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Impact of the tier system

Submitted by Rob Jones on Thursday, 26 November 2020

LEAGUE STATEMENT

There is a meeting tonight between the FA and Steps 5/6 leagues and we will be discussing the implications for the league of the Government’s announcement today on which areas are in which tiers.

A meeting of the League Management Committee will then be held as soon as possible about the way forward and we will let clubs and spectators know how we will proceed as soon as possible.

We share everyone’s frustration with the situation but ask everyone to keep abiding by the new rules so that everyone keeps safe and well.

Fixture Change

Submitted by Rob Jones on Monday, 23 November 2020

The following changes to our fixtures have been announced by the EBAC Northern League:

Bishop Auckland Away Saturday, 5th December 2020

North Shields Home Tuesday, 8th December 2020

Whickham Away Saturday, 12 December 2020.

Transfer News

Submitted by Rob Jones on Thursday, 19 November 2020

We welcome back Aaron Croft to Sunderland LGV Park after a brief spell at Billingham Synthonia. We look forward to seeing him in the role of Coach/ Player once the lock down restrictions are lifted.

Unfortunately we have lost the services of Anthony Callaghan to fellow Northern League Div I Club Thornaby FC. We wish him well at his new club.

A busy week on the transfer front

Submitted by Rob Jones on Friday, 23 October 2020

The following players have signed for the club in the last week:

Dane Burlace from Sunderland West End (Ex-Leeds), Keaton Marrs from Sweden - Mansfield Town.

Ethan Partridge from SRCA Youths and Joshua Buckett from SRCA Youths.

Leaving the club this week are:

Layton Watts to Sunderland West End, Adam Ward to Birtley Town, Niall Frampton to Durham City and Callum Hope to Killingworth.

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