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  • Darlington FC Mid Season Review

    December 14, 2018 at 10:16 am

    As we approach halfway through the season, Darlington find themselves 17th in the National League North with 20 points. Well below the expectations of fans, with plenty of money spent it is time to review the season up to now and see what has happened at the former Football League […]

  • Non-League Podcast #4

    December 14, 2018 at 10:13 am

    James Noble is joined by regulars Jake Adams, Harvey Hinkler and Ben Robinson as they discuss non-league events over the last seven days, including shock defeats for the top-two in the National League and Hartlepool’s new managerial appointment as well as looking ahead at the chances of the remaining FA […]

  • North East American Football Clubs Searching for Gridiron Talent for National League Campaigns

    December 14, 2018 at 10:13 am

    American Football teams in the North East are hoping to unearth the next Tom Brady as they search for new talent. The sport grew in popularity in the UK during the 1980’s when Channel 4 began to cover the NFL. This popularity increased further when the NFL introduced the International […]

  • Newcastle Falcons Johnny Williams scores his try during the Gallagher Premiership match at Kingston Park, Newcastle.

    Newcastle Falcons: Season So Far

    December 14, 2018 at 10:11 am

    After enjoying a successful 2017/2018 season both in the league and cup competitions, the Falcons appear to be stuck in first gear so far this season as they currently sit bottom of the Aviva Premiership. The Falcons started the season only winning the one game out of their first seven, […]

  • Spennymoor Town 1 Stockport County 3: Moors late revival quashed by Hatters

    Spennymoor Town 1 Stockport County 3: Moors late revival quashed by Hatters

    December 14, 2018 at 10:02 am

    Two first half goals from the Hatters, started what would be a disappointing 3-1 home loss for the Moors at the Brewery Field. Matty Warburton rocketed the first goal in 10 minutes from halftime, six minutes later Sam Walker punished the Moors again catching keeper Gould wrong-footed, from a free-kick. […]

  • A Mitre football on the pitch at Croft Park

    How have our three teams from the Vanarama National League North fared so far this season

    December 13, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    The season has almost reached the halfway stage. It is at this time of year where it is a good point to assess how well teams are doing: Who are providing shocks and surprises? Who are under-achieving? Who is in trouble? Who is in contention for promotion?   Spennymoor Town: […]

  • Darlington 1 – 2 Nuneaton Borough – Match Report

    December 13, 2018 at 2:39 pm

    Nuneaton came away from Blackwell Meadows with all three points courtesy of a goal in each half from Ryan Edmunds and Dior Angus. Ryan Edmunds gave the visitors the lead on the stroke of half time with a close range volley. Jordan Nicholson then equalised for the Quakers on the […]

  • Sunderland owner Stewart Donald

    Sunderland’s January Transfer Window – Part Two

    December 13, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    The January transfer window is nearly here, and I looked at five positions that Sunderland could strengthen in Part One. The Black Cats will be looking to challenge Portsmouth for the League One come the end of the season, so I will have a look at some players who Sunderland […]

  • Consett 6-3 North Shields: Last week saw a nine-goal thriller at Belle View.

    Consett take the spoils in Bishop Auckland cup tie

    December 13, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    Michael Hoganson made it 1-0 to the visitors before Ross Wilkinson and Michael Mackay turned the game on its head both scoring for 2-1. Hoganson made it 2-2 with a penalty then Consett scored twice again through Wilkinson and Michael Sweet, 4-2. This game was played in very foggy conditions […]

  • Sunderland Boxer Josh Kelly set to fight in 2019

    Sunderland Boxer Josh Kelly set to fight in 2019

    December 13, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    Sunderland Boxer Josh Kelly is set to take on David Avanesyan in the ring early next year as the North-East boxer pulled out of the fight last Saturday night, December 8th, due to an illness bug. Kelly was set to take on the former welterweight champion Avanesyan before he and […]