• Luke James of Hartlepool United
during Vanarama National League match between Dagenham and Redbridge against Hartlepool United at Chigwell Construction Stadium Dagenham Britain on 25 August 2018 (Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)

    Hartlepool United forward Luke James features for England C in 2-2 draw with Wales C

    March 22, 2019 at 3:06 pm

    The hardworking striker started on the right for the Non-League Lions and played 70 minutes before being replaced by Chesterfield’s Joe Rowley. James was said to have had a good evening and worked hard down the right channel, he was called up to the squad in September but had to […]

  • Sunderland sports facility opens scholarship trail for young women

    Sunderland sports facility opens scholarship trail for young women

    March 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    The Beacon of Light has opened a scholarship for young girls in Year 10 and 11 and is holding an information evening on April 17, between 1.30pm and 3pm. Foundation of Light’s Football Scholarship gives talented footballers aged 16-18 years old, the opportunity to represent Sunderland AFC and gain nationally […]

  • Hartlepool fans during the Sky Bet League Two match at the Northern Gas and power Stadium, Hartlepool.

    Former Sunderland Under 23 player signs for Hartlepool United

    March 19, 2019 at 10:17 am

    Adam Bale signed for the National League side last week following his release from the Black Cats – ending an eight-year spell with the club. The defensive midfielder will add some well needed depth for Craig Hignett’s side and can also play at centre back. He has played 10 times […]

  • Ryhope CW 1-1 Stockton Town FC: Ryhope Colliery welfare rescue late draw against Stockton

    Ryhope CW 1-1 Stockton Town FC: Ryhope Colliery welfare rescue late draw against Stockton

    March 18, 2019 at 9:08 am

    A Jack Devlin equaliser gave Ryhope CW a draw with Stockton Town at Recreation Ground in the Northern League. The away side started stronger and had the first good chance when a close-range header from Sonni Coleman was blocked by goalkeeper Joe Atkinson. Ryhope’s first real chance came from Jack […]

  • Tom Flanagan, Sunderland

    PREVIEW: Sunderland vs Walsall

    March 15, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    Sunderland AFC host Walsall FC at the Stadium of Light in League One in what will be the fourth meeting between the two sides this season.  Sunderland manager Jack Ross believes his side are still in a good position despite automatic promotion no longer being in their hands. The Black […]

  • Lack of clean sheets “needs to be addressed” says Hebburn manager Scott Oliver

    Lack of clean sheets “needs to be addressed” says Hebburn manager Scott Oliver

    March 15, 2019 at 9:57 am

    Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver has said that his side’s lack of clean sheets is something that “needs to be addressed” and it will be a “priority” when it comes to transfers in the summer. The Hornets conceded four on Wednesday when they drew with Bishop Auckland away from home, […]

  • Barnsley's Peter Ramage (left) and Burnley's David Edgar have a chat before the game. They were former team-mates at Newcastle United.

    Who are Hartlepool United’s new signings?

    March 13, 2019 at 11:45 am

    Along with Scottish defender Fraser Kerr, Pools have signed two other new players in recent weeks, Gavan Holohan and David Edgar. Holohan joined on a free transfer, having most recently played for Waterford FC in the League of Ireland. A former Hull City youth player, Holohan has mainly played in […]

  • Lynden Gooch, Sunderland

    PREVIEW: Barnsley vs Sunderland

    March 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    Sunderland AFC travel to Barnsley FC in a must-win game in League One that could prove the difference between automatic promotion or the play-offs. Sunderland manager Jack Ross is relishing the challenge ahead, but feels every game is a must-win, not just this game, feeling it’s the standard being at […]

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    Thrilling final sees Team Sunderland’s Futsal side win Northern Conference Cup

    March 11, 2019 at 11:59 am

    University of Sunderland 5-3 University of Liverpool Northern Conference Cup Final Sunday 10th March 2019, 5pm GMT CitySpace Team Sunderland’s Futsal team came out on top in a goal-filled final at CitySpace to win the Northern Conference Cup in impressive fashion on Sunday afternoon. Inside a raucous sports hall, the hosts […]

  • Benji Kimpioka of Sunderland and Richard Dionkou of Manchester City in action during the Checkatrade Trophy Quarter Final match between Sunderland and Manchester City Under 23s at the Stadium Of Light in Sunderland, UK on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)

    Sunderland U23s 1-1 Manchester United – Report

    March 11, 2019 at 10:29 am

    Benji Kimpioka’s first half strike was only enough to earn Sunderland a point at the Stadium of Light due to a late Largie Ramazani equaliser. Kimpioka opened the scoring fairly late into the first period despite little other action but was cancelled out by Ramazani’s close range finish late in […]