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  • Sunderland sports facility opens scholarship trail for young women

    Sunderland sports facility opens scholarship trail for young women

    March 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    The Beacon of Light has opened a scholarship for young girls in Year 10 and 11 and is holding an information evening on April 17, between 1.30pm and 3pm. Foundation of Light’s Football Scholarship gives talented footballers aged 16-18 years old, the opportunity to represent Sunderland AFC and gain nationally […]

     
  • Tom Flanagan, Sunderland

    PREVIEW: Sunderland vs Walsall

    March 15, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    Sunderland AFC host Walsall FC at the Stadium of Light in League One in what will be the fourth meeting between the two sides this season.  Sunderland manager Jack Ross believes his side are still in a good position despite automatic promotion no longer being in their hands. The Black […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch, Sunderland

    PREVIEW: Barnsley vs Sunderland

    March 12, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    Sunderland AFC travel to Barnsley FC in a must-win game in League One that could prove the difference between automatic promotion or the play-offs. Sunderland manager Jack Ross is relishing the challenge ahead, but feels every game is a must-win, not just this game, feeling it’s the standard being at […]

     
  • Benji Kimpioka of Sunderland and Richard Dionkou of Manchester City in action during the Checkatrade Trophy Quarter Final match between Sunderland and Manchester City Under 23s at the Stadium Of Light in Sunderland, UK on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)

    Sunderland U23s 1-1 Manchester United – Report

    March 11, 2019 at 10:29 am

    Benji Kimpioka’s first half strike was only enough to earn Sunderland a point at the Stadium of Light due to a late Largie Ramazani equaliser. Kimpioka opened the scoring fairly late into the first period despite little other action but was cancelled out by Ramazani’s close range finish late in […]

     
  • . Luke O'Nien of Sunderland battles with Iker Pozo of Manchester City during the Checkatrade Trophy Quarter Final match between Sunderland and Manchester City Under 23s at the Stadium Of Light in Sunderland, UK on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)

    Wycombe Wanderers vs Sunderland: Match Preview

    March 9, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    The Black Cats travel to Adams Park to face Wycombe Wanderers off the back of their semi-final win in the Checkatrade Trophy. Sunderland sit in third ahead of the game looking to put the pressure on second placed Barnsley, while Wycombe sit in 12th. Jack Ross will be hoping his […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch of Sunderland during the Checkatrade Trophy Quarter Final match between Sunderland and Manchester City Under 23s at the Stadium Of Light in Sunderland, UK on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)

    PREVIEW: Sunderland vs Plymouth

    March 1, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    Sunderland AFC host Plymouth Argyle in League One as the Black Cats look to keep their momentum going following back-to-back league wins. Sunderland manager Jack Ross is confident his side will be victorious against an in-form Plymouth side. The Wearsiders got a hard-fought three points as an Aiden McGeady brace […]

     
  • Sunderland's Aidan McGeady reacts after a missed chance

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    February 26, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    The beautiful game blessed (and cursed) the North East with an action packed weekend making this lost hard to narrow down to five! Without further hesitation and rambling let’s get started with a long trip to the West Country. 1 – Black Cats on the prowl Sunderland extended their impressive […]

     
  • PREVIEW: Bristol Rovers vs Sunderland

    PREVIEW: Bristol Rovers vs Sunderland

    February 21, 2019 at 7:59 pm

      Sunderland AFC travel to Bristol Rovers in League One as the Black Cats look to keep the pressure on the automatic promotion places. Sunderland manager Jack Ross is expecting a tough test and is looking for his side to maintain the performance levels from recent weeks. In the reverse […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch of Sunderland during the Checkatrade Trophy Quarter Final match between Sunderland and Manchester City Under 23s at the Stadium Of Light in Sunderland, UK on Tuesday, January 22, 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    February 19, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Despite no Premier League action taking place over the weekend there was still plenty of room for plenty of football all over the North East resulting in comebacks, thrashings and promotion tension. 1 – Sunderland’s the name, drawing’s the game https://twitter.com/SkyFootball/status/1096530315118563328 Sunderland picked up their third draw in as many […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch, Sunderland

    Top 5 talking points from North East football last week

    February 12, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    It was a weekend of late goals, late goals and well wouldn’t you just know it, more late goals! Unfortunately for clubs in this area of the country late strikes went against them 1 – The green is turning Browne Sunderland were fuming with what happened in the run up […]