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  • Players challenge for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup, first round match at Vale Park, Stoke.

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    November 13, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    FA Cup fever struck the North East this weekend with many of the local sides in action but who has their Wembley dream still intact? 1 – On Your Marks, Set, Goal! Sunderland secured their place in the second round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory at Port […]

     
  • Sunderland's Chris Maguire is tackled by Port Vale's Nathan Smith during the Emirates FA Cup, first round match at Vale Park, Stoke.

    Morecambe vs Sunderland: Lineup, Preview and Prediction

    November 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland travel to the Globe Arena to face Morecambe, in their last group game of the Checkatrade Trophy. Jack Ross will be hoping to make it three wins out of three in the group and their eighth in a row in all competitions. The Black Cats will be full of […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch scores Sunderland's second goal during the Emirates FA Cup, first round match at Vale Park, Stoke.

    Port Vale 1-2 Sunderland: Match Report

    November 13, 2018 at 10:30 am

      Goals from George Honeyman and Lynden Gooch ensured Sunderland entered the FA Cup second round draw after a scrappy affair at Vale Park. The Black Cats opened the scoring after 38 seconds when Honeyman’s long-range effort beat Port Vale keeper Scott Brown before Gooch doubled the lead after 19 […]

     
  • Sunderland Ladies v Bristol

    Match Report: Sunderland Ladies 2-3 Stoke City Ladies

    November 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    A late goal secured victory for Stoke in a gritty second half after a first half full of action featuring four goals. A dream start for the visitors saw Stoke take the lead in the first minute when forward Amy Hughes slots in from close range after the Sunderland goalkeeper […]

     
  • Sunderland and Luton Town players greet each other ahead of the Sky Bet League One match at Kenilworth Road, Luton

    Port Vale vs Sunderland: Lineup, Preview and Prediction

    November 10, 2018 at 10:03 am

    Sunderland travel to Vale Park this weekend to face Port Vale in the first round of the FA Cup, the first meeting between the two sides since 1998. Jack Ross will be hoping his side can progress to the next round, as they compete in the first round proper for […]

     
  • Lamine Kone, Sunderland

    Loan Watch: How did the players out on loan from Sunderland fare at the weekend?

    November 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland’s first team beat Plymouth Argyle 2-0 at the weekend with Irish winger Aiden McGeady netting twice. The players out on loan had their own success – let’s see how they did away from the Stadium of Light at the weekend. Lamine Kone – RC Strasbourg Kone played the full […]

     
  • Sunderland manager Jack Ross during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    A review of Sunderland’s season so far

    November 5, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland are playing League One football for the first time since 1988, so how are The Black Cats adapting to life in the third tier? Many Sunderland supporters will be quite happy with the start Sunderland have had, with the Wearsiders sitting second in the league three points behind Portsmouth […]

     
  • Sunderland's Josh Maja during the Carabao Cup, First Round match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Plymouth Argyle 0-2 Sunderland AFC

    November 5, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Aidan McGeady’s second-half brace was enough to lift Sunderland into 2nd place after claiming a 2-0 victory at Home Park. The promotion hopefuls also had goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin to thank for helping them secure their sixth win in a row. Any questions held against the Black Cat’s defence earlier this […]

     
  • An interview with Sunderland U23 player Jack Diamond

    An interview with Sunderland U23 player Jack Diamond

    November 2, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Sunderland’s real gem of a prospect in Jack Diamond. In the interview, we discussed his early inspirations, progress, his debut, career ambitions and much more. SB: What were your earliest memories of football that got you hooked on the sport? JD: Just having […]

     
  • Sunderland's Chris Maguire (left) and Charlton Athletic's Mark Marshall battle for the ball during the Sky Bet League One match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Plymouth Argyle vs Sunderland AFC Preview

    November 1, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Following a comfortable 3-0 victory over Southend at the Stadium of light at the weekend, Sunderland face a long trip to Home Park where the home side will be in a jubilant mood following their upturn in form. It took the Pilgrims nine games to earn their first win of […]