Football

  • Sunderland's David Healy (right) celebrates scoring his sides second goal with Daryl Murphy during the Barclays Premier League match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Dec 14 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 14, 2018 at 9:00 am

    It’s the second week of December so it won’t be long until the presents will be pulled from under the tree and opened to the joy of all the family. Except for the guy that always just gets deodorant and socks, he’s gutted. The player we’re looking at today did […]

     
  • Sunderland fans appear in the top three of football-related arrests

    Sunderland fans appear in the top three of football-related arrests

    December 13, 2018 at 3:52 pm

    Sunderland AFC fans had 60 football-related arrests in the 2017/18 season according to new home office statistics. This was the third highest total for all clubs, behind only Birmingham City and Sheffield United. The club also issued the joint-highest new banning orders, with 28 alongside Grimsby Town, in the season that […]

     
  • A Mitre football on the pitch at Croft Park

    How have our three teams from the Vanarama National League North fared so far this season

    December 13, 2018 at 2:41 pm

    The season has almost reached the halfway stage. It is at this time of year where it is a good point to assess how well teams are doing: Who are providing shocks and surprises? Who are under-achieving? Who is in trouble? Who is in contention for promotion?   Spennymoor Town: […]

     
  • Darlington 1 – 2 Nuneaton Borough – Match Report

    December 13, 2018 at 2:39 pm

    Nuneaton came away from Blackwell Meadows with all three points courtesy of a goal in each half from Ryan Edmunds and Dior Angus. Ryan Edmunds gave the visitors the lead on the stroke of half time with a close range volley. Jordan Nicholson then equalised for the Quakers on the […]

     
  • Sunderland owner Stewart Donald

    Sunderland’s January Transfer Window – Part Two

    December 13, 2018 at 2:37 pm

    The January transfer window is nearly here, and I looked at five positions that Sunderland could strengthen in Part One. The Black Cats will be looking to challenge Portsmouth for the League One come the end of the season, so I will have a look at some players who Sunderland […]

     
  • Consett 6-3 North Shields: Last week saw a nine-goal thriller at Belle View.

    Consett take the spoils in Bishop Auckland cup tie

    December 13, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    Michael Hoganson made it 1-0 to the visitors before Ross Wilkinson and Michael Mackay turned the game on its head both scoring for 2-1. Hoganson made it 2-2 with a penalty then Consett scored twice again through Wilkinson and Michael Sweet, 4-2. This game was played in very foggy conditions […]

     
  • Hartlepool United fans in the stands

    Hartlepool United fans react to appointment of new boss Richard Money

    December 13, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Pools fans have been reacting to the news of the surprise appointment of Richard Money this morning. The appointment came out of nowhere, with the bookies not tipping him at all. We asked the Pools fans what they thought of the appointment and here’s what they said. Many of the […]

     
  • Allasan hat-trick helps Shields thrash Harrogate

    Allasan hat-trick helps Shields thrash Harrogate

    December 13, 2018 at 2:26 pm

    A David Allasan hat-trick helped South Shields Academy thrash Harrogate U19’s 8-1 at Silksworth Sports Complex. A brace from Sam Hodgson and strikes from Callum Guy, Arron Thompson and Max Cowburn, contributed to the drubbing, and put Shields in a commanding position in the National League U19 Alliance. After their […]

     
  • Jack Baldwin, Sunderland

    Sunderland 0-1 Walsall: Match Report

    December 13, 2018 at 2:22 pm

    Sunderland were defeated at the Stadium of Light in the FA Cup second round replay thanks to a Liam Kinsella screamer. Walsall took the lead in the 52nd minute after Kinsella’s strike from 25 yards flew past Black Cats keeper Jon McLaughlin. The defeat means Sunderland end their 16 game […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Jack Ross during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Sunderland’s January Transfer Window – Part One

    December 13, 2018 at 1:51 pm

    With the January transfer window just around the corner, clubs will be looking to bolster their squads to achieve the best possible position in the league. With Sunderland red hot on the heels of Portsmouth and challenging for the League One title, I look at five positions where the Black […]