Sunderland A.F.C. Reserves and Academy

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Sunderland Reserves and Academy
Logo Sunderland.svg
Full name Sunderland Association Football Club
Nickname(s) Young Black Cats
Founded 1879[1] (as Sunderland and District Teachers)
Ground Eppleton Colliery Welfare Ground
Hetton-le-Hole, Sunderland
Ground Capacity 2,500
Owner Ellis Short
Chairman Ellis Short
Manager Robbie Stockdale
Current season

Sunderland A.F.C. Academy are the youth team of Sunderland Football Club. It is a member of the Premier Academy League. They have won the FA Youth Cup in 1960, 1961, 2010 and were runners-up in 1958, 2008. The academy team is coached by Ged McNamee, Robbie Stockdale, Lewis Dickman, Elliott Dickman, Kevin Ball, Paul Bracewell, Carlton Fairweather, Christopher Blake, Craig Liddle, Stuart Brightwell, Mark Atkinson and Mark Prudhoe.

They play at Eppleton Colliery Welfare Ground or Academy of Light - also Stadium of Light for bigger matches.

Players[edit]

As of 8 April 2014

Current Development squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
48 England GK Joel Dixon
Republic of Ireland GK Peter Burke
32 Poland GK Maksymilian Stryjek
31 England DF Tom Beadling
England DF Andrew Cartwright
England DF Ross Colquhoun
England DF Ryan Ellison
England DF Micheal Ledger
England DF Tom McNamee
34 England DF Thomas Robson
Egypt DF Jassem Sukar
42 England MF Liam Agnew
No. Position Player
England MF Jordon Blinco
United States MF Lynden Gooch
England MF George Honeyman
18 Greece MF Charalampos Mavrias
England MF Dylan McEvoy
England MF Ethan Robson
40 England MF Martin Smith
England FW Carl Lawson
38 France FW Mikael Mandron
Republic of Ireland FW Steven McCarthy
England FW James Stinson
41 England FW Duncan Watmore

Academy Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
England GK Connor Gardner
Republic of Ireland GK Greg Purvis
Republic of Ireland GK James Talbot
England DF Nathan Carroll
England DF Daniel Casey
England DF Jack Dixon
England DF Mark Dodds
England DF Kieran Graham
England DF Denver Hume
England DF David Lowery
United States DF Matthew Lowrie
England DF Luke Molyneux
England DF Josh Robson
England DF Callum Tait
England DF Brandon Taylor
England DF Liam Wright
No. Position Player
England MF Adam Bale
Republic of Ireland MF Avis Ganiyu
England MF Josh Hewitt
England MF Lewis Jackson
England MF Wesley Maddox
England MF Joseph Mellish
England MF Neill McGoldrick
England MF Rhys Porter
England MF Daniel Pybus
England MF Liam Roberts
England MF George Simpson
England MF Daniel Wright
England FW Elliot Embleton
England FW Rees Greenwood
England FW Andrew Nelson
Republic of Ireland FW Jean-Yves Poame

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sunderland". Soccerbase. Retrieved 19 September 2008.