Football

  • Ryhope CW beat relegation threatened Bishop Auckland

    Ryhope CW beat relegation threatened Bishop Auckland

    April 30, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    Ryhope CW put in a strong home performance to beat Bishop Auckland 3-1 in their Northern League Division One encounter. Michael Hoganson gave Bishop an early lead. However, Micky Rae scored two goals to give Ryhope a half time lead before James Ellis rounded off the scoring. Colliery Welfare went into the […]

     
  • Highs and lows from the Ellis Short era

    Highs and lows from the Ellis Short era

    April 30, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    After gaining control of the club in May 2009, Ellis Short’s tenure at Sunderland looks to be over after agreeing a deal to sell the club to a consortium led by Eastleigh chairman Stewart Donald. In a statement released by the club, Short said: “My chairmanship has not gone the […]

     
  • Easington Colliery come from behind to win at Alnwick

    Easington Colliery come from behind to win at Alnwick

    April 30, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    Easington Colliery came from behind to claim a 4-1 win at Alnwick Town on Saturday afternoon. A substandard first half saw Alnwick go into the break ahead through Jonathan Wilson’s goal, but second half goals from Jack Pounder, Kyle Middleton and a David Vincent brace gave the Colliers their second […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Chris Coleman (right) listens to assistant manager Kit Symons during the Sky Bet Championship match at Craven Cottage, London.

    Coleman sacked from his post at Sunderland AFC

    April 30, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    Sunderland AFC today released a statement regarding the future of manager Chris Coleman and his assistant Kit Symons. The statement by Sunderland AFC simply reads: “Sunderland AFC announces that manager Chris Coleman and his assistant Kit Symons have been released from their contracts.” “The club would like to place on […]

     
  • SAFC takeover in final stages as new owner seeks EFL approval

    SAFC takeover in final stages as new owner seeks EFL approval

    April 30, 2018 at 11:58 am

    Sunderland yesterday released a statement confirming that a takeover deal is underway, and is entering the final stages of completion as new owner-to-be Stewart Donald seeks EFL approval. The statement regarding ownership reads: “Ellis Short, owner of Sunderland AFC, has agreed to sell the club to an international consortium of […]

     
  • Sunderland fans celebrate in the stands as Sunderland's Joel Asoro scores the first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match at Craven Cottage, London.

    Rebuilding SAFC – What Sunderland must do to bounce back

    April 30, 2018 at 11:28 am

    Managerless Sunderland are in a trough currently and with the side relegated it’s time to begin looking forward to pushing for promotion next season, and a vital period that is approaching.  Speaking to journalist Kristan Heneage, he believes big steps need to be taken in the period between this season […]

     
  • Match Report: Sunderland fall to defeat at Fulham

    Match Report: Sunderland fall to defeat at Fulham

    April 28, 2018 at 10:40 am

    Sunderland once again surrendered a lead as Fulham rallied after a poor start to keep their promotion hopes alive. Fulham find themselves fighting at the top of the league for the last automatic promotion place, and with only one game remaining, Cardiff are hot on their heels. Fulham held most […]

     
  • Fabio Borini during his time with Sunderland

    Sunderland AFC loan watch

    April 27, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Despite the inevitable relegation being confirmed at the weekend, the players out on loan were focused on doing the job for their current teams. Fabio Borini played 49 minutes for AC Milan in Serie A before being replaced by Suso. They lost 1-0 at home to Benevento with Pietro Iemmello scoring, […]

     
  • Easington Colliery claim comfortable win at home to West Allotment

    Easington Colliery claim comfortable win at home to West Allotment

    April 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Easington Colliery rounded off their home campaign with a comprehensive 4-1 win over West Allotment Celtic on Thursday night. Jack Pounder and David Vincent both collected braces, and the win lifts the Colliers to 10th in Northern League Division Two. Vincent opened the scoring for the Colliers in the fourth […]

     
  • Sunderland College Cat 2s manager wants his players to “earn their place” in next months cup final

    Sunderland College Cat 2s manager wants his players to “earn their place” in next months cup final

    April 27, 2018 at 2:43 pm

    Sunderland College Cat 2s manager Stuart Brand challenged his players to “earn their place” in next month’s cup final following their goalless draw against Tyne Met. Both sides would feel as though they could have won the game. Tyne Met struggled to contain Sunderland’s Dimitri Limbo as he hit the […]