Football

  • Mulhern taking his Sunderland Ladies team through the paces on the training ground

    Sunderland Ladies’ Mick Mulhern not focusing on the WSL2 table yet

    August 16, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Sunderland Ladies manager Mick Mulhern was delighted with the win over Millwall Lionesses last weekend but insists their current lofty league position doesn’t matter right now. Stephanie Bannon, Sophie Williams, Keira Ramshaw and Rachel Furness all found the net as Sunderland ran out 4-0 winners to restore a four-point lead […]

     
  • Fabio Borini fired Sunderland into a two goal lead. Picture credit: Scott Heppell/AP/Press Association Images

    Premier League Preview: West Brom vs Sunderland

    August 15, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    All the talking is about to stop as the games are ready to begin, with Sunderland travelling to West Brom for their season opener on Saturday. Gus Poyet has been working tirelessly this summer trying to recruit new players after undergoing a major clear out the deadwood. So far the […]

     
  • The Wearside League

    Wearside League round-up: Silksworth stun Whitehaven as Stockton go top of the league

    August 14, 2014 at 4:30 pm

    Silksworth Colliery Welfare stunned the recently demoted Whitehaven 2-1 to go joint-top of the Wearside League on Wednesday night. With three wins from four games, Silksworth are now behind Whitehaven only on goal difference – with Stockton Town leading the table with a game in hand. Stockton beat Horden Colliery […]

     
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    Sunderland sign Will Buckley from Brighton

    August 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Sunderland have completed their seventh signing of the summer, signing Will Buckley for £2.5m from Brighton. Buckley has signed a three-year contract after a lengthy pursuit from Sunderland. The 24-year-old played under Gus Poyet at Brighton and has been a long term target for the Sunderland manager. Capable of playing […]

     
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    Sunderland 2014/15 Premier League Season Preview

    August 14, 2014 at 10:00 am

    Gus Poyet lead Sunderland to an historic escape from relegation last season but with the new season just a matter of days away, Poyet, along with fans, will be hoping for a more comfortable season this time round. In many respects, last season was a success following the survival along […]

     
  • Sunderland Manager, Gus Poyet punches the air on the pitch celebrating staying up. Picture credit: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Sunderland draw Birmingham in League Cup

    August 13, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    Sunderland have drawn Birmingham City in the second round of the Capital One Cup. Gus Poyet will take his side to St Andrews on the week commencing August 25, to face the Championship club managed by former-Sunderland and Newcastle midfielder Lee Clark. Besides looking to avoid a cup upset, Poyet […]

     
  • The Wearside League

    Preview: Full schedule for Wearside League tonight

    August 13, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    The Wearside League has a full fixture list this evening, with ten midweek games taking place. The return of the 11th tier of English football has seen the usual goal fests – with over 100 goals scored  in just 22 games. In the pick of the games tonight, Silksworth Colliery […]

     
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    Three SAFC Ladies players given England call-ups

    August 13, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Three players from Sunderland Ladies have been selected for an England under-19 Development Squad later this month. Brogan McHugh, Emma Kelly and Lauren Briggs have been called up to the squad for a camp at St George’s Park at the end of August. Winger McHugh, 17, has come through the […]

     
  • Sunderland agree fee for Brighton winger Buckley

    Sunderland agree fee for Brighton winger Buckley

    August 13, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Sunderland have agreed a £2.5m fee for Brighton winger Will Buckley. The 24-year-old was left out of the Seagull’s Capital One Cup match against Cheltenham last night and is believed to be in talks with Gus Poyet over a move to the Stadium of Light. The Black Cats had tried […]

     
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    Swedish winger Karlsson leaves Sunderland

    August 13, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Winger David Moberg Karlsson has left Sunderland for Danish side FC Nordsjaelland for an undisclosed fee. The 20-year-old joined Sunderland last summer for around £1m, from Swedish club IFK Goteborg. The Swede has signed a four-year deal with Danish Superliga club Nordsjaelland, who finished 6th last season. Karlsson spent the […]