Articles by: Harvey Hinkler
 

  • Leeds United's Jonathan Woodgate (l) battles with Sunderland's George McCartney (r)

    Dec 24 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 24, 2018 at 9:41 am

    It’s Christmas Eve! It’s the most exciting time of the year as everything special that comes with the big day is only fingertips away. Unfortunately though this does mean that this is the last edition of the Sunderland advent calendar *insert sad crowd noise* but we’re going out swinging as […]

     
  • Liverpool's Lazar Markovic (below) and Sunderland's Emanuele Giaccherini (above) battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Dec 23 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 23, 2018 at 9:00 am

    We’re getting so close to Christmas Day and all the preparations are being done. Santa’s nipped down to the petrol station to fill up the sleigh: “£50?!? Ha’way man you’re having a laugh,” he says. The elves are putting the last little touches on the gifts and you know what […]

     
  • Simon Mignolet, Sunderland goalkeeper

    Dec 22 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 22, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Last Christmas, I gave you my heart, but the very next day, you gave it away. This year to save me from tears I’ll give it to Simon Mignolet. I am far too proud of that even though it isn’t any good in the slightest but nevertheless, we’re back with […]

     
  • Sunderland's Yann M'Vila (centre) celebrates their second goal of the game scored by team-mate Billy Jones (not in picture) during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Dec 21 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 21, 2018 at 9:00 am

    The presents will soon be under the Christmas tree as we are just days away from the big day and today we look at a player who was an absolute gift in the middle of the park for the Black Cats and it’s the first loanee of the series. Full […]

     
  • Burton Albion manager Nigel Clough celebrates after the Carabao Cup, Quarter Final match at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough.

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    December 20, 2018 at 10:14 am

    We’re counting down the days to Christmas and the spirit is being spread across the North East with football festivities across the areas with some gits to the fans with wins but others are left feeling the winter blues. We start with a comeback that raised the spirits at the […]

     
  • Sunderland's Stefan Schwarz comes on for the last few minutes after a long injury lay-off to replace Alex Rae

    Dec 20 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 20, 2018 at 9:00 am

    It’s only five sleeps ’til Christmas and the excitement is spreading round Sunderland! The mince pies are selling left right and centre and the carrots are getting prepared for the reindeer, and they better be as well have you seen the McDonald’s advert we’re making Rudolph sad guys it’s not […]

     
  • Arsenal's Theo Walcott (l) and Sunderland's Dwight Yorke battle for the ball

    Dec 19 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 19, 2018 at 9:00 am

    We’re in to the final five players of our advent calendar of Sunderland players and behind today’s door we have a Manchester United legend brought to the Stadium of Light by another Manchester United legend. Dwight Yorke Duration at SAFC: 2006-2009 Signed From: Sydney FC (£200,000) Sold to: N/A (Retired) […]

     
  • Sunderland's Jermain Defoe (left) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at St James' Park, Newcastle.

    Dec 18 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 18, 2018 at 9:00 am

    Christmas is one of the most special and wholesome times of the year, always happy and positive vibes and today’s player in the advent calendar could be the most special and wholesome player to pull on the red and white shirt in recent history for Sunderland. Jermain Defoe Duration at […]

     
  • Kenwyne Jones, Sunderland

    Dec 17 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 17, 2018 at 9:00 am

    This edition of the Sunderland player profile advent calendar takes a bit of a Christmas Caribbean flavour as we look at a centre forward who became a constant presence in the Premier League throughout his career. Kenwyne Jones Duration at SAFC: 2007-2010 Signed From: Southampton (£6 million) Sold to: Stoke […]

     
  • Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane (left) and Sunderland's John O'Shea battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Dec 16 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 16, 2018 at 9:00 am

    The big day is coming closer and closer… of course they day I’m referring to is Boxing Day where football is the sole focus across the country and why not keep up the complete festive football feel by continuing the advent calendar looking at Sunderland players past and present? Seamless, […]