Author: Luke Duden

  In the shadow of the city at the centre of popular Netflix documentary “Sunderland ‘til I Die”, it is the non-league football clubs in Wearside that are staring death in the face. And unless the younger generation of fans get involved, that warning of “death” might have to be taken literally. Last year Ryhope […]

Blyth Spartans record appearance maker, Robbie Dale, scored his final goal for the club in the Northumberland Senior Cup final on Thursday, 5 May. The goal, scored directly from a corner; coupled with an assist, in the 3-2 victory over Newcastle United u23’s earned Dale the Man of the Match Award. Sado Djalo headed the […]

Sunderland-based relatives of people trapped in Ukraine have spoken of their “insane” level of worry for their families. Valentyna Vasylevska, 28, who moved from Kyiv to Sunderland, said she has been losing sleep as Russian troops close in on her city and family. “All of my family are now in Kyiv. It is not safe […]

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