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England manager Gareth Southgate has named his 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup in Russia, including Jordan Henderson and Jordan Pickford from Sunderland.  Current Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is part of the squad for the tournament having already captained the national side in the past.  Henderson, who attended Farringdon Community Sports College, previously played […]

A group of Sunderland AFC staff completed the gruelling 5 Ferries Challenge on Wednesday night, raising almost £16,000 to date for the Bradley Lowery Foundation, a charity close to the hearts of the club and its supporters. 31 people from across the club, including administration, football and medical staff, took part in the fundraiser, accompanied […]

A 70-year-old fitness fanatic is preparing to run through the city this weekend as part of the Sunderland City 10K and Half Marathon. Bill Wright, who is a keen runner and yoga fanatic, is proving that age is just a number when it comes to fitness. The elderly runner, who has no limits when it […]

Sunderland AFC has been awarded Family Excellence status by the EFL, recognising the quality of the family experience provided at the Stadium of Light. The scheme assesses areas across the whole match day experience for young supporters and their families, including purchase channels, travel, stadium vicinity, social media and levels of staff engagement, with Sunderland […]

Sunderland Boxer Josh Kelly is preparing to fight for the Commonwealth Welterweight and WBA International Welterweight titles next month at the Arena in Newcastle. Ryhope born Kelly (6-0-0 4KO) will headline his second show under the guidance of Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing on a card that sees an array of North East fighters, including Geordie Lewis […]

Sunderland have sacked manager Chris Coleman after failing to keep the club in the Championship. The 47-year-old arrived on Wearside last November to succeed Simon Grayson after a poor start to the season. Coleman left his role as Wales national team boss to come to Sunderland but during his 5 months in charge he could not […]

Two Sunderland College students have been selected for the prestigious England Colleges and England Schools National squads. Sports student Thomas Kavangh and A-Level student Fraser Colling, who are part of the College’s Football Development Centre, were selected for the England squads from hundreds of talented 16 to 18-year-old football players across the country. The talented […]

It looked unlikely to avoid, but now results have confirmed that Sunderland will enter the third tier of English Football after back to back relegation. Results elsewhere in the Championship and the fact the Black Cats failed to win against Burton, means Sunderland have cemented their relegation to League One. In a game that summed […]


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