Graft and flair powers young Sunderland side to crucial win over Hull City

It was tense, difficult and exhausting but for the Sunderland support, oh so rewarding.
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Sunderland celebrate the opening goal

Player ratings as Chris Coleman's selection pays off in excellent Sunderland display

Sunderland moved off the bottom of the table with a fine 1-0 win over Hull City.

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Ed Sheeran.

Singer Ed Sheeran confirms his engagement and that 'our cats are chuffed as well'

Singer Ed Sheeran has shared news of his engagement and added that "our cats are chuffed as well".


Watch as football fans join together to help save Hartlepool United

A packed Victoria Park is helping save Hartlepool United on one of the biggest days in the club's tumultuous history.
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Sunderland v Hull City team news: Chris Coleman puts trust in youth with three changes

Chris Coleman has named a youthful team to take on fellow Championship strugglers Hull City.

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Sunderland manager Chris Coleman.

LIVE Sunderland AFC v Hull City - Action, reaction plus the latest transfer news from the Stadium of Light

Sunderland host Hull City at the Stadium of Light this afternoon - with the Black Cats in need of three points.

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Millfield Free Gardeners (yellow) come under pressure against Lakeside last week. Picture by Kevin Brady

Sunderland Sunday League: Five-alive Ross the inspiration as Southwick dazzle the Dons

Local hero Anth Ross repaid the faithful Southwick with five goals capping an excellent all-round erformance put the mighty SR Dons to bed in a Premier Division stunner.

Lakeside (red/white) take on Free Gardeners last weekend. Picture by Kevin Brady

Sunderland Sunday League: Allan the four-goal hero as Nookside tame Panthers

Joshy Allan’s great display was capped by four great goals as the Nookside romped home 8-2 against Whitburn Panthers in Division Four.

Wigans Franco Di Santo goes flying under a challenge from Sunderland midfielder Alfred NDiaye

Ha’way Back When: Fletcher double secures final win of Martin O’Neill’s Sunderland reign

Wigan Athletic 2 Sunderland 3 – January 19, 2013

Sunderland made it successive Premier League wins under Martin O’Neill to rise to 11th place in the Premier League as they edged an entertaining 3-2 victory at Wigan.

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Durham Liberty Trophy skip Gary Smith

Bowls: Durham’s Liberty Trophy dreams wrecked by Lincolnshire

Durham endured massive disappointment as their hopes of a 12th Liberty Trophy title were left in pieces following a 127-104 loss to Lincolnshire.

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One person checked by paramedics after fire

One person had to be checked by paramedics after a fire in Washington last night.

Over-40s League action: Rolls Royce (blue) take on The Philadelphia last week. Picture by Tim Richardson

Peterlee Sunday League: Murton Colliery spot on to knock out Dawdon Welfare Park in shoot-out

Murton Colliery sprang a surprise to reach the Premier Division Cup semi-finals, knocking out Dawdon Welfare Park.

Calls have been made for an inquiry into safety on the A19.

Calls for A19 safety inquiry grow louder

Safety on the A19 has been raised once again in Parliament as calls are made for an inquiry which could help save life and limb.

Rubbish left outside New Herrington Community and Sports Club in January 2018.

Outrage after piles of rubbish dumped at Sunderland social club

Staff and drinkers at a popular Wearside social club have been left angered after piles of rubbish were dumped on the site.

Rev Alison Hampton (second from the left) and artists Chris Folwell (second from the right) with some of the St Marks modellers.

Project to make models for Tall Ships 2018 underway in Sunderland

Work to produce a fleet of models to herald the start of this year’s Tall Ships Race in Sunderland has set sail.

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Sunderland teen in cancer remission following treatment in America

A Sunderland teenager who has been battling cancer says she is looking forward to getting her life “back on track” after specialised treatment in America.

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Pension plan changes to affect hundreds of Nissan staff in Sunderland

Hundreds of staff at Sunderland’s Nissan plant face changes to their pension scheme.

Carol Attewell has been nominated for a Best of Wearside Green Champion Award.

Meet the retired Sunderland librarian hoping to be our Green Champion

A dedicated volunteer who gives up her time to clean up the streets of Washington has been nominated for a Best of Wearside Award.

Over-40s League action: Rolls Royce (blue) take on The Philadelphia last week. Picture by Tim Richardson

Durham Sunday League: East Rainton pip County in dramatic shoot-out to clinch semi-final spot

East Rainton squeezed past Durham County 5-4 on penalties to reach the JD Taxis Guards Cup semi-finals, after a close-fought 1-1 draw.

Billy Jones. Picture by Frank Reid

Sunderland must pull together to evoke the spirit of Big Sam’s survival push

Billy Jones is hoping that Sunderland can evoke the spirit of Big Sam’s survival charge, starting in the crucial Championship clash against Hull City this afternoon.

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