Under 18s

  • John O’Shea helping Casey feel at home

    John O’Shea helping Casey feel at home

    February 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    18-year-old Irish defender Dan Casey is not like most footballers. He brings a unique skill set to his game, one which he believes has been created by a combination of his favourite sports Gaelic football, rugby and, of course, football. These sports made for a busy weekend schedule as sport […]

     
  • Gooch extends deal at Doncaster Rovers

    Gooch extends deal at Doncaster Rovers

    February 24, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Sunderland forward, Lynden Gooch, has committed his short-term future to Doncaster Rovers by extending his loan deal until the end of the season. Gooch joined Darren Ferguson’s side in January and has made five appearances for the Vikings. The 20-year-old made his Black Cats debut against Exeter City in the […]

     
  • Stockdale delighted with Watmore form

    Stockdale delighted with Watmore form

    April 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    Sunderland U21s boss Robbie Stockdale has heaped praise on Duncan Watmore after the winger’s two-goal haul at Fulham on Friday. Watmore’s brace sealed a 2-0 victory at Craven Cottage for the young Black Cats and Stockdale was impressed with his recent form. “The team performed from one to eleven and […]

     
  • Could Mannone be on his way out of Sunderland to Manchester United. Picture credit: Richard Sellers/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    Stockdale approves first team involvement

    April 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Sunderland U21s boss Robbie Stockdale has backed Dick Advocaat’s plans to include more first team players in the development squad.  The U21 Premier League rules state that three over-age outfield players plus one goalkeeper can be included in the squad for league games, with Advocaat stating that it is ‘good […]

     
  • Duncan Watmore has been on top form this season. Picture credit: : Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport

    Watmore hits double to sink Fulham

    April 17, 2015 at 10:25 pm

    Duncan Watmore scored twice as Sunderland U21s ended a hectic fixture period with a 2-0 win over Fulham. The winger struck a first half-brace as Robbie Stockdale’s side claimed all three points at Craven Cottage. The Black Cats showed no hangover from Monday’s trip to Norwich and had the hosts […]

     
  • Stockdale revelling in U21 fixture pile-up

    Stockdale revelling in U21 fixture pile-up

    April 17, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Sunderland U21s manager Robbie Stockdale says his side are looking forward to the prospect of their second game in the space of four days as they prepare to meet Fulham on this afternoon. The Young Black Cats held Norwich to a 0-0 draw in Norfolk on Monday and will be […]

     
  • Stockdale praises U21s desire after Norwich draw

    Stockdale praises U21s desire after Norwich draw

    April 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Sunderland U21s boss Robbie Stockdale has praised his side’s fighting spirit after they held Norwich to a 0-0 draw in Norfolk despite playing most of the second half with ten men. The Black Cats were the better side for much of the game, but finished with a numerical disadvantage after […]

     
  • 10 man Black Cats hold Canaries

    10 man Black Cats hold Canaries

    April 14, 2015 at 9:41 am

    Sunderland U21s were held to a goalless draw with Norwich in the first of a double header of fixtures this week.  The Black Cats dominated most of the game in Norfolk a against a Canaries side including several first team players, but finished with ten men after Tom McNamee’s second […]

     
  • Young Black Cats edge out Saints in exciting encounter

    Young Black Cats edge out Saints in exciting encounter

    April 7, 2015 at 11:17 am

    Adam Johnson was amongst a host of 1st team players who featured as Sunderland U21s edged out Southampton U21s 3-2 in a thrilling Easter Monday clash at Eppleton CW. Goals from Tom Beadling, Will Buckley and Duncan Watmore had the Black Cats 3-0 at half time, but late strikes from […]

     
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    Griffiths double sinks Sunderland U21s against Celtic

    December 19, 2014 at 7:18 pm

    Leigh Griffiths netted twice as Sunderland U21s fell to defeat against Celtic U21s at the Stadium of Light on Thursday night. Sunderland held a 1-0 lead at half-time after David Ferguson headed home from a Connor Oliver corner. But Celtic fought back in the second half and secured a late […]