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Competition Winners

Submitted by Rob Jones on Friday, 28 May 2021

The winners of the MyClub Outlet competition each receiving a voucher for £50 are listed below: 

Terry Docherty

Mark Padden

Paul Best

Les Dodd

Dave Hill

Sean Butler

George McKitterick

Keith Stoker

Neil McNab

Paul Bell.

Happy shopping as the club receives 50% of any money spent on the MyClub Outlet.

Thank you to all who took part in the competition.

Martin Swales resigns

Submitted by Rob Jones on Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Sunderland RCA FC reluctantly have to announce that Martin Swales has tendered his resignation as manager after seven excellent years of service.

Much increased work and personal demands mean Martin has decided to stand down. We are very sorry to lose him.

The club wants to put on record our thanks and great appreciation for his unstinting efforts in maintaining RCA as a well respected and competitive members of the EBAC Northern League First Division, as well as leading the club on a number of memorable FA Cup and FA Vase runs.

As well as his football work he has been an assiduous fund raiser, and involved in all parts of the club's progress over the years, we are greatly indebted to him. 

RCA wish Martin and his family all the best for the future, and hope to see him often at Sunderland LGV Park.

We will immediately begin the search for a new manager for Sunderland RCA FC.

RCA return to football

Submitted by Rob Jones on Thursday, 11 March 2021

Sunderland RCA will, all being well, return to football on Tuesday, 13th April 2021 in the Durham Challenge cup Kick off 7.30pm

The match will take place at the Ford Quarry Hub against Chester-Le-Sreet United from the Wearside League.

There is also a post season friendly arranged against Scottish club Elgin Albion on Saturday,  8th May 2021 kick off 3.00pm.

Northern League Statement - Resumption of fixtures?

Submitted by Rob Jones on Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Saturday’s fixtures to be postponed

A further emergency meeting of the League Management Committee has been held to discuss the responses from clubs to the Government's changes to the Tier Three restrictions, which allows up to 150 spectators to attend NLS fixtures at Steps 5/6 but still maintains the existing restrictions on use of clubhouses and whether this would allow a possible resumption of fixtures following this week's national tier review.

A number of clubs were prepared to resume fixtures with effect from Saturday 19th December 2020 and attempt to carry on under what are extremely challenging Tier Three restrictions.

Some clubs have been told by their local councils that they are not permitted to sell refreshments.

The majority of clubs indicated that it wasn't financially viable for them to play games with attendances set at 150. Without any income from food and beverages, clubs would still have significant levels of expenditure with no grants being made available to cover any deficit.

Some clubs felt that a change to Tier Two restrictions allowing attendances to rise to 300 could allow a return, but any such decision is now unlikely to come before Thursday or possibly later this week.

As a consequence the LMC has decided to postpone this weekend's fixtures.

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