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South Shields have revealed the details of a prestigious pre-season competition this summer which sees Celtic, Marseille and Southampton visit Mariners Park. The three visiting sides will bring their under 23 sides to participate in the four-team tournament which also features hosts South Shields and takes place between Friday July 27 and Friday July 29. […]

Sunderland AFC have confirmed the club will be appealing the decision by the FA not to grant Sunderland Ladies a place in the top divisions of the women’s game. New chairman Stewart Donald confirmed that the club is now speaking with the FA in relation to securing a Women’s Super League licence for the SAFC Ladies […]

A local leisure centre is celebrating after being told it is in the running to receive a top industry award. Silksworth Sports Complex, which is managed by Everyone Active on behalf of Sunderland City Council,has been shortlisted for Centre of the Year at the ukactive Active Uprising Awards (formerly the Flame Awards) – one of […]

The future of Sunderland AFC Ladies looks uncertain after it’s been revealed today that they’ve missed out a place in the top two tiers of women’s football. The FA announced their decision on club licence applications today after a restructure of the divisions within the women’s game. Sunderland Ladies currently play in the Women’s Super […]

Sunderland AFC have confirmed Jack Ross as its manager ahead of a new era at the club under new owners. The 41-year-old has signed a two-year contract and will be joined by assistant manager James Fowler at the Stadium of Light. Ross is the reigning Scottish Championship Manager of the Year and PFA Scotland Manager […]

Double Olympic gold medallist, Max Whitlock, has launched a new initiative at Washington Leisure Centre to drive gymnastics participation across Sunderland. More than 100 children from Biddick Primary School in Sunderland joined double Olympic champion Max Whitlock, to celebrate the launch of his gymnastics programme in Everyone Active centres across the country. The initiative aims […]

Sunderland have announced the departure of chief executive officer Martin Bain after making the position redundant. Bain was appointed to the role in May 2016 but has left the club following the completion of Stewart Donald’s £40million takeover on Monday. He has held similar positions with Rangers and Israeli club Macabbi Tel Aviv, and said […]

Sunderland AFC’s new chairman, Stewart Donald, holds his first press conference as sale of the club goes ahead. The consortium led by former Eastleigh owner, Stewart Donald, took over at the Stadium of Light earlier this afternoon after finalising the deal. The English Football League approved the sale of the club on Friday, which Donald […]


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