Football

  • Hebburn out of FA Vase with West Auckland defeat

    Hebburn out of FA Vase with West Auckland defeat

    February 12, 2019 at 10:31 am

    (Photo: Richard Waugh) Hebburn Town 0-2 West Auckland Hebburn crashed out of the FA Vase with a disappointing 2-0 defeat against West Auckland yesterday. A Jack Donaghy own goal put the visitors in front early in the first half before Amar Purewal’s second half goal doubled their lead and secured […]

     
  • Nash hails brilliant performance after Robins soundly beat Benfield

    Nash hails brilliant performance after Robins soundly beat Benfield

    February 12, 2019 at 10:29 am

    Marc Nash hailed his sides’ brilliant performance after North Shields comfortable dispatched Newcastle Benfield 4-2 at Sam Smith’s Park. Early goals from Gary Day and Ryan Carr gave the Robins a 2-1 lead into the break. Further goals in the second half from Cam Cunningham and a second from Carr […]

     
  • North Shields blow Newcastle Benfield away

    North Shields blow Newcastle Benfield away

    February 12, 2019 at 10:25 am

    The Robins put in a fantastic performance as four well-worked goals saw them to a comfortable 4-2 victory at Newcastle Benfield. After a dominant start, Shields were able to enter the break 2-1 up after fine strikes from Gary Day and Ryan Carr. The dominance continued as Cam Cunningham and […]

     
  • Hebburn Town were blown away in front of their own fans in their season-ending defeat.

    Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver: “there is plenty to play for”

    February 8, 2019 at 3:16 pm

    Hebburn Town manager Scott Oliver has insisted that there is “plenty to play for” in tomorrow’s FA Vase fifth round tie at home to West Auckland. West Auckland come into the game having won five of their last ten games and having not conceded yet in the Vase this time […]

     
  • Sunderland's Joel Asoro

    How have the players who left Sunderland in the Summer got on this season?

    February 8, 2019 at 12:38 pm

    Sunderland’s fortunes have turned around this season, after several fantastic additions, players who seem to want to play for the badge and play for the fantastic club that is Sunderland AFC. Currently 4th in League 1, Sunderland should be on track for a promotion to the Championship and build the […]

     
  • Jack Baldwin, Sunderland

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    February 5, 2019 at 10:51 am

    The past week of football in this area of the country has had more drama and late twists than Emmerdale and Coronation Street put together and last Tuesday night will have left the regulars at the Rovers’ Return drowning in their sorrows. 1 – Giants Slayed at the Gallowgate Newcastle […]

     
  • Non-League Podcast #5

    Non-League Podcast #5

    February 4, 2019 at 10:28 am

    The Non-League Podcast returns as myself, Jake Adams, James Noble and Ben Robinson take a look at all things national league and more including Barnet’s FA Cup heroics and Richard Money’s short but eventful tenure at Hartlepool United.

     
  • Hartlepool United players in a huddle

    What has happened at Hartlepool United?

    February 1, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    When Matthew Bates was sacked at the end of November, he was replaced with experienced manager Richard Money. But, after two months in charge Hartlepool announced that Director of Football and former manager Craig Hignett was taking over, and Money would take his previous role. After four days in charge […]

     
  • Wigan Athletic's Will Grigg celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match at the bet365 Stadium, Stoke. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday August 22, 2018. See PA story SOCCER Stoke. Photo credit should read: Nick Potts/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: EDITORIAL USE ONLY No use with unauthorised audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications.

    Player Profiles: Who are the Sunderland’s deadline day signings?

    February 1, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    After weeks and weeks of speculation will Josh Maja leave? Who will replace him? Well, Sunderland finally got their man… but who is he? I’m sure you all know… Will Grigg After six bids, a £4million bid was enough for Wigan to let go of their man on Deadline Day […]

     
  • York St John provide tough afternoon for Men’s 4ths

    York St John provide tough afternoon for Men’s 4ths

    February 1, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s 4ths 0-5 York St John University Men’s 9ths Wednesday 30th January 2019, 1pm GMT Silksworth Sports Complex The hosts’ first game of 2019 ultimately ended in a heavy defeat at Silksworth on Wednesday, but there were still notable positives to take from the clash against an […]