Articles by: Stephen Burton
 

  • SAFC Ladies’ Mel Copeland believes North East girls can achieve England dreams despite demotion

    SAFC Ladies’ Mel Copeland believes North East girls can achieve England dreams despite demotion

    December 19, 2018 at 10:15 am

              The North East is “a hotbed of talent” according to Sunderland ladies boss Mel Copeland. England’s squad for the World Cup this summer could realistically feature six players whose careers were launched by the club, including captain Steph Houghton. See the full video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wh0O6MbXpxc&feature=youtu.be

     
  • Match report: North Shields 4-1 Hebburn Town

    Match report: North Shields 4-1 Hebburn Town

    December 12, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    Shaun McRoberts scored a 25 yard screamer to set North Shields on their way to a thumping win over Hebburn Town at the Darren Persson Stadium. The Robins’ winger capped a bright start for the hosts as he hammered home after eight minutes, Ryan Carr doubled the lead on 29 […]

     
  • Northern League Preview: Three things to watch out for this weekend

    Northern League Preview: Three things to watch out for this weekend

    December 7, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    1. West Auckland Town face tricky test against resurgent Newcastle Benfield Fourth place West Auckland face a daunting trip to Newcastle Benfield who currently sit in seventh. West are on a fantastic run of form and unbeaten in 10 games in all competitions, and are the only team in the […]

     
  • Northern League Weekend Round Up

    Northern League Weekend Round Up

    December 4, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    Dunston UTS remain top of the Northern League Division 1 table after beating Ashington 1-0 at Woodhorn Lane to maintain their unbeaten start to the season. The visitors went ahead on 26 minutes through a Mark Fitzpatrick penalty in a game that was closer than the form book suggested, with […]

     
  • Match Report: Bishop Auckland 5-1 North Shields

    Match Report: Bishop Auckland 5-1 North Shields

    December 4, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    Michael Hoganson scored a goal of the season contender as Bishop Auckland swept aside North Shields and extended their unbeaten run to eight games. Chris Wynn put the home side ahead against the run of play on 13 minutes before North Shields equalised through a Ryan Carr header 10 minutes […]

     
  • Hebburn Town were blown away in front of their own fans in their season-ending defeat.

    Northern League Preview: Three things to look out for this weekend

    November 30, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Due to FA Vase commitments there are only six games in the Northern League Div 1 this weekend, here are the three things to look forward too: 1.  The less eventful the better for Newton Aycliffe and Whitley Bay. Newton Aycliffe host Whitley Bay and they will be hoping for […]

     
  • Match Report: Consett 6-3 North Shields

    Match Report: Consett 6-3 North Shields

    November 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    A Danny Craggs double was enough for Consett to get back on track and maintain their three point lead at the top of the table in a goal-fest at Belle View. The scoring spree began within five minutes when Luke Carr was sent through on goal and put Consett ahead […]

     
  • Match Report: Team Sunderland Women 1-0 Leeds Beckett Women 3rds

    Match Report: Team Sunderland Women 1-0 Leeds Beckett Women 3rds

    November 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    A first half strike from Sarah Hutchison was enough for Team Sunderland to secure all three points and extend their perfect start to the season. After 10 minutes Hutchison converted a low cross at the near post after good work on the left wing by Katie Ellison. The win sees […]

     
  • Match Report: Dunston UTS 2-2 North Shields

    Match Report: Dunston UTS 2-2 North Shields

    November 16, 2018 at 11:43 am

    Dan Capewell and Jake Stafford helped Dunston UTS came back from two goals down to maintain their unbeaten league start in an entertaining game at the UTS Stadium. Despite a strong start from the hosts, it was North Shields who took the lead after 28 minutes with Birthday boy Bobby […]

     
  • Match Report: Team Sunderland Women 38-32 Leeds Women 2nds

    Match Report: Team Sunderland Women 38-32 Leeds Women 2nds

    November 9, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    A last-gasp try by Chichi Ihejieto saw Team Sunderland snatch victory in a thrilling encounter against Leeds 2nds. A topsy-turvy game saw Leeds surge into a 10-0 lead within the first 15 minutes, Sunderland then responded with two of their own – one converted – either side of a further […]