Articles by: Aaron Ashley
 

  • Silksworth’s Durham Trophy quarter-final with Stockton West End rearranged

    Silksworth’s Durham Trophy quarter-final with Stockton West End rearranged

    December 8, 2015 at 10:09 am

    The Durham Trophy quarter-final match between Silksworth CW and Stockton West End was postponed on Saturday due to a waterlogged pitch, but the fixture has already been rearranged. Due to strict guidelines from the FA, Silksworth’s quarter-final clash has been given priority over their league fixtures and will be played […]

     
  • Late inspection for Silksworth ahead of Stockton quarter-final

    Late inspection for Silksworth ahead of Stockton quarter-final

    December 4, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    Last year’s Durham Trophy Winners, Silksworth CW, will have to pass an early morning inspection to see if their quarter-final tie against Stockton West End will get the go-ahead. The pitch passed a Friday inspection, but with overnight rain forecast, a further inspection will be carried out on Saturday morning […]

     
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    Identify Thief steals the show in Newcastle’s Fighting Fifth as Irving disappoints

    November 30, 2015 at 10:08 am

    Despite a last-flight blunder, Identity Thief finished strongly and provided trainer Henry De Bromhead with the Grade One Fighting Fifth Hurdle on his first ever visit to Newcastle. The five-year-old ridden by Bryan Cooper, who was supplemented for the race by owners Gigginstown Stud, provided Ireland with their first win […]

     
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    Irving faces six exciting rivals in Fighting Fifth defence

    November 27, 2015 at 10:36 am

    The Paul Nicholls-trained Irving bids to join an elite crop and become only the fifth horse to win back-to-back runnings of the StanJames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle, but he will be faced with strong opposition from over the Irish Sea as he aims to repeat last year’s success. The seven-year-old, who […]

     
  • Colliers throw away two-goal lead to draw with Spennymoor

    Colliers throw away two-goal lead to draw with Spennymoor

    November 2, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    Silksworth threw away a two-goal lead as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Spennymoor Town Reserves in an eventful Wearside League encounter. Jack Murphy put the home side ahead after three minutes when he headed home a David Stevens corner, but their lead only lasted seven minutes thanks […]

     
  • Silksworth vice-chairman unveils three-year-plan

    Silksworth vice-chairman unveils three-year-plan

    October 30, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Silksworth vice-chairman David Steele has revealed the Wearsiders have outlined a three-year-plan to transform their club into a sustained Northern League side. When Sean Butler became manager earlier this month, he and Steele agreed on a plan to build a respected Northern League team within the next three years, with […]

     
  • Silksworth look to bounce back against Gateshead

    Silksworth look to bounce back against Gateshead

    October 22, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    Silksworth vice-chairman David Steele is confident the team can get back to winning ways and has told fans they will see “the real Silksworth” on Wednesday. The Colliers have lost their last two games, and after a convincing 3-0 defeat at the hands of Jarrow FC on Saturday, it is […]

     
  • Injury-time winner denies Silksworth a point

    Injury-time winner denies Silksworth a point

    October 14, 2015 at 10:00 am

    Silksworth CW were beaten by an injury-time strike as Redcar Athletic extended their advantage at the top with a 4-3 victory. The visitors were rampant in the early exchanges and two-goals in the opening four minutes from Lewis Wood and Andrew Jennings gave Redcar a well-deserved lead. At this stage, Redcar […]

     
  • Gleghorn ready for second half of Table Tennis season

    Gleghorn ready for second half of Table Tennis season

    January 7, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    It’s been a mixed, but admirable first half of the season for the University of Sunderland’s table tennis team – two wins and two defeats, Sunderland currently sit fourth in what is a very tough division. Despite a heavy 14-2 defeat to University of Leeds men’s 2nds in their opening game […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Table Tennis captain Sean Gleghorn

    Gleghorn continues rapid rise as Table Tennis captain

    December 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    All Wearsider Sean Gleghorn wanted was to play table tennis with his friends at his local youth club, but things quickly escalated. From playing in a youth club at the age of 15, Gleghorn quickly realised he had a talent and began to play in the Sunderland and District league […]