Under 18s

  • Sunderland fielded a strong side but it wasn't enough.

    Newcastle edge seven-goal Wear-Tyne thriller in Youth Cup

    January 26, 2017 at 9:09 am

    A Lewis McNall brace helped Newcastle United Under-18s to a 4-3 win away at Sunderland U18s on Wednesday night. McNall opened and concluded the scoring while Adam Wilson and Owen Bailey were also on target for Dave Watson’s Magpies. Josh Maja hit a brace for Sunderland and Elliot Embleton was also […]

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

    Connelly brace ensures Wear-Tyne Youth Cup derby for Sunderland U18s

    January 12, 2017 at 10:16 am

    Lee Connelly bagged a brace as Sunderland Under-18s beat Shrewsbury Town 3-1 in the FA Youth Cup on Wednesday night. Connelly gave the Black Cats the lead in the 11th minute only for George Hassall to level. However, Connelly regained Sunderland’s lead 11 minutes into the second half and Elliot […]

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

    Maja brace seals FA Youth Cup fourth round spot for Sunderland

    December 16, 2016 at 10:15 am

    Josh Maja hit a brace as Sunderland overcame Burton Albion 4-1 in the FA Youth Cup on Thursday night. Charlie Dowd gave the Brewers a shock early lead but Sunderland hit back through Maja. A spectacular Luke Tandy own goal then put the young Black Cats ahead and there was […]

     
  • John O’Shea helping Casey feel at home

    John O’Shea helping Casey feel at home

    February 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    18-year-old Irish defender Dan Casey is not like most footballers. He brings a unique skill set to his game, one which he believes has been created by a combination of his favourite sports Gaelic football, rugby and, of course, football. These sports made for a busy weekend schedule as sport […]

     
  • Gooch extends deal at Doncaster Rovers

    Gooch extends deal at Doncaster Rovers

    February 24, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Sunderland forward, Lynden Gooch, has committed his short-term future to Doncaster Rovers by extending his loan deal until the end of the season. Gooch joined Darren Ferguson’s side in January and has made five appearances for the Vikings. The 20-year-old made his Black Cats debut against Exeter City in the […]

     
  • Stockdale delighted with Watmore form

    Stockdale delighted with Watmore form

    April 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Sunderland U21s boss Robbie Stockdale has heaped praise on Duncan Watmore after the winger’s two-goal haul at Fulham on Friday. Watmore’s brace sealed a 2-0 victory at Craven Cottage for the young Black Cats and Stockdale was impressed with his recent form. “The team performed from one to eleven and […]

     
  • Could Mannone be on his way out of Sunderland to Manchester United. Picture credit: Richard Sellers/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    Stockdale approves first team involvement

    April 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland U21s boss Robbie Stockdale has backed Dick Advocaat’s plans to include more first team players in the development squad.  The U21 Premier League rules state that three over-age outfield players plus one goalkeeper can be included in the squad for league games, with Advocaat stating that it is ‘good […]

     
  • Duncan Watmore has been on top form this season. Picture credit: : Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Watmore hits double to sink Fulham

    April 17, 2015 at 10:25 pm

    Duncan Watmore scored twice as Sunderland U21s ended a hectic fixture period with a 2-0 win over Fulham. The winger struck a first half-brace as Robbie Stockdale’s side claimed all three points at Craven Cottage. The Black Cats showed no hangover from Monday’s trip to Norwich and had the hosts […]

     
  • Stockdale revelling in U21 fixture pile-up

    Stockdale revelling in U21 fixture pile-up

    April 17, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Sunderland U21s manager Robbie Stockdale says his side are looking forward to the prospect of their second game in the space of four days as they prepare to meet Fulham on this afternoon. The Young Black Cats held Norwich to a 0-0 draw in Norfolk on Monday and will be […]

     
  • Stockdale praises U21s desire after Norwich draw

    Stockdale praises U21s desire after Norwich draw

    April 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Sunderland U21s boss Robbie Stockdale has praised his side’s fighting spirit after they held Norwich to a 0-0 draw in Norfolk despite playing most of the second half with ten men. The Black Cats were the better side for much of the game, but finished with a numerical disadvantage after […]