Under 23s

  • Sunderland U21s looking for knockout blow in International Cup

    Sunderland U21s looking for knockout blow in International Cup

    October 11, 2015 at 10:00 am

    Sunderland Under 21s face Borussia Monchengladbach on Monday knowing a win would see them through to the International Cup knock-out stages for the first time. The Wearsiders put themselves in a strong position in the competition’s group D with a 1-0 away win to Manchester City last month and will be guaranteed […]

     
  • Honeyman ready to earn place back after injury

    Honeyman ready to earn place back after injury

    October 9, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Sunderland U21’s player George Honeyman says he is “looking to the future” as he looks set to return to the side following a back injury. The midfielder has been out for six weeks with the injury which has seen him unable to train but Honeyman is hoping to put this […]

     
  • Stats: Sunderland U21s season in numbers

    Stats: Sunderland U21s season in numbers

    October 7, 2015 at 1:45 pm

    Nick Cary takes a look at Sunderland Under 21s season so far – in numbers. 7 – Played seven games so far this season, six in the U21 Premier League (four home, two away) as well as one game in the International Cup. 1,886 – The most northern team in […]

     
  • Stockdale praises u21s versatility in winning

    Stockdale praises u21s versatility in winning

    October 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Robbie Stockdale hailed his Sunderland under 21 team’s ability to win in style after a 2-0 win at Southampton left the junior Cats top of the Under 21 Premier League. Sunderland u21s, who finished fourth in last seasons Premier League, took top spot thanks to goals from George Brady and Duncan Watmore. […]

     
  • Robson and Stockdale full of praise for U21 keeper Stryjek

    Robson and Stockdale full of praise for U21 keeper Stryjek

    October 5, 2015 at 9:51 am

    Young Sunderland defender Tom Robson and U21 manager Robbie Stockdale have both praised the influence of keeper Max Stryjek. While things may not be going well on the pitch for the senior Sunderland side, the U21’s climbed to the top of the league as they beat Southampton 2-0 last Monday. George Brady and […]

     
  • Jordan Pickford spent time on loan at Carlisle last season. Picture credit: Nick Potts/EMPICS Sport

    Pickford and Watmore earn England U21 call-ups

    October 2, 2015 at 10:26 am

    Sunderland’s on loan goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and inform striker Duncan Watmore have been included in Gareth Southgate’s England U21 squad for a European Qualifier next month. England U21’s face Kazakhstan in their second European Championship qualifier on October 13, having beaten Norway  last month. Pickford is currently enjoying a good start […]

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

    Sunderland top U21 Premier League after Southampton win

    September 29, 2015 at 10:25 am

    Sunderland U21’s have moved two points clear at the top of the U21 Premier League after two first half goals saw them defeat Southampton 2-0. An early goal from defender George Brady fired Sunderland ahead although Southampton pushed to draw level. But Sunderland doubled their lead before the break, Duncan Watmore scoring […]

     
  • Sunderland U21’s eye top spot going into Southampton clash

    Sunderland U21’s eye top spot going into Southampton clash

    September 28, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    Sunderland U21’s face a certain tricky test when they travel to top of the table Southampton – their furthest away trip of the season. Martin Hunter’s Southampton are yet to lose so far this season and go into the game on the back of a comfortable 5-2 away win against newly […]

     
  • 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 […]