Scholars

  • Sunderland Scholars progress to semi-finals with thrilling victory over West Ham

    Sunderland Scholars progress to semi-finals with thrilling victory over West Ham

    January 19, 2017 at 10:39 am

    Adam Smith and Alex Baxter Sunderland FoL Scholars came out on top against a resilient West Ham side with a 5-3 victory in the quarter-finals of the National Football Youth League Cup on Wednesday. Sunderland took the lead early in the first half, with skipper Aaron Duell scoring directly from […]

     
  • Sunderland FoL Scholars beat Shildon FoL to go top of the league on Friday.

    Chandler praises side’s “spirit and discipline” after Sunderland FoL beat Shildon

    December 7, 2016 at 11:39 am

    By David Barwise, Guy Owen, Scott Paddon, Joe Ramage, Sam Smedley, and Peter Whalen Sunderland AFC FoL coach Jamie Chandler heaped praise on his side’s “fantastic” discipline and “first class” team spirit as they claimed bragging rights over their rivals Shildon AFC FoL with a 4-0 victory on Friday. Craig […]

     
  • Shildon FoL lost 4-0 to Sunderland FoL on Friday night.

    FoL Shildon coach “not worried” about side’s disciplinary problems

    December 6, 2016 at 9:26 am

    Foundation of Light Shildon scholars coach Alan Young says “he’s not really worried” about his side frequently picking up yellow cards. The Wearside scholars have now accumulated 15 yellow cards in all competitions after Jack Clow and Daniel Neilson were carded in their 4-0 defeat to FoL Sunderland on Friday. […]

     
  • Shildon FoL lost 4-0 to Sunderland FoL on Friday night.

    HIGHLIGHTS: Sunderland Scholars put four past Shildon

    December 5, 2016 at 9:50 am

    By David Barwise, Guy Owen, Scott Paddon, Joe Ramage, Sam Smedley, and Peter Whalen A comfortable 4-0 victory away to Foundation of Light rivals Shildon meant Sunderland went top of the Midlands/North Division on Friday night. Goals from Craig Ellison, Alex Ramshaw and captain Aaron Duell put the game beyond Shildon […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars have exceeded expectations in their debut season.

    Sunderland Scholars go top with emphatic FoL derby win over Shildon

    December 3, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    Sunderland Foundation of Light went top of the Midlands/North Division after turning on the second-half style in a 4-0 win against local rivals Shildon FoL. Craig Ellison gave the visitors a first-half lead before quality goals after the break from Alex Ramshaw, Aaron Duell and substitute Craig Muter completed a […]

     
  • Sunderland and Shildon scholars.

    Shildon scholars prepare for derby with Sunderland

    December 2, 2016 at 10:53 am

    In what is being billed as a “showcase for the whole programme,” the two Foundation of Light scholarship teams will lock horns at Shildon’s Dean Street on Friday evening in the Midlands/North National Football Youth League. The Shildon FoL scholars head into the game fifth in the National Football Youth […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars are sitting pretty in the

    Shildon clash ‘just another game’ insist Sunderland scholars

    November 30, 2016 at 11:33 am

    Despite being neighbours and – ultimately – colleagues, the Foundation of Light’s Sunderland scholars insist they will treat Friday’s derby against the FoL’s Shildon side as “just another game.” They plan to go all out for a victory which would take them back to the top of the FA National […]

     
  • SAFC Sunderland Shildon scholars

    Shildon Scholars looking to bounce back against Burnley

    November 22, 2016 at 10:04 am

    Sunderland FC Shildon scholars are hoping to bounce back from last week’s cup disappointment at Barnet when they return to league action against rock-bottom Burnley on Wednesday. The young Black Cats are currently fourth in the Midlands/North division, just six points behind leaders Sunderland FC FOL ahead of their trip […]

     
  • Shildon scholars looking to build on third successive win

    Shildon scholars looking to build on third successive win

    November 12, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    Sunderland FC Shildon scholars are looking to build on their momentum having secured a third consecutive win against Crystal Palace Foundation A on Wednesday. The academy stars produced a fine second half display to run out comprehensive 5-1 winners to move up to fourth in the National Football Youth League […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars are sitting pretty in the

    VIDEO: About the Sunderland Scholarship Scheme

    November 11, 2016 at 10:26 am

    What exactly is the Foundation of Light’s Scholarship Scheme, and why is it in place? This is the first year that the Scholarship Scheme has been in place, which aims to educate aspiring players as well as offering them a platform to be noticed by academies. Sunderland Scholars outclassed Burnley […]