Ross Preston clears the ball in the Consett sunshine.

Welcome to Sunderland RCA

Sunderland RCA play at Meadow Park, Ryhope in the Northern League Division 1. We also play in the Sunderland Sunday League Premier Division.

Value for money and excitement with the Northern League Division 1 at Meadow Park. The standard admission prices for highly competitive Northern League football are £6.00 and £4.00 for concessions. Non-standard prices may apply to particular games and will be announced in advance. Season tickets are £70 and £50 concessions, unchanged from last season, but please note that, because of changes in FA rules, these no longer include FA Cup and FA Vase games. Sunderland RCA is a family friendly club: new fans and spectators are always welcome and entry for accompanied children is free.

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Consett 2 Sunderland RCA 2

Submitted by Simon Mears on Sunday, 21 October 2018
Saturday, 20 October 2018 - 3:00pm
Northern League 1

Take cover! RCA captain Greg Swansbury clears the ball during the second half of the match.

For more photos from the match please click here.

Goal scorers - Consett: Cornish; Mackay. Sunderland RCA: Larkin; Davison.

After three successive victories - including last Saturday's narrow Buildbase FA Vase win over Bridlington Town - second-placed Sunderland RCA made the trip to league leaders Consett for this afternoon's mouthwatering top-of-the-table Northern League match.

RCA named an unchanged starting XI and substitutes bench from the win over Bridlington Town last Saturday.

The two sides lined up as follows:

Consett: Hayes; Green; Holden; Smith; Purewal; Wilkinson; Craggs (c); Lawrence; Sweet; Dowson; Mackay. Subs: Lavery; Male; Gray; Colling; Cornish.

Sunderland RCA: Tsapalos; Lilley; McNab; Preston; Swansbury (c); Hodgson; Charlton; Elliott; O'Neill; Page; Larkin. Subs: Davison; Moan; Kyle Davis; Armstrong; Kokoska.

Today’s Black Type treble

Submitted by Tim Robinson on Saturday, 20 October 2018

After my treble came in last week, earning £320 for the club, I keep the selector’s hot seat!

Today’s £20 Black Type treble in aid of the club is Bournemouth and Wolves to win and Brighton to draw with Newcastle.

Fancy backing your judgement to help RCA earn from Black Type’s generous sponsorship? Please contact Colin Wilson.

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Coach travel to Garstang

Submitted by Colin Wilson on Wednesday, 17 October 2018

A limited number of supporter places are available for the FA Vase coach trip to Garstang on 3 November, leaving Meadow Park at 9.30, returning soon after the game with a refreshment break en route. £15. Contact Colin Wilson by text or call on 07802 523533.

Highlights: V Bridlington Town (H) F.A Vase

Submitted by Ryan Prentice on Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Highlights from Saturday's home win against Bridlington Town. Including a tease of exclusive content to come later this week. 

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It’s Garstang in the Buildbase FA Vase

Submitted by Tim Robinson on Monday, 15 October 2018

We have drawn Garstang away in the Second Round of the Buildbase FA Vase. The tie will be played on Saturday, 3 November. Garstang play in Division One North (Level 10 / Step 6, equivalent to Northern League Division 2) of the Hallmark Security League, aka the North West Counties Football League, 

In the first round, the Lancashire club - situated about half way between Lancaster and Preston - beat Sheffield based Swallowsnest 4-3 on penalties after the match finished 1-1.

Sunderland RCA 3 Bridlington Town 2 (AET)

Submitted by Simon Mears on Sunday, 14 October 2018
Saturday, 13 October 2018 - 3:00pm
The Buildbase FA Vase

On the Mark: super sub Mark Davison scored a cracking extra-time winner for RCA.

For more photos from the match please click here.

For Mike Roe's photos from the match please click here.

For Mike Roe's second photo set from the match please click here.

Goal scorers - Sunderland RCA: Larkin; O'Neill; Davison. Bridlington Town: Norfolk; Day.

On Non-League Day, Sunderland RCA welcomed Bridlington Town to Meadow Park for this afternoon's much-anticipated Buildbase FA Vase First Round match.

RCA made two changes to the side which won at Bishop Auckland last Saturday - Sam Lilley returned at right back in place of John Jury, and Luke Page was back in the starting line-up for Dominic Moan, who took a place on the bench.

The two sides lined up as follows:

Sunderland RCA: Tsapalos; Lilley; McNab; Preston; Swansbury (c); Hodgson; Charlton; Elliott; O'Neill; Page; Larkin. Subs: Moan; Kokoska; Davison; Armstrong; Kyle Davis.

Bridlington Town: Jackson; Lewis; Thompson; Griffin; Jenkinson; Papprill; Dennison; Norfolk (c); Modest; McFadyen; Adams. Subs: Taylor; Barford; Bulless; Day; Flowerdew.

Reaction: Bishop Auckland/ Preview: F.A. Vase

Submitted by Ryan Prentice on Friday, 12 October 2018

Reactions from O'Neill who scored a brace including a 90' minute winner against Bishop Auckland. 
Also Martin Swales' review on the match and looking forward to the FA Vase match up this weekend.

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