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Jack Savoretti announced for Sunderland's Lamplight Festival

The inaugural festival had to be postponed twice due to the pandemic, but has been rescheduled for summer 2022, when it will bring a host of top live music to Mowbray Park on August 5-7. An additional third date of August 5, headlined by Jack, means he joins previously announced...
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Ellen White celebrates century with England’s winner against Austria | Women’s World Cup 2023

Sarina Wiegman limbered up for her first journey to Wearside by watching the Netflix documentary sequence Sunderland ‘Til I Die. It’s, partly, a cautionary story about pleasure coming earlier than a fall however, on this proof, there appears little hazard of Wiegman’s England struggling a collapse in any method akin to Sunderland AFC’s painful tumble from the Premier League to League One.
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Exclusive: Proud Sunderland-born England hero Jill Scott opens up on emotion of Stadium of Light hosting Austria in a World Cup qualifier and helping inspire the next generation

Born in the city, the pioneering footballer has played in two Olympic Games for Great Britain plus four World Cups and three European Championships with England. Scott, who could appear in her fourth Euros for her country next summer should she be selected, has also made a huge impact in club football, winning multiple trophies with Manchester City and Everton.
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Former Newcastle United midfielder, and long-term Sunderland target, Marcus Maddison is eyeing a return to the Football League following spells with Peterborough United, Hull City, Charlton Athletic and Bolton Wanderers

Maddison has been without a league club since leaving Charlton Athletic in the summer after an unsuccessful loan spell with Bolton Wanderers and has taken to social media to declare his ambitions of a return to the professional game having quit completely in the summer. Maddison spent the second half...
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Sunderland children make their mark as new £13 million school starts to take shape

As the new school looks set to make its mark on the education of Wearside pupils, it was the children’s chance to make their own mark on the new construction. While foundation works at Sunningdale School’s new £13.3 building started in the summer, there’s growing anticipation as the steel girders begin to be slotted into place.