Football

  • Sunderland Men's 2nds in action earlier this season

    Seconds slump to defeat at Teesside

    October 22, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    In a match marred by poor refereeing, frustration was the 2nds greatest enemy as they fell 3-1 to Teesside. Continuing their good off-the-ball pressing from last week, Sunderland frustrated their opponents in the early exchanges. However, slack defending on the right hand side 20 minutes in led to the hosts’ […]

     
  • Richie McLoughlin relishing Bedlington clash

    Richie McLoughlin relishing Bedlington clash

    October 22, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    Richie McLoughlin has warned his side against complacency as they prepare to take on Bedlington Terriers tonight. The Roofers go into the game on the back of a 5-0 win over Consett at the weekend – a match which saw John Campbell net all five goals for his side in […]

     
  • Ryhope CW celebrate earlier this season.

    Resurgent Ryhope defeat Tow Law

    October 22, 2014 at 10:40 am

    Another brace from Jack Pounder saw Ryhope record another 3-1 home win over Tow Law Town to move into the top six. Pounder scored either side of Martin Metcalfe’s goal as Ryhope produced another excellent display in their recent return to form. They have now won their last three league […]

     
  • Seaham Red Star in action last season. Picture credit: Jack Jarvis

    Seaham beat title rivals Norton and Stockton

    October 22, 2014 at 10:23 am

    Seaham Red Star clinched a 3-1 victory against promotion rivals Norton at Stockton Town Park to claim their eighth straight league win. Dean Nicholson gave Seaham the lead on the stroke of half time, with Sonny Andrews making it 2-0 one minute after the break. Liam McBryde tapped home to […]

     
  • Dickman took charge of the Under 23s after the departure of Andy Welsh.

    Stockdale says focus is on performances for U21s

    October 22, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Robbie Stockdale has insisted that team performances, not results, are the priority for his Sunderland U21 side this season. The Sunderland coach revealed that winning matches is simply a bonus, and that the development of the club’s younger players is the most important aspect of his new role. Stockdale is […]

     
  • Poyet's men continued their poor run in front of goal on Saturday. Picture credit: safc.com

    Opinion: A day to forget in Southampton – Where do Sunderland turn now?

    October 22, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Every fan, player, manager and football club can accept losing. They can understand that points are there to be won and lost week-in-week out. But more often than not it’s the manor of the defeat; to lose with no pride, dignity or to show no effort and to just give […]

     
  • The poll described the typical Sunderland fan.  Picture Credit: Steve Drew/EMPICS Sport

    Stadium of Eight – Heaviest Sunderland defeats

    October 21, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    Sunderland suffered their heaviest defeat in 32 years last weekend, as they lost 8-0 to Southampton. Here’s a look back at the Black Cats heaviest defeats over the years. Sheffield Wednesday On the December 26, 1911 sunderland fans travelled 2 hours 50 mins to go and watch there team get […]

     
  • Sunderland men's seconds have had a difficult campaign so far.

    Football president stresses value of 4ths

    October 21, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    The University of Sunderland Men’s football president Gary Topping has insisted that being in the 4ths is just as important as the other three teams. The 4th team is often considered by many to be less valued than the other teams at the university due to it being the bottom […]

     
  • Sunderland 3rds in action against York St John last season

    Thirds look to bounce back after opening game defeat

    October 21, 2014 at 5:20 pm

    Sunderland football men’s 3rd team face Teesside this week with the aim of securing their first points of the season. After last week’s crushing defeat at home to York St. John, coach Callum Hoggart will be hoping for a high-tempo start to the Wear-Tees derby after saying “slow starts” had […]

     
  • Pearson hopes to build on last weeks performance

    Pearson hopes to build on last weeks performance

    October 21, 2014 at 3:40 pm

    Having suffered a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Leeds Trinity 2nds last week, University of Sunderland Football 2nd team captain Joe Pearson hopes his team can take all 3 points at Teeside tomorrow. Pearson said: “Last week was desperately disappointing because we definitely didn’t deserve to lose. We […]