Football

  • Players challenge for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup, first round match at Vale Park, Stoke.

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    November 13, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    FA Cup fever struck the North East this weekend with many of the local sides in action but who has their Wembley dream still intact? 1 – On Your Marks, Set, Goal! Sunderland secured their place in the second round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory at Port […]

     
  • Jake Cassidy, Notts County

    How did the players out on loan from Hartlepool get on at the weekend?

    November 13, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Hartlepool had a tough fixture away to League 1 side Gillingham, but Pools fought hard and earned a replay at the Super 6 Stadium next Wednesday. Let’s see how the three players out on loan for Pools got on in their games this week: Jake Cassidy – Maidstone United Cassidy […]

     
  • Sunderland's Chris Maguire is tackled by Port Vale's Nathan Smith during the Emirates FA Cup, first round match at Vale Park, Stoke.

    Morecambe vs Sunderland: Lineup, Preview and Prediction

    November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland travel to the Globe Arena to face Morecambe, in their last group game of the Checkatrade Trophy. Jack Ross will be hoping to make it three wins out of three in the group and their eighth in a row in all competitions. The Black Cats will be full of […]

     
  • FA Cup: Rochdale FC 2-1 Gateshead FC

    FA Cup: Rochdale FC 2-1 Gateshead FC

    November 13, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Gateshead’s pressure not enough to cancel out two quickfire first half goals, including Ian Henderson’s 100th goal in his Rochdale career. Rochdale scored their first goal after a deflected cross went in off Jon Mellish in the 22nd minute. Henderson then doubled Dale’s lead two minutes later, tapping home a […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch scores Sunderland's second goal during the Emirates FA Cup, first round match at Vale Park, Stoke.

    Port Vale 1-2 Sunderland: Match Report

    November 13, 2018 at 10:30 am

      Goals from George Honeyman and Lynden Gooch ensured Sunderland entered the FA Cup second round draw after a scrappy affair at Vale Park. The Black Cats opened the scoring after 38 seconds when Honeyman’s long-range effort beat Port Vale keeper Scott Brown before Gooch doubled the lead after 19 […]

     
  • Lee Picton 'delighted' with Hodgson contribution.

    South Shields academy prepare for Lincoln City test in FA Youth Cup second round

    November 12, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    South Shields academy face their “toughest test” of the FA Youth Cup according to manager Lee Picton as they take on League Two side Lincoln City in the second round on Tuesday evening. The Mariners dispatched Macclesfield Town 6-2 in the first round of the competition in what was a […]

     
  • Sunderland Ladies v Bristol

    Match Report: Sunderland Ladies 2-3 Stoke City Ladies

    November 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    A late goal secured victory for Stoke in a gritty second half after a first half full of action featuring four goals. A dream start for the visitors saw Stoke take the lead in the first minute when forward Amy Hughes slots in from close range after the Sunderland goalkeeper […]

     
  • Newcastle Benfield 3-2 Ryhope CW: Ryhope CW suffer defeat in controversial fashion

    Newcastle Benfield 3-2 Ryhope CW: Ryhope CW suffer defeat in controversial fashion

    November 12, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    Newcastle Benfield came from a goal down to beat Ryhope CW 3-2 in their Northern League Division One match. Ryhope went a goal up through James Ellis in the first half, but Benfield responded before half-time. Two second half Dennis Knight penalties gave Benfield a comfortable lead, before Gary Shaw’s […]

     
  • PREVIEW: North Shields vs Sunderland RCA

    PREVIEW: North Shields vs Sunderland RCA

    November 10, 2018 at 10:06 am

    North Shields face Sunderland RCA in a game that could potentially see the Robins leapfrog their opponents and land in third position in division one of the Ebac Northern League Manager Marc Nash commented on the game against RCA after his side’s 2-0 win against local rival Whitley Bay last […]

     
  • Sunderland and Luton Town players greet each other ahead of the Sky Bet League One match at Kenilworth Road, Luton

    Port Vale vs Sunderland: Lineup, Preview and Prediction

    November 10, 2018 at 10:03 am

    Sunderland travel to Vale Park this weekend to face Port Vale in the first round of the FA Cup, the first meeting between the two sides since 1998. Jack Ross will be hoping his side can progress to the next round, as they compete in the first round proper for […]