Under 23s

  • Five Sunderland youth players who can make the step up next season

    Five Sunderland youth players who can make the step up next season

    May 11, 2018 at 11:07 am

    With the Championship season over and Sunderland beginning the process of preparing for League One, it seems inevitable that a high squad turnover is inbound. First-teamers such as Bryan Oviedo have expressed desire to move on, and defender Lamine Kone is even advertising his services on Instagram in order to […]

     
  • Sunderland's George Honeyman in action

    Roker Report duo agree: “Sunderland should build a side around youngsters in League One, and get rid of the bad eggs”

    April 25, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Sunderland’s future belongs in League One after they were relegated over the weekend. The question now is what to expect in a division that Black Cats visited only once in their lifetime, in the season 1987/88. Surely, it can’t get worse than it is at the moment fans will hope. […]

     
  • Seven academy prospects Sunderland could turn to in League One

    Seven academy prospects Sunderland could turn to in League One

    March 13, 2018 at 1:59 pm

    With only ten games to save their season, League One is quickly becoming a real possibility looming over Sunderland heads. Should no buyer be found and lacking in funds; the Wearsiders academy prospects will be the first under consideration for a call-up. Although the transition to first team football is […]

     
  • Lynden Gooch of Sunderland

    Gooch brace in vain as Sunderland U23s lose on penalties in PL International Cup Tyne-Wear clash

    March 8, 2018 at 10:20 am

    A Lynden Gooch brace wasn’t enough for Sunderland Under 23s as they crashed out of the Premier League International Cup on penalties losing 11-10 to Newcastle United Under 23s after the match finished 2-2. Curtis Good gave the visitors the lead midway through the first half, but Lynden Gooch drew […]

     
  • Sunderland U23s bow out of Premier League Cup with Hull City draw

    Sunderland U23s bow out of Premier League Cup with Hull City draw

    February 26, 2018 at 4:52 pm

    Sunderland Under 23s exited the Premier League Cup on Friday night following their 1-1 draw at home to Hull City. In a game of few chances, Luke Molyneux’s late strike cancelled out Keane Lewis-Potter’s 55th minute goal. Barring an 11 goal swing with Brighton & Hove Albion, Sunderland went into […]

     
  • 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 […]