Under 23s

  • 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 […]

     
  • 10 man Black Cats hold Canaries

    10 man Black Cats hold Canaries

    April 14, 2015 at 9:41 am

    Sunderland U21s were held to a goalless draw with Norwich in the first of a double header of fixtures this week.  The Black Cats dominated most of the game in Norfolk a against a Canaries side including several first team players, but finished with ten men after Tom McNamee’s second […]

     
  • Young Black Cats edge out Saints in exciting encounter

    Young Black Cats edge out Saints in exciting encounter

    April 7, 2015 at 11:17 am

    Adam Johnson was amongst a host of 1st team players who featured as Sunderland U21s edged out Southampton U21s 3-2 in a thrilling Easter Monday clash at Eppleton CW. Goals from Tom Beadling, Will Buckley and Duncan Watmore had the Black Cats 3-0 at half time, but late strikes from […]

     
  • Bad Boy Blackett sees red as Sunderland battle for a point

    Bad Boy Blackett sees red as Sunderland battle for a point

    February 24, 2015 at 10:30 am

    Mikael Mandron scored as Sunderland came from behind to earn a respectable 1-1 draw at home to 10-man Manchester United in the U21 Premier League.  Manchester United went in front when Andreas Pereira strook home after confusion at the back for Sunderland before Mikael Mandron brought the Black Cats level […]

     
  • Stockdale's U23s picked up their first Checkatrade Trophy win. safc.com

    Griffiths double sinks Sunderland U21s against Celtic

    December 19, 2014 at 7:18 pm

    Leigh Griffiths netted twice as Sunderland U21s fell to defeat against Celtic U21s at the Stadium of Light on Thursday night. Sunderland held a 1-0 lead at half-time after David Ferguson headed home from a Connor Oliver corner. But Celtic fought back in the second half and secured a late […]

     
  • Derby to host Sunderland in U21 Cup Last 16

    Derby to host Sunderland in U21 Cup Last 16

    December 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland U21’s have been rewarded with an away trip to Derby County U21’s in the last 16 of the U21 Premier League Cup. Sunderland overcame the tricky test of Manchester City in the last round, 4-2 winners over last year’s runners-up at Spotland. A hat trick from Mikael Mandron saw […]

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

    Watmore a doubt for Sunderland’s under 21 clash with Champions Chelsea

    December 11, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Sunderland’s Under 21s return to Premier League action this Sunday as they head south to face Chelsea in the capital – but manager Robbie Stockdale admits they could be without talisman Duncan Watmore. Watmore limped off after 25 minutes of the Black Cats’ 0-0 draw with Villarreal on Wednesday night, […]

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

    Watmore suffers injury as U21s draw with Villarreal

    December 11, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Sunderland’s in form winger Duncan Watmore picked up an injury as their Under 21 side laboured to a scrappy 0-0 draw with Villarreal on Monday night. The game at the Stadium of Light marked Sunderland’s first appearance in the Premier League U21 International Cup, which will also see them face […]