholars ease to victory against Berwick Rangers

    October 18, 2017 at 5:57 pm

    Sunderland’s Monkwearmouth Scholars recorded back-to-back clean sheets in a comfortable 4-0 victory over North East rivals Berwick. Arron Thompson opened the scoring from the spot, before Leon McKeith and Josh King ensured Sunderland were 3-0 up before the break. Harry Thompson scored the fourth with a penalty with seconds remaining […]

     
  • Sunderland FOL Monkwearmouth North continue perfect start with comfortable win

    Sunderland FOL Monkwearmouth North continue perfect start with comfortable win

    October 11, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    Sunderland FOL Monkwearmouth North 6-0 Burnley FC SYT The Sunderland FOL Monkwearmouth North team continued their perfect start to the season, making it three wins out of three, with a six-goal drubbing of Burnley FC SYT. Lewis Charlton and a Nathan Dorkin double before the break set up a comfortable second half […]

     
  • VIDEO: Sunderland FoL Scholars make it four wins from four

    VIDEO: Sunderland FoL Scholars make it four wins from four

    October 6, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    Sunderland FoL Scholars continued their unbeaten league run after a strong 5-0 win over Derby C.T. First-half goals from Jak Hanson and Harry Thompson gave Sunderland a comfortable lead before Alex Ramshaw, Max Sansom and Josh King sealed the victory. The win extends Sunderland’s unbeaten run to four matches after […]

     
  • 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. […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]