Articles by: Alex Miller

  • Sunderland celebrate a 31 point win over Bradford

    Sunderland 2nds coach Sean Percival thinks the team “can win the league”

    December 10, 2018 at 5:05 pm

    The Wearsiders currently sit in second place in their league only behind Leeds on goal difference and their coach, Sean Percival, thinks the team can go right to the top. The team has come a very long way and after only having six players to choose from in their opening  […]

  • Sunderland 2nds cruise past Bradford 2nds winning by 31 points

    Sunderland 2nds cruise past Bradford 2nds winning by 31 points

    December 6, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Sunderland led from start to finish as they blew out a Bradford team who only had five players to choose from. The hosts dominated from the first whistle to the last as Bradford couldn’t keep up with the pace of Sunderland. The lead extended to 30 points in the fourth […]

  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Sheffield beats Team Sunderland in close fought Basketball match

    November 30, 2018 at 1:20 pm

      Sheffield came back from the brink as they sealed back to back victories over Sunderland 1sts. Sunderland dominated the early quarters as they extended the lead to 11 points, Sunderland continued to be the better side in the third but late on in the third Sheffield fought back. The […]

  • Sunderland 38-49 Sheffield: Womens Basketball report

    Sunderland 38-49 Sheffield: Womens Basketball report

    November 23, 2018 at 11:45 am

    Sheffield edged out Sunderland in a closely fought game at City Space as the away team won by a double-digit lead. Up to the third quarter, it was a close game and Sunderland got to within one point of Sheffield, but couldn’t manage to get in the lead as Sheffield […]

  • University of Sunderland Women's Basketball 1st's team | Photo Credit: Mantas Baranauskas

    Women’s basketball captain wants to instill that winning isn’t everything

    November 21, 2018 at 4:14 pm

    Sunderland’s basketball captain Martina Gouda has “played on teams where winning was the one and only goal and it’s not been a very enjoyable environment.” The women’s basketball team sit in the sixth in the table after three games and have won and lost two and return to City Space for […]

  • Newcastle Eagles vs Cheshire Phoenix

    Newcastle Eagles 96-94 Cheshire Phoenix: Match Report

    November 18, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    Newcastle led for large periods of the game, but the Phoenix came from behind to lead in the third quarter. The Eagles made some clutch shots late in the game as the hosts edged past Cheshire. The home side came into the game looking to return to their title form […]

  • Rahmon Fletcher Shoots a three pointer

    Newcastle Eagles 68-84 Leicester Riders: Match report

    November 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Newcastle Eagle’s unbeaten start to the BBL season came to an end as the Riders eased past the league leaders to seal the points. The Eagles led early on but were behind for the majority of the game. Leicester’s Jarius Holder top scored with 19 points and added seven rebounds […]

  • Sunderland 55-97 York St John: Clash of the Minsters Basketball

    Sunderland 55-97 York St John: Clash of the Minsters Basketball

    October 3, 2018 at 7:29 pm

    York St John sealed a 42-point win over a depleted Sunderland second team, to secure the Clash of the Minsters win in what was ‘their first team against six guys who only met last week’. Sunderland ended the first quarter only nine down but the combination of the experience of […]

  • Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne, center, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the quarterfinal match between Brazil and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena, in Kazan, Russia, Friday, July 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Quarter Final Report: Brazil 1-2 Belgium

    July 6, 2018 at 6:47 pm

    Belgium set up a tie with France in the World Cup semi-finals as De Bruyne’s goal sent Brazil home. Belgium scored twice in the first half with a Fernandinho own goal and a De Bruyne strike. Roberto Martinez’s side were pegged back by a Renato Augusto goal in the latter […]

  • Argentina's Marcos Rojo (right) celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with team-mate Argentina's Lionel Messi (left) during the FIFA World Cup Group D match at Saint Petersburg Stadium.

    Group D Round Up: Argentina go through in dramatic style while Croatia top the group

    June 27, 2018 at 12:36 pm

    Lionel Messi’s Argentina sealed their place in the knockout stages after a late Marcos Rojo stunner. Meanwhile, Croatia secured top spot with a 2-1 victory over Iceland. Argentina 2-1 Nigeria 14 minutes into the game and Lionel Messi opened the scoring. Ever Banega chipped the ball over the top of […]