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  • Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver: “I’m not proud”

    Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver: “I’m not proud”

    February 12, 2019 at 10:34 am

    Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver has said that he doesn’t feel proud of his side for making it as far as the fifth round of the FA Vase this season. Oliver’s side overcame Eccleshill United, Billingham Synthonia, City of Liverpool, Hallam, Stockton Town and Shepshed Dynamo to make it to […]

     
  • Nash hails brilliant performance after Robins soundly beat Benfield

    Nash hails brilliant performance after Robins soundly beat Benfield

    February 12, 2019 at 10:29 am

    Marc Nash hailed his sides’ brilliant performance after North Shields comfortable dispatched Newcastle Benfield 4-2 at Sam Smith’s Park. Early goals from Gary Day and Ryan Carr gave the Robins a 2-1 lead into the break. Further goals in the second half from Cam Cunningham and a second from Carr […]

     
  • North Shields blow Newcastle Benfield away

    North Shields blow Newcastle Benfield away

    February 12, 2019 at 10:25 am

    The Robins put in a fantastic performance as four well-worked goals saw them to a comfortable 4-2 victory at Newcastle Benfield. After a dominant start, Shields were able to enter the break 2-1 up after fine strikes from Gary Day and Ryan Carr. The dominance continued as Cam Cunningham and […]

     
  • Sunderland's Joel Asoro

    How have the players who left Sunderland in the Summer got on this season?

    February 8, 2019 at 12:38 pm

    Sunderland’s fortunes have turned around this season, after several fantastic additions, players who seem to want to play for the badge and play for the fantastic club that is Sunderland AFC. Currently 4th in League 1, Sunderland should be on track for a promotion to the Championship and build the […]

     
  • Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 98-28 Durham 3rds

    Women’s Basketball report: Sunderland 1sts 98-28 Durham 3rds

    February 7, 2019 at 11:29 am

    Team Sunderland Women’s Basketball 1sts hammered Durham 3rds on Wednesday, February 6 at City Space, Sunderland. The hosts dominated the league’s bottom side from the start and held leads of 29-6 after the first quarter, 43-10 at half-time and 60-19 after the third quarter. Sunderland then finished with a flourish, […]

     
  • Craig Thompson: “Hopefully I’ll have a good chance in Edinburgh”

    Craig Thompson: “Hopefully I’ll have a good chance in Edinburgh”

    February 4, 2019 at 10:41 am

    University of Sunderland’s Craig Thompson believes he has a good chance of a strong result at the BUCS Archery qualifying tournament this month. Thompson, who is ranked as the top compound archer in the whole of the north east, trains both with the University’s society as well as also practicing […]

     
  • Hartlepool United players in a huddle

    What has happened at Hartlepool United?

    February 1, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    When Matthew Bates was sacked at the end of November, he was replaced with experienced manager Richard Money. But, after two months in charge Hartlepool announced that Director of Football and former manager Craig Hignett was taking over, and Money would take his previous role. After four days in charge […]

     
  • Wigan Athletic's Will Grigg celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match at the bet365 Stadium, Stoke. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 22, 2018. See PA story SOCCER Stoke. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

    Player Profiles: Who are the Sunderland’s deadline day signings?

    February 1, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    After weeks and weeks of speculation will Josh Maja leave? Who will replace him? Well, Sunderland finally got their man… but who is he? I’m sure you all know… Will Grigg After six bids, a £4million bid was enough for Wigan to let go of their man on Deadline Day […]

     
  • York St John provide tough afternoon for Men’s 4ths

    York St John provide tough afternoon for Men’s 4ths

    February 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s 4ths 0-5 York St John University Men’s 9ths Wednesday 30th January 2019, 1pm GMT Silksworth Sports Complex The hosts’ first game of 2019 ultimately ended in a heavy defeat at Silksworth on Wednesday, but there were still notable positives to take from the clash against an […]

     
  • Hebburn Town v West Auckland preview

    Hebburn Town v West Auckland preview

    February 1, 2019 at 10:51 am

    Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver has said that he has some “difficult decisions” to make in terms of selection ahead of Saturday’s FA Vase Fifth Round tie at home to West Auckland Town. Tomorrow’s game will be the second time the two sides have clashed this season, with Hebburn winning […]