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  • American Football team the Northumberland Vikings laud Super Bowl effect on gridiron recruitment

    American Football team the Northumberland Vikings laud Super Bowl effect on gridiron recruitment

    February 13, 2019 at 10:46 am

    The Northumberland Vikings are on the lookout for new gridiron talent ahead of the 2019 National League season. The Newcastle-based American football outfit reached the division one semi-finals last season and are looking to go one better this time out. With Tom Brady and the New England Patriots picking up […]

     
  • American Football | Spartans Dominate Pyros in Borders 2A

    American Football | Spartans Dominate Pyros in Borders 2A

    December 11, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    The Sunderland Spartans defeated the University of West Scotland Pyros 34-0 in their latest BUCS fixture, scoring four touchdowns on the ground and one through the air.

     
  • Blyth Spartans: ‘Now it’s time to climb up the table’ insists Captain Buddle

    Blyth Spartans: ‘Now it’s time to climb up the table’ insists Captain Buddle

    September 28, 2018 at 1:58 pm

    Blyth Spartans secured their first clean sheet of the 2018/19 campaign on Tuesday night in the side’s 1-0 win over Nantwich Town in the Emirates FA Cup second qualifying round replay. With Robbie Dale rested and Dan Maguire also on the bench, the management trio of Armstrong, Holloway and Hooks […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars head coach Jamie Chandler “over the moon” after strong win over Northampton

    Sunderland Scholars head coach Jamie Chandler “over the moon” after strong win over Northampton

    November 1, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    Sunderland FoL Scholars 5-0 Northampton Sunderland Scholars coach Jamie Chandler praised his “brilliant” side as they trashed Northampton Town 5-0. The Monkwearmouth scholars maintained their unbeaten league run with goals from Arron Thompson, Max Nelson, Harry Johnson and Codie Howe. Sunderland led 4-0 at half-time after a dominant first-half display from […]

     
  • South Shields FC excited ahead of Wembley trip

    South Shields FC excited ahead of Wembley trip

    May 16, 2017 at 11:55 am

    The Mariners reflect on a great season and look ahead to their FA Vase Final against Cleethorpes Town on May 21. In a season remember the club has gained national recognition following a 32 game winning run, having also wrapped up the Northern League title and promotion, along with two […]

     
  • Costly mistakes see Ryhope CW defeated by Newton Aycliffe

    Costly mistakes see Ryhope CW defeated by Newton Aycliffe

    April 11, 2017 at 10:06 am

    Ryhope CW extended their winless run to nine games following Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to Newton Aycliffe in their penultimate game of the season in the Northern League. Danny Lay had equalised for the hosts following Marc Costello’s opener, but second-half goals from Stuart Banks and Matthew Pennal secured victory […]

     
  • Ryhope CW ground

    VIDEO: FA rules forces Ryhope CW to increase seating capacity

    April 6, 2017 at 8:30 am

    Ryhope CW have doubled the seating capacity at Ryhope Recreation Park to 100 to meet Northern League Division One’s ground regulation rules. The Football Association’s Ground Grading rules meant that their original seating capacity had to be doubled due to promotion from Division Two last season. Chairman Darren Norton said: […]

     
  • Ryhope CW v Dunston UTS

    Ryhope CW pegged back twice to draw with Dunston UTS

    April 3, 2017 at 1:46 pm

    Ryhope Colliery Welfare were made to rue missed chances as they drew 2-2 at home to Dunston UTS in the Northern League on Saturday. Gary Pearson’s side twice lead through James Ellis and Lee Chapman, but goals from Richie Slaughter and a superb solo goal from Dale Burrell ensured both sides […]

     
  • General view of away fans in their current position at the Stadium of Light.

    Fanzine responds to rule change with away fans set to be moved at Sunderland

    March 27, 2017 at 2:38 pm

    Sunderland’s best known fanzine has had its say on a new rule that would require the club to relocate away fans from their current position in the Upper North Stand. A Love Supreme, founded in 1989, is an independent Sunderland supporters’ magazine and website. The new Premier League rule will […]

     
  • Jones took charge of the Foundation's scholars after leaving a similar role with Plymouth.

    Foundation of Light head coach hails education programme for Sunderland Scholars

    March 24, 2017 at 4:43 pm

    With Sunderland Foundation of Light Scholars’ National Football Youth League Trophy final against Brighton on the horizon, head coach Martin Jones has praised the education system at the club. The Scholars have had a great first season on the pitch but Jones highlighted the importance of education, which is based at […]