“I’m really looking forward to it and it will be a really good game. It will be a really good game of football. We’ve got some good players ourselves and it will be a really good football match." “The point I am trying to make is that they have got good players and that is why it is a really good challenge for us. It’s a derby game, it’s a home in front of a big crowd and we’ve got really good players as well.
I went in the year they were like boing boing Baggies. Mowbray continued: “I enjoyed living in the West Midlands. I lived around the Solihull area and Birmingham is a lovely city to explore so happy memories. “Football is about memories and hopefully we have got some memories to make in the next few years at this club.”Back-to-back wins in the Championship has seen the Lads climb into the top half of the table. Mowbray could receive a significant boost this evening with Ross Stewart nearing a return to the first-team football.1 month ago Sunderland AFC
To put things into perspective, whilst that game was broadcast worldwide, a boy called Christopher Rigg was at home in the North East. The tide all turns when Rigg is on the pitch, and now we bring in the man (boy) himself. The evidence of the pathway is clear, and Rigg is not alone in enjoying a special moment as part of the first-team squad. It felt like last week we were nine years old, and now we’re on the bench together in a first-team game. “I want to be playing in the U21s more regularly, so that’s the next step to work towards,” declares Rigg.9 days ago Sunderland AFC
Jess Brown slipped a pass through the middle and Scarr cut inside and unleashed an unstoppable strike into the bottom corner from distance. Advertisement Hide AdBut it only provided the briefest of respites as Scarr raced onto through ball, shrugged off her marker Esther Morgan and unleashed a thunderous drive past Smith. Jessica Brown found Joice who threaded a cheeky pass through the legs of Merrick Will and back to the winger who kept her cool to slot past Smith. Advertisement Hide AdIf Coventry were expecting the Black Cats to ease off as the game as time ticked on, they were wrong. Dodds’ powerful strike was tipped onto the bar by Smith and Scarr calmly controlled the rebound to rifled in her fourth.2 months ago Sunderland Echo
Dad Andy Raine with baby Skye. Advertisement Hide AdParents Andy Raine and Gemma Robson with baby Taylor. They are healthy, but small and premature and so it was only on Tuesday that I had the chance to hold Skye, which was brilliant.”Parents Andy Raine and Gemma Robson with quadruplets Skye, Mia, Dani and Taylor. Bottom left baby Taylor. Advertisement Hide AdParents Andy Raine and Gemma Robson with baby Mia.2 months ago Sunderland Echo
James Jones swept Wrexham into a comeback victory at the Racecourse Ground after a gritty affair against Bromley. A late challenge in the fourth minute saw Kellen Fisher take out Callum McFadzean with both feet, after the Wrexham wing-back had been first to the ball. A lazy pass back from Ben Tozer in the 20th minute saw Michael Cheek beat O’Connor to the ball on the edge of the Wrexham box. Dennis was able to turn Hayden inside and out in the Wrexham box, but the Wrexham number five matched the movements well. The resulting corner saw Tunnicliffe kicked in the cheek by Cheek whilst on his knees.24 days ago Wrexham AFC
The Sunderland Story will run at the Sunderland Empire from Wednesday, May 17 – Saturday, May 27, just days after the 50th anniversary of the Black Cats’ historic FA Cup win. Producer Sean Marley, of Alterean Media, said: "You need a club that has a real story, a club that has a real history, and passionate fans for whom the club is a way of life,” he said. Advertisement Hide AdThe Sunderland Story will be performed at the Empire in May 2023. "When Sunderland won that cup in ‘73, that was a story that went round the world,” he said. "This emotive production details such an important part in the formation of an incredible football club, the City of Sunderland and the people of Wearside’s history.1 month ago Sunderland Echo
The head coach says his players showed a different side to their game to hold on. "I'm pleased for my players, that dressing room is in a very good place there," Mowbray said. "We had a whole back five unavailable tonight - and a good one at that. "Amad came to the party for us - and I feel he's really settling in with the group. "Amad has been unbelievable in training, so fast with his feet and direct, and his physical data from all our recent games has been incredible.2 months ago Sunderland Echo