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  • End of Year Review: Futsal

    End of Year Review: Futsal

    May 11, 2018 at 11:18 am

    Sunderland Men’s Futsal have had quite a remarkable year as the BUCS League comes to end but just how much has the society grown over the last 12 months? For the first time the Men’s Futsal 1st’s challenged for the title which was a closely contested between themselves as well as […]

     
  • Five Sunderland youth players who can make the step up next season

    Five Sunderland youth players who can make the step up next season

    May 11, 2018 at 11:07 am

    With the Championship season over and Sunderland beginning the process of preparing for League One, it seems inevitable that a high squad turnover is inbound. First-teamers such as Bryan Oviedo have expressed desire to move on, and defender Lamine Kone is even advertising his services on Instagram in order to […]

     
  • Craig Lynch resigns as Seaham Red Star manager

    Craig Lynch resigns as Seaham Red Star manager

    May 10, 2018 at 3:19 pm

    Seaham Red Star have this afternoon announced that manager Craig Lynch has taken the decision to step down from his role with immediate effect. The former Sunderland player spent three years at the Star scoring 45 goals following spells with Hartlepool United, Rochdale, Spennymoor and Blyth Spartans. Unfortunately, his playing […]

     
  • Anthony Nelson celebrates winning the commonwealth Super Flyweight title against Jamie Wilson at the Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle.

    Anthony Nelson vs Charlie Edwards WBA Continental Super-Flyweight Title Fight Preview

    May 10, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Anthony Nelson (12-1-0 2KO) will face Charlie Edwards (12-1-0 5KO) for the WBA Continental Super-Flyweight title on the undercard of the show headlined by Josh Kelly and Lewis Ritson in Newcastle on June 16th. Nelson from South Shields is fighting for only the second time since his 2016 knockout defeat […]

     
  • Seaham Red Star end season with 4-1 defeat at Morpeth Town

    Seaham Red Star end season with 4-1 defeat at Morpeth Town

    May 10, 2018 at 1:11 pm

      Seaham Red Star finished their season with a 4-1 defeat at Morpeth Town last night but as has often been the case this season, the Star will feel hard done by the scoreline. Goals from Mark Davison and Wayne Phillips put the hosts in front early on, but 17-year-old […]

     
  • Lewis Ritson vs Paul Hyland Jr British Lightweight Title Fight Preview

    Lewis Ritson vs Paul Hyland Jr British Lightweight Title Fight Preview

    May 10, 2018 at 12:31 pm

    Lewis Ritson (15-0-0 9KO) will face Paul Hyland Jr (18-0-0 7KO) on the 16th June at for the outright British Lightweight title at the Newcastle Metro Arena. Ritson from Forest Hall, Newcastle won the title by TKO in the 7th round in July 2017 with a devastating series of knockdowns […]

     
  • Sunderland West End snatch point at Hartlepool FC

    Sunderland West End snatch point at Hartlepool FC

    May 10, 2018 at 12:10 pm

    Sunderland West End snatched a point courtesy of an injury time equaliser at Hartlepool FC on Wednesday night. Sam Cook had fired Hartlepool into an early lead, but Brad Forster’s equaliser in the first minute of second half added time meant the points were shared in a 1-1 draw. It […]

     
  • Former Premier League official Paul Rejer tells SportsByte how we can improve refereeing after World Cup snub

    Former Premier League official Paul Rejer tells SportsByte how we can improve refereeing after World Cup snub

    May 10, 2018 at 11:50 am

    With news that FIFA are not having an English referee at the World Cup for the first time since 1938, SportsByte spoke to Paul Rejer and local referee Nathan Charrada to ask how we can improve refereeing standards in this country. There are currently over 32,000 qualified referees in the […]

     
  • Senior players set to return for Seaham Red Star in end of season Morpeth Town clash

    Senior players set to return for Seaham Red Star in end of season Morpeth Town clash

    May 9, 2018 at 10:11 am

    Seaham Red Star manager Craig Lynch has said that the three players who stepped up from the U17s side on Monday against North Shields “did themselves proud”. James Byrne, Niall Crosby and James Thompson all made their first senior starts for the Star in the 8-0 defeat at the Daren […]

     
  • Sunderland AFC loan watch

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    May 8, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    The season is over for Sunderland and after a surprising 3-0 victory over champions Wolverhampton Wanderers, things could be looking bright for Sunderland next season. The players out on loan had varied success, with most of them not even featuring. Fabio Borini came on a substitute in the 58th minute […]