Local sport

  • Players challenge for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup, first round match at Vale Park, Stoke.

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    November 13, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    FA Cup fever struck the North East this weekend with many of the local sides in action but who has their Wembley dream still intact? 1 – On Your Marks, Set, Goal! Sunderland secured their place in the second round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory at Port […]

  • Jake Cassidy, Notts County

    How did the players out on loan from Hartlepool get on at the weekend?

    November 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Hartlepool had a tough fixture away to League 1 side Gillingham, but Pools fought hard and earned a replay at the Super 6 Stadium next Wednesday. Let’s see how the three players out on loan for Pools got on in their games this week: Jake Cassidy – Maidstone United Cassidy […]

  • Talking to John Dance – “It’s a bit gutting to have come so close and not quite got there”:

    Talking to John Dance – “It’s a bit gutting to have come so close and not quite got there”:

    November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    On Monday afternoon, I started my week off perfectly with a short car journey to West Jesmond, and the offices of Vertem Asset Management. I was visiting local businessman and racehorse owner John Dance, who has enjoyed an unforgettable year thanks to the wonder filly that is Laurens. We shook […]

  • FA Cup: Rochdale FC 2-1 Gateshead FC

    FA Cup: Rochdale FC 2-1 Gateshead FC

    November 13, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Gateshead’s pressure not enough to cancel out two quickfire first half goals, including Ian Henderson’s 100th goal in his Rochdale career. Rochdale scored their first goal after a deflected cross went in off Jon Mellish in the 22nd minute. Henderson then doubled Dale’s lead two minutes later, tapping home a […]

  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    South Shields academy prepare for Lincoln City test in FA Youth Cup second round

    November 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    South Shields academy face their “toughest test” of the FA Youth Cup according to manager Lee Picton as they take on League Two side Lincoln City in the second round on Tuesday evening. The Mariners dispatched Macclesfield Town 6-2 in the first round of the competition in what was a […]

  • Sunderland Ladies v Bristol

    Match Report: Sunderland Ladies 2-3 Stoke City Ladies

    November 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    A late goal secured victory for Stoke in a gritty second half after a first half full of action featuring four goals. A dream start for the visitors saw Stoke take the lead in the first minute when forward Amy Hughes slots in from close range after the Sunderland goalkeeper […]

  • An interview with Nick Lightfoot:

    An interview with Nick Lightfoot:

    November 12, 2018 at 12:58 pm

    This morning, I had the chance to speak to Nick Lightfoot. Nick is currently a presenter on Racing UK, and I managed to discuss with him how he got into the sport of horse racing, his early days working for Channel 4 Racing, his views on where British racing is […]

  • Newcastle Benfield 3-2 Ryhope CW: Ryhope CW suffer defeat in controversial fashion

    Newcastle Benfield 3-2 Ryhope CW: Ryhope CW suffer defeat in controversial fashion

    November 12, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    Newcastle Benfield came from a goal down to beat Ryhope CW 3-2 in their Northern League Division One match. Ryhope went a goal up through James Ellis in the first half, but Benfield responded before half-time. Two second half Dennis Knight penalties gave Benfield a comfortable lead, before Gary Shaw’s […]

  • PREVIEW: North Shields vs Sunderland RCA

    PREVIEW: North Shields vs Sunderland RCA

    November 10, 2018 at 10:06 am

    North Shields face Sunderland RCA in a game that could potentially see the Robins leapfrog their opponents and land in third position in division one of the Ebac Northern League Manager Marc Nash commented on the game against RCA after his side’s 2-0 win against local rival Whitley Bay last […]

  • Whitley Warriors vs Hull Ice Hockey

    Whitley Bay Warriors vs Nottingham Lions: Preview

    November 9, 2018 at 11:30 am

    Whitley Bay Warriors face Nottingham Lions on Remembrance Sunday following their close 2-1 defeat against Sheffield Dogs. Warriors are looking for redemption in their upcoming game against Lions after their 2-1 defeat against the Steeldogs last Sunday. Warriors are currently 6th in the North 1 Moralee league with 10 points. […]