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  • Elite Athlete Walker targets European Cross Country Championships

    January 31, 2019 at 10:32 am

    University of Sunderland Elite Athlete Kieran Walker has set a target of reaching the 2019 European Cross Country Championships. Walker, who has ran 31:16 for 10km, placed second in the North Eastern Cross Country Championships at Wrekenton in December, and he’s hopeful of reaching the 2019 under-23 European Cross Country […]

     
  • Sunderland’s Max Power confident of automatic promotion

    Sunderland’s Max Power confident of automatic promotion

    January 31, 2019 at 10:31 am

    Sunderland midfielder Max Power has backed the quality in the Black Cats squad to push them back into the automatic promotion places. They currently sit in fifth place in the League One table, five points off the automatic spots. But with at least two games in hand on the teams […]

     
  • Moors continue winning run with arm-wrestle win over Boston United

    Moors continue winning run with arm-wrestle win over Boston United

    January 30, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Spennymoor Town FC 1 – Boston United 0 | Match Report BY CAMERON PETRIE On a cold brisk night at Brewery Field, two sides came into the game with different aims but both struggled to put a foothold on the game in the first half, though Spennymoor got the killer […]

     
  • Superb Seaham struck by last-gasp Bishop sucker-punch

    Superb Seaham struck by last-gasp Bishop sucker-punch

    January 28, 2019 at 9:20 am

    Kieran Galbraith’s 95th-minute header saw The Star suffer a cruel defeat to the title-chasers on Saturday afternoon, meaning they now drop to 17th in the table. The hosts could, at least, take just as much encouragement as frustration from the visit of the side that remains the closest chasers of […]

     
  • South Shields 5-2 Whitby Town: Match Report

    South Shields 5-2 Whitby Town: Match Report

    January 28, 2019 at 9:15 am

    A bumper crowd if 1830 watched on as league leaders South Shields made it 13 wins from 13 home games in the Evo-Stik Premier Division with a 5-2 rout against Whitby Town. The game started quickly and Whitby took a 3rd-minute lead when Leon Scott dispossessed Robert Briggs and released […]

     
  • Whitley Bay Warriors vs Telford Tigers – Preview

    Whitley Bay Warriors vs Telford Tigers – Preview

    January 25, 2019 at 10:37 am

    Whitley Bay Warriors will be looking to push out their win streak to five games as they face division leaders Telford Tigers 1. With Warriors 8-5 victory over Solihull Barons at home last week, they will be in for a fight going into this game in an attempt to make […]

     
  • Hartlepool United fans in the stands

    Is this young defender ready for the Hartlepool United first team? Blyth Spartans seem to think so…

    January 24, 2019 at 3:31 pm

    Pools have been struggling defensively this season there is no question about that and with Andrew Davies’ departure, there is a hole left to fill. Currently, 15th place in the league, Hartlepool have conceded 41 goals – the 7th worst in the league – there is a real need for change […]

     
  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    South Shields’ Picton – The league is under our control now

    January 22, 2019 at 10:42 am

    South Shields joint manager Lee Picton has said that their position at the top of the Evo Stik Premier is a position they will thrive under the pressure of. The Mariners beat Farsley Celtic 1-0 on Saturday with the sides coming into the game level on both points and goal […]

     
  • Fletcher – It’s down to the Basketball Gods

    Fletcher – It’s down to the Basketball Gods

    January 22, 2019 at 10:35 am

    Newcastle Eagles point guard Rahmon Fletcher has admitted that the Newcastle Eagles season could come down to the ‘basketball gods’ after they crashed out of the BBL Trophy on Friday night. This is now the second knockout competition the Eagles have lost in, meaning the only silverware they have to […]

     
  • Newcastle Eagles 71-89 Manchester Giants: BBL Trophy Report

    Newcastle Eagles 71-89 Manchester Giants: BBL Trophy Report

    January 21, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    The Newcastle Eagles crashed out of the BBL Trophy quarter finals as the Manchester Giants dominated at the Eagles Community Arena. The Eagles started the game well but the away side edged the first quarter; the Eagles fought back were only 3 behind at the half but, a dominating second half […]