Articles by: Joe Nicholson
 

  • 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 […]

     
  • Sunderland U23s 0 Manchester United U23s 1: Mitchell Penalty Downs Black Cats At Eppleton CW

    Sunderland U23s 0 Manchester United U23s 1: Mitchell Penalty Downs Black Cats At Eppleton CW

    October 29, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    Sunderland Under-23s suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Manchester United Under-23s at Eppleton CW on Sunday afternoon. Demetri Mitchell’s penalty early in the second half was the difference between the two sides as the visitors moved level on points with Sunderland in Premier League 2 Division One Elliott Dickman’s youngsters […]

     
  • Everton U23s v Sunderland U23s: Black Cats look to bounce back after Arsenal defeat

    Everton U23s v Sunderland U23s: Black Cats look to bounce back after Arsenal defeat

    October 19, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    Sunderland Under-23s are back in action tomorrow afternoon against a high-flying Everton side in Premier League 2. Elliott Dickman’s team lost 2-0 to an experienced Arsenal side at the Emirates Stadium on Monday night, a result which saw the Black Cats drop to the bottom of the table after seven […]

     
  • Dickman pleased with effort and commitment despite defeat

    Dickman pleased with effort and commitment despite defeat

    October 17, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    Sunderland Under-23s manager Elliott Dickman was pleased with the effort and commitment showed by his players last night despite a 2-0 defeat to Arsenal Under-23s at the Emirates Stadium. Paddy McNair and Josh Maja both featured for the Black Cats against an experienced Gunners side, which included midfielder Francis Coquelin […]

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

    Sunderland U23s 2 Hertha Berlin U23s 0: Three Players Who Impressed For The Black Cats

    October 11, 2017 at 4:35 pm

    Sunderland manager Simon Grayson has food for thought ahead of his side’s Championship fixture against QPR this weekend. The Black Cats will welcome back eight senior players after the international break, while the under-23s side produced an accomplished display to beat Hertha Berlin at the Stadium of Light last night. […]

     
  • Sunderland U23s 2 Hertha Berlin U23s 0: Black Cats off to winning start in Premier League International Cup

    October 11, 2017 at 10:43 am

    Sunderland Under-23s withstood some late pressure to win their opening Premier League International Cup game against German side Hertha Berlin at the Stadium of Light. The Black Cats, who reached the final of the European competition last campaign, led for most of the game after Paddy McNair’s first-half header opened […]

     
  • Sunderland's Lynden Gooch . Picture credit: Richard Sellers / PA Archive/PA Images

    Sunderland U23s begin International Cup campaign against Hertha Berlin

    October 10, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Sunderland U23s will begin their Premier League International Cup campaign tonight when they host German side Hertha Berlin at the Stadium of Light. The Black Cats reached the final of the European competition last season before being outclassed 5-0 by Portuguese giants Porto in May. Elliott Dickman’s side have been […]

     
  • Tennis captain Phil Rudd.

    Tennis captain Rudd confident ahead of Teesside clash

    November 30, 2016 at 1:50 pm

    University of Sunderland’s tennis captain Phil Rudd is confident his side can register their first league victory of the season when they travel to local rivals Teesside on Wednesday afternoon. After three draws and one defeat, Sunderland sit fifth in the men’s Northern 4B, just one place behind today’s opponents, and Rudd […]

     
  • Sunderland captain Phil rudd was unable to lead his side to cup success at Chester. Credit: Jamie Goodenough

    Sunderland tennis 1sts knocked out of the cup by Chester

    November 10, 2016 at 11:47 am

    Sunderland’s University tennis team suffered a narrow defeat as they were knocked out of the Northern Conference Cup by Chester men’s 2nds. It was always going to be tough for a travelling Sunderland side, who were forced to make the long trip with only three players due to several members […]

     
  • Maxime Noyer (left) and Phil Rudd (right)

    Rudd looking forward to tennis cup match against Chester

    November 9, 2016 at 10:28 am

    University of Sunderland tennis captain Phil Rudd is looking forward to this week’s cup match away to Chester 2nds. Sunderland reached the second round of the Northern Conference Cup after a victory over Hull men’s 2nds a fortnight ago and Rudd is hopeful of progressing further in the competition. “A […]