Football

  • Melanie Reay and Keira Ramshaw review Sunderland AFC Ladies’ 2018-19 season

    Melanie Reay and Keira Ramshaw review Sunderland AFC Ladies’ 2018-19 season

    May 4, 2019 at 12:17 pm

    Watch as Sunderland AFC Ladies Manager Melanie Reay and Captain Keira Ramshaw talk about 2018-19, young players and hopes for 2019-20.  The Lady Black Cats bring their season to a close this Sunday (May 5) against Sheffield FC at The Hetton Centre.

     
  • Sunderland walk out ahead of their League One fixture against Portsmouth in front of over 41,000 fans | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    PREVIEW: Southend vs Sunderland

    May 2, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    Sunderland AFC travel south to Roots Hall when they face Southend United in their final League One fixture of the season. The Wearsiders will want to end the season on a win to carry momentum into the League One playoffs after their fate was confirmed in defeat against Fleetwood Town […]

     
  • A Mitre football on the pitch at Croft Park

    Spartans claim their highest ever league finish

    May 1, 2019 at 12:29 pm

    Blyth Spartans secured their place in the Vanarama National League North playoffs as they beat Southport 2-1 at Croft Park. Robbie Dale put Spartans ahead after six minutes from the penalty spot after six minutes. Matthew Platt got the visitors back on level terms after 55 minutes through a header. […]

     
  • Sunderland's Roker End flag display seconds before kick-off against Doncaster Rovers | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    PREVIEW: Sunderland vs Portsmouth

    April 25, 2019 at 2:45 pm

    Sunderland AFC host Portsmouth at the Stadium of Light in League One, where they look to keep their slim automatic promotion hopes alive. The Black Cats must win their remaining three games and hope Barnsley and Luton slip up after losing their advantage in the automatic promotion race in 1-1 […]

     
  • Photo Credit: Andy Mitchell (West Auckland Town football club photographer)

    West crowned League Cup Champions for first time since 1963

    April 23, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    Newcastle Benfield 0-0 West Auckland Town: (West win 4-3 on penalties) West Auckland Town won the Mitre Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup following a dramatic penalty shootout victory against Newcastle Benfield at Seaham’s Ferguson Motor Repairs Stadium. After an uneventful 90 minutes, Ross Colquhoun struck the decisive spot-kick as Gary […]

     
  • Sunderland AFC seconds away from kick-off against Coventry City | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    PREVIEW: Sunderland vs Doncaster

    April 18, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    Sunderland AFC will look to regain momentum in the automatic promotion race when they face play-off hopefuls Doncaster Rovers at the Stadium of Light in League One. Sunderland will want to respond after their first home loss of the season, a 5-4 defeat against Coventry, where their defensive frailties shone […]

     
  • Georgia Gibson's goal secured victory for the Lady Black Cats

    Guiseley Vixens 1-2 SAFC Ladies: Sunderland take points despite selection issues

    April 16, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    Sunderland took all three points in their final away game of the 2018/19 season, despite a shortage of numbers and a red card. Keira Ramshaw put the hosts into the lead in the 34th minute, before Georgia Gibson found the top corner to double the lead 67 minutes in. Monika […]

     
  • Irish Winger Niamh McLaughlin put the hosts ahead but it wasn't to be for the Lady Black Cats.

    Sunderland drop points to rivals Huddersfield

    April 16, 2019 at 2:23 pm

    Sunderland slid to a home defeat against second-place rivals Huddersfield despite taking the lead. Niamh McLaughlin opened the scoring in the 20th minute but Huddersfield hit back via Brittany Sanderson in the 25th. Lucy Sowerby scored in the 48th minute and Huddersfield held Sunderland off to take all three points. […]

     
  • Chow to lead Hebburn out for last time tomorrow

    Chow to lead Hebburn out for last time tomorrow

    April 12, 2019 at 2:17 pm

    Paul Chow will lead the Hebburn Town team out tomorrow as he plays his last game before retiring from football. The 39-year-old has made over 800 appearances and scored nearly 500 goals in his career. Manager Scott Oliver paid tribute to his man saying: “Paul has had a fantastic non […]

     
  • Sunderland shooting practice ahead of League One fixture against Burton Albion | Picture Credit: Ian Crow

    PREVIEW: Sunderland vs Coventry

    April 11, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    Sunderland AFC look to maintain their grip on the automatic promotion race when they welcome the visit of Coventry City in League One. The Black Cats will be hoping to get return to winning ways following a 1-1 draw against Burton Albion in midweek. In the reverse fixture, a Jonson […]