Sunderland community sports facilities remain closed amid confusion over lockdown guidelines

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that from Wednesday: “you can play sports, but only with members of your own households,” Sunderland residents heading to local parks may be surprised to find sports some facilities remain locked up. Sunderland council have said facilities such as tennis courts, football pitches, and […]

Durham FA announce Sunderland Sunday League games CAN still go ahead at league discretion amidst COVID19 pandemic

  Durham FA released an official statement today announcing that they will not be intervening in the running of Sunday League football games in the North East – instead, passing down the responsibility to individual league committees to govern the situation themselves. Durham FA Secretary John Topping published the statement […]

Coronavirus set to impact North East sports

  Newcastle United are still waiting for official guidance from both the government and the Premier League ahead of this week’s fixtures against Sheffield United. Meanwhile, the game against Aston Villa has be postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Also, Newcastle United are no longer providing autographs and signatures from players to fans […]