Football

  • Chertsey Town celebrate with the FA Vase

    Chertsey Town see off Cray Valley in thrilling FA Vase final at Wembley: Match Report

    May 23, 2019 at 9:58 am

    Chertsey Town defeated Cray Valley Paper Mills 3-1 in a thrilling FA Vase final at Wembley Stadium on Non League Finals Day. Cray Valley took the lead in the 36th minute through Gavin Tomlin before Sam Flegg equalised for the Curfews three minutes later. Jake Baxter scored a penalty in […]

     
  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    “We didn’t just cope, we thrived in Durham Challenge cup final” – Lee Picton

    May 21, 2019 at 11:57 am

    South Shields FC Academy joint-manager Lee Picton says he was proud of his side’s performance in the Durham Challenge Cup final. The Mariners were forced to field a very young team due to the first team playing their league play-off match the following day. 10 academy products played in the […]

     
  • England group team photo during the international friendly match at the Amsterdam ArenA

    Former Sunderland trio called up to England squad by Southgate

    May 21, 2019 at 9:33 am

    Jordan Henderson, Jordan Pickford and Danny Rose have all been selected in Gareth Southgate’s 27-man squad ahead of the UEFA Nations League finals next month. Southgate previously selected all three players for the World Cup in Russia last summer, along with another former Black Cat Danny Welbeck who missed the […]

     
  • Young footballers developing well at Northern League Easington Colliery

    Young footballers developing well at Northern League Easington Colliery

    May 16, 2019 at 11:21 am

      Taking the step up from junior football to senior football certainly isn’t easy, but the young squad at Northern League Division Two side Easington Colliery have adapted well to the men’s game. With an average squad age of just 23, many of the players at Easington Colliery are only […]

     
  • South Shields Lose Promotion Battle But Community Spirit is key says Picton

    South Shields Lose Promotion Battle But Community Spirit is key says Picton

    May 16, 2019 at 11:20 am

    South Shields Football Club are one of the success stories in non league football at the moment. Following on from a promotion from the Northern League in the 2016/17 season, they repeated the feat the following year.   This season they were on the brink of a third successive promotion, […]

     
  • Sunderland owner Stewart Donald

    Stewart Donald is listening to offers for Sunderland AFC

    May 11, 2019 at 9:17 am

    Stewart Donald is listening to offers over a partial sale of Sunderland AFC, according to Sky Sports News. Reporter Keith Downie revealed talks are underway over a potential deal which would see Donald sell a majority of his share in the current League One side. Although a sale is said […]

     
  • Gateshead FC fan group Gateshead Soul propose forming a breakaway club

    Gateshead FC fan group Gateshead Soul propose forming a breakaway club

    May 10, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    Gateshead Supporters’ Group, Gateshead Soul, have hinted at forming their own breakaway club following the recent downfall for the National League side. At a recent meeting held between Gateshead fans, chairman of `Gateshead Soul Bernard McWilliams said some key Gateshead stakeholders are ready to leave and back the new club. […]

     
  • Gateshead captain Scott Barrow hopes for quick sale of the club

    Gateshead captain Scott Barrow hopes for quick sale of the club

    May 10, 2019 at 5:16 pm

    Gateshead ended their 2018/19 campaign with a 2-0 home defeat to Barrow and securing a ninth-place finish in the Vanarama National League. However, despite the impressive league finish the main focus around the club has been whether they will have a future come next season. Skipper Scott Barrow has admitted […]

     
  • The Lady Black Cats' celebrate Bridget Galloway's opener

    Report: SAFC Ladies 5-2 Sheffield FC Ladies

    May 7, 2019 at 9:28 am

    Sunderland secured second place in the FA Women’s National League Northern Premier Division with a comfortable win over Sheffield FC on the final day. Bridget Galloway opened the scoring with a header nine minutes in before strikes from Niamh McLaughlin and Katie Barker, in the 25th and 37th minutes respectively […]

     
  • Sunderland's Bali Mumba during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Sunderland youngster Bali Mumba ready for the step-up next season

    May 4, 2019 at 1:18 pm

    Sunderland starlet Bali Mumba believes he’s more than ready to take his place in the starting XI next season with the Black Cats – regardless of the league they are in. Mumba, who signed a new three-year deal in November 2018, has been working hard in training to add to […]