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We’re approaching the end January 2018 and as Sunderland once again find themselves in the relegation zone, an all too familiar place – Ryan Smith looks at what the rest of 2018 has in store for Sunderland AFC. However, this time the Black Cats are fighting in the relegation zone of the Championship and are […]

Sunderland Ladies are preparing for top flight action this Sunday as they look to host league leaders Manchester City. The Wearsiders are hopeful of maintaining their winning streak at their home ground Marriners Park, but are facing some tough competition when the Citizens make their visit this Sunday. The league leaders make the trip north […]

Sunderland return to action on Saturday at home to Hull City with the Black Cats looking to return to winning ways in the Championship. After a heavy 4-0 defeat away to Cardiff last weekend Chris Coleman will be hoping for a reaction from his squad against a Hull City side that sits perilously close to […]

A depleted Easington Colliery side were knocked out of the Northern League Cup with a 4-1 defeat at First Division Seaham Red Star on Tuesday night. The Colliers were missing several key players including the likes of Chris Pearson, Shaun Smith and Jack Pounder and a squad of only 13 travelled to Seaham. David Vincent […]

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has ended takeover talks with prospective buyer Amanda Staveley, Press Association Sport understands. Ashley, who put the club up for sale in October, had been engaged through his representatives with Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners in a bid to thrash out a deal for the club he has owned for more than […]

Michael Lough examines Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor’s shock loss. In Stephen King’s novel ‘11/22/63’ he repeatedly observes that “the past harmonizes with itself”, King was talking about time travel, but it could equally be applied to the 2018 Worlds Darts Championship final. New kid on the block Rob Cross thrashed the widely considered best darts […]

Comical own goals, missed sitters, shocking goals per game ratios, 8-0 thrashings, no win at home for almost a full calendar year, it goes without saying that The Black Cats have never made things easy for themselves, and this has continued with their bizarre transfer policy. Sunderland have traditionally made promising signings, thrown away ridiculous money on wages, and […]

After 16 World Championship titles and around 30 years at the top of the sport, Phil Taylor will retire following this year’s PDC World Championship as a legend of the sport. However, can the current world number six bow out of an illustrious career with the fairytale ending of winning one more World Championship? This year’s tournament marks four years […]



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