SUNDERLAND Broom firsts will look to climb away from second bottom spot in the North East League’s Premier Division on Saturday.
They host Newcastle University seconds at Sandhill View on Saturday, with the students two places better off but only on goal difference.
Last weekend, the Ashbrooke outfit were pipped 3-2 in a close-fought derby at Durham City.
Sunderland seconds’ miserable season in Intermediate 2 continued with a 6-0 defeat to Morpeth thirds, and they face an away trip to mid-table Marton Furness thirds this weekend.
H Struggling Sunderland Broom Ladies host Morpeth seconds in Division Two North East of the North League at Sandhill View on Saturday (noon).