Stephen Callen makes a driving run down the wing during the recent match at home to Newton Aycliffe.

Welcome to Sunderland RCA

Sunderland RCA play at Meadow Park, Ryhope in the Northern League Division 1. We also play in the Sunderland Sunday League Premier Division.

Value for money and excitement with the Northern League Division 1 at Meadow Park. The standard admission prices for highly competitive Northern League football are £6.00 and £4.00 for concessions. Non-standard prices may apply to particular games and will be announced in advance. Season tickets, which include all official cup games, are £70 and £50 concessions. Sunderland RCA is a family friendly club: new fans and spectators are always welcome and entry for accompanied children is free.

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Sunderland RCA 0 Newton Aycliffe 0

Submitted by Simon Mears on Sunday, 26 November 2017
Saturday, 25 November 2017 - 3:00pm
Northern League 1

Michael Charlton evades a challenge during the first half of the match.

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Sunderland RCA began the first of three consecutive home Northern League matches this afternoon with Newton Aycliffe the visitors to Meadow Park.

RCA made two changes to the side knocked out of the League Cup at Whitley Bay on Tuesday, with Clayton Davis and Michael Charlton replacing James Cassidy and Nathan O'Neill.

The two sides lined up as follows:

RCA: Finch; Noble; Hodgson; McGuinness; Preston (c); Armstrong; C. Davis; Page; Callen; Richardson; Charlton.

Aycliffe: McLaren; Brown (c); Matthews; Costello; Oliver; Grant-Soulsby; Banks; Lane; Kane; Stephenson; Hutchinson.

Whitley Bay 2 Sunderland RCA 1

Submitted by Simon Mears on Wednesday, 22 November 2017
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 - 7:30pm
Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup

Goal scorer Stephen Callen competes for the ball with former RCA defender Ross Wilkinson.

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Goal scorers - Whitley Bay: Brooks; Potter. RCA: Callen.

Tonight, Sunderland RCA made the trip to Whitley Bay for a Brooks Mileson Memorial League Cup Second Round tie.

RCA named an unchanged side from the one that drew at Newcastle Benfield on Saturday.

The two sides lined up as follows:

Whitley Bay: Flynn; Salmon; Walker; Haley; Wilkinson; Summers; Potter; Glen-Ravenhill; Campbell; Brooks; Kempster (c).

RCA: Finch; Noble; Hodgson; McGuinness; Preston (c); Armstrong; Cassidy; Page; O'Neill; Richardson; Callen.

Newcastle Benfield 1 Sunderland RCA 1

Submitted by Simon Mears on Sunday, 19 November 2017
Saturday, 18 November 2017 - 3:00pm
Northern League 1

James Cassidy - scorer of RCA's early goal - in a sprint for the ball during the second half of the match.

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Goal scorers - Benfield: Brayson. RCA: Cassidy.

Following the huge disappointment of being knocked out of the FA Vase on Tuesday evening, Sunderland RCA were back in Northern League action this afternoon with a trip to Newcastle Benfield.

RCA made two changes to the side knocked out of the FA Vase on Tuesday - Adam McGuinness and Luke Richardson replacing Ross McNab and Dylan Elliott.

The two sides lined up as follows:

Benfield: Grainger; Evans; Novak; Laidler; Esdaille; Mellish; Carr; McEvoy; Brayson (c); Orrell; McCarthy.

RCA: Finch; Noble; Hodgson; McGuinness; Preston (c); Armstrong; Cassidy; Page; O'Neill; Richardson; Callen.

Sunderland RCA 1 Runcorn Linnets 2

Submitted by Simon Mears on Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 8:00pm
FA Vase

Ross Preston gave RCA a half-time lead with a powerful header.

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Goal scorers - RCA: Preston. Runcorn: O’Brien; Houghton.

Following the stalemate at the Millbank Linnets Stadium between Sunderland RCA and Runcorn Linnets on Saturday, the sides met again tonight at Meadow Park, with a Third Round tie at home to Marske United up for grabs for the victors.

RCA made one change to the side that drew at Runcorn on Saturday, with Ross McNab replacing Adam McGuinness, who took a place on the bench.

The two sides lined up as follows:

RCA: Finch; Noble; McNab; Hodgson; Preston (c); Armstrong; Cassidy; Elliott; O'Neill; Page; Callen.

Runcorn: Holmes; Atherton; Morris; Moore; O'Brien; Nolan; Holt; Hamid (c); Bryant; Shanley; Houghton.

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