Football

  • Seaham Red Star slip to third consecutive defeat despite much improved performance at West Auckland Town

    Seaham Red Star slip to third consecutive defeat despite much improved performance at West Auckland Town

    April 18, 2018 at 12:28 pm

      Seaham Red Star were handed their third straight defeat when they lost 2-1 at West Auckland Town last night. Adam Mitchell put the hosts in front seven minutes into the second half, but youngster Alex Ramshaw equalised for the Star shortly afterwards. However, centre-half Dan Parker got the winner […]

     
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    “We want to be seen as the beacon of football development centres across the UK” says Sunderland College Faculty Director

    April 17, 2018 at 10:14 am

    Sunderland College’s Faculty Director of Sport, Health and Wellbeing John Rushworth voiced aspirations of being “seen as the beacon of football development centres across the UK” following a “successful” trial day at their Bede Campus. “Our aspirations are that we are seen as the beacon of football development centres across […]

     
  • Sunderland's Papy Djilobodji on the bench

    Sunderland loan watch

    April 16, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    SportsByte checks on the progress of Sunderland’s numerous players out on loan. Papy Djilobodji played the full game for Dijon in Ligue 1 as they drew 1-1 with Nantes. Prejuce Nakoulma scored in the 33rd minute for Nantes but Kwon Chang-Hoon equalised for Dijon in the 61st minute to get […]

     
  • “We face a tough task tomorrow” says Seaham Red Star manager Craig Lynch

    “We face a tough task tomorrow” says Seaham Red Star manager Craig Lynch

    April 16, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    Seaham Red Star manager Craig Lynch insists his side face a “tough task” when they face West Auckland Town away from home tomorrow evening. The Star have been on a really poor run of late, and have won just two of their last 10 games and only three games in […]

     
  • Sunderland's Paddy McNair celebrates scoring his sides first goal of the match with Sunderland's Ashley Fletcher

    Time running out for Sunderland after throwing away another lead against Reading

    April 16, 2018 at 3:28 pm

    Sunderland’s brief spell in the Championship looks to be drawing to a close as they relinquished another lead at the Madejski Stadium during Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Reading to return to the foot of the table. After Liam Kelly’s opener from the penalty spot, goals from Paddy McNair and Lee […]

     
  • Easington Colliery come from three down to claim point at Bedlington

    Easington Colliery come from three down to claim point at Bedlington

    April 16, 2018 at 12:10 pm

    Easington Colliery came from 3-0 down to claim a point in a 3-3 draw at Bedlington Terriers on Saturday afternoon. A Scott Lowery brace alongside a Paul Wardle strike put the Terriers into a commanding 3-0 lead, but the Colliers fought back and claimed a point thanks to goals from […]

     
  • Preview: Sunderland travel to Reading as relegation looms

    Preview: Sunderland travel to Reading as relegation looms

    April 13, 2018 at 10:50 am

    Sunderland face another season defining game tomorrow when they line up against Reading at the Madejski Stadium. Chris Coleman has issued a rallying cry ahead of the game with Sunderland currently sat six points behind Bolton Wanderers and safety. Coleman told the Sunderland Echo: “If Tuesday was a must, must-win, then […]

     
  • Easington Colliery claim hard-fought win at Crook Town

    Easington Colliery claim hard-fought win at Crook Town

    April 12, 2018 at 12:36 pm

    Easington Colliery claimed a hard-fought 4-2 win over Crook Town at Consett on Tuesday night. On a very foggy night, first half goals from Jack Pounder and David Vincent gave the impression it was going to be a comfortable night for the Colliers. However, 20 minutes from time, Crook pulled […]

     
  • Wabi Khazri in action for Rennes

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    April 11, 2018 at 3:37 pm

    Several of Sunderland’s players are playing their football elsewhere this season, we looked at how they did at the weekend. Tom Beadling played in the midfield for Dunfermline Athletic and put in a fantastic performance that earned him a place in the SPFL team of the week. Dunfermline beat Falkirk […]

     
  • George Honeyman, Sunderland

    Sunderland suffer late blow as draw to Norwich dents survival hopes

    April 11, 2018 at 11:57 am

    Sunderland’s bid to avoid relegation from the Championship was dealt a blow last night as Norwich secured a point with an 89th minute equaliser at the Stadium of Light. George Honeyman had given the Black Cats a valuable lead mid way through the second half but Sunderland couldn’t add to […]