Tag: Wembley

Wembley-bound captain George Honeyman insists Sunderland’s main aim is still automatic promotion

Sunderland captain George Honeyman told pupils at Monkwearmouth Academy that automatic promotion ‘is the plan’ despite the Black Cats gearing up for a trip to Wembley in the Checkatrade Trophy final. The special Q&A for pupils on Monkwearmouth Academy’s football programme saw Honeyman discussing his teammates, his career so far, […]

BBC Look North’s Jeff Brown writes Sunderland AFC play to be performed by Wearside theatre company

BBC Look North presenter Jeff Brown has written a play about ex-Sunderland AFC player David Corner, which will be performed by a Wearside theatre company. The sports journalist, from Sunderland, wrote the play called Cornered, which is based around the former defender and the 1985 Milk Cup final at Wembley against Norwich City. […]