Under 23s

  • Sunderland's Jonny Williams

    Williams gives Coleman fitness boost in U23 win over West Ham

    February 6, 2018 at 4:17 pm

    Jonny Williams gave Sunderland manager Chris Coleman a timely boost as he put in an impressive 90 minutes for Sunderland’s Under 23’s in their victory over West Ham. Williams has been building his fitness at Under 23 level in recent weeks after suffering a dislocated shoulder back in November. The […]

  • Williams returns as Sunderland U23s suffer defeat at the hands of Arsenal

    Williams returns as Sunderland U23s suffer defeat at the hands of Arsenal

    January 29, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    Sunderland Under 23s fell to a 3-1 defeat against an impressive Arsenal Under 23s side as Jonny Williams continued his comeback from injury in the PL2 Division 1 fixture at Eppleton CW on Sunday. A wonderful effort from Emile Smith-Rowe and a brace from Tyreece John-Jules secured the points for […]

  • Lynden Gooch, one of Sunderland's young talents that have made an impact this season

    Evaluating the impact of Sunderland’s youngsters

    January 11, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    A mixture of injuries and a lack of transfer window activity has led to Sunderland’s young charges gaining much needed first team exposure this season. There have been plenty of positives to take from the youngsters performances this season and we’ll be looking at the individual impact of each player so […]

  • Sunderland's Marc Wilson after the defeat during the FA Cup, third round match at the Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough.

    Preview: Sunderland aiming to bounce back from cup exit against Cardiff

    January 10, 2018 at 10:40 am

    Sunderland travel to Wales on Saturday to face Cardiff City as they aim to put Saturday’s FA Cup disappointment behind them. The Black Cats crashed out of the competition at the 3rd Round stage for the third successive season with a 2-0 defeat to Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. Chris Coleman’s men […]

  • Sunderland's goalscorer Joel Asoro in action last season

    “We need to respond better” says Dickman after late collapse

    December 12, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Elliott Dickman claimed his side must respond better when they fall behind after Sunderland Under-23s lost 4-1 to Liverpool Under-23s on Sunday afternoon. Joel Asoro’s header four minutes before half-time had drawn the Black Cats level following Cameron Brannagan’s fifth minute penalty at the Stadium of Light. But, a second […]

  • Ethan Robson, Sunderland

    Sunderland U23s looking to move out of bottom two against Premier League 2 leaders Liverpool

    December 9, 2017 at 11:35 am

    Sunderland Under-23s host Liverpool in the Premier League 2 on Sunday as the Black Cats look to move out of the bottom two against the table-topping Reds. Elliott Dickman’s side secured a 3-0 win at Hull City in the Premier League Cup last time out, although their last win in […]

  • Neither Sunderland nor Liverpool could find the breakthrough at Eppleton.

    Sunderland U23s move top of Group H with win over Hull City

    December 4, 2017 at 9:35 am

    Sunderland Under 23s moved top of Group H in the Premier League Cup with a commanding 3-0 away win against Hull City Under 23s on Thursday evening. Andrew Nelson’s early strike put the Black Cats in the driving seat before Rees Greenwood’s second half double ensured Elliott Dickman’s side took […]

  • Ethan Robson, Sunderland

    “We need to be more ruthless” says Dickman ahead of Premier League Cup clash

    November 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Elliott Dickman believes his Sunderland Under-23 side can end their worrying goal drought away at Hull City in the Premier League Cup tonight. The Black Cats have failed to score in their last two league games against Leicester City and Swansea City, with Dickman admitting that his players must be more […]

  • Sunderland U23s 0 Swansea U23s 2: Black Cats suffer home defeat despite Maja injury boost

    Sunderland U23s 0 Swansea U23s 2: Black Cats suffer home defeat despite Maja injury boost

    November 27, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    Promising forward Josh Maja played 60 minutes for Sunderland Under-23s on Sunday afternoon as Elliott Dickman’s side lost 2-0 to Swansea Under-23s at Eppleton CW. The 18-year-old has missed over three months of football following a knee injury in pre-season, but is now being eased back to full fitness. And, […]

  • Sunderland U23s looking to go five unbeaten against Swansea City

    Sunderland U23s looking to go five unbeaten against Swansea City

    November 25, 2017 at 6:20 pm

    Sunderland under-23s have the chance to avoid defeat for the fifth game running on Sunday afternoon as they face Swansea City in the Premier League 2. The Black Cats’ 0-0 draw at Leicester City last time out saw them go four games unbeaten after beating Exeter City and Grimsby Town […]