Under 23s

  • 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 […]

     
  • Sam Allardyce is looking for reinforcements in his quest to keep Sunderland in the Premier League. Picture credit: John Walton / PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Honeyman happy with ‘pathway’ provided by Sam Allardyce

    February 17, 2016 at 4:14 pm

    Sunderland U21s midfielder George Honeyman believes Sam Allardyce has offered an easier pathway for younger players to make the step up to the first team. The midfielder is impressed with the opportunities Allardyce has given the under 21 players in recent weeks. Honeyman was an unused substitute in Saturday’s win over Manchester […]

     
  • Sunderland U21s happy with first team involvement

    Sunderland U21s happy with first team involvement

    February 17, 2016 at 10:03 am

    Sunderland U21s manager Andy Welsh expressed his delight at the first team opportunities his young Black Cats are getting under Sam Allardyce, and the importance of getting back to winning ways after they beat Middlesbrough at the Stadium of Light on Monday night. Mikael Mandron grabbed a brace while Carl Lawson also […]

     
  • Mikael Mandron found the net but couldn't help Sunderland to victory. Picture Credit: SAFC

    Sunderland hold off ‘Boro for vital win in title race

    February 16, 2016 at 9:30 am

    A Mikael Mandron double kept Sunderland’s U21s within touching distance of Manchester United – and broke their goal drought in the process as they edged past Middlesbrough with a 3-2 win at the Stadium of Light last night. The junior Black Cats had not scored in their last three games […]

     
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    Sunderland U21s ready for Wear-Tees derby

    February 15, 2016 at 3:03 pm

    Sunderland U21s will be hoping to get the better of local rivals Middlesbrough to move back to the top of the U21 Premier League. The young Black Cats are on a winless run of three games having failed to score a goal this calendar year. After making first in the […]

     
  • PSV end Sunderland U21’s European hopes

    PSV end Sunderland U21’s European hopes

    February 6, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    PSV ended Sunderland U21’s hopes of European silverware as the Dutch outfit beat the young Black Cats 1-0 in the International Cup quarter-final on Friday evening. A single Clint Leeman goal early in the second-half was enough to get the victory for PSV with Sunderland wasteful in a game of […]

     
  • New Sunderland Under 21 boss Andy Welsh

    Sunderland U21’s ready for PSV showdown

    February 5, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    Sunderland Under 21’s host PSV this evening in the U21 International Cup as the hosts hope to continue their good form and book a place in the last four. The side beat holders Manchester City, spanish side Athletic Bilbao and played out respectable draw against Borussia Mönchengladbach which saw them […]

     
  • Manchester United too strong for Sunderland as Red Devils close in at the top

    Manchester United too strong for Sunderland as Red Devils close in at the top

    January 26, 2016 at 1:06 pm

    A single James Weir goal was enough to give Manchester United victory against Sunderland and close the gap at the top of the U21 Premier League table to just three points. In a cagey game of little chances, Sunderland’s defence held firm until the mid-way through the second half when an […]

     
  • U21 star Josh Robson praises “top coach” Andy Welsh

    U21 star Josh Robson praises “top coach” Andy Welsh

    December 16, 2015 at 6:21 pm

    Sunderland U21 midfielder Josh Robson has heaped praise on new manager Andy Welsh and his influence on the side since joining last month. After Robbie Stockdale was drafted into the role of first-team coach by Sam Allardyce, Welsh was appointed manager of the youth side and has continued the Sunderland youth […]

     
  • Beadling stars as Sunderland defeat Norwich

    Beadling stars as Sunderland defeat Norwich

    December 15, 2015 at 12:35 pm

    Sunderland extended their lead at the top of the U21 Premier League table to 11 points as they beat Norwich 2-0. Defender Tom Beadling, returning from injury after over three months out, scored from the penalty spot before Charis Mavrias doubled the young Black Cats lead. Norwich almost found a […]