Articles by: Joe Nicholson
 

  • Sunderland's goalscorer Joel Asoro in action last season

    “We need to respond better” says Dickman after late collapse

    December 12, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Elliott Dickman claimed his side must respond better when they fall behind after Sunderland Under-23s lost 4-1 to Liverpool Under-23s on Sunday afternoon. Joel Asoro’s header four minutes before half-time had drawn the Black Cats level following Cameron Brannagan’s fifth minute penalty at the Stadium of Light. But, a second […]

     
  • Ethan Robson, Sunderland

    “We need to be more ruthless” says Dickman ahead of Premier League Cup clash

    November 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Elliott Dickman believes his Sunderland Under-23 side can end their worrying goal drought away at Hull City in the Premier League Cup tonight. The Black Cats have failed to score in their last two league games against Leicester City and Swansea City, with Dickman admitting that his players must be more […]

     
  • Sunderland U23s 0 Swansea U23s 2: Black Cats suffer home defeat despite Maja injury boost

    Sunderland U23s 0 Swansea U23s 2: Black Cats suffer home defeat despite Maja injury boost

    November 27, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    Promising forward Josh Maja played 60 minutes for Sunderland Under-23s on Sunday afternoon as Elliott Dickman’s side lost 2-0 to Swansea Under-23s at Eppleton CW. The 18-year-old has missed over three months of football following a knee injury in pre-season, but is now being eased back to full fitness. And, […]

     
  • Sunderland U21s win on penalties in final Checkatrade Trophy game

    Sunderland U21s win on penalties in final Checkatrade Trophy game

    November 10, 2017 at 10:00 am

    Sunderland Under-21s completed an underwhelming Checkatrade Trophy campaign by beating Grimsby in a penalty shootout on Wednesday night. The game ended 1-1 with the Black Cats eventually winning 7-6 on penalties. After losing their opening two group games against Scunthorpe and Doncaster, Elliott Dickman’s side couldn’t qualify from Group H […]

     
  • Lumsden beats Christie to win Pro-Series singles title in Sunderland

    Lumsden beats Christie to win Pro-Series singles title in Sunderland

    November 5, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Teenager Maia Lumsden claimed her second title of the week on Saturday after winning the Aegon GB Pro-Series singles tournament in Sunderland. Lumsden, who won the doubles event with Eleni Kordolaimi on Friday, beating fellow Brit Freya Christie 6-4, 6-0 in one hour and 19 minutes at the Sunderland Tennis […]

     
  • Kordolaimi and Lumsden take GB Pro-Series doubles title in Sunderland

    Kordolaimi and Lumsden take GB Pro-Series doubles title in Sunderland

    November 4, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    Eleni Kordolaimi and Maia Lumsden won a dramatic doubles final at the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland after defeating Alicia Barnett and Sarah Grey in three sets. Kordolaimi and Lumsden recovered from a set down before edging a third set match tie-break to record a 2-6 6-2 [11-9] victory at the […]

     
  • Lumsden to meet Christie in final of Aegon GB-Pro Series Sunderland

    Lumsden to meet Christie in final of Aegon GB-Pro Series Sunderland

    November 4, 2017 at 10:07 am

    Maia Lumsden will meet Freya Christie in Saturday’s final at the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland after both progressed in straight sets. Lumsden, the seventh seed, came through a second set tie-break and saved a set point to defeat 18-year-old Jodie Burrage 6-3 7-6(4) and reach her second ITF singles final […]

     
  • Christie battles back to reach semi-finals in Sunderland

    Christie battles back to reach semi-finals in Sunderland

    November 3, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    Great Britain’s Freya Christie came from a set down to beat Italy’s Anna-Giulia Remondina and reach the semi-finals of the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland. Christie,19, is playing in just her second tournament following a serious wrist injury and was made to work for a 4-6 6-2 6-2 victory against a […]

     
  • Aegon GB Pro-Series gets underway in Sunderland

    Aegon GB Pro-Series gets underway in Sunderland

    October 31, 2017 at 12:39 pm

    The Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland got underway on Monday as eight female players made it through qualifying to reach the main draw. Teenager Aleksandra Pitak caused the biggest upset of the day by beating the higher ranked Alice Gillan. Pitak, who also beat Gillan at a similar event in Wirral […]

     
  • Top tennis players head to Sunderland for GB Pro-Series

    Top tennis players head to Sunderland for GB Pro-Series

    October 30, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    The Sunderland Tennis Centre will play host to some of Britain’s best female tennis players this week in the Aegon GB Pro-Series Sunderland. Qualifying for the 32-place singles draw takes place today, with the final scheduled for Saturday 4 November. Some players will also compete in a doubles event throughout […]