11:50am Monday 14th November 2016
Trevor Carson's hopes of winning his first international cap tomorrow have been ended by injury.
8:58pm Monday 26th September 2016
CARLOS de Pena's first half header was not enough to prevent Middlesbrough's Under-23s from losing 2-1 to Aston Villa at Darlington's The Northern Echo Arena.
12:28am Thursday 22nd September 2016
PADDY McNAIR was at the double to book Sunderland a date with Southampton in the fourth round of the EFL Cup last night, and David Moyes would love the victory to lead to greater things in the Premier League.
7:08pm Sunday 28th August 2016
NEWCASTLE UNITED have completed the signing of defender Achraf Lazaar from Palermo for an undisclosed fee.
4:56pm Wednesday 24th August 2016
NEWCASTLE UNITED have handed DeAndre Yedlin a five-year contract after landing the full-back from Tottenham Hotspur for £5m.
8:49pm Sunday 14th August 2016
1:11pm Friday 12th August 2016
DAVID MOYES has followed up the loan signing of Adnan Januzaj by stating that key defender Lamine Kone will be offered a new contract at Sunderland.
1:11pm Friday 1st July 2016
MATT RITCHIE has completed a £12m move to Newcastle United and becomes the third signing of the summer by Rafael Benitez.
2:14pm Thursday 16th June 2016
Hartlepool United have this afternoon completed the signing of Toto Nsiala.
4:00am Thursday 5th November 2015
JUNIOR golf has always been seen as the key to a brighter future for golf clubs, with more and more courses coming up with innovative ways to attract more youngsters to the game.
4:26pm Friday 17th April 2015
Are any irritating noises coming out of your knees yet?
5:01am Saturday 4th April 2015
IF the cold wind drops this weekend, chances are you might be tempted to head out for a run and claim your first rush of endorphins – the chemicals that create the euphoria you experience during and after a run.
5:17am Saturday 28th March 2015
The clocks are about to change. And with that change this evening, one or two new fitness habits come with it.
7:01am Saturday 21st March 2015
I was looking through the Premier League injury list this week and there was one thing that stood out more than anything else – the term ‘late fitness test’.
7:11am Saturday 28th February 2015
TWO weeks ago I wrote about Steven Gerrard’s hamstring injury and since then I’ve been flooded with emails from readers wanting to know more about how to successfully recover from one.
7:02am Saturday 14th February 2015
IF there’s one injury you just can’t predict, it’s a hamstring strain.
5:18pm Friday 6th February 2015
THIS question came in via email from a reader: “Paul, any tips for recovering from an ankle sprain quickly? I’m a middle-distance runner and couldn’t resist the temptation to get out and do my usual route despite the ice on the ground. The ice unfortunately, got the better of me. Any tips would be greatly appreciated.”
3:28pm Friday 23rd January 2015
AT the end of a week featuring a day dubbed ‘Black Monday’, there’s a good chance that you’re now much more aware of the effect that shorter days and darker nights can have upon your energy and motivational levels.
7:01am Saturday 17th January 2015
I was lucky enough to spend Christmas in Australia last year.
7:02am Saturday 20th December 2014
Let me talk to you about knee pain.
Feel Great For Sport
Former Darlington Football Club physiotherapist Paul Gough offers advice on how to stay fit and fresh for longer
Chief sports writer Scott Wilson takes a look back at the last seven days in sport and picks his chumps and champs of the week.
Fraser Kicks Off
Chief football writer Paul Fraser keeps an eye on the region’s football scene and considers whether Newcastle United, Sunderland and Middlesbrough do things right.
Award winning columnist Mike Amos tells the stories of North-East grassroots sport stalwarts and looks back at the characters that live long in the memory.
Fraser From The Fairway
Golf writer Paul Fraser takes a look at the North-East golf scene.
Feel Great For Sport
Former Darlington Football Club physiotherapist Paul Gough offers advice on how to stay fit and fresh for longer.
Darlington captain Kevin Burgess, who joined the club in the summer of 2015, takes a look at the week’s events at the club.
Trevor Oakley, 34, has supported Darlington FC for over 25 years, seeing few highs and many lows. Like all fans, he has his opinions; time will tell whether you agree.