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, Jonjo Dickman, 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 24 March 2015

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
Republic of Ireland GK Peter Burke
Republic of Ireland GK James Talbot
Egypt DF Jassem Sukar
Australia DF Tom Beadling
England DF Tom McNamee
England DF Michael Ledger
England MF George Honeyman
No. Position Player
England MF Liam Agnew
England MF Martin Smith
England MF Thomas Robson
England MF Duncan Watmore
England MF Jordan Blinco
England FW Carl Lawson
England FW Rees Greenwood

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
Poland GK Maksymilian Stryjek (at Boston United until 30 June 2015)
England GK Joel Dixon (at Gateshead until 30 June 2015)}}
England DF Andrew Cartwright (at Darlington until 30 June 2015)
France FW Mikael Mandron (at Shrewsbury Town until 30 June 2015)
United States FW Lynden Gooch (at Gateshead until 27 March 2015)

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
Republic of Ireland GK Greg Purvis
Republic of Ireland DF Daniel Casey
England DF David Lowery
England DF Denver Hume
England DF Josh Robson
England DF Kieran Graham
England DF Luke Molyneux
England DF Ross Colquhoun
No. Position Player
England DF Ryan Ellison
Republic of Ireland MF Avis Ganiyu
England MF Daniel Pybus
England MF Daniel Wright
England MF Dylan McEvoy
England MF Ethan Robson
England FW Andrew Nelson
Republic of Ireland FW Jean-Yves Poame

References[edit]

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