Labour MPs in the north east of England have criticised the Government’s decision to put the region under the toughest Covid-19 regulations.
Political leaders in the North East of England urged people to stick to the coronavirus rules so the region can move on from the toughest Tier 3 restrictions as quickly as possible.
Sunderland boss Phil Parkinson was left to bemoan a late equaliser by Doncaster after what he termed his side’s best performance for some time.
Fejiri Okenabirhie hooked in an injury-time equaliser to snatch a 1-1 draw for Doncaster against Sunderland.
Doncaster could hand a debut to on-loan goalkeeper Joe Lumley in their home game against Sunderland.
The BBC has announced plans to increase its radio output in the north of England and the Midlands over the winter months.
Russell Martin is relieved the MK Dons’ 14-month wait for an away win is finally over after beating Sunderland 2-1 at the Stadium of Light.
Scott Fraser struck the winning penalty just after half-time to secure a 2-1 win for MK Dons at Sunderland.
The founder of Hays Travel has died after collapsing while working at the company’s head office in Sunderland.
Sunderland are remaining tight-lipped over claims that owner Stewart Donald has agreed to sell the League One club.
Sunderland’s Callum McFadzean is a major doubt for Saturday’s Sky Bet League One visit of MK Dons.
Richard Cooper is delighted to be handing over the reins to new Mansfield boss Nigel Clough with the club’s first win of the season on the board.
Nigel Clough’s reign as Mansfield manager got off to the perfect start as the Sky Bet League Two side knocked Sunderland out of the FA Cup.
Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson has a number of injuries to deal with for the FA Cup tie against Mansfield.
Phil Parkinson and Paul Lambert had a difference of opinion over the big refereeing decisions that ended with Sunderland beating Ipswich 2-1 in Sky Bet League One.
Grant Leadbitter scored his second late penalty of the season to secure three points for Sunderland and a 2-1 win over former club Ipswich.
Jordan Willis is unlikely to feature when Sunderland face Ipswich in Sky Bet League One.
Phil Parkinson was proud of the way Sunderland refused to bow to the provocations of Steve Evans as they beat Gillingham 2-0 in a fiery finish at Priestfield.
Sunderland scored twice in the final six minutes to earn a tempestuous 2-0 victory over 10-man Gillingham, who themselves missed a penalty in the Sky Bet League One match at Priestfield.
Part of the North East of England is heading for the toughest level of coronavirus restrictions, although the rise in new cases in the region is starting to level off.
Gillingham manager Steve Evans has a number of injury problems ahead of the visit of Sunderland in Sky Bet League One.
Tributes have been paid to a police community support officer (PCSO) who died after testing positive for coronavirus.
Police responding to a report of a break-in at a bar and restaurant found the burglar asleep at the scene next to a half-eaten cheesecake.
Sunderland manager Phil Parkinson praised his side’s performance despite twice being pegged back in a 2-2 draw at Rochdale.
Sunderland took the lead twice against Rochdale only to be pegged back on both occasions by Matt Lund levellers in a 2-2 draw at the Crown Oil Arena.
Rochdale are unlikely to have striker Jake Beesley for the visit of Sunderland in the Sky Bet League One clash at the Crown Oil Arena.
Joe Gallen thinks that Portsmouth are growing in confidence after watching an impressive performance secure three points at Sunderland.
Portsmouth made it four wins from five League One matches with a 3-1 win at Sunderland.
Sunderland could hand a debut to new signing Callum McFadzean when they host League One rivals Portsmouth on Saturday.
Derek McInnes revealed after last night's 4-2 Premiership victory over Hamilton the club have offered former Celtic and Rangers midfielder Liam Burt the chance to train with Aberdeen.