Football

  • North Shields half-season review

    North Shields half-season review

    December 13, 2018 at 10:02 am

    As the year comes to a close, Christmas signals the halfway point for most English football leagues, the Ebac Northern League included. Here we take a look at the season so far for the Robins as they perch fifth in the league. The Robins’ season started off slow, with the […]

     
  • Swales calls for consistency from officials after RCA knocked out of League Cup by Stockton

    Swales calls for consistency from officials after RCA knocked out of League Cup by Stockton

    December 13, 2018 at 9:59 am

    Sunderland RCA manager Martin Swales thought the officials were “very poor” in their 1-0 defeat to Stockton Town in the Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup on Wednesday night.   A Ross McNab own-goal just past the half hour mark proved decisive for Stockton who advance to the Quarter-Finals.   Swales […]

     
  • Dunwell delighted as Stockton see off Sunderland RCA in League Cup

    Dunwell delighted as Stockton see off Sunderland RCA in League Cup

    December 13, 2018 at 9:32 am

    Stockton Town manager Michael Dunwell thought his side looked “a lot more solid” than in recent weeks in their 1-0 win against Sunderland RCA in the Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup.   A first half own-goal from Ross McNab proved decisive for Stockton who progress to the Quarter-Finals.   Dunwell […]

     
  • Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford clutches the ball during the Premier League match at the KCOM Stadium, Hull.

    Dec 13 – Sunderland AFC Advent Calendar

    December 13, 2018 at 9:00 am

    We’re back and unlike some other advent calendars, you may be able to find online this actually goes past the 12-day mark! Could you believe it? This time out it’s ‘Goalkeeper 2: Electric Boogaloo’ as we take a look at a stopper for the second time this series. Jordan Pickford […]

     
  • Sunderland's Aidan McGeady reacts after a missed chance

    3 reasons why Sunderland being knocked out of the FA Cup isn’t the end of the world

    December 12, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    Sunderland were kicked out of the FA Cup in the second round replay to Walsall after a poor show at the Stadium of Light. A dour performance from the Black Cats meant it was Liam Kinsella’s second-half strike that sent the Saddlers through, who now get to enjoy a trip […]

     
  • Seaham impress despite defeat to leaders Dunston

    Seaham impress despite defeat to leaders Dunston

    December 12, 2018 at 4:42 pm

      Seaham Red Star 0-2 Dunston UTS Ebac Northern League Division 1 Saturday 8th December 2018, 3pm GMT Ferguson Motor Repairs Stadium   The Star fell to a fourth consecutive league defeat on Saturday afternoon at the hands of The Fed but it followed a display by the hosts that […]

     
  • Mens Football: Sunderland 4ths season update

    Mens Football: Sunderland 4ths season update

    December 12, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Team Sunderland 4ths’ find themselves 4th place in the BUCS Football Northern 7B league after a mixed half of the season. Asking the 4ths team coach, Kris Teale about this seasons performances so far, he responded with,  “I think we have played relatively well so far this season and we […]

     
  • Match report: North Shields 4-1 Hebburn Town

    Match report: North Shields 4-1 Hebburn Town

    December 12, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    Shaun McRoberts scored a 25 yard screamer to set North Shields on their way to a thumping win over Hebburn Town at the Darren Persson Stadium. The Robins’ winger capped a bright start for the hosts as he hammered home after eight minutes, Ryan Carr doubled the lead on 29 […]

     
  • Hartlepool United players in a huddle

    Loan Watch: How did Hartlepool United’s loan players fare at the weekend?

    December 12, 2018 at 4:22 pm

    Hartlepool United got their first win in nine games with Josh Hawkes scoring the only goal against Maidenhead United. But, let’s see how the players on loan away from the Super 6 got on in their games. Jake Cassidy – Maidstone United Cassidy played the full game upfront for Maidstone […]

     
  • “I’m confident we will win all the remaining games” Matty Harris looks ahead to the rest of the season

    “I’m confident we will win all the remaining games” Matty Harris looks ahead to the rest of the season

    December 12, 2018 at 4:21 pm

    Sunderland University Men’s Football President, Matty Harris, is confident the men’s first team can turn their season around and win all remaining games.  In a recent interview, Harris stated he feels the team have “done absolutely everything right apart from putting the ball in the net” and believes the team’s […]