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  • England's Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of West Indies' Shannon Gabriel during day four of the third cricket Test match at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Gros Islet, St. Lucia, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan)

    Mark Wood’s five-wicket haul inspires England to consolation victory over the West Indies

    February 13, 2019 at 3:44 pm

    Third Test, Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia (day four of five) England – 277 (Stokes 79, Roach 4-48) & 361-5 dec (Root 122, Denly 69) West Indies – 154 (Wood 5-41, Moeen 4-36) & 252 (Chase 102*, Anderson 3-27) England won by 232 runs, West Indies win series 2-1  Durham […]

     
  • Moors drawn at home to AFC Telford in FA Trophy Third Round

    Moors drawn at home to AFC Telford in FA Trophy Third Round

    January 16, 2019 at 10:34 am

    Jason Ainsley’s Spennymoor Town will host AFC Telford United in the Third Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy on Saturday, February 2 2019.  The Moors eased to a 3-0 victory over sixth-placed National League side Sutton United after two spectacular-strikes from top scorer Glen Taylor and an 81st minute goal […]

     
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    Chris Rushworth wins Durham CCC ‘Player of the Year’ award

    October 5, 2018 at 10:47 am

    Chris Rushworth capped a remarkable season with four awards at Durham’s 2018 Player of the Year Dinner held last Friday. The 32-year-old’s eventful evening, which included the headline award, Player of the Year, as voted for by the club’s members. was held at the Hilton Hotel in Gateshead. Rushworth also […]

     
  • Uruguay's Edinson Cavani (centre) scores his side's second goal of the game

    Last 16 Report: Uruguay 2-1 Portugal

    July 3, 2018 at 11:49 am

    Edinson Cavani’s stunning brace helped Uruguay beat Portugal 2-1 in Sochi and set up a quarter-final showdown with France.  Cavani opened the scoring with a thumping header before Pepe equalised in the 55th minute to become the first player to score against Uruguay in the tournament. However, Cavani hit back […]

     
  • Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari flips to celebrate scoring his side's winning goal during the group A match against Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Monday, June 25, 2018. Saudi Arabia won 2-1. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    Group A Report: Saudi Arabia 2-1 Egypt

    June 26, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    Salem Al Dawsari scored a stoppage time winner as Saudi Arabia beat Egypt 2-1 to get their first win at a World Cup since 1994.  Mohamed Salah opened the scoring for Egypt with Essam El Hadary becoming the oldest player to feature at a World Cup aged 45, and eclipsed […]

     
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    BAMMA 33 to be aired on ITV4 in new broadcasting deal

    December 8, 2017 at 6:58 pm

    One of Europe’s leading mixed martial arts promotions, BAMMA, has announced a deal with ITV4 which will see the broadcaster air their upcoming Newcastle fight night. BAMMA 33, takes place at the Metro Radio Arena and will be the first show to be aired on the channel. It has been […]

     
  • Sunderland FoL Scholars North secure win over Crystal Palace Foundation North

    Sunderland FoL Scholars North secure win over Crystal Palace Foundation North

    December 7, 2017 at 11:03 am

    Sunderland Foundation of Light Monkwearmouth North completed a second-half comeback to maintain their 100 per cent record in the NFYL Northern Division with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace Foundation North. Crystal Palace took a 1-0 lead into the break following a strike in the 17th minute. James Thompson hit […]

     
  • Sunderland AFC host successful ‘Fan Fest’

    Sunderland AFC host successful ‘Fan Fest’

    October 25, 2017 at 10:59 pm

    Sunderland AFC hosted their ‘Fan Fest’ on Monday at the Stadium of Light, and it went down a treat with many fans. Black Cats supporters were able to watch the first team train on the Stadium of Light’s pitch, and there was also the opportunity to take part in activities […]

     
  • McCabe disappointed as Seaham Red Star suffer third consecutive defeat

    McCabe disappointed as Seaham Red Star suffer third consecutive defeat

    October 8, 2017 at 5:44 pm

      Seaham Red Star 0-2 Whitley Bay Potter 16 pen, 45+5 pen Seaham Red Star Manager Chris McCabe described his side’s performance as ‘lacklustre’ as they fell to their third consecutive defeat at home to Whitley Bay on Saturday. Two penalties from Thomas Potter, in the 16th and then fifth […]