U18 Premier League: Black Cats travel to Forest

Sunderland AFC Under-18s return to league action this Friday with a trip to Nottingham Forest at the Nigel Doughty Academy (2.30pm).




Nottingham Forest currently sit 9th in the U18 Premier League table having won five, drawn six and lost seven from 18.


The U18s are currently led by Warren Joyce.


Joyce made over 600 appearances as a player at clubs including Bolton, Preston and Hull City before moving into a management.


His coaching career started at Hull and then Royal Antwerp before having spells at Manchester United and Wigan Athletic.


Most recently, Warren was manager at Melbourne City in Australia and then development coach at Salford City.


Two sides last met in November with Forest picking up all three points in a 2-1 victory.


The Black Cats


Fin Lynch's side are looking to continue the momentum after a recent 2-0 victory against Middlesbrough.


Goals from Rhys Walsh and Jack Whittaker sealed victory on the road.




Updates can be found on the official X platform of the U18s- @Academyoflight

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