Football

  • Sunderland men’s 3rds throw away 3-1 lead to lose

    Sunderland men’s 3rds throw away 3-1 lead to lose

    April 30, 2014 at 6:46 pm

    Sunderland University men’s 3rd football team threw away a 3-1 lead to lose 4-3 to their Teesside rivals at Downhill. The game started well for Sunderland as they raced into a two goal lead with just 25 minutes on the clock. Haider Jallel and an own goal from Teesside gave […]

     
  • Sunderland claim 6-0 Varsity win after game abandoned for unprofessional behaviour

    Sunderland claim 6-0 Varsity win after game abandoned for unprofessional behaviour

    April 30, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s football 1sts cruised to a 6-0 win over Teesside – despite the referee ending the match 25 minutes early. After conceding six goals without reply, the visitors were deemed to have acted unprofessionally by the referee, who subsequently abandoned the match – a decision labelled as […]

     
  • Sunderland keeper Peter Benedek scored a last minute winner from the penalty spot

    Sunderland men’s seconds clinch Varsity victory

    April 30, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s second team beat Teesside 5-4 at TeesWear Varsity, thanks to a last minute penalty from goalkeeper Peter Benedek. Sunderland began on the front foot and seemed to have to game wrapped up inside the first ten minutes, thanks to goals from Ryan Warnock and Tim Sibanda […]

     
  • Sunderland women thrash Teesside 9-0 in Varsity football

    Sunderland women thrash Teesside 9-0 in Varsity football

    April 30, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    The University of Sunderland women’s football defeated Teesside 9-0 in a match where the away side failed to make any impact at all. Siobhan Jones grabbed four of the goals, including a penalty and a lob from distance that left the Teesside keeper red-faced. The other goals came from Connie […]

     
  • Sunderland legend Kevin Phillips is set to retire at the end of the season. Picture credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

    Former Sunderland favourite Phillips announces retirement

    April 29, 2014 at 10:50 am

    Sunderland legend Kevin Phillips has announced he will retire from football at the end of the season aged 40. The striker spent six years on Wearside scoring 134 goals in 239 games after moving from Watford for a fee of 325K. Phillips will play his 665th senior match this Saturday […]

     
  • Steele calls Silksworth win ‘best ever’

    Steele calls Silksworth win ‘best ever’

    April 28, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    Silksworth Colliery Welfare battled to a deserved 3-1 victory away to local rivals Ryhope to end their season on a high. Rob Hall brought Silksworth back into the game in the second half, scoring direct from a corner, and William Crewe added a double later on to cap a fantastic […]

     
  • Northern League round up – March 26

    Northern League round up – March 26

    April 28, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    A bumper crowd of 653 joined in the celebrations at The Brewery field when Spennymoor Town clinched the championship and promotion to the Evo-Stik League. Jason Ainsley’s side went into the game needing just one point but managed all three although it was a close call against fourth-top Guisborough Town. […]

     
  • Ryhope suffer title set-back as Silksworth win

    Ryhope suffer title set-back as Silksworth win

    April 28, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Ryhope CW’’s chances of pipping Stockton Town for the championship receded when they were defeated by Silksworth CW in the local derby. Phil Hall headed Ryhope into a 44th-minute lead but after Rob Hall levelled following a corner, it was the former Ryhope player Willie Crew who clinched victory for […]

     
  • Connor Wickham celebrates scoring for Sunderland last season. Picture by: Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Gus Poyet hails impact of Connor Wickham

    April 28, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Gus Poyet has hailed to impact of Connor Wickham after he scored twice in Sunderland’s 4-0 win over fellow relegation strugglers Cardiff. Wickham has been in superb form since returning from his loan at Leeds, having scored five goals in his last three games to help see a change in […]

     
  • Connor Wickham opened the scoring for Sunderland. Picture credit: PHILIP OLDHAM/LANDOV/Press Association Images

    Sunderland thrash 10 man Cardiff

    April 28, 2014 at 11:27 am

    Sunderland thrashed 10 man Cardiff to move out of the bottom three with and deepen the Bluebirds woes.  Connor Wickham put the hosts ahead with a brilliantly guided header 26 minutes in. Fabio Borini then scored from the penalty spot after Juan Cala saw red for pulling back Wickham. Emanuele […]