• Steele delighted as Silksworth reach seventh heaven

    Steele delighted as Silksworth reach seventh heaven

    August 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Silksworth Colliery Welfare Vice-Chairman David Steele was full of praise for his side’s performance in the 7-0 win at Gateshead Leam Rangers. Liam Gill scored his second hat-trick of the season, while Liam Hodgson and Jordan Birnie both bagged a brace to continue Silksworth’s excellent start to the campaign. “We […]

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    Wearside League round-up: Stockton win battle at the top and Silksworth thrash Gateshead

    August 28, 2014 at 11:51 am

    Stockton Town won the battle of the league leaders in the Wearside League with a 3-0 win over Easington Colliery last night. Kallum Hannah scored two for Stockton in a win that sees them go three points clear of Whitehaven at the top. Meanwhile, Silksworth have moved up to third […]

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    Capital One Cup Match Report: Sunderland strike late to see off Birmingham

    August 28, 2014 at 10:00 am

    A flurry of late Sunderland goals helped them beat a battling Birmingham side, as the Black Cats won 3-0 in the Capital One Cup last night. The hosts were made to rue missed chances when Jordi Gomez scored in the 77th minute with a neat finish. Soon after, Adam Johnson […]

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    Wearside League Preview: League leaders face off in mid-week clash

    August 27, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    Easington Colliery host a top-of-table clash with Stockton Town tonight in what looks set to be a thrilling encounter.  Both Easington and Stockton are on 18 points from six games, and the winner will be top of the league as second-placed Whitehaven do not play until Saturday. Stockton have scored […]

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    Capital One Cup Second Round Preview: Birmingham v Sunderland

    August 27, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Sunderland travel to Birmingham in the second round of this year’s Capital One Cup after finishing runners up last year. Gus Poyet led the Black Cats to a memorable Wembley final, which they lost to Manchester City 3-1. However, the cup run proved to be a good distraction from Sunderland’s […]

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    Poyet singles out Buckley effect

    August 26, 2014 at 4:00 pm

    Gus Poyet has hailed winger Will Buckley after he impressed on his full debut against Manchester United on Sunday. Buckley came into the side after Adam Johnson was ruled out with an illness, and the 24-year-old made a lively start with a number of direct runs – as well as […]

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    Sunderland flop Diakite reportedly wanted by Italian giants

    August 26, 2014 at 10:59 am

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has claimed that ten clubs are interested in French centre-back Modibo Diakite – with Inter Milan, Palermo and Fiorentina believed to be among them.  Diakite has made just seven Premier League appearances for Sunderland since his free transfer from Lazio in January 2013, and was farmed […]

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    Match Report: Sunderland 1-1 Manchester United

    August 25, 2014 at 9:58 am

    Jack Rodwell scored on his home debut as Sunderland battled hard to earn themselves a point against Manchester United. Juan Mata had given the visitors the lead from close range after 17 minutes, but the former Manchester City midfielder Rodwell headed Sunderland level on the half-hour mark. Both sides struggled […]

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    Alfred N’Diaye leaves Sunderland for Real Betis

    August 22, 2014 at 2:56 pm

    Alfred N’Diaye has left Sunderland after finally agreeing a deal with Spanish side Real Betis. N’Diaye has completed a medical and signed a five-year contract with the Spanish Segunda side, with the transfer confirmed by Betis’ official website today. Sunderland accepted a bid of around £1.5m plus add-ons from Betis, […]

  • Lee Cattermole battles with Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck in January. Picture credit:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Premier League Preview: Sunderland vs Manchester United

    August 22, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Gus Poyet will be keen to kick on against Manchester United this Sunday after his side picked up a valuable point at West Brom last weekend. A fabulous strike from Lee Cattermole had given Sunderland the lead after five minutes but a controversial penalty decision gifted the home-side a route […]