Articles by: Adam Gill

  • Chertsey Town celebrate with the FA Vase

    Chertsey Town see off Cray Valley in thrilling FA Vase final at Wembley: Match Report

    May 23, 2019 at 9:58 am

    Chertsey Town defeated Cray Valley Paper Mills 3-1 in a thrilling FA Vase final at Wembley Stadium on Non League Finals Day. Cray Valley took the lead in the 36th minute through Gavin Tomlin before Sam Flegg equalised for the Curfews three minutes later. Jake Baxter scored a penalty in […]

  • Sunderland's Aiden McGeady (right) celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game during the Checkatrade Trophy Final at Wembley Stadium, London.

    Checkatrade Trophy Final: Portsmouth 2-2 Sunderland (aet, 5-4 pens)

    April 1, 2019 at 9:14 am

    Portsmouth won the Checkatrade Trophy in a thrilling final in front of 85,000 fans at Wembley after beating Sunderland 5-4 on penalties. The Black Cats took the lead when Aiden McGeady found the top corner with a 38th minute free kick before Nathan Thompson equalised in the 82nd minute with […]

  • Sunderland's Aidan McGeady goes close during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Checkatrade Trophy Final Preview: Portsmouth vs Sunderland

    March 28, 2019 at 10:45 am

    Sunderland go up against promotion rivals Portsmouth this weekend in the final of the Checkatrade Trophy final at Wembley Stadium. After topping their group, the Black Cats saw off Notts County, Newcastle United U21’s, Manchester City U21’s and Bristol Rovers on their route to the final. Sunderland will be looking […]

  • An aerial view of Wembley Stadium, London.

    Five times Sunderland have played in a Cup Final at Wembley

    March 28, 2019 at 10:33 am

    Sunderland and Portsmouth face off in the Checkatrade Trophy final this weekend, which will be the Black Cats’ first appearance in a cup final at Wembley since 2014. Ahead of this weekend’s final I look at five other times the Black Cats have contested in a cup final at both […]

  • Picture credit: Adam Cotterill

    Teesside Men’s Football 1sts 7-0 Team Sunderland Men’s Football 1sts

    March 26, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Team Sunderland were heavily beaten by a clinical Teesside team away from home in the annual TeesWear Varsity event. Teesside started well scoring after three minutes, before doubling their advantage just 15 minutes in as Sunderland struggled to get into the game. Goals in the 32nd and 37th minute ensured […]

  • Teesside Women’s Football 1sts 11-2 Sunderland Women’s Football 1sts: Match Report

    Teesside Women’s Football 1sts 11-2 Sunderland Women’s Football 1sts: Match Report

    March 25, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    Team Sunderland suffered a heavy defeat away from home against a strong Teesside outfit in the annual TeesWear Varsity event. Teesside started off the stronger team, finding themselves leading after just seven minutes before doubling their lead four minutes later. Sunderland responded to halve the deficit, but Teesside were too […]

  • Durham Trophy Final: Silksworth CW vs Sunderland West End

    Durham Trophy Final: Sunderland Silksworth CW 0-2 Sunderland West End

    March 25, 2019 at 9:49 am

    Sunderland West End won the Durham Trophy after goals from James Cassidy and Jake Fowler ensured victory over Silksworth CW. Cassidy gave West End the lead in the 10th minute before Kieron Martin was sent off for a rash challenge in the 35th minute. Harry Graham was sent off in […]

  • . Luke O'Nien of Sunderland battles with Iker Pozo of Manchester City during the Checkatrade Trophy Quarter Final match between Sunderland and Manchester City Under 23s at the Stadium Of Light in Sunderland, UK on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)

    Wycombe Wanderers vs Sunderland: Match Preview

    March 9, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    The Black Cats travel to Adams Park to face Wycombe Wanderers off the back of their semi-final win in the Checkatrade Trophy. Sunderland sit in third ahead of the game looking to put the pressure on second placed Barnsley, while Wycombe sit in 12th. Jack Ross will be hoping his […]

  • Horden Community Welfare 0-2 Sunderland West End

    February 20, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    Goals from Kieron Martin and Rob Hall ensured Sunderland West End defeated Horden Community Welfare in the semi-finals of the Durham Trophy. Hall gave West End the lead three minutes into the second half before Martin sealed the win two minutes from time. West End progressed to the final of […]

  • An interview with the Chronicle’s James Hunter

    An interview with the Chronicle’s James Hunter

    December 18, 2018 at 10:15 am

    SB: What inspired you to become a sports journalist? JH: It’s something I always wanted to ever since I was a kid. It’s something I wanted to do from the age of about 10 or 11. I started the school magazine, in the very early days of computers, and I […]