Sunderland winger Adam Johnson will appear at Bradford Crown Court later today on child sex offences. The Wearside-born footballer denies grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl. The 28-year-old England footballer was arrested in April last year after an investigation by Durham Police.
A Sunderland Second World War veteran has celebrated his 100th birthday. Ernie had a celebration at High Grindon House where he lives, with his family, residents, friends and special guests. Special guests included the Mayor of Sunderland – Councillor Barry Curran, Gentoo’s Acting Chief Executive, John Craggs, Chair of the Sunderland Armed Forces […]
Sunderland AFC has become the latest Barclays Premier League football club to launch its website in Mandarin. The Black Cats have officially launched their new Chinese website as the club continues to increase its links with football fans across the Asian continent. The new website will provide the tools for […]
The Sunderland Armed Forces Network are offering free gym or swimming access for veterans across the city. This comes through the Sunderland Council Active Gymnasiums and Swimming Pools. The programme will run for 12 weeks and is aimed at veterans with physical disabilities or mental health problems. Veterans who are unemployed, […]
More than a hundred of mourners attended the memorial service for Pavel Srnicek, the former Newcastle United goalkeeper. Supporters and friends of Srnicek went to the parish church of St Andrew, in Newcastle, to say last goodbye to Srnicek yesterday. The 47-year-old goalkeeper suffered a heart collapse on December 20, […]