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  • Hartlepool United fans in the stands

    Hartlepool United fans react to appointment of new boss Richard Money

    December 13, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Pools fans have been reacting to the news of the surprise appointment of Richard Money this morning. The appointment came out of nowhere, with the bookies not tipping him at all. We asked the Pools fans what they thought of the appointment and here’s what they said. Many of the […]

     
  • Allasan hat-trick helps Shields thrash Harrogate

    Allasan hat-trick helps Shields thrash Harrogate

    December 13, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    A David Allasan hat-trick helped South Shields Academy thrash Harrogate U19’s 8-1 at Silksworth Sports Complex. A brace from Sam Hodgson and strikes from Callum Guy, Arron Thompson and Max Cowburn, contributed to the drubbing, and put Shields in a commanding position in the National League U19 Alliance. After their […]

     
  • Jack Baldwin, Sunderland

    Sunderland 0-1 Walsall: Match Report

    December 13, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    Sunderland were defeated at the Stadium of Light in the FA Cup second round replay thanks to a Liam Kinsella screamer. Walsall took the lead in the 52nd minute after Kinsella’s strike from 25 yards flew past Black Cats keeper Jon McLaughlin. The defeat means Sunderland end their 16 game […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Jack Ross during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Sunderland’s January Transfer Window – Part One

    December 13, 2018 at 1:51 pm

    With the January transfer window just around the corner, clubs will be looking to bolster their squads to achieve the best possible position in the league. With Sunderland red hot on the heels of Portsmouth and challenging for the League One title, I look at five positions where the Black […]

     
  • Gittings with a fierce return as team mate Ken looks on - photo by Yuttachai Kongprasert

    Table Tennis Match Report: Durham 6-11 Sunderland

    December 13, 2018 at 11:33 am

    The University of Sunderland managed to defy the odds taking the win over Durham University despite only having three players. Sunderland found themselves 4-0 down before any matches had even started due to being a man short but still managed to pull through and claim a victory thanks to fantastic […]

     
  • North Shields half-season review

    North Shields half-season review

    December 13, 2018 at 10:02 am

    As the year comes to a close, Christmas signals the halfway point for most English football leagues, the Ebac Northern League included. Here we take a look at the season so far for the Robins as they perch fifth in the league. The Robins’ season started off slow, with the […]

     
  • Swales calls for consistency from officials after RCA knocked out of League Cup by Stockton

    Swales calls for consistency from officials after RCA knocked out of League Cup by Stockton

    December 13, 2018 at 9:59 am

    Sunderland RCA manager Martin Swales thought the officials were “very poor” in their 1-0 defeat to Stockton Town in the Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup on Wednesday night.   A Ross McNab own-goal just past the half hour mark proved decisive for Stockton who advance to the Quarter-Finals.   Swales […]

     
  • How did The Anson finish bottom of The Wallsend and District pool league but get Promoted?

    How did The Anson finish bottom of The Wallsend and District pool league but get Promoted?

    December 13, 2018 at 9:39 am

    The Anson is a pool team that formed in July 2017. In their first season, they finished bottom in the second division of the Wallsend and District Pool League. Despite this they found themselves moving to the first division the following season. How did they do it? Find out in […]

     
  • Dunwell delighted as Stockton see off Sunderland RCA in League Cup

    Dunwell delighted as Stockton see off Sunderland RCA in League Cup

    December 13, 2018 at 9:32 am

    Stockton Town manager Michael Dunwell thought his side looked “a lot more solid” than in recent weeks in their 1-0 win against Sunderland RCA in the Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup.   A first half own-goal from Ross McNab proved decisive for Stockton who progress to the Quarter-Finals.   Dunwell […]

     
  • Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford clutches the ball during the Premier League match at the KCOM Stadium, Hull.

    Dec 13 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 13, 2018 at 9:00 am

    We’re back and unlike some other advent calendars, you may be able to find online this actually goes past the 12-day mark! Could you believe it? This time out it’s ‘Goalkeeper 2: Electric Boogaloo’ as we take a look at a stopper for the second time this series. Jordan Pickford […]