• VIDEO: Paralympics table tennis hopeful looks to top Great Britain’s class 11 in 2017

    VIDEO: Paralympics table tennis hopeful looks to top Great Britain’s class 11 in 2017

    December 16, 2016 at 8:44 am

    Ahead of the Cleveland Grand Prix, Sunderland student Adam Gittings who is ranked 2nd in class 11 (intellectual/learning disabilities) told SportsByte he’s aiming to win band 5 in the event. Gittings, who has Asperger’s syndrome, hopes to top class 11 in the new year and also discussed Paralympic ambitions.

  • Shildon FoL lost 4-0 to Sunderland FoL on Friday night.

    HIGHLIGHTS: Sunderland Scholars put four past Shildon

    December 5, 2016 at 9:50 am

    By David Barwise, Guy Owen, Scott Paddon, Joe Ramage, Sam Smedley, and Peter Whalen A comfortable 4-0 victory away to Foundation of Light rivals Shildon meant Sunderland went top of the Midlands/North Division on Friday night. Goals from Craig Ellison, Alex Ramshaw and captain Aaron Duell put the game beyond Shildon […]

  • Sunderland Scholars are sitting pretty in the

    Shildon clash ‘just another game’ insist Sunderland scholars

    November 30, 2016 at 11:33 am

    Despite being neighbours and – ultimately – colleagues, the Foundation of Light’s Sunderland scholars insist they will treat Friday’s derby against the FoL’s Shildon side as “just another game.” They plan to go all out for a victory which would take them back to the top of the FA National […]

  • Jarrow Roofing

    VIDEO: Jarrow Roofing don’t need to worry after Morpeth defeat

    November 29, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Jarrow Roofing midfielder Lee Kerr believes the team shouldn’t be worried after their 4-0 defeat to FA Vase holders Morpeth Town. The midfielder struck the crossbar inside the opening 30 seconds of the game and thinks that one moment in particular in the second-half could have changed the momentum in […]

  • SAFC Sunderland Shildon scholars

    Shildon Scholars looking to bounce back against Burnley

    November 22, 2016 at 10:04 am

    Sunderland FC Shildon scholars are hoping to bounce back from last week’s cup disappointment at Barnet when they return to league action against rock-bottom Burnley on Wednesday. The young Black Cats are currently fourth in the Midlands/North division, just six points behind leaders Sunderland FC FOL ahead of their trip […]

  • Herron looking forward to York golf clash

    Herron looking forward to York golf clash

    November 14, 2016 at 4:03 pm

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team captain Will Herron is “looking forward” to his side’s Northern 2B league match against the University of York 2nds, at Wearside Golf Club this week. This will be the Sunderland golf team’s first home game of the season and is set up to be […]

  • Astley has been knocked out of the UK Open.

    Gateshead snooker star Astley eyes top ranking spots

    November 14, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Andrew Wilson, Scott Paddon, Joe Ramage, Gary Mutimer Professional snooker player John Astley, 27, is performing well on the Main Tour thus far and feels his form can carry him up the rankings. Astley credits his role as a coach for helping to improve his own game and has targeted […]

  • Spennymoor’s Chandler looking ahead following FA Cup defeat

    Spennymoor’s Chandler looking ahead following FA Cup defeat

    November 9, 2016 at 9:55 am

    Sunderland-born Spennymoor Town ace Jamie Chandler’s sights are set on promotion after a “fantastic day” despite their FA Cup first round defeat at the hands of League One MK Dons on Saturday. Chandler and his Northern Premier League teammates travelled south in search of a cup upset against a side four tiers […]

  • VIDEO: Sunderland Scholars look to continue form against Burnley

    VIDEO: Sunderland Scholars look to continue form against Burnley

    November 8, 2016 at 10:52 am

    Video: Joe Ramage, Andrew Wilson and Scott Paddon High-flying Sunderland Scholars host Burnley FC B Scholars on Wednesday insisting complacency will not derail their push for a FA National Football Youth League title. Burnley B are bottom of the FAS NFYL Midlands/North division, while Sunderland lie second in the table, […]

  • Sunderland Scholars have exceeded expectations in their debut season.

    VIDEO: Comfortable win for Sunderland Scholars over Birmingham

    October 20, 2016 at 9:26 am

    A confident display saw Sunderland Scholars continue their unbeaten league run and claim all three points against Birmingham City scholars on Wednesday. Sunderland dominated the first half and captain Aaron Duell opened the scoring with a fantastic long-range free kick 20 minutes in. Speaking after the game, Duell said the […]