Articles by: Jess Kirton
 

  • Spennymoor’s Jamie Chandler: “We’ve worked too hard to throw it all away now.”

    Spennymoor’s Jamie Chandler: “We’ve worked too hard to throw it all away now.”

    April 3, 2019 at 9:31 am

    Spennymoor Town midfielder Jamie Chandler still believes his side can achieve promotion from National League North despite a 2-0 home defeat to Hereford FC. The Moors’ latest loss sees their winless run stretch to six games having not picked up all three points since February. “It’s a game we should […]

     
  • Sunderland’s Max Power confident of automatic promotion

    Sunderland’s Max Power confident of automatic promotion

    January 31, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Sunderland midfielder Max Power has backed the quality in the Black Cats squad to push them back into the automatic promotion places. They currently sit in fifth place in the League One table, five points off the automatic spots. But with at least two games in hand on the teams […]

     
  • Sunderland's development side celebrate Louise Griffiths opening goal

    PREVIEW: Fylde Ladies vs Sunderland Ladies

    December 14, 2018 at 2:01 pm

    Sunderland face Fylde again just two weeks after the Lancashire side dumped them out of the SSE Women’s FA Cup in the second round. This time facing off in the Northern Premier Division, the Lasses will have to overturn a poor run in recent games having lost their last four […]

     
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    Match Report: Sunderland RCA 0 – 1 Stockton Town

    December 14, 2018 at 10:19 am

    Sunderland RCA have been knocked out of the Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup at home to Stockton Town. After losing 4-2 to Stockton only two days ago in the league, it was a freak own-goal just past the half hour mark from Ross McNab that secured a double defeat for […]

     
  • Sunderland's Aidan McGeady reacts after a missed chance

    3 reasons why Sunderland being knocked out of the FA Cup isn’t the end of the world

    December 12, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    Sunderland were kicked out of the FA Cup in the second round replay to Walsall after a poor show at the Stadium of Light. A dour performance from the Black Cats meant it was Liam Kinsella’s second-half strike that sent the Saddlers through, who now get to enjoy a trip […]

     
  • REACTION: Spennymoor’s Jamie Chandler confident they can push for the top spot

    REACTION: Spennymoor’s Jamie Chandler confident they can push for the top spot

    December 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Spennymoor’s Jamie Chandler has praised the “real team spirit and camaraderie” in their 7-1 mauling of Alfreton Town. Town were stunned with their worst home defeat in their history – with striker Glen Taylor helping himself to a hat-trick. Stephen Brogan, Shaun Tuton, Andrew Johnson, and Chandler added themselves to […]

     
  • Vanarama National Leagues round-up

    Vanarama National Leagues round-up

    December 10, 2018 at 12:19 pm

    Spennymoor punished Alfreton Town with the worst home defeat in their 59-year history as they put seven goals past the hosts at the weekend in the Vanarama National League North. Alfreton managed to get one back through Reece Styche before half-time to pull it back to 3-1, but Glen Taylor […]

     
  • “I was blown away when I first came in here!” Kevin Ball heaps praise on new Beacon of Light facility

    “I was blown away when I first came in here!” Kevin Ball heaps praise on new Beacon of Light facility

    December 6, 2018 at 10:46 am

    Ex-Sunderland captain and club legend Kevin Ball joined Foundation of Light partners, Monkwearmouth Academy, for a special training session at the charity’s new flagship facility, the Beacon of Light. The Beacon officially opened in September of this year, and boasts a wide range of elite facilities from indoor and outdoor […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Jack Ross

    Match Report: Sunderland 4 – 2 Barnsley

    November 28, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    A six-goal thriller at the Stadium of Light saw Sunderland extend their unbeaten run to 14 games in an end-to-end battle with fellow high-flyers Barnsley. Three first-half goals from the hosts included top-scorer Josh Maja notching his 12th of the season. Barnsley fought hard to bring it back to 3-2, […]

     
  • Match Report: Team Durham Women 2nds  7 – 0 Team Sunderland Women

    Match Report: Team Durham Women 2nds 7 – 0 Team Sunderland Women

    November 23, 2018 at 11:00 am

    A seven goal thrashing saw Team Sunderland Women knocked out of the BUCS Northern Conference Cup away to Team Durham Women 2nds. The hosts dominated much of the game, scoring three goals in the first half and another four after half-time to sink the nail into the coffin. The loss […]