• Silksworth storm to opening weekend win over Richmond

    Silksworth storm to opening weekend win over Richmond

    August 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Silksworth CW got their 2014/15 Wearside League campaign off to a flying start with a 6-2 victory away at Richmond Town. A Glen Hargrave hat-trick coupled with two goals from Liam Gill and a last minute effort from Nathan Dodds gave new manager Scott Cameron a sensational start to his […]

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    Round-up: Goals fly in as Wearside League returns

    August 4, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    The Wearside League season got off to a storming start this weekend with 45 goals scored in eight games. The biggest score of the day came from last season’s champions, Stockton Town, who put nine past Prudhoe – with striker Chris Stockton scoring four in the first half. Stockton went […]

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    Poyet thanks Sunderland fans after Portugal tour

    August 3, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Gus Poyet has hailed Sunderland’s supporters for their efforts during the Black Cats tour of Portugal last week. Sunderland drew their last game 0-0 on Saturday evening (August 2) against Vitoria Setubal, rounding off a three game tour which has seen Poyet’s side win one, draw one and lose one. […]

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    Sunderland draw final match in Portugal

    August 3, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    Sunderland ended their pre-season tour of Portugal with a goalless draw against Vitoria Setubal. The Black Cats have spent 10 days in the Algarve, playing three games which have seen the Premier League outfit win one, lose one and draw one. One concern though for Poyet may be Sunderland’s lack […]

  • The Wearside League

    Prevew: Wearside League resumes this weekend

    August 2, 2014 at 10:00 am

    The Wearside League is back this weekend with nine games set to be played on Saturday August 2. Stockton Town were crowned champions last season with a huge total of 104 points, while Gateshead Leam Rangers finished bottom with 23 points following just four wins all season. And it is […]

  • Ryhope CW

    Gary Pearson hails excellent pre-season at Ryhope

    August 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm

    Ryhope return to the Northern League on Saturday 9th August away at Billingham Town and their new manager Gary Pearson has been delighted with his first few months in charge. Most of last year’s relatively small squad has been retained and a number of new faces have been brought into […]

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    Ryhope 5-0 Spennymoor Town Reserves

    August 1, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    Ryhope thrashed Spennymoor Town Reserves in their final pre-season game before their return to the Northern League. Nathan O’Neill scored twice as Ryhope turned on the style in the second half with four well taken goals while Matty Weirs and Craig Hughes also hit the target to complete the rout […]

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    Gus Poyet: Results are “secondary”

    July 31, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Gus Poyet believes Sunderland’s main focus in pre-season should be fitness after losing last night to CD Nacional. The defeat to the Portuguese club was the Black Cats first of this pre-season after Lucas put CD Nacional ahead (1-0) a minute from time to leave Sunderland stunned. But Poyet responded […]

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    Report: CD Nacional 1 Sunderland 0

    July 31, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Sunderland conceded a late goal as they narrowly lost their first pre-season fixture last night (July 30) in Portugal.   It was the Black Cats second game in successive days but they started the brighter as Billy Jones saw his close range effort denied.   Fellow new signing Jordi Gomez […]

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    Former professional football coach and player discusses corruption and slams “The FIFA Family” at the heart of it

    July 31, 2014 at 9:00 am

    listen to ‘University Football Coach Matty Lyons discusses corruption in football and “The FIFA Family” at the centre’ on Audioboo Saturday Show Presenter Sean Terry, caught up with University of Sunderland Football Coach and former professional player and coach Matty Lyons to discuss the thorny issues of corruption. Lyons currently […]