Under 23s

  • 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 […]

     
  • Dickman sees positives in ‘cruel’ Wolves defeat

    Dickman sees positives in ‘cruel’ Wolves defeat

    December 10, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    Sunderland U23 manager Elliott Dickman thought his side were “terrific” despite losing 1-0 to Wolverhampton Wanderers U23s at the Hetton Centre in Premier League Two, Division Two on Sunday.   Neither goalkeeper was really tested in the first half, and the game looked set to finish goalless before Oscar Buur […]

     
  • Match Report: Sunderland U23s 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers U23s

    Match Report: Sunderland U23s 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers U23s

    December 10, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    A late Jack Bainbridge own goal saw Sunderland fall to defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers in Premier League Two, Division Two at the Hetton Centre.   The game never really got going and the sides went in goalless at half time. The game looked set to finish level, but with five […]

     
  • Sunderland fans during the Sky Bet Championship match at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

    Sunderland trialist compared to Premier League winner by current manager

    December 3, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Sunderland’s trialist, Sam Smart of Basingstoke Town, has been described by his current manager Terry Brown as ‘like Raheem Sterling’. The 20-year-old has also drawn comparisons to Bournemouth’s rising star David Brooks by Basingstoke Gazette’s senior sports journalist, Graham Merry. Smart, who currently plays in the Southern League South with […]

     
  • MATCH REPORT: Sunderland U23s 1-3 Middlesbrough U23s

    MATCH REPORT: Sunderland U23s 1-3 Middlesbrough U23s

    November 27, 2018 at 10:30 am

    A Jake Hackett goal wasn’t enough for Sunderland as Middlesbrough came from behind with three second half goals at the Hetton Centre on Monday night. Hackett’s freekick gave Sunderland the lead 31 minutes into the game, but Boro were level midway through the second half, with Connor Malley equalising. Daniel […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • MATCH REPORT: Sunderland U23s 0-2 Southampton U23s

    MATCH REPORT: Sunderland U23s 0-2 Southampton U23s

    October 29, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Goals from Callum Slattery and Marcus Barnes helped Southampton’s U23s to victory at the Hetton Centre on Sunday. The Saints got off to a flying start with Slattery firing Southampton ahead inside the first minute and the visitors dictated what was a largely uneventful half. Sunderland started the second half […]

     
  • Swales ecstatic as RCA reach Durham Challenge Cup Second Round after being Sunderland U23’s

    Swales ecstatic as RCA reach Durham Challenge Cup Second Round after being Sunderland U23’s

    October 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm

      An “ecstatic” Martin Swales thought his side “totally bossed the game” as Sunderland RCA beat Sunderland U23’s 2-1 to reach the Second Round of the Durham Challenge Cup. Lee Connelly put Sunderland U23’s ahead early on, but RCA battled back and goals from Greg Swansbury and Colin Larkin helped […]

     
  • Dickman took charge of the Under 23s after the departure of Andy Welsh.

    Disappointed Dickman demands more after Durham Challenge Cup defeat to Sunderland RCA

    October 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    A “bitterly disappointed” Elliott Dickman demanded “a hell of a lot more” from his side as Sunderland U23’s lost 2-1 to Sunderland RCA in the First Round of the Durham Challenge Cup on Tuesday. The Black Cats had taken an early lead in the first half through Lee Connelly, but […]

     
  • MATCH REPORT: Sunderland RCA beat Sunderland U23’s to progress in Durham Challenge Cup

    MATCH REPORT: Sunderland RCA beat Sunderland U23’s to progress in Durham Challenge Cup

    October 24, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    Goals from Greg Swansbury and Colin Larkin helped Sunderland RCA come from behind to beat Sunderland U23’s in the Durham Challenge Cup First Round at Meadow Park. A Lee Connelly penalty had the visitors in front after 10 minutes, but RCA responded well and were level at half time with […]