Westoe Thirds go top after marathon against Primrose

Report by Paul Little Westoe 3 moved back to the top of Division Four with a close win over local rivals and fellow promotion chasers Primrose 2. This was the third Westoe vs Primrose match in four days, with Westoe 2 winning 3-2 and Primrose 3 winning 5-0. The match started well for Primrose. Primrose …

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Sunderland Thirds rooted to the foot of Division Four despite first win

Sunderland Thirds picked up their first win of the season, but remain rooted to the bottom of the Division Four table, after a 3-2 victory over Hexham Seconds. Hexham boasted a full strength side, while Sunderland named their strongest team of the season so far, only missing Simon Heath to a shoulder injury. It was …

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Walker win bottom of the table thriller against Consett Thirds

Report by Adam Coates The bottom of the table battle between Walker and Consett 3 in Division 5 was a very well contested fixture that that could have gone either way. Both teams were missing a key player; Walker were without no.2 Henry Darragh, while Consett were without their no.1 Mike Cherryman, although he took …

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Sunderland Seconds edged out by Northern Juniors

Northern Juniors edged a youth vs experience battle against Sunderland Seconds 3-2, as the hosts early season momentum continued to desert them. After two early wins to start the season the Mackems were beaten in tough conditions away to Hexham, and struggled at home against a well coached, promising young side. It was typically sweltering …

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Sunderland’s flying fourths go top of Division 7

Sunderland’s flying fourth team moved to the top of Division 7 with a confident 4-1 home win over Dunston fourths. After a two week break following their defeat at Boldon, the Wearsiders returned in style, with the most accomplished performance of their debut season to date. Dunston had begun the season in solid but unspectacular …

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Sunderland Firsts suffer setback at home to Northumberland Seconds

Sunderland First team's confident start to the season hit a bump as they were beaten 3-2 by struggling Northumberland Seconds at home. Confidence would have been high for the home team after their away win at Newbiggin, and they boasted a full strength side. Meanwhile, their opponents had lost all of their first four matches. …

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