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Club news items from previous seasons are held in the Archive area.

New Football Secretary and Physio

Submitted by Simon Mears on Monday, 12 February 2018
The club are delighted to be able to announce two major signings to strengthen the team, off the field. 
Chris Lowther, formerly Secretary and Chairman for many years at Prudhoe Town of the Wearside League and previously the Northern League will be joining as Football Secretary, and Rachel Davison, previously at Esh Winning, among other clubs, will be joining as Physio. Both have a wealth of experience, skills and knowledge of local football and will be invaluable additions to the Club’s back room staff. They will take up their duties at Saturday's home game with North Shields.
Everyone at Sunderland RCA welcomes Chris and Rachel and looks forward to working with them.  

Football Secretary and new Committee members wanted

Submitted by Simon Mears on Tuesday, 23 January 2018

RCA captain Greg Swansbury in action against Liversedge during this season's excellent FA Cup run.

Sunderland RCA FC of the EBAC Northern League is looking to recruit new committee members.

A well run club, based in Ryhope, Sunderland, and established in the First Division of the EBAC Northern League, RCA particularly need a new Football Secretary, preferably, though not essentially, with some experience of football administration. Lots of support is available for this excellent opportunity, ideal for someone who wants to play an active role in local football administration at a really good standard, maybe stepping up from Sunday or lower level football.

The club is also looking for other new committee members to join our team and help with a range of roles from grounds maintenance and upkeep to match day duties around the ground and clubhouse. Great football, and a good atmosphere. 

Anyone interested in joining Sunderland RCA as an active committee member should contact Colin Wilson on or 07802 523533.

Morpeth Town match

Submitted by Simon Mears on Sunday, 31 December 2017

RCA's Reece Noble competes for the ball with Morpeth Town's Joe Walton during the abandoned match.

This Saturday, 6 January, Sunderland RCA are in Northern League action as league leaders Morpeth Town are the visitors to Meadow Park - kick-off is at 3pm.

In recognition of the abandonment of the original fixture due to fog, admission for Saturday's match will be half price: £3 for adults, £2 for concessions and, as always at RCA, children accompanied by an adult are admitted free.

Gordon Armstrong talk in

Submitted by Simon Mears on Monday, 20 November 2017

A reminder that Sunderland AFC legend Gordon Armstrong will be holding a talk in at Meadow Park this Saturday, 25 November, after RCA have taken on Newton Aycliffe in the Northern League.

For only £10, RCA are offering entry into the match versus Newton Aycliffe (kick-off 3pm), a pint, and entry into the clubhouse for the talk in with Gordon which is expected to run from 5:30pm until around 7pm. RCA season ticket holders will only be charged £5.

There will also be a raffle to win an RCA home shirt, signed by Gordon.

Space in the clubhouse is limited, so tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis. To reserve a ticket, please contact, subject to availability.

The match is kindly sponsored by Viper Goalkeeping and R Green Roofing.